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Welcome to our comprehensive guide where we delve into the distinctions between natural and synthetic paints, highlighting why natural options are superior, especially for those concerned about health and environmental impact. At LEINOS, we champion products that promote a healthier living environment, utilizing high-quality natural wood oils and treatments that benefit both your well-being and the world around you. Each product, embodying German quality, ensures reliability and excellence.


Natural Paint

Synthetic paint

Natural substances among which mankind has lived for thousands of years.

Chemicals with poorly studied effects on humans. The designation "Environmentally Friendly" on the package means that the harm human exposure is less than the allowable standard for the hazardous substances in the composition of the product.

Complete ingredient declaration.

Lack of information about the composition, or information about substances that not contained in the product.

The collection and processing of natural raw materials is quite labor-intensive. As a result, natural paint cannot be cheaper than paint made from petroleum.

Substances derived from oil.

The ingredients are processed by heating and stirring. A natural reaction of natural oils with oxygen takes place.

The necessary substances are obtained as a result of chemical reactions. The active constituents are bound into molecular chains.

The binder is a natural resin, vegetable oils (linseed oil,

The binders are alkyd, acrylic and polyurethane resins.


Natural Paint

Synthetic paint

It soaks into the top layer of wood and becomes part of the wood when it dries, because linseed oil molecules are smaller than the pores of the wood.

Forms a rigid film bound only to the surface of the wood. The reason: artificial resin molecules are larger than wood pores.

Wood pores remain open to water vapor and closed to water in the liquid state.

Wood pores are sealed to both water and water vapor.


Natural Paint

Synthetic paint

Light. The oil dries for several hours, during which time it is possible to To refine the surface or create decorative effects. Can be applied with a brush, roller or paint sprayer. Floor oils can be polished.

Fast drying does not forgive mistakes. A pungent solvent odor makes it difficult to paint indoors.

Excellent decorative effect when painting. Oils have advantages over The colors are rich and deep, compared to chemical paints.

Intermediate sanding is required for patina or aging effects. There is no "living" wood look.


Natural Paint

Synthetic paint

Oil-based formulations are more economical (about twice as much as conventional paint, because the dry residue is 50% or more (up to 99%). The cost of painting a square meter of surface is close to the cost of of painting a square meter of surface is close to the cost of expensive chemical paint.

The paint consumption of different manufacturers is about the same, The cost depends on the popularity of the brand.


Natural Paint

Synthetic paint

Long service life (up to 30 years). Throughout the entire period of use, it does not emit substances harmful to humans and animals. They are simply not there.

In the process of natural decomposition, substances are released from the paint, that were contained during their production. Hazardous emissions begin from the time of application and continues until the paint has completely decomposed.


Natural Paint

Synthetic paint

When wood changes size due to weather conditions, the natural paint shrinks or stretches along with the wood. Water vapor escaping through the wooden walls from the room to the outside, does not meet with an obstacle and escapes into the atmosphere. At the same time, the paint remains on the wood.

The chemical paint film will gradually peel off the wood, because it has a different elasticity than wood. Water vapor escaping through the wooden walls to the outside, builds up under the film coating, and creates pressure on the coating from the inside. Over time, tears will form in the film. Water vapor escapes into the atmosphere, and rainwater can penetrate the wood.


Natural Paint

Synthetic paint

On the street after 5-7 years, the paint needs to be renewed. However, there is no flaking of the coating, and therefore it is sufficient to Apply one coat over the existing one. North and shade walls of the house will need updating 2-3 years later.

Peeling paint will be noticeable in some places after 3-4 years. And after 5-7 years, the paint will not only peel off, but also begin to destroy the wood (graying, blueness, fungus). To restore the decorative appearance and protective properties to restore the decorative appearance and protective qualities will require mechanical treatment: cleaning the peeling coating, wooden substrate and re-painting in several layers.

Comparison chart showing benefits of LEINOS natural wood paints versus synthetic paints, highlighting German-quality, eco-friendly advantages and sustainable wood treatment solutions.

Why Choose Natural Paints?

Natural paints, especially those enriched with high-quality natural wood oils, offer unmatched benefits. They promote not only the aesthetic quality of your woodwork but also your health by minimizing exposure to harmful chemicals. Our wood paint promotes healthy living by using ingredients that have coexisted with humans for millennia, ensuring safety and comfort in your living spaces. This commitment makes our paint a prime example of wood paint that promotes healthy living, enhancing the well-being of everyone in your home.

Safety and Sustainability

Our linseed oil finishes and other natural wood treatments are crafted to nourish and protect wood while ensuring durability. These products are not only safe for indoor use but are also ideal for outdoor applications, where they provide long-lasting protection without harming the environment. Each formulation promotes the longevity of the wood and the health of those around it, making it a superior choice for anyone looking to combine functionality with eco-friendliness. By integrating high-quality natural wood oils, these finishes uphold our commitment to fostering a healthy, sustainable environment.

Conclusion: A Commitment to Quality and Nature

Choosing LEINOS means opting for paints that promote more than just color and coverage. It means investing in a solution that promotes sustainable living and offers a natural alternative to the harsh chemicals found in synthetic paints. Whether for indoor or outdoor use, our oil for wood and other natural products ensure you are using the best on the market, backed by the assurance of German quality. With LEINOS, embrace a lifestyle that respects both aesthetics and the environment. Experience the difference with our natural oil wood treatments and discover how easy it is to transition to a healthier, more sustainable way of living.

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