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1 qt. Satin Triple Thick Polyurethane

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  • 3X thicker than traditional polyurethane to finish in one coat
  • Excellent scratch and stain protection on interior wood surfaces
  • Self leveling, water based poly covers up to 50 sq. ft. per quart
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Product Details
  • 3X thicker than traditional polyurethane to finish in one coat
  • Excellent scratch and stain protection on interior wood surfaces
  • Self leveling, water based poly covers up to 50 sq. ft. per quart
About This Product

Varathane 1 qt. Satin Triple Thick Polyurethane is 3X thicker than traditional polyurethane. Its advanced water-based, self-leveling formula allows wood projects to be completed with just one coat. It provides a durable finish with exceptional scratch and stain resistance on bare and stained wood.

  • Protects from scratches and stains on interior wood surfaces including furniture, doors, trim and more
  • Only 1-coat necessary, covers up to 50 sq. ft.
  • Satin finish offers a soft, low-sheen look
  • Ultimate durability provides long lasting protection for stained or bare wood surfaces
  • 3xs thicker formula allows for quick project completion
  • Premium water-based formula dries to the touch in 2 hours
  • Cleans up with soap and water
  • Apply in direction of wood grain using a high-quality synthetic brush with a smooth, uniform coat
  • Avoid overloading brush when applying, a very thick coat is not necessary product will naturally build a thick finish
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  • Product has a slight amber effect, if applying over light colored stains or paints, test in an inconspicuous area first.
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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 #: 205443113Internet #: 020066249427Model #: 281543
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Specifications

Dimensions

Container Size1 QuartCoverage Area (sq. ft.)50 sq ft

Details

ApplicationShellac, Lacquer & PolyurethaneApplication MethodBrush
Base MaterialWater BasedCoating Product CategoryWaterproofer/Sealer
Color FamilyClearDry to Touch (min.)120 min
Interior/ExteriorInteriorNumber of coats recommended1
Number per Package1Paint/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)0TransparencyTransparent
Vertical/HorizontalVertical / Horizontal

Warranty / Certifications

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

173Questions
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Q:What product is suitable for protecting a dining table top.
by|Jan 23, 2024
1 Answer
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A:  We're happy to help. Yes, Rust-Oleum Varathane Triple Thick Polyurethane can certainly be applied to a dining room table. Just make sure that the surface is clean, dry and free from wax, grease, dust, and other contaminants before applying the product. -Rust-Oleum Product Support 14

by|Jan 23, 2024
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    Q:Will this coating help make a mantle more fire resistant
    by|Jan 19, 2024
    1 Answer
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    A:  We're happy to help, Larry. While Rust-Oleum Varathane Triple Thick Polyurethane provides a protective coating for wooden surfaces, it can only withstand temperatures up to 200° F. Exposure to temperatures above 200° F or direct heat will cause the finish to blister and peel. -Rust-Oleum Product Support 14

    by|Jan 22, 2024
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      Q:Is this flammable when being brush applied
      by|Jan 18, 2024
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      A:  We're happy to help, Peter. Rust-Oleum Varathane Triple Thick Polyurethane is not a flammable product. We still do not recommend exposing to direct flame or heat. -Rust-Oleum Product Support 14

      by|Jan 19, 2024
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        Q:Can this product be reduced for spraying?
        by|Jan 17, 2024
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        A:  Thank you for reaching out, Mike. Varathane Triple Thick Polyurethane is 3X thicker than a traditional polyurethane, it cannot be spray applied. Apply using a high quality synthetic bristle brush. Apply in the direction of the wood grain in one, thick smooth uniform coat. -Rust-Oleum Product Support 14

        by|Jan 17, 2024
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          Customer Reviews

