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Tuff Coat Medium Texture Deck Coating

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Enhance your deck with the gripping confidence you’ve been looking for! Unlike other non-skid surfaces, Tuff Coat is easy on your feet while providing a highly durable, yet attractive surface. Ideal for boats decks, docks, playgrounds, and more; Tuff Coat is the easiest way to ensure traction and comfort.

Key Features:

  • Handles wear from forklifts to foot traffic, making it ideal for marine use
  • Adheres to fiberglass, plastic, concrete, wood, vinyl, metal, rubber, and asphalt, creating a long-lasting non-skid surface
  • Environmentally friendly, chemical and UV resistant, and extremely durable
  • Easy applied by spraying or rolling paint onto surface in thin layers
  • We recommend purchasing and applying Tuff Coat Primer before Non-Skid Coating to ensure a secure stick
  • NOTE: One Gallon of Tuff Coat Non-Skid Coating covers approximately 45 sq. ft.
Attention Note
All Tuff Coat product sales are final and not returnable. These items include (Tuff Coat Rubberized Non Skid Coating, Tuff Coat Smooth Deck Coating, Tuff Coat Coarse Texture Deck Coating, Tuff Coat Water Based Primer, Textured Tuff Coat Roller)
  • What prep work is required before using Tuff Coat?

    The Surface must be cleaned thoroughly. If residue is left in the area you wish to apply Tuff Coat, you can run into adhesive problems during application. Tuff Coat recommends "Zep Industrial Purple" as a de-greaser and surface cleaner. After the surface is cleaned, Tuff Coat Primer can be applied.

  • Is the primer required?

    Absolutely, if you are applying Tuff Coat for the first time, the primer must be applied before Tuff Coat Rubberized Coating is applied. Tuff coat will last up to 7-10 years, if you are re-applying Tuff Coat to an area that has Tuff Coat already, one coat is all you?ll need for another 7-10 years.

  • Does the primer need to dry before application of Paint?

    Yes. Primer dries in about 4 hours, for wet concrete surfaces Tuff Coat recommends letting the primer dry overnight.

  • Do I have to use the Tuff Coat Roller?

    If you plan on applying Tuff coat with a roller, the Tuff Coat Roller is required. It has a unique honeycomb design that spreads rubber coating evenly. The Tuff Coat Roller is very durable and can be rinsed and re-used numerous times. The roller is designed with a plastic core so the roller can be cut to size for your specific need. Generic rollers from the hardware store will not disperse the rubber properly.
    As an alternative to rolling, Tuff coat you can also be applied using an Under Coating or Cup Gun, Drywall Hopper Gun or a Texture Spray Rig for bigger projects.

  • Will the Tuff Coat Fade? If so how long will it last?

    Tuff coat will last up to 7-10 years, if you are re-applying Tuff Coat to an area that has Tuff Coat already, one coat is all you?ll need for re-application.

  • What materials is this designed for?

    Tuff Coat UT-100F is designed for Wood and Fiberglass

  • How many cans will I need to cover my boat?

    One Gallon of Tuff Coat will cover approximately 50 sq/ft of area

  • Should I use gloves or masks when working with Tuff Coat?

    A mask is not necessary when applying Primer and Tuff Coat Rubberized corner, when cleaning and prepping the surface for primer a mask is suggested. When applying Tuff Coat gloves are a good idea since Tuff Coat dries very quickly and may be a challenge to wash off.

  • At what temperatures should Tuff Coat be applied?

    Tuff Coat recommends temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Fahrenheit

