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Outdoor furniture covered in snow

Fall is the perfect time to start thinking and planning how about how you intend to protect your garden furniture come the harsh Winter months. Storage If at all possible you should consider storing your furniture in a shed, garage or any other outbuilding over Winter. This will drastically improve the risk of any moisture-related […]

Wooden hot tub

Hot tub buying guide

Posted on in For the Yard, Woodcare

Hot tubs or spas are a great addition to any outdoor space. Whether you are looking for a basic inflatable or an ultimate luxury model with all the bells and whistles it can be a little daunting as to which is right for you. This handy guide will explain the various types and features available […]

Man holding paint brush and tin of paint

This post will explain the best way to paint wooden window frames. From preparation to finished result! For best results, make sure the wood is in sound condition. If there are any holes or gaps that need to be filled in, we recommend doing so beforehand. Once any gaps have been filled, left to dry […]

Application of wood oil

It can be tricky to know exactly how to oil wood floors. No matter what state your flooring is in, there is always a solution with Owatrol. Oleofloor Natural and Oleofloor Classic are both water-based oil finishes. Natural has a matt finish whilst Classic has a ‘wet look’ finish. They both offer superior chemical and […]

Oak yard decking

Today we are going to be answering our top 10 decking questions to help assist you with the decision of installing a deck, or by offering advice for the care and maintenance should you already have one installed. Installing and correctly maintaining a deck can be a great idea for many reasons. It creates a […]

composite wood decking

Deciding on a new deck is something that you may be struggling with. There are so many different types and prices that it can be confusing. One of the biggest questions people have is whether to use timber or composite wood decking. So, today we are going to be answering some of the most popular […]

Application of Oleofloor

Treating your parquet flooring with Owatrol Oleofloor will ensure it is beautiful, warm and inviting for many years to come. Oleofloor is a water-based wood oil finish enriched with vegetable oil, combined with polyurethane resins. It enhances the natural beauty of the wood with a deep, rich, warm feel to any wooden floor. Its excellent […]

yard farniture in the winter

When the days are getting shorter and the weather is getting cooler, it’s the best time to get your wood finished and protected. You’ve probably spent some fantastic time in your yard over the Summer months; Perhaps you even treated yourself to some new wooden furniture? If so, you will want to make sure your […]

sanding out stain

Staining your wood is a common and effective way to bring it to life. However, sometimes the application can go wrong, maintenance may have been forgotten about or perhaps you just want to change up how your wood looks. Removing wood stains may seem like a long task, but with the right products, it can […]

How to strip wood

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 […]