5 Ways to Stop Your Deck from Becoming a Slip and Slide - The
12 Nov 2015 a smooth, slick surface results in slipping, so the more texture your deck has, the less slippery it will be. The purpose of most non-slip coatings is to add a bit of subtle texture to wood decks so your shoes get a better grip. Non-slip and non-skid finishes can come in the form of paints or varnishes and may include concrete or acrylic. however, before putting one of these on your deck, make sure that it's safe for the type of wood you have and will not damage the surface.