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1 gal. Clear Gloss Water-Based Exterior Spar Urethane (2-Pack)

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  • Easy to apply superior poly protection for exterior wood surfaces
  • Self leveling, smooth clear finish with max top coat durability
  • Fast dry poly does not yellow over time, covers up to 350 sq. ft.
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Varathane 1 gal. Clear Gloss Water-Based Exterior Spar Urethane (Case of 2) provides maximum UV protection to guard against sun damage. With our non-yellowing formula, Varathane keeps your wood looking great longer. Please read product labels for additional directions and precautions before using.
  • Apply to any outdoor wood projects
  • Covers 350 sq. ft.
  • Gloss sheen
  • Provides maximum UV protection to guard against sun damage
  • Water-based formula provides a warm, golden glow to enhance the wood's beauty
  • Dries to the touch in as little as 2 hours
  • Cleans up with soap and water
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  • Online price includes PaintCare fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, ME, MN, OR, RI, VT, WA
  • California residents

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Ratings
(58)
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(47)
(14)
TransparencyClearClearClearClear
Paint/Stain FeaturesUV/Fade Resistant,WaterproofDries Clear,UV/Fade Resistant,WaterproofUV/Fade Resistant,WaterproofDries Clear,UV/Fade Resistant,Waterproof
Base MaterialWater BasedOil BasedWater BasedOil Based
Container Size1 Gallon1 Gallon1 Gallon1 Gallon
Stain & Sealer In OneNoNoNoNo
SheenGlossGlossSemi-GlossGloss
Surface LocationPatioPatioPatioPatio
Coverage Area (sq. ft.)350600350600
Substrate/Surface Usage TypeWoodWoodWoodWood
Recommended Number of Coats4343
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Specifications

Dimensions

Container Size
1 Gallon
Coverage Area (sq. ft.)
350
Product Depth (in.)
14
Product Height (in.)
8
Product Width (in.)
7.125 in

Details

Application Method
Brush
Base Material
Water Based
Color Family
Clear
Color/Finish
Clear
Dry to the touch (hours)
1
Interior/Exterior
Exterior
Maximum Optimal Temperature (F)
90
Minimum Optimal Temperature (F)
55
Number per Package
2
Paint/Stain Clean Up
Soap & Water
Paint/Stain Features
UV/Fade Resistant,Waterproof
Paint/Stain/Waterproofer Product Type
Wood Waterproof/Sealer
Product Weight (lb.)
19.28
Recommended Number of Coats
4
Returnable
90-Day
Sheen
Gloss
Stain & Sealer In One
No
Substrate Condition
Finished Wood,Unfinished Wood
Substrate/Surface Usage Type
Wood
Surface Location
Patio
Time before recoating (hours)
2
Transparency
Clear
Vertical/Horizontal
Vertical / Horizontal

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
No Certifications or Listings
Manufacturer Warranty
Satisfaction guaranteed for full refund of purchase price

