Spending quality time together on the dock is one of life's great joys. Yet wet, slippery dock surfaces pose a real safety risk that could turn your family’s special lakeside moments into disaster. Dangerous slips and falls from docks can happen in an instant. But installing grippy anti-slip treads is a simple way to keep your dock safer.
With many anti-slip tread options available, it's crucial to choose a product specifically engineered for the rigors of exterior dock conditions. Look for treads made from durable plastics or composite polymers designed to maintain grip when wet without damaging bare feet. Optimal treads feature a tread depth of at least 1/4" to 1/2" that provides secure traction. Be sure to select treads rated for outdoor use that resist weathering, mold, and deterioration from sun and water exposure for at least 5 years. Pick treads that promise screw-in installation as “peel and stick” will typically peel up when water is introduced.
Take time to closely analyze your family’s dock to identify the exact high traffic areas most prone to getting slippery when wet. Make safety the priority by methodically measuring and mapping locations most vital for anti-slip tread placement like ladders, ramps, stairs, and side entries. Choose treads that fit each identified high-risk area. Thoroughly clean and dry dock surface areas before firmly adhering treads. Always use the full number of screws provided and follow installation instructions.
Over years of exposure to sun, water and heavy use, tread traction naturally wears down even on durable products. You should closely examine treads every season for signs of thinning material or an overly smooth texture that indicates a lack of grip. Once treads become excessively worn past 2-3mm tread depth, replacement is required to provide full wet/dry slip resistance. New anti-slip treads restore the safe traction needed to protect your precious family moments all season long.
Keep your family safe by taking proactive measures to protect your cherished time together on the dock. With the right anti-slip tread as properly chosen, strategically installed, and vigilantly maintained, your dock remains a place for carefree bonding without fear of falls. Don't wait for an accident to happen—act now to safeguard your family's special moments. Invest in reliable dock treads engineered for superior wet/dry traction before enjoying the dock this season. Let properly integrated anti-slip treads provide peace of mind knowing your dock days will be filled with joy, not injury. Your family's safety is well worth this small effort that goes a long way.
Keep your dock secure without compromising style - GripStrip offers treads in versatile colors like black, beige, grey, and yellow to match any aesthetic. Our innovative barefoot-friendly treads are made from durable plastic with a grippy texture that adheres firmly to wood docks.
Strategically install the 2" x 32" strips along high-traffic areas prone to slipperiness. The patented tread depth provides reliable traction, even when completely soaked. GripStrip treads are weather-resistant and easy to install using the included screws.
With simple DIY installation and minimal maintenance needed, GripStrip provides long-lasting safety for the whole family. Our slip-resistant treads stand up to wear and tear season after season.
Give yourself peace of mind by transforming your dock into a secure place for making memories. Order GripStrip's anti-slip treads today in your preferred color combo!