          3.8 out of 5
          • 3.8 out of 1,339 reviews
          • 56% recommend this product
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          Pay attention, y’all can’t read!
          Listen, this is an outstanding coding. You need to follow the directions though! Humidity and temperature are giant important requirements for this to properly cure. And to that guy who sanded it and then said he was upset, but it was pure white after he sanded it? Pal you gotta put another coat on after you sand it, that’s the whole point. It’s an outstanding polyurethane product. It’s been around since the 1950’s for a good reason, it’s good!
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            Terrible
            Very disappointed with Home Depot. Sale rep, recommended. Bought the best brush , first of all it was all white looked like white glue . So put it on as fast and nice as possible and it showed every brush mark and could not go over or it made it worse . I will have to refinish the table again. Very disappointed !!
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            Response from Rust-OleumSupportFeb 2, 2024
            Oh no, Susan, this is never what we expect to hear. 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
              PERFECT finish on pine coffee table
              Fact: I am a complete amateur. I sanded the paint off of my white pine coffee table top and wanted to protect the distressed/white washed surface with a satin finish. I bought the product and THEN read the horrible reviews… I was scared and almost returned the product. I decided to give it a try anyway and applied one coat with a synthetic brush and it is freaking GORGEOUS!! I am so happy with how it turned out!!! This is a great poly and I can’t recommend it enough.
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                • Recommended
                Just terrible results - Maybe I bought 'old' stock, but, there were small white dots in the can, that went onto my project. Secondly, the coverage was terrible, used 2/3 of a quart on a 30 inch x 6 foot butcher block counter top. Lastly, stroke marks like you wouldn't believe. Wish I could return this product, as I have to start over.
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                Response from Rust-OleumSupportNov 16, 2023
                Hmm, something seems wrong here. 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 happy to assist you further?
                -Rust-Oleum Product Support 14 Rustoleum
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                Horrible!!!
                This stuff is HORRIBLE!!! Way, way, way too thick. Goes on so thick it’s white - even after drying for 3 days!!! And following the can directions, when it’s sanded it turns COMPLETELY white!!! My table is ruined so I have to sand it all down and start over!!!
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                Response from Rust-OleumSupportOct 16, 2023
                Let's see if we can help! Since Rust-Oleum Varathane Triple Thick Polyurethane is a thicker coating, you want to apply in the direction of the wood grain with one, thick smooth uniform coat. Applying too thick of a coating can hinder the drying process, not allowing the coating to dry from white to clear.
                -Rust-Oleum Product Support 14 Rustoleum
                  Used on new oak stair treads and risers. Was definitely thicker than the regular product. Very easy to work with and keep a wet edge. Dried to a nice satin finish. Two coats provided excellent build and it is a very hard, clear finish. Time will tell how it wears but confidence is high!
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                  Does not dry clear
                  The clear did not dry clear, it actually dried somewhat white and milky and a result the floor did not match my existing floor. The stain matched the floor before I applied the clear finished. I would not recommend.
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                    Won’t work with one coat & shows brush
                    I used this on bare wood table. Thought I could just do one coat as it states (wrong) It says that it self levels (wrong) It would not even level out the brush marks. Had to re-sand and buy the regular polyurethane.
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                    Response from Rust-OleumSupportJun 16, 2023
                    We appreciate you sharing your experinece! For the best finish, it is essential that Rust-Oleum Varathane Triple Thick Polyurethane is applied with a high quality synthetic bristle brush. You want to apply one thick coat in the direction of the wood grain and not overwork the product on the surface. Going over the area once it has started to dry or tack up will cause brush marks. If applying over a porous surface, if the product was applied thinner, a second coat will likely need to be applied. We do recommend lightly sanding the surface with 220 grit sandpaper prior to recoating to ensure a smooth finish.
                    - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3 Rustoleum
                      My wife likes it
                      You get ok build in one coat and good with two. It dries faster than oil base and cleans up with water. Note that it is fundamentally different from oil-base urethane. It does not impart a "warm" tone and produces less figuring. If this is what you want, you'll probably like it. If not, you should try something else. The sample photo is a "White (pine) board" from HD.
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                        Dries clear- use for flat surfaces
                        First coat looked good dried crystal clear but used 2 coats for more protection. 2nd coat had a little haze in parts but overall clear. A thick, even, coat leveled off well on the flat surface. I had to touch up the verticals surfaces and edges right away to prevent drips.
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