Model # 12385

Internet #204642362

Wolman 5 gal. Raincoat Clear Oil-Based Water Repellent Sealer


5 gal. Raincoat Clear Oil-Based Water Repellent Sealer

$107.80 /each

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Product Overview

Wolman 5 gal. Raincoat Clear Oil-Based Water Repellent Sealer protects new or weathered wood from water damage caused by moisture absorption. 100% clear, oil finish reveals original wood color and allows wood to gray naturally. Especially suited for new, unseasoned pressure-treated lumber. Works longer than typical sealers and minimizes cracking, checking, splitting and warping.

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  • Great water repellent and sealer for decks, porches, fences, boat docks, outdoor furniture, wood sheds, wood swing sets and most outdoor wood objects
  • Oil-based formula ideal as a final finish or water repellent primer under an oil-base paint or stain
  • Matte clear finish reveals natural wood color and allows wood to gray naturally
  • Covers approximately 150-200 sq ft on rough surfaces and 300-350 sq. ft. on smooth surfaces per gallon
  • Mildew-resistant coating film keeps wood free of mildew stain
  • Cleans up with mineral spirits

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Customer Questions & Answers

Can this be applied with a roller as well as a brush?

Asked by: cp
Yes. I used a brush for some parts and a roller for others. I can't tell the difference as far as coverage an appearance.
Answered by: RS
Date published: 2016-08-06

is this a clear coat?? do you apply a stain before applying this ??

Asked by: xplore
This is SO clear, that after it drys, you won't even know that it was applied.
Answered by: Labyrinth
Date published: 2015-11-05

If I spray this on a covered deck, how long do I have to wait before the deck can be walked on? I...

If I spray this on a covered deck, how long do I have to wait before the deck can be walked on? I guess I'm looking for drying time?
Asked by: Eric
Happy to help, Eric! Because temperatures and humidity fluctuate, allow a minimum 24 hours before using deck, porch, or outdoor furniture, and 72 hours before returning furniture to deck/porch floor after applying Rust-Oleum Wolman RainCoat Clear Water Repellent. Avoid dragging furniture across surface.On newly stained surfaces, allow 7 days for coating to cure before washing.
Answered by: Rust-OleumSupport
Date published: 2017-03-31

Can this product be sprayed

12x20 mini pole barn ,built with ruff cut Hemlock
Asked by: Buckster
Yes, the sealer can be applied by spray.
Answered by: CommunityAnswer
Date published: 2016-06-22
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Customer Reviews

5 gal. Raincoat Clear Oil-Based Water Repellent Sealer is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 34.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very easy to use I researched the available products for sealing outdoor wood structures with the intention of protecting my wood deck railings from the harsh south Mississippi sun. I'm convinced the RainCoat product is the best available and I trust Rust Oleum products from years of successful use of their paints. This sealer sprayed on easily and clean up was a breeze. I used it on both some new wood and some three year old previously unsealed wood. The new wood was good after one coat. The older wood soaked up the sealer as fast as I could spray it on. I waited a week and hit that wood again. After the next rain all wood surfaces were beading the water. I'm very pleased.
Date published: 2016-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent coverage, price Used a pad with pole extender, got 350 sqft per gallon. Price per gal. in stores was $30, this is only $20/gal. Easy cleanup with mineral spirits. Causes rain to bead up and sun doesn't fade the wood. Dries fast too. Enough left over to re-coat again in 2 years on a 1000 sqft deck.
Date published: 2011-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from wood fence sealer This sealer went on easily with a garden sprayer. It's fool proof to apply. No runs show up no matter how messy it is applied. I just applied it in June so I don't know how long it will last but it seems to have really soaked into the wood. It dries clear but brought out the natural grain in the wood. It was a little pricey but you get what you pay for. j
Date published: 2016-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product I priced water sealers all over the internet from $69.00 all the way up to $250.00 for 5 gallons. I figured this product was a good middle ground. I wanted a petroleum based product, not a water based product. I read all the reviews I could find and bought 2 5 gallon containers. This is really good stuff. It sprayed on beautifully using a 1 gal garden sprayer. Even though it was clear it darkened my cypress fence just a tad and left it a beautiful golden color. Soaked into the wood nicely and was dry to the touch in late afternoon. I used both containers and plan on getting another one for touch-ups. My garden sprayer easily cleaned up with gasoline, which is a lot cheaper than mineral spirits. A final rinse with hot soapy water and it was good as new. I highly recommend this product.
Date published: 2015-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just One Coat We applied a second coat on our deck over a week ago and it is still tacky to the touch. One coat is enough. If you're looking for a product that brightens the wood, this is not the one. This product absorbs to let wood gray naturally, so you won't notice a change until water hits it and it beads up. Good protection.
Date published: 2013-06-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The only problem! No one sale it in store :-( The sealer go on easy. Can be used with a spary bottle. It stated clear, but will make the wood darker. The dryer the wood, the darker it get. Because my left side of the redwood fence was put up a month before the right side finish. Still need to wait to see how it perform in the rain. 3 stars only, because no one sales it in my local area. And it takes 11 days to get here from the the time purchased. My came with a big dent on one side of the metal can. Did not spill any, but according to my spary bottle. I only got four and a half gallons in my five gallons can :-( Order another can, because cover less than it stated. Unless you put on a super thin coat.
Date published: 2016-05-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good sealant, easily applied Once I got in the groove of applying this sealant, it went very well. Please note, its not 100% clear; it has sort of a golden hue when you pour it into the sprayer so it slightly "tinted" the cedar fence but not so much that it was obnoxious. Once it fully dried, it was slightly darker than the bare cedar but lighter than when wet. It covered well and so far, seems to stand up well to the rain. Initially, I underestimated how much I'd need and only ordered one 5 gallon pail. The sections of fence that I sprayed (before ordering more) held up really nicely in some recent rains. I've now sprayed everything feel ready for fall and winter. Hopefully, this product will stand up for a couple of years and won't be something I need to do every summer.
Date published: 2016-09-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Performed as promised Although I rated this product with a 4, I would not recommend it to others for two reasons: 1. If you need just one gallon more, it is NOT available in the store nor for purchase on-line like the 5 gal was. 2. This product has been discontinued and is only available for purchase from other vendors on-line. What I would recommend is that Wolman's Rain Coat water based product be purchased instead.
Date published: 2016-06-07
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