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Unread 05-13-2020, 08:35 AM   #1
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Customer has large format shower floor tile that drains properly. He feels somewhat unsteady when floor is wet after shower. What are some good products he can apply to give better traction. The tile is porcelain and not natural stone,

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Unread 05-13-2020, 05:37 PM   #2
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Nothing you apply will be permanent, and will require touch-up periodically. Large format tiles are a potential problem on any tiled floor in a shower. Some have a finish that has more wet friction, many do not.
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Unread 05-13-2020, 06:25 PM   #3
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Tile industry fact, Bookie: All ceramic tile is slippery when wet. Some ceramic tile is slipperier than others.

Without changing the look of the tile, I don't know of anything that's gonna help much. I'd recommend he consider removing what he's got and installing mosaic tiles or install mosaic tiles over what he's got.

My opinion; worth price charged.
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I won't install large tiles in a shower for the very reason your customer is dealing with.

You could permanently etch the tile with something like this. I've seen them at trade shows, but never used them.

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What about a safety suction type floor mat that can be installed and removed after the shower?
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Hey Booky, did you find any anti-slip solutions for your customer’s LFT Porcelain tiles?
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