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1 qt. Clear Gloss Water-Based Interior Polyurethane (2-Pack)

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  • Easy to apply superior poly protection for interior wood surfaces
  • Self leveling, smooth clear finish with max top coat durability
  • Fast dry, durable formula covers up to 125 sq. ft. per quart
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Product Details

Beautifies With Scratch and Stain Resistant Finish

Beautifies With Scratch and Stain Resistant Finish

Polyurethane protects wood projects such as furniture, crafts and trim. Protective clear coat and sealer provides a scratch resistant surface on interior wood.

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Creating flawless finishes for over 60 years

Expert wood finishing quality since 1958 for the professional, DIY fixer upper, furniture maker or home restoration project.

Triple Thick Formula for One Coat Coverage

Triple Thick Formula for One Coat Coverage

Available in Water-Base, Oil-Base and Triple Thick Polyurethane with Satin, Gloss and Semi-Gloss sheens for custom project needs.

Craft Sealer

Craft Sealer

Create unique décor and gifts

Protect Items from Moisture

Protect Items from Moisture

Seal and protect wood from moisture

Topcoat Tables and Furniture

Topcoat Tables and Furniture

Use polyurethane for protecting tables, chairs, cabinets and furniture

Apply Polyurethane to Wood

Apply Polyurethane to Wood

Products like Varathane Triple Thick Polyurethane make wood stain projects fast

Interior Ceramic Tile Floor

Available in Matte, Gloss, Satin and Semi-Gloss

Water-based poly features low odor and easy soap and water clean up.

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Varathane Ultimate Water-Based Polyurethane

Crystal clear, non-yellow finish offers protective coating over indoor surfaces including tables, shelves and more.

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Available in Matte, Gloss, Satin and Semi-Gloss

Oil-based polyurethane creates a warm amber glow that deepens over time. Golden tone highlights wood grain.

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Varathane Ultimate Oil-Based Polyurethane

Durable poly sealer offers superior scratch and stain resistance for delicate furniture and stained wood.

Triple Thick Polyurethane Can

Available in Matte, Gloss, Satin and Semi-Gloss

Triple thick poly top coat protects 3X faster than traditional polyurethane. Advanced durability in one coat saves time.

Triple Thick Poly

Varathane Triple Thick Polyurethane

Seal and protect surfaces with a premium, long lasting finish. Ultimate protection for stained or natural wood.

About This Product

Varathane 1 qt. Clear Gloss Water-Based Interior Polyurethane (2-Pack) is specially formulated to let wood's natural beauty shine through. High clarity protective coating for indoor wood projects provides a crystal clear finish. Premium polyurethane retains the same clear finish as the day it was applied and will not yellow with time.

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Product Information

Internet # 202057129

Model # 200041H

Specifications

Dimensions

Container Size

1 Quart

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)

125 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.)

60 min

Interior/Exterior

Interior

Number of coats recommended

3

Number per Package

2

Paint/Stain Clean Up

Soap & Water

Paint/Stain Features

Sealer

Product Form

Liquid

Returnable

90-Day

Sheen

Gloss

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

658Questions
caret
Q:Can this be used with chalk paint .
by|Jun 13, 2024
1 Answer
Answer This Question

A:  We're happy to help, Yvonne. Yes, Rust-Oleum Varathane Water-Based Polyurethane would be an ideal top coat for our Rust-Oleum Chalked Paint. -Rust-Oleum Product Support 14

by|Jun 13, 2024
    caret
    Q:Can this product be applied with a brush
    by|Jun 11, 2024
    1 Answer
    Answer This Question

    A:  Thank you for reaching out, Howard. Yes, Rust-Oleum Varathane Water-Based Polyurethane is recommended to be applied using a high quality synthetic bristle brush. -Rust-Oleum Product Support 14

    by|Jun 12, 2024
      caret
      Q:Can we semi gloss over satin for my final coat?
      by|Jun 8, 2024
      1 Answer
      Answer This Question

      A:  We're happy to help. Yes, Rust-Oleum Varathane Water-Based Satin Polyurethane can have the Semi-Gloss Polyurethane top coat it as the final coat. -Rust-Oleum Product Support 14

      by|Jun 10, 2024
        caret
        Q:Is the Clear Semi-Gloss Water-Based Interior Polyurethane water proof after it is dry? 1.0k Questions & Answers (654)
        by|May 21, 2024
        1 Answer
        Answer This Question

        A:  Happy to clear things up! While Rust-Oleum Varathane Water-Based Ultimate Polyurethane will add some protection against water, it is not considered a waterproof coating. At this time, we do not offer a waterproofing finish for wood surfaces. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3

        by|May 21, 2024
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          Customer Reviews

          4.5 out of 5

          • 4.5 out of 2,947 reviews
          • 83% recommend this product
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          Works great. Easy to apply.
          Really surprised at how easy it was to work with. Applies evenly. Dries quick. Applied 2 coats. Waited about 2 hours in between. Was dry to touch after 2 more hours. Then fully dried overnight. It kept the original color of the wood. Maybe a slight shade darker, but barely noticeable.
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            • Recommended
            2 found this review helpful
            I loved the Polyurethane! It made my project look great. And it’s durable!
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            1 found this review helpful
            Very smooth
            I used the Matte poly on a new, bare, pine table top. Stained with Varathane carbon grey. I used 9 coats. Very little sanding with 2000 grit between the first 3 coats and then no sanding with the other 6. I final buff at completion. I let it cure for 6 weeks. It’s so smooth it looks like Formica. It dries fast! Easy to apply with a foam brush.
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              • Recommended
              5 found this review helpful
              yes
              Great! We used this to seal our bucher block and it woked great!
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                • Recommended
                1 found this review helpful
                delivery problem
                I can’t speak to the quality of the product, but the packing was apparently insufficient since the box arrived leaking on my porch.
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                Response from Rust-OleumSupportFeb 19, 2024
                Oh no this is never what we expect to hear. For issues regarding shipping we ask you reach Home Depot directly at (800) 466-3337, and they would be more than happy to assist you further.
                -Rust-Oleum Product Support 14 Rustoleum
                  • Recommended
                  2 found this review helpful
                  Spray with Caution
                  I tried to spray this product with an airless sprayer, but it was way too heavy and wasted a lot of product. I switched to an HVLP gravity feed sprayer. You do need to spray closer to the wood than with other paints. Turned out better after switching to that method.
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                    • Recommended
                    3 found this review helpful
                    Amazing finish
                    I refinished a desk from the 1950’s. This was the finishing touch. I had never used it before and 2 coats was enough. Super easy to use and finish looks amazing
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                      • Recommended
                      1 found this review helpful
                      great product
                      This is my go-to varnish for my furniture painting business. Only complaint is that my closest store no longer carries it (because they're switching to another brand ONLY) and I have to travel a distance to get it or have it delivered.
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                        • Recommended
                        1 found this review helpful
                        Great product for sealing painted furniture!
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                        • Verified Purchase
                        3 found this review helpful
                        We used this as a finish coat for painting our half bath floor tiles. A top coat wasn’t suggested to us, but once we finished painting, it was obvious we needed it. A quick google search suggested a water based polyurethane top coat. This was perfect. It was pretty easy to use. I would suggest however, if you need to “touch up” a spot, that you just do an entire extra layer. We have one square of tile w an extra coat and you can see it from certain light angles It dried quickly, it’s holding up great and it’s really what we needed to complete the project . It feels sturdy, like it will last a long time. The Matte is perfect
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