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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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Product Details
  • 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
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.

  • 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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  • Online price includes PaintCare fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, ME, MN, OR, RI, VT, WA
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Product ID #: 206965716Internet #: 320066061358Model #: 298274
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Specifications

Dimensions

Container Size1 GallonCoverage Area (sq. ft.)320 sq ft

Details

ApplicationShellac, Lacquer & PolyurethaneApplication MethodBrush
Base MaterialWater BasedCoating Product CategoryWaterproofer/Sealer
Color FamilyClearDry to Touch (min.)120 min
Interior/ExteriorInteriorNumber of coats recommended2
Number per Package2Paint/Stain Clean UpSoap & Water
Paint/Stain FeaturesSealerProduct FormLiquid
Returnable90-DaySheenSatin
Substrate ConditionBare Wood, Finished Wood, Old/Reclaimed Wood, Stained Wood, Unfinished WoodSurface Material UseWood
Time before recoating (hours)2TransparencyClear
Vertical/HorizontalVertical / Horizontal

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer WarrantySatisfaction guaranteed for full refund of purchase price
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Questions & Answers

88Questions
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Q:Can this product be sprayed with airless sprayer and back brushed ? Doing a log home interior. Exterior was spayed with stain and brushed to work product into the grain
by|Jan 20, 2024
1 Answer
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A:  We're happy to help, Barry. Due to the fast drying properties of Rust-Oleum Varathane Ultra Thick Water-Based Polyurethane, we do not recommend applying with a sprayer. This can cause the finish to dry in the air and lead to an uneven finish. -Rust-Oleum Product Support 14

by|Jan 22, 2024
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    Q:What stain?
    by|Aug 7, 2023
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    A:  Rust-Oleum Varathane Ultra Thick Floor Finish is designed to offer a thicker, stronger and faster project completion than a traditional polyurethane floor finish. The advanced self leveling technology allows floor finish projects to be completed in only 2 coats instead of the traditional 3-4 coats. This water-based formula provides excellent scuff, scratch, and stain resistance. If you have any questions, or need further assistance, please give us a call at (800) 901-0411. -Rust-Oleum Product Support 13 -Rust-Oleum Product Support 13

    by|Aug 7, 2023
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      Q:how soon can furniture be placed on the floor
      by|Aug 5, 2023
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      A:  Great question, Mike! We recommend allowing the finish to dry 24 hours before light foot traffic and 7 days for full cure before placing furniture back on the surface. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 13

      by|Aug 7, 2023
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        Q:we just applied a regular water-based polyurethane on our newly stained wood floor but are not satisfied with the results. Once it has had time to cure can we apply the Ultra thick for better results?
        by|May 1, 2023
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        A:  Happy to help, Lauren! The Rust-Oleum Varathane Ultra Thick Floor Finish may be applied over previously finished surfaces that are in sound condition. For best adhesion, clean and scuff sand the surface prior to application. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 8

        by|May 3, 2023
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          Customer Reviews

          4.2 out of 5
          • 4.2 out of 103 reviews
          • 69% 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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                  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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