How to Preserve and Restore the Beauty of Wood

How to Preserve and Restore the Beauty of Wood

A wooden house is a special world. This is a place where we want to be ourselves, to hide from the chaos and bustle of everyday life. Therefore, it is not surprising that the modern world, with its high technology, is again subdued by the charm of a traditional wooden house:

  • soft comfort
  • windows in a shady garden,
  • a leisurely tea party on a sun-filled veranda and a summer rain song on the glass, alternating with the sounds of a quietly crackling fireplace in the evenings.

The tree was and remains a natural, familiar and favorite material for us. True, he, in addition to the undoubted advantages, has disadvantages: it is highly susceptible to external influences. Under the influence of precipitation, wind and solar radiation, the front side of the wood begins to gradually gray – gray hair or burnout appears. Typically, fresh wood burns out on average during the year. Burnout itself does not at all affect either the strength of the wood or its other properties, but the wood loses its natural beauty. Like any living organism, over time, under the influence of the environment, wood can become sick and sick. Excessive humidity and inadequate ventilation gradually destroy the structure of wood and become the main cause of its “ailments”. But the wood can be helped not to get sick! It needs to be “treated.”

One of the main rules is to allow the wood to dry properly, providing all the conditions for its comprehensive ventilation. Particularly noteworthy are measures that prevent excessive moisture and freezing of wooden structures, which protect against sudden changes in temperature, moisture condensation, and insufficient air circulation.

In addition, waterproof roofing, painting with waterproof and hydrophobic paints for wood can provide protection to wooden structures. From capillary moisture – waterproofing and waterproofing drugs.

Measures to protect against damage by fungi, mold are mainly impregnation of the tree with various protective and antiseptic compounds. The protective and decorative antiseptic paints and varnishes offered by the retail trade are products of advanced technologies in the field of wood protection.

They are safe for humans and domestic animals, and the compounds affect only the microflora of wood, starting with wood viruses, bacteria, ending with spores of mold and mildew.

To stop the action of fungi, to treat blue and black spots, to restore the presentation, improve the grade of wood, bleaching impregnations are used. They return wood to its pristine beauty. They are used for processing various types of wood indoors and outdoors, preserve the structure, improve the appearance of wood, do not impair strength and colorability. Do not form films. It is allowed to use on mineral surfaces to remove mold and mildew.

Wood bleaching – is a type of chemical treatment that bleaches wood-staining fungi and their products. It should be remembered that whitening is not a protective measure. Wood treated by impregnation after restoring its natural color may again be affected by wood-coloring mushrooms. It is recommended to treat bleached wood with an antiseptic or preservatives.

Now that you are armed with our recommendations, we are sure that your house, cottage, bathhouse or sauna, having felt housekeeping love and care, will become the most beautiful and comfortable house, will delight you for many years!


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