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Model # 298274

1 gal. Clear Satin Ultra Thick 2X Water-Based Floor Polyurethane (2-Pack)

Contains 2 gallons ($78.28 /gallon)
$156.56 /case
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  • Protects interior wood floors in only 2 coats, saving time
  • Self leveling formula dries fast to a durable, clear finish
  • Low VOC poly offers max durability for high traffic floor areas
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About This Product

Varathane 1 gal. Clear Satin Ultra Thick 2X Water-Based Floor Polyurethane is an ultra-thick floor finish that allows projects to be completed faster. Formula is 2X thicker and only requires 2 coats instead of the 3-4 coats typically needed. Water-based formula provides advanced self-leveling technology, exceptional scuff, scratch, and stain resistance along with the convenience of soap and water clean-up. Use on all interior wood floors and other surfaces including furniture, doors, trim and more.

Highlights

  • High traffic formula is suitable for use on all interior wood floors
  • Covers up to 320 sq. ft. depending on surface porosity
  • Satin finish offers a soft, low sheen look
  • Thicker formula allows for less coats and faster project completion
  • Self-leveling formula provides long lasting protection for stained or bare wood surfaces
  • Dries to the touch in 2 hours and recoats within 2 to 3 hours for quick project completion
  • 2x thicker formula finishes a floor project with 2 coats versus 3-4 coats with a traditional water based finish
  • Low-VOC formula minimizes odors
  • Cleans up with soap and water
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Product Information

Internet # 206965716

Model # 298274

Specifications

Dimensions

Container Size

1 Gallon

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)

320 sq ft

Details

Application

Shellac, Lacquer & Polyurethane

Application Method

Brush

Base Material

Water Based

Coating Product Category

Waterproofer/Sealer

Color Family

Clear

Dry to Touch (min.)

120 min

Interior/Exterior

Interior

Number of coats recommended

2

Number per Package

2

Paint/Stain Clean Up

Soap & Water

Paint/Stain Features

Sealer

Product Form

Liquid

Returnable

90-Day

Sheen

Satin

Substrate Condition

Bare Wood, Finished Wood, Old/Reclaimed Wood, Stained Wood, Unfinished Wood

Surface Material Use

Wood

Time before recoating (hours)

2

Transparency

Clear

Vertical/Horizontal

Vertical / Horizontal

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty

Satisfaction guaranteed for full refund of purchase price

Questions & Answers

93Questions
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Q:I'd like to darken the color of my finished hardwood floors by applying tinted polyurethane without sanding the floors first. I'd like to use Varathane's Ultra Thick Floor Finish with your dark walnut tint added. Is this an option? To add tint? Thank you!
by|Apr 4, 2024
1 Answer
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A:  Thank you for reaching out. While Rust-Oleum Varathane Ultra Thick 2X Water-Based Polyurethane provides a protective finish for wood floors, we do not recommend adding any additional tint or colorant. This will alter the formulation of the finish and lead to a less durable finish that will not fully cure. -Rust-Oleum Product Support 14

by|Apr 4, 2024
    caret
    Q:I have a wooden center island on wheels in my kitchen. After sanding and staining the top could I use Varathane 2x as a sealer? The top does not get heavy use.
    by|Mar 23, 2024
    1 Answer
    Answer This Question

    A:  We appreciate your interest, Adrienne. Rust-Oleum Varathane Ultra Thick 2X Water-Based Floor Polyurethane is intended for use on interior wood floors only. We do not recommend it for use on countertops or kitchen islands. At this time, we do not offer a polyurethane suitable for this type of use. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3

    by|Mar 26, 2024
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      Q:Why is this product described in the listing as “low voc” when it is 256g/L?
      by|Mar 23, 2024
      1 Answer
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      A:  Happy to clear things up! Rust-Oleum Varathane Ultra Thick 2X Water-Based Floor Polyurethane has a lower VOC level than our oil-based floor polyurethanes and is VOC complaint across the country. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3

      by|Mar 25, 2024
        caret
        Q:What is the quantitative VOC level?
        by|Mar 17, 2024
        2 Answers
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        A:  The SDS referenced in the other answer says 256 g/L

        by|Mar 24, 2024

          A:  Thank you for reaching out! The VOC level for Rust-Oleum Varathane Ultra Thick 2X Water-Based Floor Polyurethane can be found in section 16 of the current Safety Data Sheet (SDS). https://images.thdstatic.com/catalog/pdfImages/d2/d2172f87-7363-4f65-b4d7-9c036c17193a.pdf - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3

          by|Mar 23, 2024
            1 found this answer helpful
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            Customer Reviews

