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0.88 Gal. CreoCoat Black Water-Based Exterior Wood Preservative (4-Pack)

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  • Multi-purpose protective finish for exterior wood surfaces
  • Prevents attacks from termites, insects and resists mold & mildew
  • Solid black finish provides creosote coating substitute
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Product Details

Keep exterior wood protected with this Wolman .88 gal. Water-Based Exterior Wood Preservative. It covers up to 200 sq. ft. and maintains the structure of below-ground, ground contact or water contact wood installations. For lasting use, this preservative offers termite, mold, mildew resistance.
  • Ideal creosote substitute - provides a black look for landscape timbers, railroad ties, farm fencing and more
  • .88 Gal. covers up to 200 sq. ft.
  • EPA-registered, insecticidal preservative prohibits termite damage, rot and decay
  • Inhibits surface growth of fungal organisms: mold, mildew and staining fungi
  • Imparts a solid black finish when applied as directed
  • Dries to touch in one hour and allow wood to dry for 24 hours before installation
  • Clean up with soap and water
  • Online price includes PaintCare fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, ME, MN, OR, RI, VT, WA
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Questions & Answers

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Q:Can you paint the wood after you treat the wood with the CreoCoat?
by|Aug 30, 2022
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A:  It will peel off. I tried it on my boat dock ramp. It started peeling within a month.

by|Aug 31, 2022

    A:  Happy to help. Wolman Woodlife CreoCoat Black Wood Preservative will impart a color to wood that will fade over time, but if desired, can be top coated with paint or stain. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 6

    by|Oct 5, 2022
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      Q:I am looking to treat the cedar fence posts below grade, is there a difference between Creocoat and coppercoat?
      by|Mar 28, 2022
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      A:  Thank you for reaching out! Both treatments are for above and below grade installations, and utilize copper naphthenate to protect the wood. Our Wolman Woodlife CreoCoat is tinted black to create a wood tone similar to creosote, while our Wolman Woodlife CopperCoat creates a greenish hue. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 2

      by|Dec 23, 2022
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        A:  It is about the same different with exception of color. The Creacoat is black pigmented as the old creasote wood treatment was. The coppercoat is green tinted but a very light tint. If you are looking for a darker tint then the creacoat works better and last longer in color tinting. As a wood preservative they work the same.

        by|Dec 23, 2022
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          Q:Can CreoCoat or the Green coating be used on the under side of above ground plywood for flooring? Will it seep through 3/4"plywood? It will have an underlayment plus vinyl wood flooring on the top side. Thanks
          by|Jan 21, 2022
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          A:  I believe the Penashield clear wood preservative would be a better choice for your purposes. The black or green CreoCoat could likely, over time, penetrate through your plywood. The Penashield is ideal when no color is desired, but protection is the goal. CreotCoat and Penashield are about the same price per gallon. Good luck with your project.

          by|Dec 23, 2022
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          A:  Glad to lend a hand. Rust-Oleum Wolman CreoCoat and the Wolman CopperCoat are both for exterior use only and are not recommend for any interior surface. We need to know more about your application to make the best recommendation for you. Please feel free to call us at 800-901-0411 to discuss further. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 5

          by|Dec 23, 2022
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            Q:Can you purchase just one .88 gallon container? And not have to buy four? Thanks, Dave Gohman
            by|Jun 9, 2021
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            A:  Happy to help, Dave! Due to shipping purposes, Rust-Oleum Wolman Woodlife CreoCoat Wood Preservative may only be available as a case when purchased online. For individual cans, we recommend reaching out to your local store for availability. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3

            by|Jan 6, 2023
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              Customer Reviews

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              Went on as expected but only time will tell if it protects which is the primary reason I purchase...
              Went on as expected but only time will tell if it protects which is the primary reason I purchased. Brushed on PT wood posts and rails of fence prior to installation. Brushing was easy with 5" deck brush but a half acre of rough fencing wood still took a good amount of time. I think a second coat would give a blacker appearance but also probably unnecessary since the wood is new pressure treated and I'm worn out from one coat and color is still nice. Posts are closer to black but rails are more of a dark weathered charcoal/brown. Raw pressure treated wood is ugly so definitely better than that but may reapply in future if I decide I want rails blacker. Four stars because I don't know yet if it will protect and I had hoped it was a little more black.
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              Easy to use but needs to be applied on cloudy days to avoid skin burns
              Easy to use but needs to be applied on cloudy days to avoid skin burns
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              I purchased the case of CreoCoat (4 cans). Each can is .88 of a gallon - NOT 1 U.S. Gallon as sh...
              I purchased the case of CreoCoat (4 cans). Each can is .88 of a gallon - NOT 1 U.S. Gallon as shown in the picture. It still costs $143.87 for 4 cans, even though you'll be getting almost half of a gallon less. I gave it an "Average" rating as I have to wait and see how long it works!
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              Response from Rust-OleumSupportJun 26, 2017
              We find it unusual that you did not receive a gallon of Wolman CreoCoat Wood Preservative. We appreciate you letting us know and would like to talk further with you. Please call us at (800) 901-0411 to discuss! Rustoleum
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                Creocoat goes on nicely to bare wood with a brush....
                Creocoat goes on nicely to bare wood with a brush.
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                3 in brush works great with a 4 in wide...
                3 in brush works great with a 4 in wide metal can
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                We used 2 coats. Creocoat makes our old RR ties...
                We used 2 coats. Creocoat makes our old RR ties look great & we feel the wood preservative & insect repellent will give us more years before replacing the ties.
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                Needs mo' pigment so lasts longer. We'll see how long...
                Needs mo' pigment so lasts longer. We'll see how long this second year application lasts.
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                Response from Rust-OleumSupportApr 28, 2022
                Thank you for reaching out, Peter! We appreciate you sharing your experience with Rust-Oleum Wolman CreoCoat Wood Preservative. The final color will be dependent on the condition of the wood and the application method.
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                I depend on CreoCoat for all of our four-rail 2'...
                I depend on CreoCoat for all of our four-rail 2' x 10' Douglas Fir fencing around and across our 1/2 acre property. This preservative keeps the wood free from any damage and we only re-apply every 10 years or so; more for appearance than for protection.
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                Good stuff and yes I would buy again...
                Good stuff and yes I would buy again
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