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Extended drying times and sticky surfaces are often the result of over-application. There are several other reasons as to why this may occur.
Osmo Polyx-Oil Effect Raw 3044 is a lightly white pigmented finish suited for light coloured wood species. Learn how to overcome and fix unwanted white effects when using this product.
If a Clear Matt Polyx-Oil appears cloudy this may be a build-up of the special matting agent added to the product. Find out how to avoid this and a solution the the problem.
All Osmo coatings will wear overtime. Learn about interior and exterior Osmo finishes, and how to keep them in optimal condition for excellent longevity.
Wood tends to fade in full sun. This leads to a natural silver and grey appearance that you may currently have, or be familiar with seeing. Learn how to get the colour back.
Can I use Osmo UV-Protection Oil on decking? Is there a clear, UV-resistant finish suitable for decking?
UV-Protection Oil is designed for vertically structured surfaces such as cladding, fencing, doors etc. For UV protection on decking, please check out the decking oil range including Clear Teak Oil 007.
Clear finishes do not contain any colour pigments and as a result provides the wood with a warm, rich and enhanced colour tone. For an almost invisible look, read more below.
Oak (or Chestnut) commonly contain tannins that could potentially stain the surface with the moisture. Thankfully, the leaking tannins are not a permanent issue. Learn more about how to deal with black spots.
In short no. We do not recommend this. Osmo products provide best results when applied directly onto natural wood. Learn more below.
After using Osmo oil finishes, we recommend using Osmo Brush Cleaner and Thinner to clean any application tools and brushes. Learn more about how to use it below.
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