Removal Of Stains and Tannins in Oak

As many will know a lot of our jobs include building and renovation, in particular Oak frames, Oak windows, beams  and  Oak  flooring.  Oak can become discoloured fairly easily having oak, especially green oak looking aged and in need of some TLC.  Another common staining in oak is when Tannins* ( the chemicals in the […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 07/03/2017

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Maintaining your Wooden gates

How You Can Properly Maintain Your Wood Gates? In order to maintain the look and life of your wooden gates you need to be consistent the few routine steps that are required for you to take.  By following these maintenance tips on a regular basis the life of your wooden gates will be greatly extended. […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 05/01/2013

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Finishing and treating Oak

A frequently asked question at Hortus Ligneous is whether Oak should be treated at all and if so what are the variety of treatments available in order to protect and enhance Oak beams, skirting boards, doors, kitchens, gates and other Oak products. There are obviously a variety of treatments available on the market, some of […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 08/06/2012

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