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Rio Verde wood coatings: features and how to choose them

If you decided to give a new life to your furniture, windows or gazebos and you’re searching some advices about the best wood coating, you’re reading the right page.
Our guide to choose the best Rio Verde wood coatings will help you finding the best product for you.

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Rio Verde wood coatings

Kinds of wood coatings

Rio Verde is a complete product range, dedicated to protection, maintenance, longevity and decoration of woodworks. Let’s have a look at the different kinds of products, according to the formula (water-based wood coatings and solvent-based wood coatings) and the exposition (wood coatings for exterior and wood coatings for interior).

We will study in depth each feature, strength and application method.

Water-based wood coating

Rio Verde water-based wood coatings are created with low emissions and low toxicity level. They respect man and nature. A non-toxic water-based paint enhances the quality of the environment that surrounds us. In fact, all our coatings, including solvent-based ones, do not contain formaldehyde or heavy metals. Some specific non-toxic wood coatings comply with A+ and EN 71.3 certifications. The latest classification makes this non-toxic coating for children suitable for painting their bedroom.

Wood coatings for exterior

The main features of a wood paint for exterior are: elasticity, permeability and resistance to atmospheric agents. Let’s have a deep look at the wood coatings for exterior of Rio Verde range.

 
Wood stain for exterior

The wood stain for exterior protects the wood from atmospheric agents, UV rays, humidity and biological attacks (moulds or fungi) and let the wood grain be visible. For a better treatment, it is better also to apply a topcoat after wood stain. It is suitable for shutters, doors and windows, garden furniture.

Gel wood stain

7 colours available, ready to use, easy to apply by brush and sponge. It is perfect to coat beams because it does not drip. It protects from UV rays and has speedy drying time.

Classic effect wood stain

11 colours available, ready to use, easy to apply by brush (also by spray gun for experts). Speedy drying time

Waxy wood stain

7 colours available, ready to use, easy to apply by brush (also by spray gun for experts). Speedy drying time. It is water-repellent and soft to the touch.

Topcoat for wood
Exterior topcoats for wood protect woodworks from UV rays, they are elastic (they do not crack), they’re super resistant to impact (such as hail ones) and they let the wood grain be visible.
Classic effect topcoat

 5 colours available, easy to apply and ready to use. Application by brush or spray gun for experts.

Waxy topcoat

2 colours available, water-repellent, easy to apply and ready to use. It is soft to the touch. Application by brush or spray gun for experts.

UV Defender topcoat

2 colours available, water-repellent, easy to apply and ready to use. It is the best shield to protect the wood from UV rays. Application by brush or spray gun for experts.

Oil for decking and garden furniture

Protective oil for exterior wood. It is suitable for outdoor floorings, platforms, deckings, poolsides, garden furniture. It is resistant to UV rays, moulds and fungi. Easy to apply. It does not peel off, it is self-consuming.

Hi-Deck hydro oil

Ready to use. Two colours available

Enamel

It is very resistant to atmospheric agents and UV rays. It can also be used over multiple surfaces. 

All-purpose enamel

Decogrip is a pigmented topcoat with high covering power and high grip over all surfaces. It is resistant to UV light and atmospheric agents. It is easy to apply. It has great distension.

Coatings for interior wood

The main features of the coatings for wood in indoor spaces are resistances: impact, scratches, stress, detergents etc.  

Let’s have a deep look at the wood coatings for interior of Rio Verde range.

Topcoats for interior

They boast great transparency and great resistance to foot traffic abrasion. They are formulated with acrylic-polyurethane resins, they are extremely resistant to wear, elastic, low in solvents and they do not contain substances that can create health problems to the user and to the environment.

Floorings and furniture topcoat

It is available in two sheens (matt and semi-glossy), it complies with A+ certification, it boast high resistance to impacts, abrasions and contact with alcohol and detergents. Ready to use, easy to apply by brush and roller (also by spray gun for experts).

Oil

Protective and decorative oil for furniture. It is soft to the touch and ultra-resistant.

Decorative hydro oil

Ready to use. Two colours available. Application by brush or cloth. A+ certification

Coatings for special effects

Vintage and Golden Prestige products are high-covering power coatings with which you can create special effects with textures and metal details. Floor Prestige range is perfect to coat tiles. 

Shabby paints

Vintage Prestige range boasts 10 pastel trendy colours. These are non-toxic coatings for wood, perfect to paint childrens’ room, as they are also washable. They are ready to use, they comply with A+ certification and EN 71.3 standard and do not require sanding, primer and/or topcoat. They boast strong adherence over all surfaces and high coverage. Application by brush, sponge and roller.

Metal coatings for wood

The Golden Prestige range boasts 5 metal gold colors. This metal effect paint is perfect for wood, but also glass, plastic and other materials. It is ready to use and it can be applied by brush and roller (even with spray gun for experts).

Coatings for tiles

Floor Prestige range offers five neutral colors. It is perfect as a paint for concrete-effect tiles and allows you to renew the look of ceramic, stone, concrete, terracotta and wood floorings with a few super-covering and super-resistant coats. It is suitable for places, subject to HACCP standard and compliant with the UNI 11021:2002 standard.

It is ready to use and it can be applied by brush and roller (even with spray gun for experts).

Rio Verde solvent-based wood coatings

The solvent-based coatings for wood of Rio Verde range have the same performance of water-based coatings for wood. Obviously, the formulation changes: the vehicle with which the product is mixed is not, in fact, water, but solvent. These products do not contain harmful substances, such as heavy metals and formaldehyde. 

Exterior wood coating

Coatings for outdoor wood are a family of products, created to protect and decorate wooden surfaces usually placed in outdoor environments. Thanks to their high protective feature, they are able to preserve the longevity of the wood for a long time, by slowing down the process of aging.

Wood stain for extrerior

Enriched with biocides inside the formula, Rio Verde impregnating stains are able to protect and prevent pathologies, coming from microorganisms and fungi. 

Waxy wood stain

7 colours available, ready to use, easy to apply by brush (also by spray gun for experts). Speedy drying time. It is water-repellent and soft to the touch.

Auxiliary products

In our range you can find the best accessory products to help the painter clean, maintain, renew, renovate and restore the wooden surface. We have products for every step of the wood coating journey, for before, during and after.

Water-based auxiliary products

Water-based auxiliary products are extraordinarily effective when it is necessary to prepare the substrate for the paint or to keep the already painted wood clean and in optimal condition.

Grey Remover

The product lightens and restores greyed and oxidized woods. It is immediately efficient. Application by brush.

Grain Filler

Transparent basecoat for wooden furniture and wood floorings. It is ready to use, very easy to apply by brush and roller (also applicable with the gun for experts).

Neutral detergent

Effectively cleans all coated surfaces, without damaging the finishing. No bad smells. Application by microfibre cloth.

Brightener

It lends brightness and smoothness to the coating. Application by microfibre cloth.

Adhesion promoter

This special product promotes the adhesion of Prestige and Decogrip ranges over all kinds of supports.