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Wood Care

With such a wide variety of wood care products; from strippers to cleaners and finishings to paints, we’re confident Owatrol will have the perfect product for your next project.

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Green table and chairs in a garden

Painting wooden furniture is an easy and fun way to completely transform it. You may be looking to brighten it, make it more fitting with the environment or even up-cycle something that on first glance may seem worthy of being thrown away! Some people may be put off painting their wooden furniture through fear of […]

Linitop Vernis used to finish internal wood flooring

Many people enjoy having at least one piece of wooden furniture in their homes. Not only does it look great and creates a nice natural feel compared to metal or plastic, but many woods (in particular, hard woods) are actually very durable. However, to make wood practical for everyday use in our homes, it is […]

Linitop Solid used on external wood cladding

Most wood treatments are solvent-based wood stains, but Linitop also produces a range of water-based acrylic paints. Like solvent-based stains, these are suitable for treating both interior and exterior wood. There are several advantages to using acrylics over traditional wood stains, making them the better choice for many people. Advantages of Acrylic Wood Paints As acrylic wood treatments […]

Summer house

A summer house carries many benefits. It is a great way to relax in the summer, and also to enjoy your garden in the spring and autumn when it might not be quite warm enough to go outside properly. It can even add to the value of your home. But to get the most out […]

Linitop Classic Acryl applied to wood cladding

Linitop makes a number of great wood treatment and protection products. This means you can be quite confident of finding a product that fits your needs, but it can make it quite hard to work out which product does best match up to your requirements. Here is a roundup of Linitop’s solvent-based wood treatment products, […]

wood stripping

We’ve been tackling the difficult process of stripping wood. Whether you’re stripping wood oils from your decking or paint from your garden furniture we can help you to find the most appropriate stripper and teach you how to use it. Here we are going to cover: The Owatrol Wood Stripper Range Why The Previous Coating […]

Man applying Linitop Classic with a brush to cladding

Applying a standard wood stain is relatively simple but quite a specific process. You should always follow the manufacturer’s instructions as stated on the product’s packaging. Our guide gives recommendations which are suitable for Linitop products. You should always check if you are using products from another manufacturer. First things first though, as a wood […]

Linitop Acryl Vernis on a kitchen table

Over the years, a wooden dining table can start to look tired and worn, especially if it is used most days. Often, it’s just the layer of varnish that has deteriorated and the wood itself may be in tip-top condition. Rather than spending your hard-earned cash on a new dining table and matching chairs, you […]