Anti-Slip Decking Oil is a clear oil for use on any timber decking and external wooden stairs where an anti-slip finish is required. Wet timber can become quite slippery. Osmo Anti-Slip Decking Oil reduces this risk of slipping and helps to protect you and your family against such accidents.
A 2 coat application, this product is designed primarily as an anti slip finish for use in commercial situations such as an exterior timber deck attached to a cafe, which may become wet and slippery, or any area where an anti slip finish is required, such as around a swimming pool etc. For full effect, and because the product offers limited UV protection, the finish will need to be reapplied once or twice a year in areas which are fully exposed to the weather.
For longer recoat times, a pigmented first coat of one of Osmo's coloured decking oils will give greater UV protection. A top coat of Osmo Anti-Slip Decking Oil should then be applied.
Osmo's Anti Slip Decking Oil has been tested in NZ by Opus Laboratories for its anti slip effectiveness. (Opus Laboratories also conduct testing for BRANZ). When applied correctly, the results achieved meet the requirements of the NZ Building Code. A copy of the test certificate can be supplied upon request at the time of purchase.
The oil contains special compressed organic particles, which are evenly dispersed within the finish, providing an anti slip surface once cured. However, the effectiveness of the "Anti-Slip" component depends on a lot of factors, such as whether the timber has residual water from a swimming pool on it, whether the people are running or walking or whether they are wearing jandals or have bare feet etc.
Osmo Anti Slip Decking Oil has excellent coverage. On new, smooth hardwood decking, coverage is approximately 24 square metres per litre. A 2.5 litre can will cover 60 square metres with one coat. On grooved timber, coverage rates are reduced by approximately 30% due to the increase in surface area. Coverage rates on new, smooth softwood decking such as pine will be around 15 square metres per litre. On older timbers, the coverage rate will be less again.
Osmo Anti Slip Decking Oil should not be applied if the timber's moisture content is above 18%.
Easy to apply, using a good quality bristle brush, or Osmo's decking brush set. The use of a roller for application of this product is not recommended. Drying time is 12-24 hours depending on ambient temperature and humidity.
Anti Slip Decking Oil is easy to maintain. When used as a 2 coat clear finish, a one coat rejuvenation will be required after approximately 6 - 9 months depending on exposure. Where the oil has been used as a top coat over one of the coloured Decking Oils, rejuvenation should be every 12 -18 months.
Further information is on the product information sheet on this page, as well as the can's label.
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Oils are heavy and expensive to transport around the country - especially across Cook Strait.
For the most efficient and cheapest shipping, we use Castle Parcels/Post Haste Couriers which is a 2-3 day delivery service throughout NZ (except rural). Freight charges on the web site are based on the weight per package delivered to your door.
For Auckland and regional (Whangarei to Hamilton) we use NZ Couriers which is an overnight service.
Orders can be collected from Natural Oils' warehouse at 218H Marua Road, Mt Wellington, Auckland. Warehouse hours are variable, but are generally 9:00am - 2:00pm weekdays. Please phone (09) 575 9849 before calling, to ensure the warehouse will be open when you wish to collect.
Goods are generally shipped to the buyer on same, or next business day via “Track and Trace” couriers. Courier costs are calculated on the weight, number of packages and destination of the order.
Orders are shipped from Auckland. Delivery can vary depending on location, but is usually 2-3 business days. Rural deliveries will generally take an extra day. Where goods are shipped inter island, the seller cannot be held responsible for delays in transit over Cook Strait. Bad weather can delay ferry sailings and add 1 or 2 days to the normal delivery time.
Shortages, Damages or Loss in Transit
Liability for shortage in the quantity of goods delivered is limited to making up the shortage. Where the buyer believes there is a shortage in the quantity of product delivered, the buyer must notify Natural Oils Ltd of any such claim within 7 days of delivery, and must provide Natural Oils Ltd with a reasonable opportunity to investigate that claim.
Goods leaving Natural Oils' premises are adequately packed. Any loss or damage in transit must be notiified to Natural Oils Ltd who will then lodge a claim against the carrier in the prescribed manner.
No damage claims will be considered after 7 days of receipt of goods.