In the summer season your deck remains good for walk. As the sun is too hot then and there is no chance of moisture or any watery particles at the deck, so you can easily walk on the deck. But in the winter the story is totally opposite as there is snow and the weather is colder, so then it is utter slippery and it is dangerous to walk on the deck because you may get hurt or slip and fall and an accident is easily occurred.
So, if you want to save yourself from an accident then it is important to make the deck anti slip. There are several ways to make it anti slippery, like using quality non slip paint, you have to know about them and should apply what will suit your deck properly.
You can use anti slip paint, varnish or oil to make your deck anti slip but there are several things to consider before applying those items. You should know that paint and varnish are good but they need to be maintained properly. Some say that paint and varnish do not last for long period and they are also costly to maintenance because they tend to peel off quickly and you have to repaint again and again. But if you can buy the right non slip paint, then you can make it cost effective.
On the other hand, the oil does not peel off quickly and it is also cheap and easy to maintain. Oils are generally natural and which has many qualities like it helps your deck from disposition, keep it shinier, prevent fungus and overall make your deck secure for walk and it very important if you have children or older parents at home because they can easily hurt by a slippery area.
Before you apply there are a few instructions which you have to follow. Before apply the final coat on your deck apply somewhere to check its quality and then you can easily apply the oil on your deck, and the work will also be easier. Before applying the oil clean your deck properly, the oil will work better on a cleaner surface, for cleaning use mop and clean the dirt following the wood grains.
Algae can damage your deck so remove it first and for removing you can use jet washing method and this will also help you to remove mildew. Do not apply oil on a wet deck after cleaning it wait for some time if the deck dry then apply the oil, with the oil use a reliable wood preserver, this will help your deck last long.