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The Science behind healthy wood

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Wood is a tremendously versatile material – and as long as it’s protected, a very strong and durable one. Water, ultraviolet (UV) rays and fungi can all seriously damage your wood. Traditional petroleum and acrylic-based coatings protect wood by forming a surface film which repels water and UV rays. Unfortunately, this tends to prevent evaporation, trapping moisture in the wood and making it prone to decay allowing wood to adjust naturally to moisture levels in the environment. Once it bonds with your wood, Sansin forms a long-lasting shield that aggressively repels condensed water while allowing Sansin lets wood “breathe” more freely – dramatically improving dimensional stability and water vapor to escape.
As well, the paraffin waxes used to protect against water in many water and solvent-based reduce water repellency by over 60%. Like your own skin, your home needs dependable UV coatings are easily damaged by exposure to UV radiation – just 5 hours of direct sunlight can weaken protection. Sansin’s modified natural oils and resins are impregnated with special UV protectants so every exposed cell of your wood is protected. Because of their unique formulation, Sansin Enviro Stains also protect naturally against wood decay. Sansin Enviro Stains are designed to keep your wood healthy – just as Mother Nature intended. Whether it’s your home, your deck or your furniture, Sansin provides the long-lasting, beautiful protection your home deserves.