H2OLOX® Drying / De-Wetting Troubleshooting
H2OLOX® is not a stand-alone product and will not provide a waterproof surface when used on its own. One (for hard woods) or two coats (for soft woods or high tannin woods) of a Waterlox® sealer is recommended before applying H2OLOX® to fully seal the wood fibers. Available sealers include UNIVERSAL Tung Oil Sealer, TRUETONE® … H2OLOX® Drying / De-Wetting Troubleshooting
Wood Surface Rejuvenators and Refreshers
There are a variety of products available that claim to be furniture restorers, rejuvenators or refreshers. Still other names are marketed as being quick solutions to liven up a wooden surface, remove scratches, repair color, etc. What are they? There are lots of variations, blends, secret ingredients and mysteries around these products; however, the main … Wood Surface Rejuvenators and Refreshers
Wood Filler and Waterlox®
In today’s ever changing world, many products are available due to market forces and general reformulation. Therefore, we do not know every type of filler process available. Most fillers are compatible with Waterlox® sealers other than those containing any wax or silicone. We also recommend using fillers that are marketed as being paintable and stainable, … Wood Filler and Waterlox®
Where, When and in What Order to Finish Countertops
When you are going to be installing new countertops there are a few tips to make the finishing and installation easier. Where to Finish If you have flexibility in where you are applying your finishes, there are a few factors to consider. There is more detailed information in the drying, curing and ventilation guide. Ventilation: … Where, When and in What Order to Finish Countertops
What are Waterlox® Finishes?
Waterlox is our company name and we manufacture and sell a variety of finishes. If you have searched our website, you’ll see numerous references to our finishes as well as other finishes and some comparisons between the many types. This guide aims to provide a little more technical background on the Waterlox product families. For … What are Waterlox® Finishes?
Wax and Waterlox®
Wax is very prevalent in the wood finishing world. It is more common in wood working or smaller projects and becoming less common on floors or other areas, but is still encountered regularly. The three places where you may encounter wax would be as a key ingredient in the finish you are using, as an … Wax and Waterlox®
Waterlox® Product Names: Identifying Your Product
Waterlox® Coatings Corporation has been in the business of making premium wood finishes for over 113 years. We have produced some of the best quality finishes from tung oil and many formulas have remained unchanged for decades. However, the branding or naming conventions have changed on occasion, so this guide is a map to help … Waterlox® Product Names: Identifying Your Product
Waterlox® ORIGINAL Satin Finish dried with a pattern in it. What is this from?
These are what are referred to as ‘Benard Cells’. Benard cells are defined as: defects that look as if someone has imprinted a series of hexagonal shapes on the surface of the varnish film. They may be four or five sided or even roughly circular. Often there is a mixture of these. Benard cells have … Waterlox® ORIGINAL Satin Finish dried with a pattern in it. What is this from?
Waterlox® on Decks and Porches
Many ask about using Waterlox® products on decks or porches in direct sunlight. Usually, they have used our interior products and loved the results, so they wonder if we have anything for exterior flooring. Or they may have used our Find Your Finishing System Form and discovered our MARINE Product line, only to find this … Waterlox® on Decks and Porches