The use of this material has historically been increasingly widespread, in recent times it has been re-discovered and exploited not only in the Nordic countries but all over the world both for decoration and as a building material for its thermal insulation and functional characteristics and simple workability.
If there is a contact with the atmosphere it requires a protective treatment.
For proper painting cycle, it is important that the wood is perfectly dry and seasoned, it is equally important to choose a time when weather conditions are good for the work. Avoid humid days, with fog or rain or extremely cold temperatures, these conditions favor the opacity of the paint, they retard seasoning and can cause detachment.
In the case of wood already painted, or treated with flatting, sand-paper the surface to remove dust before the finishing.
In addition you can remove the old paint residue using paint remover.
In case the previous painting is in good condition, it is not necessary to remove it sufficient to clean the surface with water and detergent.
During the finishing process the surface should be smooth and firm, for this reason you need to fill small cracks and apply a coat of matt painting background. The choice of the finishing product must be made by custom and performance required by the surface to be painted.