Why Are Barns Painted Red?

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In the early centuries European farmers would seal the wood on their barns with an oil a tawny-colored oil derived from the seed of the flax plant then they would paint their barns with a linseed-oil mixture, often consisting of additions such as milk and lime this made a long-lasting paint that dried and hardened quickly.
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Originally barns were red because, hundreds of years ago, farmers would seal their barns with linseed oil, milk, lime and ferrous oxide, or rust, which killed fungi and mosses. It
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European farmers would seal the wood on their barns with an oil, often linseed oil which
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Paint coats wood, protecting it from sunlight and rain damage and making it last longer. When early farmers had enough money to paint their barns, they usually used inexpensive paint
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Barns are red because originally they were painted with a linseed oil mixture which was red!
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Originally barns were red because, hundreds of years ago, farmers would seal their barns with linseed oil, milk, lime and ferrous oxide, or rust, which killed fungi and mosses. It turned the mixture red.
When paint became more available, many people chose red paint for their barns in honor of tradition.
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