Life Deck “15” is a skid resistant coating containing thousands of anti-slip particles to provide traction on walking surfaces. Designed to be used as an anti-skid top coat for the Life Deck “FM Fiber Mat,” Life Deck MC walking deck system, or Life Deck AL waterproof deck system. Life Deck Texture Coat can also be used as a single coat finish.
slip resistant low sheen
Mildew is a fungus, brown, black, grey or even white in color, and will rapidly grow through any coating applied over it. A solution of 50% household bleach and 50% water will kill the mildew. Rinse thoroughly. See precautions on bleach label for handling before using.
For best results prime all surfaces with 1575 Life Deck Primer before applying top coat
Clean all surfaces and roughen all glossy surfaces by sanding. Remove all peeling, loose or blistered paint by scraping and wire brushing. Remove all chlorinated rubber and hydrocarbon finishes by sandblasting. Clean all surfaces thoroughly with a T.S.P solution and then rinse thoroughly with water.
Roughen gloss by sanding; then wash with a T . S.P . solution and rinse thoroughly with water .
Unpainted Surfaces: Prime all surfaces, edges, as well as undersides if possible. Caulk all cracks and nail holes.
Metal: Clean and etch all new metal. Prime all bare metal.
Coverage: Life Deck 15 Series may be rolled, brushed or sprayed and the coverage will vary. Up to 300 square feet per gallon on a smooth surface and between 200-300 square feet per gallon on a rough surface. Product may be thinned slightly with a small amount of water, in which case 2 coats are recommended.
Box and mix all containers to insure consistent color. Neatly cut-in all edges with a brush and roll the main area using a 1/2″ to 3/4″ nap, good quality roller cover. Be sure to spread evenly in a “V” pattern, rolling in both directions. It is best not to apply in the hot sun or above 80 degrees. Thinning slightly with water and applying thin coats will help avoid streaks in direct sun.
Allow four (4) hours between coats and light foot traffic. Normal foot traffic after twenty- four (24) hours. Allow vehicletraffic after seven days. Allow forty-eight (48) hours before placing heavy objects on the surface.
Warm water and soap.
Do not install any Life Deck product if the temperature is below 55 degrees. Rain may damage uncured Life Deck products. If inclement weather threatens, cover deck to protect new application. Do not allow any Life Deck product to freeze.
Most Stains will clean-up with TSP, a brush, and water. We recommend a re-coat every 2- 5 years, depending on traffic and exposure to the sun.
Repairs to a life deck texture deck: Repairs may be done by grinding off the damaged area and replacing the material as written in this information guide.