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Ready Seal 5 Gal. Dark Walnut/Flat Semi-Transparent Wood Deck Stain & Sealer

Includes 5 gallons ($39.80 /gallon)
$199.00
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  • Richly enhances the natural beauty of wood
  • Ideal for protecting wood from mold, mildew and UV rays
  • Perfect for use in exterior wood projects
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About This Product

Enhance and protect your exterior wood surfaces with this 5 gal. Dark Walnut Wood Stain and Sealer. This oil-based stain offers deep wood penetration, resisting cracking, chipping and peeling. It dries to a flat finish, enduring rain minutes after application.

Highlights

  • Can be applied to ALL types of hard or soft wood
  • Approximately 125 sq. ft. per gallon
  • Dries to a durable, flat, natural finish
  • No cracking, chipping, flaking, or peeling and no laps, runs, or streaks
  • Goof proof application
  • Can withstand rain within minutes of application
  • Contains no linseed or vegetable oils that promote algae and fungus growth in wood
  • Easy maintenance - no sanding or stripping required for re-application
  • Wood moisture content must be 12% or less
  • Low VOC (Compliant in all 50 states except SCAQMD)
  • No back brushing required
  • Apply in any temperature
  • Online price includes PaintCare fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, ME, MN, OR, RI, VT, WA
  • How To Prep A Deck For Staining
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Product Information

Internet # 204675331

Model # 525

Store SKU # 1000051116

Additional Resources

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Specifications

Dimensions

Container Size

5 Gallon

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)

625 sq ft

Details

Application

Wood Deck Stain & Sealer

Application Method

Brush, Cloth, Pad, Paint Sprayer, Pump-up Sprayer, Roller, Wipe On

Base Material

Oil Based

Color Family

Brown

Color/Finish

Dark Walnut/Flat

Dry to Touch (min.)

60

Interior/Exterior

Exterior

Maximum Optimal Temperature (F)

100

Minimum Optimal Temperature (F)

0

Number per Package

1

Paint/Stain Clean Up

Mineral Spirits

Paint/Stain Features

Low Temperature, Mildew Resistant, UV/Fade Resistant, Waterproof

Recommended Number of Coats

2

Returnable

90-Day

Stain & Sealer In One

Yes

Substrate Condition

Old/Reclaimed Wood, Pressure Treated Wood, Unfinished Wood

Substrate/Surface Material Use

Wood

Surface Location

Patio

Textured/Smooth

Smooth

Time before recoating (hours)

1

Transparency

Semi-Transparent

Vertical/Horizontal

Vertical / Horizontal

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty

Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

70Questions
caret
Q:Can I use a 315 or 415 spray tip for this product using an airless sprayer?
by|Aug 17, 2023
1 Answer
Answer This Question

A:  Although any tip can be used, Ready Seal is best controlled in volume and spray pattern with a smaller tip size that is recommended for thinner products. Best to use 211, 213, 311, or 313.

by|Oct 16, 2023
    1 found this answer helpful
    caret
    Q:my house is 03 by 50 how many gal. of stain would i need for the outside
    by|Jul 15, 2023
    1 Answer
    Answer This Question

    A:  03 X 50 would require 150 sq. feet, or 1.25 Gallons. 30 x 50 would take approximately.12 Gallons.

    by|Jul 17, 2023
      caret
      Q:I have double mahogany doors that will get a lot of western facing sun. Can this stain be used on wooden entry doors? If so, are there any special considerations?
      by|Jul 14, 2023
      1 Answer
      Answer This Question

      A:  Ready Seal can be used on any wood surface. Please refer to www.readyseal.com's resources page for any special instructions, when considering wood conditions.

      by|Jul 17, 2023
        caret
        Q:How many square feet cover one gallon
        by|Jul 13, 2023
        1 Answer
        Answer This Question

        A:  Ready Seal will typically cover approximately125 sq feet to 175 sq. feet, depending on your wood species and condition.

        by|Jul 14, 2023
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          Customer Reviews

          4.7 out of 5

          • 4.7 out of 651 reviews
          • 94% recommend this product
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          Color is great! Good coverage for our garden project.
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            My deck will be next>
            I highly recommend this stain, it has really brought my 17-year-old fence back to life, the one board that's slightly different color was a replace board.
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              • Recommended
              Loved working with this stain. My house, deck and porch look fabulous. Great coverage and easy pour spout built in. Definitely will buy this brand again
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              • Verified Purchase
              Beautiful upgrade!!
              This stain is beautiful, it has made my cheap pine fence look gorgeous. This is one section done compared to the not done yet pine fence. It’s alittle messy and smells but sinks right into the wood and does not show any unevenness as you apply. I love it I will be buying more!
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                • Recommended
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                Love this stain color.
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                • Verified Purchase
                I used this Ready Seal (Dark Walnut) Exterior Wood Stain/Sealer...
                I used this Ready Seal (Dark Walnut) Exterior Wood Stain/Sealer on a wood pergola that was starting to show some sun damage, drying etc. I didn't strip the wood of all color (not sure what the previous owner of the home used on the wood) but rather I just used a wire brush and some sandpaper to scrape the surface and funky edges where wood was drying. Then I used my blower to get all the dust off the wood. The product went on easily with a small foam roller and a brush for hard to reach areas. It dried nicely and looks great. I have no complaints whatsoever. Picture attached shows left half of pergola stained, right half prepped but not stained yet.
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                • Verified Purchase
                Great Stain, Easy to use.
                Used a pump sprayer to apply stain to fence. Still looks great.
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                  • Recommended
                  Looked great at first
                  I purchased Ready Seal in dark walnut, 5 gallon buckets, from my local store. In 2020, we installed a brand new cedar deck. Low moisture content, only 4-6%. Loved the application, it was easy and lap free. And it looked really great and I loved the color. I did the test for a second coat, and it would not accept a second coat. Spring of 2021, I did the bleach and jet spray prep, waited for appropriate moisture content reading, and I ended up applying 2 coats. It remained a little oily, but I wiped it down with a rag. It did accept the second coat, as residue was clear, per Ready Seal website. It is Feb 2, 2022. See attached pictures. This is the icicle drip line. Stain is non-existent and has worn off. Very disappointing for an “absorbing” oil based stain. And, for 3 coats in 2 years, I expected it to last much longer, at least for the year. I do not want to apply stain every Spring.I will not re-apply Ready Seal. I had hoped this stain would last much longer. Reviews I had read before purchase were very positive. As of now, I’m seeing many negative reviews on longevity.
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                    5 found this review helpful
                    Simply the Best Stain
                    The Best for Wood fence and deck.
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                    • Verified Purchase
                    • Recommended
                    Best Stain Out There!
                    Super easy to apply, low odor, looks great. After first applying the stain, it looked "okay" but by day 2 after fully curing it was EXACTLY what we expected and love it! Best tip for success is great prep and sanding of your surface. I thought I sanded perfectly, going coarse to smooth as directed and the appropriate grit sizes of sandpaper. But every swirl and uneven sand mark shows through. I rented a belt sander and orbital sander from HD which was a big help, but my sanding skills clearly stink. Other than user errors, this Ready Seal is fantastic! This is year #3 and looks like it can use a refresh in areas that are fully exposed to the sun. But since it doesn't peel or flake because it is a stain/sealer - I am thrilled for an easy upkeep needed.
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                      • Recommended
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