Saltwash® Frequently Asked Questions and Resources
The Story of Saltwash®
Saltwash® was invented in 2010 by sun kissed newlyweds Jaime and Carol Hunter, in their small workshop, on the coast of North Carolina. With the inspiration of the sea at their doorstep, Saltwash® was born to recreate the authentic time worn painted look, which is commonly found on the seaside cottage porches and furniture typically found along their coastal community. Working for years with old wood and painted furniture, they were motivated to get away from searching out antiques and primitive pieces, whose paint often contained lead and were overpriced, and set forth to create a formula to truly replicate this look on their own. Their main goal was to have a product which gave an authentic layered sun and salt air kissed look, while also being quick and easy to use.
Saltwash® was first introduced to the public in April of 2015 and first shipments started in July 2015. Since then it has had great response from retailers and DIYers around the world! In a little over a year, Saltwash®, LLC grew to include over 200 retailers across the United States and Canada and they are currently working on distribution outside of the US. Saltwash® is growing fast and in high demand by retailers not only in the US, but throughout Europe and Australia as well. Although a new and quickly growing company, they are grounded by time-tested ideals. They strive to offer quality products, fast and friendly customer service along with never ending ideas and possibilities in what you can do with Saltwash®!
What Is Saltwash®?
Saltwash® powder is an easy-to-use base coat formula to give a layered and textured effect when mixed with any brand or type of paint! Apply your mixture to any piece of furniture or surface to achieve an authentic time worn look, as if weathered from years on the coast, in just a few easy steps. It’s an instant and affordable genuine vintage look. Follow our easy three-step process and helpful tips to achieve your desired effect! Saltwash® powder is a low-VOC product and all of the ingredients in it are considered safe in a working environment. Saltwash® LLC. is very concerned with safety, so they recommend to always take precautions. Due to the powdery composition, they suggest wearing proper respiratory and eye protection when mixing and sanding. Saltwash® powder is manufactured in the U.S.A.
View the Saltwash® Channel on YouTube for many wonderful instructional videos.
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