Using Waterlox in a water-related area.

The origin of our name, Waterlox, stands for “locks out water.” Therefore, we think our Waterlox Original Tung oil finishes are the perfect solution for any and all wood finishing project(s).

When you add to that your plans to finish a known water-related area like a bathroom, kitchen, counter top or table top, we think our Waterlox Original Resin-Modified Tung oil Interior finishes should be the only finishing choice since no other clear finishes or surface finishes available on the market today have our superior water resistant properties. (We recommend our Interior Resin-Modified Original Tung oil finishes over our Exterior Marine Finishes3 for these types of projects. Our Marine Finishes are spar-varnishes and as such are only used for exterior projects in direct sunlight).

Waterlox Original Resin-Modified Tung oil finishes are water resistant, stand up to household spills and are non-toxic1 and food-safe when dry. Waterlox Original Tung oil finishes have good heat resistance, can be used around stoves and are unaffected by boiling water and liquids.2

1 Tung oil is non-toxic and food-safe, although, Tung oil is steamed and pressed from the nut of the Tung tree which would be considered a tree nut oil. If you or someone who will be living with the finish has a tree nut allergy, consider whether or not this is a factor in finishing your wood project.

2 Waterlox has good heat resistance; however, avoid placing hot pots or pans directly on the finish. Always use a potholder, trivet or some other type of insulating material under hot utensils and pots and pans.

3 Our Marine Finishes are softer finishes, designed to be more pliable when used outside where wood expands and contracts more readily than indoors.

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