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Thompson's WaterSeal 5 gal. Woodland Cedar Transparent Waterproofing Stain

Thompson's WaterSeal

5 gal. Woodland Cedar Transparent Waterproofing Stain

$85.50 /each

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Product Overview

Thompson's WaterSeal Waterproofing Stain provides complete outdoor wood protection. It waterproofs long after the initial water beading is gone. Use on decks and fences, outdoor furniture and exterior wood.

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  • For use on decks, fences, outdoor furniture and exterior wood
  • 5 gal. covers 1500 sq. ft.
  • Shows most wood grain and minimum color
  • Prevents water damage
  • 1-coat protects 3-years on decks or 4-years on fences and siding
  • Dries to touch in 2 hours
  • Applies to freshly cleaned damp or dry wood
  • Advanced polymers provide fade resistant color
  • Coating resists mildew and UV damage
  • Cleans up with soap and water
  • Exceeds industry standard ASTM D-4446 for waterproofing wood
  • Online price includes PaintCare fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, ME, MN, OR, RI, VT
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How much stirring does a 5 gal. Pail of transparent stain need

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Customer Reviews

5 gal. Woodland Cedar Transparent Waterproofing Stain is rated 2.6 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from After pre-treating my deck and following all instructions, the stain looked really good the next ... After pre-treating my deck and following all instructions, the stain looked really good the next day! Now, not even 6 months later it has flaked off and looks terrible! Please do NOT waste your time or money on this product! And contacting Thompson's was a joke.....they did nothing but try to sell me more of their!
Date published: 2017-01-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from very nice coverage very nice coverage
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks Great! I used a paint sprayer to apply the stain to my fence. 1st time using the sprayer, 1st time using the stain product. Yes it's pink inside the bucket but when you apply to fence it gives a nice ceder tone. Read directions and do NOT stir the product also just one light coat is sufficient like it says. Before and after pic.
Date published: 2015-05-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from plastic coating. horrible. This is not the Thompson's wood stain they made a few years ago... and Thompson's did not bother to change the product name or the packaging. This is a new water-based formula that is NOT a penetrating stain to enhance wood, but a plastic-like coating instead. It might last longer and it might appeal to the novice who needs soap and water clean-up, I am very disappointed Thompson's changed their product and then deceptively presented as the same. They could at least change the colors on the can and call it a "new water based formula". I would never buy this product again. It looks cheap and coats the wood with a plastic-like coating. If you want this look, just save money and buy a plastic maintainence-free fence or deck! Awful experience!!
Date published: 2014-11-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Will NEVER buy again I applied 2 coats per instructions to my deck in Denver, CO in May. Because the smooth surface roller seemed to be leaving too much product (it says clearly not to leave too much on) I did my best to soak up extra. Within two months, the deck was unprotected again--no beading water and soaking in. Installing a wood deck in Colorado I expected to have to treat it once/year. But after a little more than 2 months? I purchased a 5 gallon bucket and it was way too much. Not wanting to spend more money, I decided to just finish up the bucket. Bad decision. So, I applied the same stuff again. Per the instructions of my favorite guy at Home Depot, I carefully prepared the deck (again). This time I did not mop up what seemed to be extra product. Now, after more than 48 hours of dry time I have a sticky mess. I will NOT be doing a second coat. Hopefully, this will wear off quickly and I can use something different, but my guess is that this spring I will be sanding the whole thing down. On a side note, I used Behr waterproofing stain for the trim and that was easy to apply and seems to have held up well.
Date published: 2014-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use This product is easy to use, easy to clean up. It did a good job over the previous worn out coats of paint,. This deck gets merciless unshaded high altitude desert sun 365 days a year and weathers frequent sandstorms, so everything on it must be very durable. I paint once a year and rarely sand first. I wish it was thicker as droplets got flung around while painting my railings which I had to keep stopping to clean up before they set on my white deck. Otherwise no complaints. The top was surprisingly easy to open and reseal.
Date published: 2016-05-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Product Failed After 6 Months I purchased and applied this product to my outdoor deck in September of 2014. I followed the instructions by first cleaning my deck, allowing to dry then apply the product. It applied easily and looked great after application. It even performed very well initially and through the winter 2014/2015. Then in March 2015 it began to flake off. Now in June, it is probably 20% flaked off. To add insult to injury, I had three separate contactors advise that I will have to have the deck sanded to remove (i.e. power spraying won't do it). The cost for the sanding is estimated at close to $1000 for my 850 sq foot deck.
Date published: 2015-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from cedar stain Was great on my deck and fence , bought online for better price and was shipped to my home.
Date published: 2016-08-02
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