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Excellent product
Ordered and received in a timely manner. used it to paint the new floor in my 20 foot Sea Nymph open bow. Turned out great, looks great also. Excellent non-slip surface. would highly recommend this product.
October 9, 2018
8 months ago
Your product did just as expected and even better. I will pay attention and use your little roller next time, but your product did well with a brush. Thank you . I will recommend to others and will personally use again.
October 1, 2018
6 months ago
Great Product
I applied it on two different boat floors this year. Definitely take some time in the prep work to get the best results. Adhered to both the wood and aluminum portion of the boats without issue.
September 30, 2018
6 months ago
Tuff Coat worked great
Stuff is tuff as hell. Put it in a small 13' aluminum boat... Was not made for aluminum but used it anyway its holding up just GREAT. This stuff is awesome. I didn't need to use special roller for rough surface but did anyway. IM HAPPY! You will be too... Just give it a GOOD CLEAN SURFACE and let the stuff do its job. Like building a house U NEED A GOOD FOUNDATION.
August 28, 2018
7 months ago
Great Product
This is a good product for Boat decks. It looks good and creates a maintenance free issue and slip free surface.
June 26, 2018
9 months ago
Great Product!
We are restoring our boat and this stuff is just what we needed! Easy to apply and looks great! I will post pictures of the final product soon! Definitely recommend this product!
June 19, 2018
10 months ago
Good paint
Tough stuff worked great for me. I wish they would sell a smaller size roller for tight places. Really softens up the steel. I have a steel hull boat and it it on the front deck. Lots of compliments.
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May 26, 2018
10 months ago
Awesome paint.
Awesome paint. Quick shipment, great communication.
February 22, 2018
1 year ago
Full Moon Fishing Service was looking for a low maintenance option instead of carpet. We hit the nail on the head here! Tuffcoat is awesome!
Very easy to apply and once it dries there’s no getting it off!!! Easy on the bare feet in the boat .
Guide service approved!
Guide service approved!
February 19, 2018
1 year ago
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I will need to cover a area 6 ft by 17 ft how much will I need ?
Jamie G on Dec 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: One gallon of Tuff Coat will cover approximately 50 sq. ft. of area and one quart of Tuff coat Primer will cover approximately 60 sq. ft. of area. You should need at least two, possibly three, gallons of Tuff Coat and 2 quarts of primer. I hope this helps!
Can you add other paint/colorant to this to change the color of the tuff-coat?
Danny on Mar 29, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes you can absolutely modify the color of the Tuff Coat by adding external paints or pigments. The only important hook is that because Tuff Coat is water based, the colorant that is added also needs to be water based. Hope this helps!
Are there any issues with yellowing if I choose the white tuff coat?
Gary R on Apr 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Great question! We have not heard any issues of yellowing over time with the White colored Tough Coat.
I have a 4' X 8' deck. Will one gallon be enough? and how thick does it need to be? Do i need primer or use it straight on the plywood?
Ronnie D on Sep 3, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi Ronnie, One gallon should certainly be enough to cover a 4 x 8 area. You will need to use the CP-10 primer in order to have the best adhesion for the paint. Thanks Ronnie!
I’m confused, you have hardener, primer and tuff coat so I need all three? What’s the process then primer, hardner then tuff coat?
Bryan D on Sep 1, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi Bryan, Tuff Coat has a primer (which is a two part primer that you mix together before applying it to the prepped surface), and then there is the paint. There is not a separate hardener for Tuff Coat. Thank you!
Some of the paint/finish on my boat is wearing and you can see the clear fibers on the wood. I think all of the paint is thinning, so I wanted to refinish it with this. Do I need to sand the old paint off or anything? I know I should use primer but I’m unsure about whether it will go onto paint. Thanks!
A shopper on Apr 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Great question! You would need to prep the area for painting to make it smooth by sanding or filling and areas, but removing the paint is not necessary to create a tight bond. We do recommend applying the primer prior to painting.
Can tough coat be applied to marine plywood?
A shopper on Mar 1, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Great Question,

This product can be applied to marine plywood. but it will need to have the CP-10 primer applied to the plywood beforehand.

