These days, we are surrounded by the Green Movement, global warming and what we, as consumers, can do about protecting our planet. We all have a responsibility to make informed choices about the products we buy, the companies we support, and the impact of our decisions.

Sikkens is a global brand, which makes the highest quality wood coatings available. Log homes and wood structures are a beautiful, natural, and renewable form of building that require superior coatings to protect and preserve. Some waterborne coatings are promoted as more environmentally friendly than their solvent based counterparts; however, there are other factors to consider. The environmental impact of a coating should be looked at as a whole, sometimes termed life cycle approach. A life cycle approach gives you the entire picture needed to make an accurate assessment of a coating. There can be raw materials used in waterborne coatings that are considered dangerous and non-renewable. VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) is not the only issue. If a latex coating is made with petroleum by products, which require intensive energy to produce, then just comparing VOC’s does not give the full story.

Here at Sikkens, we provide alkyd/oil high solids coatings for log homes and wood structures that meet stringent VOC requirements. In addition, alkyds are made from renewable plant based oils such as linseed and soy, and provide the highest level of protection for wood structures. We believe that a superior quality product that requires fewer coats and less maintenance will minimize the total environmental impact.

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Quality Sikkens Stain in Alberta

Nothing brings out the true beauty of an exterior project quite like a stain from your local dealer of Sikkens Stains in Alberta. Bring out the true vitality of your deck, add bold, rich depth to house sidings or touch up your fence, doors or windows with the colour they deserve. As the experts and homeowners most trusted and relied upon stain, you can feel confident in picking Sikkens Stain for unique, high-quality products that meet all your needs.

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Sikkens Stain product innovation & environmental impact

When you pay a trip to your local Sikkens Stain dealer in Alberta you’re certain to discover a stain that will bring your project to life and give you the finish you’ve been looking for.

Whether traditional or ultra-modern, any look can be achieved with Sikkens Stain products, available in transparent, translucent, semi-transparent and solid wood finish options.

Our stains are perfect for all exterior projects in Alberta.