TFC Anti-Slip Treatment is a permanent treatment for tiles that are slippery when wet.

The treatment works immediately and the process is irreversible. For this reason we only allow trained professional contractors to do the application. The contractor will do a sample tile, get your approval and then do the treatment. After treating the tile the contractor will leave a guarantee and give advice on how to clean and maintain the tile.

The treatment is a 2-part process, and when complete the surface is neutral and hygienic. No damage is caused to the tile during the process. Very simply the treatment creates microscopic mountains and valleys on the tile by re-arranging the existing glaze on the surface of the tile. By creating the mountains and valleys the surface allows for water dispersement and prevents the occurrence of hydroplaning.

Another feature is that tiny cup holes occur on the surface and these act like suction cups when treading on the floor. So you end up with a surface that disperses water and has a minute vacuum. (basically the same principle as a good car tyre)

The advantages are many, the most obvious being safety and cost savings (versus ripping and replacing). The disadvantages are virtually nil. Please bear in mind that there will be a change in the gloss level of the tile and a slight colour change.
(The colour change is more prominent on dark tiles than light tiles.)

It is impossible to change the physical characteristics of the surface of the tile without changing the aesthetic characteristics.

The tile does not become any more difficult to clean after treatment, however it will become slippery again if not cleaned properly. The features and benefits are highlighted below.

Works on glazed tile, porcelain, terracotta, granite, marble and cement
Allows water disbursement and prevents hydroplaning
Lasts as long as the tile does
It is not a coating that can wear off
Little or no change to the appearance of the tile
No down time – treatment works immediately
No need to rip and replace the existing tile
Prevents injury and costly medical bills
Prevents costly insurance claims and lawsuits
Non toxic as finished treatment is neutral
Chemicals used are biodegradable and thus environmentally friendly
Works on glazed ceramic, porcelain, terracotta, granite, marble, cement and other surfaces that are slippery when wet