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Old 02-21-2013, 01:46 PM  
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My daughter and her family just moved in with us last month, and my grandson has already slipped in the kitchen and hit his head twice. I’ve tried a few things, but they’ve worn off quickly. Does anyone on here know of a good anti-slip treatment that lasts and is safe for children?


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Old 02-21-2013, 01:57 PM  
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My wife and I tried a product called Johnny Grip on our bathroom floor and it definitely did the job. It's lasted months with no problems whatsoever.


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Heres an older post might be interesting
http://www.houserepairtalk.com/f45/s...roblems-15350/
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I checked out their website and found out that it doesn’t work on linoleum, which is what we have in the kitchen. Thanks anyway. Any other suggestions?
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linoleum, are you sure it's not vinyl?
Found this one
http://www.slipdoctors.com/msds/Floorgripdatasheetc.pdf
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Hate to sound gruff ... gravity is a stern teacher. He has to learn how to walk and run without falling down. Maybe it is the shoes? Running around in socks? Honestly, we cannot make life risk-free.

Instead of messing up your floor, why not let him out grow this phase by learning how NOT to slip and fall?


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