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Product Details

TotalTread is a ready-mixed, slip-resistant polyurethane non-skid deck paint with unique Propyltex™ wax texturing agents. The rounded shape of Propyltex™ waxes provides optimum gloss control and is less abrasive compared to silica texturing agents found in most non-skid deck paints or additives.

Apply TotalTread by brush or roller. You will love the grippy, but not abrasive, high-traction surface. Apply a second coat for even more grip.

Available in Quart and Gallon sizes in four colors: Sand Beige, Kingston Gray, and White (which match our TotalBoat Wet Edge Topside paint colors), and Light Gray (NEW!), which is a lighter, less blue gray than Kingston Gray.

Free quick-start kit included with each order: Contains (2 ea) paint pots, (2 ea) stir sticks.

Tech Specs
Thinning (Brush/Roll Application) Can be thinned 5-10% with TotalBoat Special Brushing Thinner 100, if needed.
Thinning (Spray Application) Thin with xylene, typically 15-20%. Thinning percentage varies by sprayer type and conditions.
Cleanup TotalBoat Special Brushing Thinner 100 or TotalBoat Dewaxer & Surface Prep
Primers TotalBoat Topside Primer, TotalBoat 2-Part Epoxy Primer (Metals), TotalBoat TotalProtect (Fiberglass/Metals), TotalBoat Aluminum Boat Barrier Coat (Metals)
Application Temperature 50-90°F
Application Humidity 0-90%
Recommended Number of Coats1-2 thin coats.
Coverage 250-300 Sq. ft. per gallon
Info & Guides
Most non-skid deck paints rely on a 'sand' silica additive to provide grip. While they are certainly effective at providing secure footing, they have a few drawbacks: Scrub your deck too hard and the additive can become visible, leaving unsightly dark specks. The shape of traditional additives doesn't bond well with the paint, and the finish doesn't last all that long.

Our TotalTread is formulated to address these issues. Instead of a hard irregular shaped silica grit agent, TotalTread's wax rubber spheres are shock absorbing to give the finish some elasticity. The paint sticks better, and the finish looks better longer. It's easier to clean and won't wear away from scrubbing. And, because it's still a 1 part finish, it's easy to apply.

IMPORTANT APPLICATION NOTE

TotalBoat TotalTread should be applied in thin coats. 1-2 thin coats are recommended, for best results.

HOW TO RECOAT TOTALTREAD FOR MAINTENANCE PURPOSES

To apply maintenance coats of TotalTread after a few years of use/exposure, clean/dewax the surface and lightly scuff it with 220-grit or 320-grit sandpaper or a maroon Scotch-Brite pad. Scuffing will naturally knock some of the grit down. If it really needs to be sanded heavier, you'll be able to judge that as you're doing it. If anything, the grit usually wears down after a few years, making it a little easier to sand, but would require at least one, maybe two coats of TotalTread for a more true color and desired texture.

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals, including titanium dioxide and ethylbenzene, known to the State of California to cause cancer, as well as chemicals, including ethanol, known to the State of California to cause developmental toxicity. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

Reviews for TotalBoat TotalTread Non-Skid Deck Paint

10 of 139 Reviews

September 5, 2021

Excellent product
By David from Honea Path, Sc

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I applied this product to both plywood and previously primed aluminum. It's holding very well and providing a very good not skid surface.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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August 29, 2021

Good enough
By Dwain from Leesburg FL

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Used 2 gallons on houseboat roof. Needed 2 coats. Could see through in spots

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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August 25, 2021

Great, Durable Product
By Richard from Knoxville, TN

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This paint/coating is an "easy to apply" product that adds the right amount of grip to your decks. It is easy to clean with a bristle brush and wash down.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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August 25, 2021

Paint works as advertised
By Brian from Detroit

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This product is easy to apply and works well. I was even able to mix two colors to match the existing nonskid.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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August 13, 2021

Shipping could be better
By Slam dunker from Newport, OR

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The product is great, but it was just thrown in the box without any padding. The can arrived with a dent in it.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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August 5, 2021

Better than expected
By Rob from Easley South Carolina

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Used to cover forward deck and gunnels where to boat builder had placed carpet over raw fiberglass ( no gel coat ). After removing carpet and glue residue and sanding used two coats of white total tread. Cured fast in the hot South Carolina sun ( temp in mid 80's). It is hard and durable I am very please with the results.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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August 5, 2021

Non skid paint
By Westerly from Portage mi

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It doesn't dry as fast as I thought it would, have to redo a couple of spots. Give it about a week to dry thoroughly!

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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July 29, 2021

Great experience
By Aaron Bogener from Iowa

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This product was recommended by staff for the deck on my 67 swift. Great product expect longer dry times unless it's a ultra this coat brush is suggested would recommend again and again

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Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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July 6, 2021

Easy to work with and covers well!
By Swat dog3 from Punta Gorda, FL

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This paint is similar to Interlux Interdeck, which I used previously. it is easy to work with and cover well. You can probably get by with one coat. I used to for added texture and to ensure a more even coverage. The grip is good, but it doesn't reduce surface temperature as well as Interlux paint did. Overall it is a good paint and priced better than most non skids.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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July 2, 2021

yes, have several times
By speeder from graham, washington

great durable product, applies nice

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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