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Oil vs Varnish - Things to Consider...

Oil vs Varnish - Things to Consider...
There are so many options when choosing a finish to enhance and protect wood that things can often get confusing. Here are some factors worth considering before making a final choice.

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Creating Safe Paints Since The 1970s

Creating Safe Paints Since The 1970s

Biofa was started in Germany in 1976 by Dr. Werner Hahn. He used his experience in creating natural remedies to develop paints, varnishes and oils that were conducive to a safe indoor climate without the harmful emissions of traditional products. Biofa products are subject to strict test criteria, which generally go far beyond the requirements of the legislature. The quality of the products and the raw materials are examined by independent institutes using the most modern test methods, which ensures national and international standards. This is more relevant than ever as recent research published in the Journal of Occupational & Environmental...

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Methylisothiazolinone (MI) Free Natural Paint

Methylisothiazolinone (MI) Free Natural Paint
Methylisothiazolinone (MI) can be avoided with our Natural Paints.

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Would You Like to Try Mixing Paint for Yourself?

Would You Like to Try Mixing Paint for Yourself?
Get creative and mix your own paint!

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Biofa Ireland’s natural products are so good you can eat ‘em!

Biofa Ireland’s natural products are so good you can eat ‘em!

At Biofa Ireland we take quality seriously. All the nut and plant oils that are used in our products are food grade quality. This means that the oils that go into our natural varnish and oil products are of such high quality that they are deemed safe for human consumption. As a result, our natural products may be slightly more expensive than their chemical counterparts, but you can be rest assured that they are of the very highest quality and made from the finest ingredients. **** Just to note….. we were only joking about eating them, please don’t! ****

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