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Old 12-02-2015, 00:02   #1
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Masking around nonskid

The Sterling LP on the house and decks is ten years old. I painted it myself, and have been delighted with the way it held up. It is time for a fresh coat or two.

The problem is how to paint around the nonskid. There is Treadmaster (diamond pattern) on the side decks, and a mix of Sterling and colloidal silica texturized on the cabin top. Both non skid areas are in great shape, so I want to paint around them.

Any ideas on how to mask the nonskid?
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Old 12-02-2015, 15:13   #2
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Re: Masking around nonskid

Rhino board (contractors floor protectant) and 3M green masking tape.

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Re: Masking around nonskid

on small projects, I used rubber cement to mask off areas from paint. seems to work fine.
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