How to minimise water damage to your timber articles whether you are a manufacturer or homeowner
Water damage is a problem often encountered in kitchens, bathrooms and other high moisture areas. The problem affects all solid timber and veneers especially Beechwood. Generally speaking, water damage appears as either a discoloured white panel due to delamination of the coating, or black in colour indicating growth of mould or fungi underneath the timber coating.
How manufacturers prevent discolouration
Manufacturers can prevent discolouration of timber by being aware of the causes and taking precautionary steps to minimise its occurrence in this field:
Preventative action Information for the Home Owner
The best guarantee for a long life of any coated timber article is the familiar acronym TLC (Tender Loving Care). Take the following precautionary steps to keep water damage at bay:
For more information on water damage contact your Mirotone’s Technical Services.
Note: The above statements are based on years of research and experience Mirotone has had from laboratory testing to infield feedback. Precautionary statements highlighted in this article will help reduce the incidence of these types of problems from occurring.