Wood creates harmony and a homely feeling. With the appropriate color scheme in house and apartment, wooden furniture or wooden floors unfold their entire charm. But which wood is suitable for what wall color and how do the individual combinations affect the well-being? Living with natural materials makes creative and enhances the color scope.
Linseeds are very nutrient-rich oilseeds of the plant "Linum usitatissimum" (Linum usitatissimum), which, among other things, play an important role in the feeding of horses. Linseed cakes, also known as linseed flakes, have certain characteristics and valuable substances, which are advantageous for the nutrition and the health of horses. In the following, we explain the beneficial effect of linseed cake for horses, how linseed flakes are fed and the truth about the widely discussed prussic acid in linseed.
Window frames fulfill their function only if they are adequately maintained. This applies especially to wooden window frames, which of course require more care than frames made from other materials: they breathe and they let the humidity pass. In winter, they release moisture to the outside, while in summer they conduct moisture from the outside into the home.
Carvings and, in particular, larger sculptures often have a large proportion of end grain and long wood surfaces. If these surfaces are treated with natural oils, normally so-called “inlets” occur. This means that the oils are absorbed via the end grain surfaces and show stronger color contrasts or even stains on the adjacent long wood surfaces.
Shellac is the ideal solution to provide solid wood furniture with a repellent coating. With the help of the LIVOS team you will find out what preliminary work is necessary and how to give your furniture a precious finish. Step by step.
The best place to store wooden furniture in winter is the garage or a dry cellar. Good ventilation is important. And it should not be too warm either, because low humidity and high temperatures, as usually prevail in living rooms, can lead to cracks in the wood.
"Mbatik" means "write with wax" in Javanese. With a special wax pot on a stick (tjangting), which works like a fountain pen, liquid wax is applied to the fabric in the form of lines and patterns. This is where no color will adhere when dyeing the fabric.
Natural, pollutant-free and made from renewable resources: The LIVOS cleaners are made for environmentally conscious people who attach importance to particularly sustainable products. The LIVOS product range offers efficient cleaning agents that are used in the household, by DIY enthusiasts and professionals in the industrial and craft sector.
Old furniture have a special charm that many people appreciate a lot. If you want to restore an old heirloom, a treasure found in the cellar or a flea market bargain, you should not only pay attention to the use of appropriate materials, but also to the correct procedure. With the following tips, you can work up old wooden furniture and turn them into expressive, customized art pieces.
Mold in living spaces is a serious health threat. Therefore, a professional mold remediation is important. LIVOS offers health-friendly and readily biodegradable mould removers. The products do not only combat mold on walls and floors, but also the spores in the indoor air.
Whether a generous seating group for the outdoor area, an original deck chair for the terrace or practical hanging shelves as a herb bed on the balcony: DIY pallet furniture are more popular than ever. With just a few simple steps it is possible to obtain a sustainable piece of furniture for garden, terrace and balcony made of a conventional Euro pallet.
Wood is a popular and high-quality material for furniture and flooring. In combination with the colors on the walls and ceilings, it decisively influences the spatial effect. From luxurious to gaudy to simple - numerous designs are possible. We give you some tips about colors and types of woods.
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