|No. of coats||2|
|Coverage||Up to 24m² per litre|
|Drying time||4 hrs|
|Size||5ml sample, 250ml, 1L, 2.5L|
|MPN||Please Select Size/Option|
|GTIN||Please Select Size/Option|
Fiddes Hard Wax Oil Tints offers a hard-wearing, oil-based wood stain finish that dries to a soft satin sheen. Formulated from a blend of natural vegetable oils and waxes. Perfect for most interior wooden surfaces, including floors, doors, skirting boards, furniture and more. Child and food safe when dry, this product is ideal for food preparation surfaces and children's toys.
Please Note: Fiddes recommend 1 coat of 'tint' followed by 1 coat of Hard Wax Oil Clear. Customers have however used just 2 coats of the tint for a stronger depth of colour with positive results. 1 coat of tint followed by 1 coat of clear offers marginally better protection.
Before opening the 5ml sample sachets, squeeze the packet several times to ensure that the oil and pigments inside are thoroughly mixed.
Please note: Fiddes have renamed the old 'Medium Oak' colour to 'Rustic Oak'. Although the name has changed, the product and colour remains the same.
Ensure that wooden surfaces, especially floors, have been sanded and prepared with care. Poor preparation and / or sanding technique may result in a poor finish. Surfaces must be clean and dry, removing all traces of dust and dirt before application (maximum moisture content 20 %). Only apply on frost-free surfaces. For guaranteed performance it is always recommended to remove all traces of previous finishes.
Always do a test area before starting any project to assess product suitability and final finish. Follow the manufacturer's instructions on the tin at all times.
Fiddes Hard Wax Oil Tints is ready-to-use from the tin, do not thin. Stir thoroughly before and periodically during application. Fiddes Hard Wax Oils dry via oxidation so it is important to ensure good ventilation during application and drying.
The ideal application tool is a firm, fine, natural bristle brush, however the key to a great finish is thin application with removal of any surplus with a clean, lint free cloth.
Cork tiles are best treated before fitting to avoid overlapping treatment of edges which would lead to prolonged drying times. A cork floor treated with Fiddes Hard Wax Oil Tints will get a robust, elastic and wear-resistant surface which will harden further over several weeks. Due to the extreme absorption power of this highly elastic, natural, material we recommend the following procedure:
Fiddes Hard Wax Oil Tints can be intermixed to produce unique colours. For a more translucent finish add clear Hard Wax Oil. Here are some tips for achieving different effects:
For day to day cleaning, surfaces treated with Fiddes Hard Wax Oil Tints can be dry wiped, swept or vacuumed.
To clean surface scuffs, marks and stains, use Fiddes Floor Surface Cleaner and a damp (not wet) microfibre cloth or mop.
Please Note: Although Fiddes Cleaner is named 'Floor Surface Cleaner' it can be used on any surface treated with Fiddes Hard Wax Oil, including floors, furniture, table tops and kitchen worktops.
Alternatively, Fiddes Wood Surface Cleaner Spray can be used on these other surfaces.
Oiled or waxed floors and surfaces should never be cleaned with a steam cleaner or steam mop as they can degrade or strip the finish and damage the wood.
Scuffs, stains, marks and minor scratches can be quickly and easily repaired.
For an all-in-one floor repair and maintenance solution, try Fiddes Floor Reviver Kit.