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Livos oils are suitable for Ply and cabinetry

Clarification of Ardvos and Kunos tin labels

Ardvos and Kunos tin labels do state " Suitable to a limited extent for OSB and veneer. Not to be used on cabinet interiors, stained wood or for the treatment of plywood " however.....

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Safe & Natural kids paints

Safe & Natural kids paints

Children, more so than adults are influenced and effected by the environment, pollutants and chemicals, so why would you allow your child to use something on their sensitive skin if you did not know what it is made of?

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Chance meetings at the Fitzroy Hall

Chance meetings at the Fitzroy Hall

It was at another chance meeting at an expo combined with many long months of campaigning through the various avenues of council hierarchy that we as Anro were contracted to sand and oil the beautiful old hardwood floor at the Fitzroy Town hall ( dating back to 1873 and recorded as “Heritage place" by Heritage Victoria.

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Spring time is deck time

Spring time is deck time

Winter is finally over and the daylight hours are increasing. Flowers are blooming and barbeques are being fired up. Now may be the best time to pay the deck some attention.

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Case study of a school hall and Gym

Site:  Award winning St Mary’s Primary School

This is a school hall in Bairnsdale that has used local tradespeople to finish their 757 sq mt of new harwood Vic Ash Flooring in May 2011 using the Livos eco friendly oils, even with the many visitors and years later it looks amazing!

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One man's trash is another man's treasure.

One man's trash is another man's treasure.

Or so my daughter said when she dragged home a thickly varnished table.
On closer inspection, it was found to be made out of solid hardwood. The size and shape was good but it was so heavily varnished and badly done at that!

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Are We Going Mad?

Are We Going Mad?

How many people do you know that have some form of allergy or sensitivity, wether the exact cause is known or not? Why does Australia have one of the highest asthma and allergy rates in the world?

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What is a sustainable design?

What is a sustainable design?

A truly sustainable design means considering the environmental impact of all construction materials right down to the paints and finishes.
Did you know that your choice of building materials and coatings may have long term ramifications on many levels?

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But how is Livos Australia really different ?

But how is Livos Australia really different ?

By using the Livos non-toxic plant based products you will be creating a healthier living environment, giving you peace of mind.
Full Declaration; all ingredients are listed and openly declared (since 1984) on all products and data sheets. The “List of Raw Materials” is available on this web site for easy reference to some of the lesser known ingredients.

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But why bring Livos to Australia?

But why bring Livos to Australia?

After working extensively in the coatings industry in Switzerland, Angela and Robert relocated to Australia bringing with them a new prospective on health issues caused by many synthetic products.

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How did things really begin for Livos ?

How did things really begin for Livos ?


Livos has over 40  years of research, experience and constructive innovations making LIVOS Germany the oldest industrial manufacturer of ecological paints and oils, World Wide. But how did things really begin?

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