FAQ about linseed oil and linseed oil paints
Find answers to the most frequently asked questions
Below you will find our FAQ where you can read answers to the most common questions we receive. Should you not find the answer you are looking for, you are more than welcome to contact us.
Yes, you can. It’s very little solvent in our products.
No, it should never be diluted and is ready to use.
With Selder Strong Soft soap in concentrated form. Repeat two to three times (see video on our website).
There are various reasons for that – the three most common are;
1. Primer oiling before primer painting on highly absorbent surfaces has not taken place as recommended.
2. The paint has been applied too thinly and/or unevenly.
3. You have painted in a damp space with poor air exchange, alternatively, moisture has come on the surface before the paint has dried.
24 hours in favorable conditions, ie 20 degrees and a dry space.
We use synthetically produced iron oxides and other metal oxides, all of which have the highest value for light fastness and UV resistance. All pigments are non-toxic with the least possible impact on humans and the environment.
You should always shellac twigs before painting both indoors and outdoors.
LA Seal from Leif Arvidsson or equivalent with good adhesion to glass.
Yes, that’s why all rags etc. should be soaked before they are thrown away.
Yes, otherwise the product loses its best characteristics.
The Stone oil is used on all stone, concrete, terracotta that is untreated to give the surface a durable and water-repellent surface layer. The Rustproofing oil is applied to iron surfaces that are rusty to stop further corrosion.
We offer a soap-treated floor and not a scrub floor as it is a completely different method. Watch our video and read on our website where all information is available.
It must be dry. If the floor is wet, the cells in the wood are already filled with moisture instead of the soap it should be filled with.
No, it is water soluble. But the patio can be washed off 1-2 times a year with a very good result.
Linseed oil is an all-natural product and Selder Linseed Oil is non-toxic. It is also not possible to approve linseed oil for food use. That said, Selder Linseed Oil is perfectly suitable for use on cutting boards and worktops.