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I have been told it''s OK to wax the entire deck, including the non-skid areas and I''ve also been told never to wax the non-skid areas. I''d like to hear what your opions.
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Waxing fiberglass deck

Never wax a deck for a number of reasons, First is safety. A wet waxed deck will send you into the drink faster than you can say, "Gee that deck looks nice shiney." Second, you can''t buff the wax out of the low spots in the non-skid so you end up with a white haze that really does not look very nice, and third, if you succeeded in getting the wax to buff out you would not want the glare off of horizontal surfaces.

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Jeff is correct; you should never wax a deck. I applied a product call Sure-Step from Aurora Products on my non-skid this weekend. Supposedly it protects the non-skid against dirt and stains without adding slickness. I will let you know how it works out.
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I have a jar of Sure Step but am not sure about it. How has it been so far??

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The sure step is working out well. Its not slippery and helps to keep the deck cleaner. I used a total of 4 jars over two separate applications.
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I wax my deck and never slip off with my boat shoes. Waxing the deck is the best way to protect the fiberglass. You can remove excess wax from non-skid areas using a dry boat brush.
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