Frequently Asked Questions
Information below is aimed at answering all your frequently asked questions. If you don't find answers, contact us with your question.
What is AntiSkid ?
AntiSkid is wooden floor surface coating for obtaining firm foot-grip. No more skids.
What is it made of ?
AntiSkid is a processed mix of natural extracts from trees. No Chemicals, toxins.
What floors can I apply AntiSkid on ?
On sports wooden floors only. Badminton, Squash, Basketball, Volleyball & similar.
On what type of woods can I apply AntiSkid ?
You can apply it on all types of Wood. ex. teak, beech, maple, rubber etc...
My wooden floor has been polyurethane coated/polished/varnished, can I still apply AntiSkid ?
Yes. You can. However, Sanding is suggested as a prelude for excellent results.
My wooden floor has gumming on it, can I apply AntiSkid on it ?
You are recommend to clean off the gumming layers before applying AntiSkid to get best results. Here is a Consulting Service link to contact our experts for advise. A small fee may be applicable. http://www.goldstarsports.in/phone-or-email-consulting.html
What is the difference between gumming or Polishing/PU Coating & AntiSkid ?
Gumming dirties your wooden floor.
Polishing/PU Coating increases skidding.
AntiSkid is clean, enhances your wood floor natural colors.
You do not skid on AntiSkid.
How long does it last ?
Typically under normal circumstances it should last between 90-120days.
My wooden floor is sanded to bare wood, can I apply AntiSkid ?
Yes. You can.
How to Prepare the floor before Application ?
You can scrub clean the wooden floor or buff or sand clean before application.
How to reduce/increase the grip properties?
Concentrate or dilute the mixture to achieve more/less foot-grip you desire.
Mix more water for less foot-grip. Mix less water for more foot-grip.
How to prepare AntiSkid Liquid ?
Mix equal amount of Clean water. Start applying with a Roller Applicator. Luke warm water mixes quickly well.
How to apply ?
Let the mixture cool down to room temperature/between 20-30degrees. Apply the mixture evenly on desired play area and borders with a Roller.
Can I apply it on the Line Marking ?
Avoid if you can.
How long should I allow it to dry ?
Minimum of 6 hours on normal temperatures ranging 25-30 degrees Celsius. It may dry faster in warmer weathers n vice versa.
How does the courts look after AntiSkid Application ?
Beautiful, matte finish. It looks clean. Not glossy!
How do I maintain the AntiSkid coated floor ?
Dry sweep or mop as daily routine cleaning.
Arrest dust entry into the Courts by cleaning Shoes soles on floor mat outside the Entrance of the Hall.
Clean the mats every day.
How do I enhance the foot-grip of the AntiSkid coated floor ?
By moist mopping the floor before play, you get excellent foot-grip.
An alternate is to place a damp floor mat outside play area and walk-on before play.
Wear non-marking Shoes only.
Can I directly coat AntiSkid on previously applied AntiSkid floor ?
Yes. You can. Ensure the wooden floor is cleaned.
Can I double Coat AntiSkid ?
Yes. You can. Between coats allow min 4 hrs for drying.
Is AntiSkid water resistant ?
No. AntiSkid is not water resistant. Quickly clean up water spills or sweat drops off the floor.
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