Why Waterlox is the Best Choice for all Wood in a New Horse Barn

The featured project here utilized: Zar Mink 128 mixed with Waterlox. 1 color coat applied , second coat Waterlox applied pre-install. Stall Door Saw cuts coated.

If you’re building a new horse barn, one of the most important decisions you’ll make is choosing the right wood finish system. The wood surfaces in your barn are exposed to moisture, UV rays, and other environmental factors that can cause damage and reduce the sanitation, beauty, and lifespan of your barn’s wood surfaces. That’s why it’s crucial to choose a finish system that is durable, versatile, and easy to maintain. Waterlox is usually the best choice for your new horse barn, and in this blog post, we’ll explain why.

Why Waterlox is Superior to Other Wood Finishes:
Many commonly used finishes like polyurethane or marine spar varnish are poor choices for horse barns. These finishes can peel, crack, or yellow over time, and they require sanding and reapplication. In contrast, Waterlox is a highly effective wood finish system that provides extreme waterproofing while enhancing the natural beauty of the wood. It is made from Tung Oil, which is a natural oil derived from the nuts of the Tung tree. Tung oil is a highly durable oil that has been used for centuries to protect and beautify wood. Waterlox Tung Oil Finishes provide extreme waterproofing while naturally enhancing the beauty of all wood species and surfaces.

Typical peeling resulting from moisture transfer in the wood. Polyurethane was applied to this horse barn 12 years prior. Waterlox is the superior choice when comparing Waterlox vs. polyurethane.

Benefits of Using Waterlox:
Waterlox is a highly durable finish that does not peel, crack or yellow over time, and does not require sanding or reapplication. Waterlox Tung Oil Finishes are also considered food safe 30 days after application, making them a safer alternative to other finishes like polyurethane or marine spar varnish.

Expert Consultation:
If you’re building a new horse barn and need help choosing the right finish system, don’t hesitate to contact Doug Wilson directly at 859-225-0981. With his extensive experience with Waterlox, he can provide expert consultation to ensure the protection, beautification, and water proofing of wood surfaces.

Project Guides and Specifications for best new wood finish in horse barns.

Conclusion:
If you’re building a new horse barn, using Waterlox is the best choice for extreme waterproofing and natural beauty. With its durability, versatility, and food-safe properties, Waterlox is the perfect choice for horse barn owners who want the best for their horses. Don’t make the mistake of choosing commonly used inferior finishes like polyurethane or marine spar varnish. Choose Waterlox, and contact Doug Wilson for expert consultation to ensure that your new horse barn is protected and beautiful for years to come.

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