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Launching ProNature’s latest product – Opus Ebony

Want to achieve a black wood finish without the plastic look? Look no further! ProNature’s latest product, Ebonizer, has arrived. Get a black or dark effect by ebonizing your timber! This product compliments the natural grain of the wood while beautifully darkening the wood to whichever intensity you would like. ProNature’s latest product – Opus […]

Why Breathable Paint?

There are many strange terms when talking about paint – one of them is “Breathable”. So let’s explain: All over South Africa you can see paints peeling and flaking on buildings, even already after a couple of month. Many of the paint suppliers will suggest that the product should last 10, 15 & 20 years. […]

We’ve Completed 25 years

It has been a challenging but wonderful and rewarding 25 years of painting a greener future. I am insanely proud of what we have achieved, initially in a market with very little interest in green products. I still remember clients saying to me: “Come on, Bernhard, you know how to make proper paints and now […]

Can natural paint compete with conventional wall paint?

There are many questions surrounding the use of natural vs. conventional wall paint. And the price point usually wins when it comes to conventional. But why would your choice be natural paints – especially for your interiors? We unpack below. Natural paints are good for the planet and good for you! Natural paints are made […]

ProNature The Green Chemist Blog - COBALT – The Hidden Danger Feb 9, 2022

Cobalt – the hidden Danger 

Time to address a heavy (metal) issue – Cobalt! While the industry debates and limits their use of Lead in paint (Lead is something ProNature has never used), we thought we would turn our attention to Cobalt. We can’t wait for further confirmation of the potential dangers, or legislative intervention for that matter, to be […]

Varnish, Paint, Stain, Sealer or ProNature’s Wood Treatment

Have you ever googled “Best wood finish”? There are a confusing number of options available. Varnish, Paint, Stain, Seal, Oil.  And often enough the meaning of these words gets mixed up.  So, let’s shed some light on the situation: Wood Paint There are many water-based and oil-based products, i.e., enamel paints. Paint creates a layer […]

ProNature The Green Chemist Blog - Odourless Paint_ Jan 25, 2020

Odourless Paint?

We take a look into the true meaning of “odourless” paints. Virtually odourless – Don’t be fooled. The deceiving absence of smell may, in reality, be more dangerous and not a blessing in disguise. One of our major senses not activated? Wasn’t smell meant to be a warning signal? Many synthesised chemicals are known or […]

Pronature Outreach in Khayelitsha

This past weekend, the ProNature team spent time with the children at Sisiphiwo Pre School, Makhaza, Khayelitsha ProNature in Sisiphiwo PreSchool It was an action packed two days with the children of Sisiphiwo Pre School in Khayelitsha. It was so much fun to be with the children, we painted Christmas decorations with the younger children […]

The other paints

The Other Paints – There Is More To It Than Just “Lead-Free”

The industrial chemically manufactured paints and coatings undoubtedly have seen enormous technical developments during the last century. The question that is asked more and more often is: Why are paints manufactured in ever-increasing volumes which renounce the use of modern ingredients from synthetic chemistry and why are they sold successfully? The industrial chemically manufactured paints […]

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