Thick glutinous coating that is difficult to remove from clothing
Professional Paint Supplies has a range of anti-climb paints available from trusted brands such as Coo-Var and Flag. Ideal use on window ledges, down pipes, walls and gutters or anywhere that may be used as a grip point by intruders, anti-climb security paint has a thick glutinous coating is like smooth gloss paint when applied but remains slippery indefinitely - even in hot or cold weather conditions.
Is it legal to use anti-climb paint? In the UK, you should only use anti-climb paint where legitimate or normal access is not permitted. Users must not apply under two metres in height. If you do apply anti-climb paint, then you have a legal duty to display a clear warning notice when anti-climb paint is used. These need to be easy to see from any angle of approach and repeated every two to three linear metres.
Can I put anti climb paint on my fence? The paint usually has a slippery finish to make it hard to climb a surface. It is usually a dark paint, so it is likely you will not want it all over your building. However, it can be very useful on surfaces such as drainpipes, wall tops and fences.
Does anti climb paint wash off? Anti-climbing paint is based on a petroleum gel. It will potentially stain skin and clothing raising concerns regarding how best to remove it. Proprietary stain removers can help, but generally a solvent such as white spirit or turpentine, followed by a thorough wash, will remove paint stains from clothing.
Coo-Var Anti-Climb Paint: Suitable for wood, metal and masonry, Coo-Var Vandalene Anti-Climb Paint provides slippery anti-grip surface that remains tacky and leaves a coating.
Flag Anti-Climb Paint: Made in the UK, Flag Anti Climb Paint helps prevent intruders and is difficult to remove from clothing.