Osmo Colour Wood Protector (4006 Clear) is a clear, water repellent, wax primer for wood. It is based on natural oils and waxes and produced entirely without biocides and therefore absolutely safe for indoor use. Osmo Wood Protector is great at protecting woods internally and externally, where there is a danger of blue stain and mildew.
Osmo Colour Wood Protector (4006 Clear) is best used in areas with high humidity or high temperatures where there is expected to be moisture in the air. 4006 is an exterior paint (wax) that penetrates deeply into the wood, maintaining it's elasticity and health by preventing it from getting dry and brittle.
Osmo Colour Wood Protector (4006 Clear) can be applied by brush but is preferably applied by dipping to ensure all sides of the wood are covered. Dip the wood for approximately 2 minutes and leave for 24 hours to dry, making sure there is good ventilation. When purchased Osmo Colour Wood Protector (4006 Clear) is ready to use, simply stir well and apply the product.
Where there is a high level of humidity and high temperatures, woods are subject to blue stain and mildew, as well as other pests which can affect the woods natural appearance and health. This is most common in exterior woods that are exposed to the elements. Osmo Colour Wood Protector (4006 Clear) has been specially designed to deal with these pests. By allowing the wood to breathe, moisture can evaporate, meaning shrinking and swelling is reduced.