            4.2 out of 5

            • 4.2 out of 105 reviews
            • 70% recommend this product
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            SCRATCHES VERY EASILY
            I have been refinishing hardwood floors for 14+ years and this is the first time I have used a water based poly. In this practical application this water based poly was used on a 12×12 new cedar plank floor. 2 gallons of this poly was applied per instruction on the can in 5 layers with sanding between coats. A curing process of 3 weeks with cabin at 69 Fahrenheit and absolutely no one at cabin withinthis curing time.. A bit excessive but I wanted to know it was fully cured. The finish is now 1 month old and already has deep scratches that turn white all over the floor. I will be sanding back down and this time I will be using a REAL oil based poly that will actually hold up! 200 dollars wasted!
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            Response from Rust-OleumSupportJan 22, 2024
            This is never what we expect to hear, Connie. We need to know more to understand what may have gone wrong! Can you please give us a call at 800-901-0411, and we would be more than happy to assist you further?
            -Rust-Oleum Product Support 14 Rustoleum
              Great product
              I sanded my hardwood floors and wanted a durable water base poly to use. A professional wood floor refinished told me about this product. It goes on very thick and is easy to apply. It dried very fast and left a very hard coating that looks fantastic. I have since refinished another part of the house and used this product again. It is very pricey but well worth it.
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                Dry time is perfect for getting it done with multiple...
                Dry time is perfect for getting it done with multiple coats in a day and not disrupting the house flow. I liked the shine on the semi-gloss better than the satin.
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                Pee yellow film
                Don’t buy un less you want a literal pee yellow film over your floors! I’m so angry because I have to move ! This horrible stain is all over my house & it also did not fully take there are many blotchy spots! It’s just terrible! I was in tears & have to rent drum sander to take the yellow film off! I’m having trust issues with any other verethane product! I should have splurged on Bona
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                Response from Rust-OleumSupportJul 6, 2022
                Something is amiss here, Adal! We do need to gather more details to get to the bottom of this. Please give us a call at 800-901-0411 to talk with us further about your application with Rust-Oleum Varathane Ultra Thick 2X Water-Based Floor Polyurethane. We hope you will give us a chance to try to make things right with you.
                - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3 Rustoleum
                  1 found this review helpful
                  Used product on stair treads, totally love it.
                  This product is amazing the job came out beautiful. I used it on the stair treads on my beach home to go over a solid stain by Behr. It was between this one and the Varathane Clear Satin Water-Based Floor Polyurethane. I am glad I choose this one since you only need 2 coats vs 4 coats. It was easy to apply, looks solid and super clear with no yellow. Highly recommend this product.
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                    • Recommended
                    Worst ever! Pealing after one month!
                    Bought 2 gallons of this product. Followed both the manufacturer’s and sales rep at Home Depot recommendations on application and prep work. It is pealing up after just one month! What a waste of money and time.
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                    Response from Rust-OleumSupportJun 14, 2021
                    Something is amiss here! Our Varathane 2x Ultra Thick Floor Finish Polyurethane will not peel when applied to properly prepared wood flooring according to the product label instructions. Please give us a call at 800-901-0411, we want to get to the bottom of this and try to make things right. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 2 Rustoleum
                      Ruined my floors - dried uneven and splotchy
                      I’m HIGHLY disappointed. This ruined my floors. I painted them, let them dry for 2 days and decided to put a clear coat on to help protect them. I asked the associate at HD what to buy and she highly recommended this. I applied it like the directions said and within minutes of applying it, it looked blotchy. I was worried about it, but there wasn’t much I could do. I left for work and came back to ruined floors. It didn’t dry evenly ANYWHERE. It’s all blotchy and awful - across my living room and hallway. This sucks.
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                      Response from Rust-OleumSupportDec 28, 2020
                      Thank you for sharing your experience! To ensure the best finish with Rust-Oleum Varathane Ultra Thick 2X Floor Polyurethane, that product must be applied with a high quality synthetic bristle brush, T-bar or shed-free applicator pad. A minimum of 2 coats is also needed and the previous coating must be completely dry and clean. If needing further assistance, please give us a call at 800-901-0411 to talk with us.
                      - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3 Rustoleum
                        It works AWESOME, the best product I have ever used...
                        It works AWESOME, the best product I have ever used and protects my floor great.
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                        We used this product on our newly sanded and stained red oak floors in the whole downstairs of ou...
                        We used this product on our newly sanded and stained red oak floors in the whole downstairs of our house. We were in a hurry to move in so I opted for this since it can be recoated quickly. Ensured stain was thoroughly dry after several warm days and then applied two coats with a pad over a two day period as recommended. It went on evenly, dried clear and looked fantastic, but over the course of a month it started to turn milky. Now two years later our floors look like they have a sheet of semi-transparent plastic on them. I've been working with wood and finishes for years and never had this result, but have never used a water based polyurethane either. We finished a red oak stair rail at the same time with the same stain but different finish and it looks great. Could not be less pleased with our floors now. Will have to redo them sometime in the near future. Definitely not recommended for floors.
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                        Response from Rust-OleumSupportAug 13, 2019
                        Something is amiss here, Jay! Hazing can occur when there is moisture trapped under the surface and it is unable to escape. It is essential that Rust-Oleum Varathane Ultra Thick Floor Finish is applied to a dry surface and only when relative humidity below 85%. If needing further assistance, please give us a call at 800-901-0411 to talk with us!
                        - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3 Rustoleum
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