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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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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 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 […]

Before applying varnish to wood, it’s important to ensure that you prepare your wood surface properly. Not doing this could result in a varnish that doesn’t take properly and may end up creating more work for you in the long run. Next, you’ll need to choose your varnish. Water-based vs solvent-based varnish Solvent-based varnishes have […]

DeckMark and CladMark

We have recently become DeckMark and CladMark certified by the Timber Decking & Cladding Association! What does being DeckMark and CladMark certified mean? DeckMark and CladMark are quality assurance schemes created for the Timber Decking and Cladding Association. The schemes are intended to help all those engaged in the specification, design, installation or purchasing of decking and cladding to […]