How Do I Install Tub Treads?

If you are planning to, or have already purchased, any of the following products, this guide is for you. If you have purchased our recyclable bathtub treads or treads with suction cups, then these steps aren't required because they use suction cups rather than adhesive.

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Installation Instructions

  1. Clean surface carefully, using everyday cleaner. Dry completely. If needed, read How to Clean and Prepare Your Tub guide.
  2. Wipe surface with rubbing alcohol to remove all soap/cleaner residue. Dry completely.
  3. Arrange treads in desired pattern.
  4. Remove backing material one tread at a time.
  5. Press tread firmly onto surface, working from center outward.
  6. Do not touch adhesive or reposition treads during installation.
  7. Allow newly installed treads to stand for 12 hours before use.

For removal, please refer to our tutorial on tread removal.

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