UK Centre of Excellence for Linseed Oil Paint

As you may have noticed, we've recently moved to a new facility near Leeds, that gives us the room we need to expand and meet the growing demand for Linseed Oil Paint. This office and warehouse space has been designed specifically to meet our needs, and also gives us room...

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June's #oricalcumproject winner

Each month, we want to recognise the projects that you have shared with us, and pick out our favourite.  This month's John Lewis voucher winner is Mark, who's been renovating the fascia on this period property. He's even shared a before and after picture that really highlights the results. Excellent...

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April's #oricalcumproject winner

Each month, we want to recognise the projects that you have shared with us, and pick out our favourite.  This month's John Lewis voucher winner is Kristyan, who's been renovating these barge boards, chosing Whiteley as his colour. I think you'll agree, he's done a fantastic job and that the renovated...

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Chartered Institute of Building Event

We're very pleased to be exhibiting at the next CIOB event - Keys to the Successful Operation of Historic Buildings - being held at Somerset House, London on May 3rd. In collaboraton with the National Trust and Somerset House, the CIOB is presenting this one day event focusing on re-use, innovation...

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Project Walk Through

We can appreciate that starting a project can be a little daunting, so with the help of our friends Nouveau Décor, we’re going to walk through a project, step by step, that they’re currently undertaking using our linseed oil paint. The project is to renovate a large, sliding garage door,...

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New: Handy essential oils

Due to popular demand we’ve introduced handy half-litre bottles of our raw linseed oil, boiled linseed oil and balsam turpentine, making your smaller projects more cost-effective and offering handy sized bottles so your essential oils are always on hand. Discover these great linseed oil products here. Raw Linseed Oil Raw...

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NEW: Clear Linseed Oil

We’ve kept it under wraps for long enough. After a lengthly research and development process, we’re excited to launch an innovative new product. Clarity Oil is a natural linseed oil that creates a colourless, transparent finish unlike traditional linseed oil and also offers superior protection. Here’s how… Linseed’s Natural Finish Traditional...

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When should you refresh your shop front?

When was the last time you stepped back and took a long look at the face of your business? Could your flakey paintwork be prohibiting profit? Transform your Turnover Your window frames, door front and facia formulate a customer’s first impression of your business and are an imperative marketing tool...

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How natural linseed paint helps create eco-friendly homes

If you’re concerned about the size of your carbon footprint or aiming to create an eco-friendly home, find out how linseed paint could help. Harmful gases Painting has a huge impact on the environment, whether you’re revamping your garden shed or a commercial decorator working with paint all day. Volatile...

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Why painters and decorators use natural linseed paint

Commercial decorator and director of Nouveau Decor Ian Stokes specialises in heritage properties and period homes. Here Ian explains why linseed paint has since become his unique selling point and transformed his decorating business. A realistic heritage-property finish Ian said: “I have always been interested in using natural paints on...

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