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.6
    out of 58 reviews
  • 96% recommend this product
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Seals out water great...
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    Easy clean up. Waterbased. No yellowing of whites or light colors. Low oder. UV protection. Goes ...
    Easy clean up. Waterbased. No yellowing of whites or light colors. Low oder. UV protection. Goes on smooth and dries crystal clear. 2 hour recoat time (weather conditions apply) awesome product.
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    2 people found this helpful
    This product performed perfectly and with little odor, which was of the main reasons I wanted to ...
    This product performed perfectly and with little odor, which was of the main reasons I wanted to use it. I make custom wavy wooden flags and this product has never failed to perform !!!!
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    4 people found this helpful
    AWESOME PRODUCT
    For getting the WET look ,this is the product to use. We only have 1 coat on this, we are planning 2 coats. This is a BBQ wall and counter we made. The stone tile was also purchased thru Home Depot.
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    2 people found this helpful
    Great topcoat over color coats
    I have been using interior Varathane water based poly for years as a topcoat for all my indoor trim work. It gives good gloss and does not yellow. So far I have used this exterior spar varnish formulation on a storm door and a lantern. The color coats for the storm door were latex, the lantern had a combination of enamel and latex. For the door, the varnish was applied with brush and pad. For the lantern, the varnish was applied with a cheapo HVLP spray gun (unthinned). Once dry, Varathane can be sanded and polished to a mirror finish, but I don't bother for these outdoor projects. No deterioration so far after several brutal winters and the harsh Summer sun. I am really impressed with modern waterborne technology.
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    7 people found this helpful
    Wood Sealer
    I have finished the remodel of the house. The staining and sealing of the front door and exterior columns were the last project on the remodel. I used Varethane to seal the columns after restain and on the new front door after it was stained. I'm confident that our updated look adds curb appeal to the house. Many of my neighbors have commented that the house has a fresh and updated appearance.
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    1 person found this helpful
    Smooth and Clear
    This urethane went on easily, dried quickly and had a good finish. It was easy to use and still looks great. We used the urethane for an outdoor barbecue table and had many compliments during our 4th of July party!
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    5 people found this helpful
    Only clear gloss for exterior in a water based formula...
    Only clear gloss for exterior in a water based formula and it looks great!
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        A good sealer for sure. My only reason for 4...
        A good sealer for sure. My only reason for 4 stars instead of 5 is that instructions are printed in a point size so small as to be unreadable.
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          Good size, arrived well packaged, and worked as described....
          Good size, arrived well packaged, and worked as described.
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          Good
          Works good, is shiny, dries fast, love it. A++++++
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          • Recommended
          I use this spar on all of my wood projects. It...
          I use this spar on all of my wood projects. It takes more coats, but dries much faster, cutting production time considerably. No yellowing at all.
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          1 person found this helpful
          Finished a mailbox about a year ago. Holds up very...
          Finished a mailbox about a year ago. Holds up very well
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          Work great dries clear
          Work great dries clear
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          • Recommended
          Took quite a few coats for a full coverage seal....
          Took quite a few coats for a full coverage seal. Goes on milky and clears when it dries. However when furniture is outside and gets wet, the milky look returns and looks streaky until it dries again. It does clear up when dry. I used this product on a wooden holiday yard sign and it appears streaky in rain/snow. I selected this product because it wasnt supposed to yellow overtime, but I would try another product to avoid this milky finish that appears in the elements.
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          Fabulous product! ! I used it on a 3 season...
          Fabulous product! ! I used it on a 3 season screen porch floor and it looks great. Gave the old wood a light sanding first, and the Varathane brought up the grain and gave it a warm but clean look without changing the color. I did not sand between coats to avoid having it become slick if there was a spill on the floor.
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          Application and cleanup easy. Applied two coats to picnik table and still need two .more though.
          Application and cleanup easy. Applied two coats to picnik table and still need two .more though.
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          • Recommended
          Covered well , cleanup was a breeze. I would have...
          Covered well , cleanup was a breeze. I would have given 5 stars but I need to see how well it weathers
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          Although not necessarily intended for stone patio surface, I’m trying...
          Although not necessarily intended for stone patio surface, I’m trying it out to finally find something that stays glossy, unlike sealers that wear out in less than a year. So far, it looks great. Stay tuned.
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          purchased to seal some outdoor decorations after being unable to find MinWax brand. this is simil...
          purchased to seal some outdoor decorations after being unable to find MinWax brand. this is similar and does the job.
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          • Recommended
          Used it today for the first time and it’s great...
          Used it today for the first time and it’s great
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          Great service from HD and great product!!...
          Great service from HD and great product!!
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          I like this product because it doesnt have the strong...
          I like this product because it doesnt have the strong odor when I use it versus other brands. It would be great if it is available in stores, as the stores only usually carry the 1 quart size only.
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          Perfect for the exterior project needed....
          Perfect for the exterior project needed.
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          I have more trouble with bubbles than the interior...
          I have more trouble with bubbles than the interior Varathane water based poly. When the can gets about half used and my brush drips after dipping it I get a lot of bubbles in the can too.
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          1 person found this helpful
          I know I bought a water based polyurethane, but advertising...
          I know I bought a water based polyurethane, but advertising it for “exterior” use is misleading. I applied 2 coats on my fence and it just rained (lightly), causing the coat to steak white blobs. Happy to submit photos. I didn’t open the last box and would like a refund for the 2 unopened cans.
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          Response from Rust-OleumSupportMay 23, 2019
          Something is amiss here, Matt! Our Varathane Water-Based Spar Urethane is an excellent protective coating for exterior surfaces such as a wood fence. It sounds like the coating may have not yet dried enough prior to the rain impacting the surface. Please give us a call at 800-901-0411, we are happy to help! - Rust-Oleum Product Support 2 Rustoleum
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          4 Star Review
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