Porch steps

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    April

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    Hi! What is the best way to create grip on outdoor concrete steps? Dog with knee issue is the concern...possibly a way to provide grip and even possibly somewhat of a cushion in case of fall. Thank you!!
     
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    Jeff Handy

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    You can get traction paint, either in a spray can or as an additive to mix into regular oil or latex paint.
    A very fine grit additive, stir up from the bottom very frequently while painting

    If you need both traction and padding, I would suggest a stair runner made of outdoor grade carpeting.

    Glue it to the concrete, or pin it down like on an interior staircase, with a metal bar at the base of each riser, fastened to the riser or tread with tapcons or whatever.
     
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    Okay! This seems doable - thank you!!!
     

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