Rated 2.8 out of 5 by 102
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Salex Worked well on pavers
I was a bit reluctant to try this after reading some of the reviews about it staying tacky and not drying properly, but I had no problems on concrete pavers. We used a small 4" roller to apply; the small roller did better than a full-sized one at getting into the bevels between pavers. For 120 square feet, we used about 1 gallon, so our coat was a bit thinner than recommended by the label. It was totally dry and not tacky at all by the end of the day (I'm in a very dry western climate so drying might take longer someplace more humid). We got an unexpected rain overnight and by morning the sealer was doing exactly what it was supposed to - water was beaded up on the surface and not soaking into the pavers (see photo).
Note that I used this on concrete pavers that will form the foundation for a small garden shed; we didn't apply it to the wood railroad ties or any other material.
June 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by jrb Tried and true product!
I've used Thompson's Waterproofer for decades with great results. It is the tried and true product for protection from the elements. For this application I used it on the wood siding on my house after pressure washing. I used a pump up sprayer to apply it, and followed up with a brush to even it out. After one coat dried the wood passed the beading test with flying colors, the water I splashed on beaded beautifully. You simply can't go wrong with this product.
June 18, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Greenpea My Favorite Wood Treatment
I use the Thompson's Clear waterproofing for my redwood deck and wood sided trailer. An application lasts over a year in all temperatures. I appreciate the value, including free, prompt home delivery.
October 18, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Coll Works Great!
This is a great product but we use it twice a year. We like the graying of the wood so didn't get the UV one. You still have to clean the area annually to prevent mildew and staining but that is to be expected.
I roll it on. It usually takes 24 hrs to dry completely, otherwise it's tacky.
October 11, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Chief Clearly effective
This sealer was very easy to use. There was almost no change to the color of the deck with the application. Its effectiveness is evident when it rains though. Water beads dramatically on the surface. After reading the reviews of others I stayed off the surface for two days to allow to cure. When I checked after that time period the surface was not tacky to the touch.
Overall happy with the product, and its application. I would recommend it.
May 3, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by OldFLdude A good product gone BAD!!
As a construction worker, I had used this product over the years with good results. BUT, apparently they have changed the formula and it is just plain LOUSY!! I prepped my new 900 sq ft concrete pool deck as required, and applied 2 coats (6 gallons total) over the next couple of days. It looked great the first couple of rain showers, but then it seemed to rinse away, leaving no protection.
Yes, THOMPSON'S refunded my purchase price, but I now have to re-do the whole surface with a different brand product.
DO NOT BUY.....DO NOT BUY.....DO NOT BUY.................
September 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by handy Very Good Product
This sealer sprayed on nice and even, looks great.
September 13, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Wilson Thompson's WaterSeal Clear Multi-Surface Waterproofer
I use the Thompson's® WaterSeal® Multi-Surface Waterproofer on the back yard fence. I like the clear so the wood can gray naturally. The water proofer sprays on easily for quick application. You can also brush or roll on, I just prefer to spray. The 5 gallon can covers up to 1000 square feet so the entire fence can be covered with one container front and back. I usually apply on 2 forecasted sunny days because you need to allow 24 hours for drying.
March 18, 2016