Organic Paint and The Environment.
We receive many questions about why you can not purchase organic
linseed oil paint in a regular paint store. The answer is simple.
Paint stores require a very high margin to handle their products.
We market our organic linseed oil paint directly online to save
you an amazing amount of money in more than one way.
Instructions for Use: Instructions
|PAINT COMPARISON ANALYSIS:
|| Organic Linseed oil Paint
|| Acrylic Petroleum Paint
|Causes wood to decay
|Requires paint removing
||No, made from petroleum
|Dangerous for the environment
||Yes, cancer causing
|Easy to maintain
||No, repainting is required
|Organic/made from something living
||Yes, pressed flax seeds
||No, made from petroleum
|Adheres to glass
|Primer required on exterior
||Used for hundreds of years
|One paint for all surfaces
|Can you mix colors by yourself
||No, done by computer
|Can the paint be considered green
|Can the paint be used to restore old windows
||Yes, to last for 50 years
|Can the paint last for 50 years
||Yes, with easy maintenance
|What pigment is used
||natural pigment from the ground
|Can the paint be used for wooden roof shingles
|* The dry weight percentage indicates how much
is left after the
liquid paint is dry.
linseed oil paint is made from cold pressed purified
linseed oil and natural pigment and is the only real environmentally
safe paint on the market today.
- There is never any paint to dispose of. Any left over paint
can be mixed into one can and used as a base coat in your next
project. You will never have to bring paint to any recycling center.
- Linseed oil paint is not sensitive to freezing or very hot weather.
You can apply the linseed oil paint or just the oil in direct
- Organic linseed oil actually gets better over time. In old time
painter manuals you could find recommendations for the painters
to store the cold pressed linseed oil for 2 years before it was
made into paint. Linseed oil is basically like fine wine, it gets
better over time.
- Organic linseed oil paint covers twice the surface area compared
to any acrylic/petrochemical paints you find in a paint store
because it does not contain any form of solvent. It is 100% dry
- Organic linseed oil paint will provide you with an exponential
savings over time because it does not crack, peel, fade and it
will never trap moisture that will cause the wood to rot.
- Organic linseed oil paint is very easy to maintain by simply
applying the organic boiled linseed oil onto the dry and aged
surface every 5-10 years. Just like applying lotion on your dry
skin. If the organic linseed oil paint is left untouched for 20-25
years you will see the pigment starting to fall off. By brushing
the loose pigment off you can simply apply a new coat of the organic
linseed oil paint and you are ready to go another generation or
You can understand why the chemical industry, doesn't want organic
linseed oil paint available in stores because it challenges the
petroleum paint products... but why should a home owner accept paint
that will fail within 5 or even 10 years and too often much shorter?
The only paint that really works is organic linseed oil paint. Organic
linseed oil paint has been used for hundreds of years without any
negative environmental impact. Now is the time to go GREEN.
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