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.

Sikkens Wood Finishes
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Sikkens Siding Stains safeguard and protect wood, beautifully

Help your project look its best for many years to come by applying lasting Sikkens siding stains. The products we provide to our customers are specially formulated to help preserve the natural look and appearance of any wood while at the same time guarding it against rough weather conditions, aging and UV rays.

Get the best results every time. Select a product to find out more about our quality stains!

There’s a Sikkens stain for every project

Sikkens dries leaving a splendid, wet looking appearance for a rich finish that’s guaranteed to accentuate your wood’s natural beauty. Available in transparent, translucent, semi-transparent and solid wood finishes, the versatility of Sikkens Stain products allow you to turn your current dream projects into a physical reality. Call on your local Sikkens dealer for more info about the product best suited to your project.

Sikkens and Environmental Impact

Sikkens solvent-borne products are made from renewable plant based oils such as linseed and soy, and meet stringent VOC requirements. Additionally, we believe that a superior quality product that requires fewer coats and less maintenance will minimize the total environmental impact. Look for products in our line of solvent-borne stains today.

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