Polyurethane protects wood projects such as furniture, crafts and trim. Protective clear coat and sealer provides a scratch resistant surface on interior wood.
Expert wood finishing quality since 1958 for the professional, DIY fixer upper, furniture maker or home restoration project.
Available in Water-Base, Oil-Base and Triple Thick Polyurethane with Satin, Gloss and Semi-Gloss sheens for custom project needs.
Create unique décor and gifts
Seal and protect wood from moisture
Use polyurethane for protecting tables, chairs, cabinets and furniture
Products like Varathane Triple Thick Polyurethane make wood stain projects fast
Water-based poly features low odor and easy soap and water clean up.
Crystal clear, non-yellow finish offers protective coating over indoor surfaces including tables, shelves and more.
Oil-based polyurethane creates a warm amber glow that deepens over time. Golden tone highlights wood grain.
Durable poly sealer offers superior scratch and stain resistance for delicate furniture and stained wood.
Triple thick poly top coat protects 3X faster than traditional polyurethane. Advanced durability in one coat saves time.
Seal and protect surfaces with a premium, long lasting finish. Ultimate protection for stained or natural wood.
A: Thanks for reaching out. Varathane Oil Based Polyurethane can be applied over painted surfaces, this poly dries to a golden amber finish. For questions on specific non Rust-Oleum products, we recommend contacting the manufacturer of that coating to ensure an oil based poly can be applied over their paint. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 6
A: Thank you for reaching out, Chelsi! Yes, Rust-Oleum Varathane Oil-Based Ultimate Polyurethane is suitable for use on previously stained surfaces, including gel stains. For the best results, the stain must be dry and in good, sound condition. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3
A: No, I wouldn't bother be cause it won't soak into the wood.Just use a damp microfiber towel. Use 3 coats, with a light sand between coats
A: Thank you for reaching out! We recommend using a damp cloth to clean the furniture. Warm, soapy water may also be used for more thorough cleaning, followed by wiping with a cloth dampened with clean water. Furniture polishes may contain waxes that build up on the surface, and are not recommended for use on surfaces protected with polyurethane. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 2
A: No, Ted. Rust-Oleum Varathane Interior Polyurethane is not intended for applications to floors. Instead, we recommend Rust-Oleum Varathane Floor Finish for hardwood floors. http://www.homedepot.com/p/Varathane-1-gal-Clear-Gloss-350-VOC-Oil-Based-Floor-Finish-Polyurethane-Case-of-2-214550/204804762
|Brand||Varathane||Varathane||Rust-Oleum Parks||Rust-Oleum Parks|
|Name||1 gal. Clear Satin 275 VOC Oil-Based Interior Polyurethane (2-Pack)||1 Gal. Clear Satin Ultra Thick 2X Water-Based Floor Polyurethane (2-Pack)||Pro Finisher 1 gal. Clear Semi-Gloss 350 VOC Oil-Based Polyurethane for Floors (4-Pack)||Pro Finisher 1 gal. Clear Semi-Gloss 275 VOC Oil-Based Polyurethane for Floors (4-Pack)|
|Container Size||1 Gallon||1 Gallon||1 Gallon||1 Gallon|
|Base Material||Oil Based||Water Based||Oil Based||Oil Based|
|Number of coats recommended||2||2||2||2|
|Paint/Stain Clean Up||Mineral Spirits||Soap & Water||Mineral Spirits||Mineral Spirits|
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