I have a work barge and the steel floor has red primer on it can I use tuff coat over top of it?
Charlie B on Dec 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: That's a great question! Tuff Coat highly suggests you use their primer. As far as their primer sticking to the current primer you have on the deck, we're not certain if that would work or not. For more information on what would be involved in making this happen please reach out to us directly.
Would this product when combined with the primer to do the inside of an aluminum boat? My main concern is will it stick and stay attached?
Randy S on Mar 17, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hey Randy, Great Question!!! I attached a link for Tuff Coats "metal primer". This will stick to the aluminum no problem.
Can this be used for sealing the ceiling of a leaking houseboat?
stacie l on Mar 16, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hi Stacie, Great Question! Unfortunately not, Tuff Coat will not seal out the water leaks.
I’m thinking about using this product in a child’s playroom. The floor wood (old farmhouse). What kind of prep is necessary and do you foresee any problems using it inside? Thank you.
Terrie B on Mar 9, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hi Terrie, Great Question! Just like any paint that you would be applying to wood, the normal prep work would have to go into consideration (sanding, acetone). As far as using it inside, there are no problems there. This product is commonly used for indoor applications.
can i get tuff coat in 5 gallon buckets?
David M on Mar 8, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hi David, Great Question! When you order 5 gallons of Tuff Coat it will come in a 5 gallon bucket.
Can Tuff Coat be applyed to Coosa board?
Jonathan J on Feb 20, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Not sure. You need to research more prior to buying.
The flooring in my barn was done in a beautiful slick finish cement. It is dangerously slick for humans to walk on it if there is the least amount of hay
Droppings. I won’t even consider having a horse walk in the barn. Would this product adhear to the cement and hold up to horses walking on it occasionally (leading them through the barn not continuous standing in the barn)?
Linda T on Feb 15, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hi Linda, Tuff coat is perfect for concrete. Tuff coat has been used on everything from cruise ship terminals to waterparks. Make sure you get our CP-10 primer and have a clean surface before priming and painting.
Will it work on wooden steps that are under water in the summer?
Marty C on Feb 8, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I think it will lift under water
Surface temperature on Tracker boat is too hot; will this coating alleviate hot to the touch surface temps?
K E on Jan 25, 2019
BEST ANSWER: A lighter color Tuff Coat will reduce the surface temperature. I went with tan on my aluminum boat and it does not get as hot.
I have a 14 foot aluminum fishing boat and want to paint the inside of the boat with a good quality antiskid paint, will Tuff Coat work for me?
David C on Dec 22, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi David, Great question! Tuff Coat will work great for aluminum boats. You will want to clean it well and prime is properly with MP-10 metal primer.
I have a building that is used for goats would i be able to use this on the floor to seal my plywood?
Samanda d on Dec 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi Samanda, Great question! You should certainly be able to use this for your goats. Our only concern is how long the coating would last with the high amount of traffic. I would recommend that you still prime the floor before painting on the rubberized coating.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at 866-633-7961.
Is there different colors of Tuff Coat? I there a color chart? I want to Tuff coat paint to the colors already used on my boat. I just add that color to White Tuff Coat? How much color, how much tuff coat?
Jim on Nov 28, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi Jim, Great question! There are 21 different colors of Tuff Coat that we sell and they are all premixed. You do not have to mix any colors. As for looking at the different colors, there is a color drop down option on the Tuff Coat product page on our website.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at 866-633-7961.
Can I mask off areas I do not want to get paint on? What kind of tape do I use to do this?
Jim on Nov 28, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi Jim, On the Tuff Coat product page there is a video right next to the images,which outlines the best possible way to paint on Tuff Coat. Your best route is to use a high quality painters tape as in the video they use a blue tape. You can also use Frog Tape which is green, and both can be found at virtually every home improvement store.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at 866-633-7961.
We have a pop up camper and the white shell fiberglass top is off of it leaving a semi hard sponge like material exposed. How well would your product do and do I need to add anymore ingredients to it to improve the protection of the ceiling?
Glenda S on Nov 1, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Great question! This product is intended for decking application and holds up very well under those conditions. Please give us a call to discuss the specifics of your project. We look forward to hearing from you.
How would it work on house deck ?
Joyce H on Oct 14, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi Joyce, Tuff Coat would work great on a house deck. I would recommend putting on a heavier coating anytime using this on wood. Thanks.
Is 85% humidity the max and what happens if the paint is applied and then in a couple of hours the humidity goes up beyond the 85% max?
William on Sep 27, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hey William, you can apply our paint at above 85% humidity, it just may take longer to dry because all of our products are water-based and dry by evaporation.

Can I put this on concrete?
Charles D on Sep 3, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Tuff Coat works very well when applied to concrete. Thanks Charles!
Can the tuff coat be tinted with latex paint?
Jason H on Aug 13, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Great question. Tuff Coat is available in multiple colors. Please give us a call to discuss your application so we can help get you the right product.
My first and second coats of tuffcoat are cracking on my boat. I followed the directions. What caused this and what can I do?
Danny on Jul 29, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello Dan, I reached out to the manufacturer and here is the response i got from them; "We call that “mud cracking”. It is caused when the product is applied to thick. Our products are all water-based and dry by evaporation. We recommend applying tuff coat in 2 light coats. If there is any product left over you can apply another 3rd light coat to cover the cracking." I would try this if you have leftover paint and let us know how it turns out! Thank you!
We are looking at using tuff coat on the sidewalk around our playground at a childcare center I know it's non-slip but is it too rough for A young child to crawl on?
Andrew L on Jul 20, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi Andrew, the tuff coat can have a rough texture to it, but I do not believe it would be any worse than concrete. I do think it might be a bit aggressive for a young child to crawl on for a long period of time.
I am looking for something to coat the inside of a galvanized steel stock tank to make a swimming pool for our kids. Will this product hold up?
Dana M on Jul 11, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi Dana, for pool app for application like this you would need to purchase UT100 AQSR with MP10 Primer. this will help provide a slip resistant surface as well as being able to hold water well. Thank you!
I’m restoring a pontoon boat with marine plywood floor, I don’t want to use carpet or vinyl, is a good option, and would it be applied with a brush or roller size 8’x24’ ?
Steve M on Jul 2, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello Steve. This is actually applied with a Textured Tuff Coat Roller. It is a special roller from the manufacturer that is required to apply the paint or primer. Here is the link on our website. . Thank You!
My shower floor has stress cracks and is starting to leak a little. I need a coating that will seal the cracks, yet be flexible since the shower floor flexes a little. Will Tuff Coat work for this application?
Russ S on Jul 1, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi Russ, as long we are talking about slight web fractuing and not cracks this product will hold up fine to bit of flexing.
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