Wood as a natural material has many excellent characteristics and its diversity makes it a popular material in our homes. Whether beautiful, old oak parquet flooring, burr wood tables or mahogany shelves - they all create a warm, cosy atmosphere. Even when combined with metal or concrete in a contemporary setting, wood adds its individual flair to each room. However, the raw material's individuality does make its protection a little tricky. Resinous knotholes in pine, the high oil content of tropical timber and the tannins of oak can make it difficult to produce a coating that is long lasting and ...
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