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Polytrol Bumper after 5 months

Over at Detailing World we stumbled across another happy Owatrol customer using Polytrol to restore a faded car bumper. They posted this picture to show Polytrol at work: Polytrol is a colour restorer for plastics, GRPs, gelcoats, metals and other surfaces. It restores the original look and feel to the surface and dries to a […]

Image of the new website

After a couple of months of hard work the new website is finally here and went live at the weekend – we absolutely love it! As well as a sleek new look we’ve added some great new features that we hope will make the site quicker and easier for you to use. We’ve listed some […]

Luc1 Motorsport motorbike rider

We are very excited to show you ‘Out of Owatrol!’ a video from Luc1 Motorsport. Owatrol are proud to sponsor Luc1 Motorsport and this year the Luc1 team have released a video showcasing their favourite Owatrol products. Sylvain Bidart demonstrates some of his skills on his Honda Supermoto. He competes for the Luc1 Owatrol Honda team […]

Woodcare & wood treatments

We have put together a series of posts to give you all the information you need to know about how to protect and enhance your wood surfaces. Through the six articles you will learn why wood needs protecting, how to prepare and clean wood, which treatments are suitable for different types of wood and what […]

Owatrol Oil on door

Have you wondered what you need to do to prepare your wood before treating it? Adherence When you try to use emulsion paints on wood, you often face a massive inconvenience – their lack of adherence. With a low bonding power, these paints flake off rapidly which means a big waste of your time! Our […]

Interior Wood Stain & Protection

Interior hard woods require careful care and attention and often demand a higher level of attention to detail and finesse. As such, we would make the following recommendations to achieve a flawless colourless finish of your interior wood surfaces. New Wood First degrease the wood surface with denatured alcohol Then sand the wood (100 grain […]

Decking finished with Owatrol products

Hard woods usually also require treatment when new with Seasonite in the same way as soft woods do. The products we would suggest for protecting and enhancing exterior hard woods surfaces depend on the type of wood you have to work with. New Wood First treat the new wood with Seasonite and leave for 6-12 months […]

Exterior wood preserver

Once prepared and cleaned, it is necessary to apply protective treatments to wood surfaces to prevent ongoing damage which can be costly! Depending on the type of wood you have, we would recommend a different selection of products. New wood First use Seasonite new wood protection Leave for 6-12 months to weather Protect with a […]

Nettrol used on table

Before you apply any protective product, it is important that the wood is prepared correctly. Depending on its surface, different techniques may be needed. Preparing new wood (Deglazing) Regardless of whether they are durable by nature or pressure treated, soft woods are vulnerable during their first year of exposure to weather. The recommended product for […]