We now also have an interior range specifically for walls. This has a different composition to the Exterior Range and works in a slightly different way. For more information on this range, please have a look on the Interior Range page. For reference, all info below relates to the 'exterior' paint.
We will answer some of the most commonly asked questions here, but please have a look on our FAQ page for more information.
What’s linseed paint made from?
Flax seed is pressed to make raw linseed oil, which is boiled to make it more durable and quick-drying. We then add a small amount of drying agent and powdered pigments – which are all entirely natural. That’s it: no solvents, binders or synthetic emulsifiers.
What’s the history of linseed oil paint?
In Sweden, Denmark and many other parts of Europe, there’s a long tradition of painting the interiors and exteriors of buildings with linseed oil paint. Original coats of linseed paint have survived perfectly well on houses which are well over 500 years old.
How does linseed paint work?
How linseed paint works is not rocket science. Let us explain in a short animation.
Absolutely! After a number of years, you’ll see that your linseed paint has become a little more matte. Some people prefer that effect, and wait eagerly for it. Others prefer to wipe the paint with a little linseed oil every few years, which dries quickly and restores the sheen.