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1 Gal. Classic Clear Above Ground Wood Preservative (4-Pack)

Contains 4 gallons ($21.56 /gallon)
$86.25 /case
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  • Multi-purpose protection for above-ground, exterior wood surfaces
  • Water repellent, clear finish protects and extends top coat life
  • Pre-treat wood for new project construction with dip method
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Product Details
  • Multi-purpose protection for above-ground, exterior wood surfaces
  • Water repellent, clear finish protects and extends top coat life
  • Pre-treat wood for new project construction with dip method
About This Product

Wolman 1 gal. Classic Clear Above Ground Wood Preservative (Case of 4) for use on above-ground wood installations (especially non-pressure-treated lumber), to protect the structural integrity. Prevents mold, mildew and other fungi attack and dimensional change caused by water absorption. Proven to extend top-coat service life.

  • Pre-treatment by dip method before installation is recommended, also designed for protection of deck or porch floor end cuts
  • Covers approximately 150 sq. ft.
  • Classic clear
  • EPA-registered, fungicidal preservative protects against surface mold, mildew, rot and decay
  • Water repellent resists water damage: swelling, warping, end-checking
  • 100% clear - reveals natural wood color and allows it to gray naturally
  • Dries to touch in 1 hour
  • Cleans 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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Product ID #: 204746307Internet #: 320066055104Model #: 903

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Specifications

Dimensions: H 8 in, W 13.5 in, D 13.5 in

Dimensions

Container Size1 GallonCoverage Area (sq. ft.)150 sq ft
Product Depth (in.)13.5 inProduct Height (in.)8 in
Product Width (in.)13.5 in

Details

ApplicationWood Waterproof/SealerApplication MethodBrush, Paint Sprayer, Roller
Base MaterialWater BasedColor FamilyClear
Color/FinishClear Wood PreservativeDry to the touch (hours)1
Interior/ExteriorExteriorMaximum Optimal Temperature (F)90
Minimum Optimal Temperature (F)50Number per Package4
Paint/Stain Clean UpSoap & WaterPaint/Stain FeaturesDries Clear, Mildew Resistant
Product Weight (lb.)36.75 lbRecommended Number of Coats1
Returnable90-DaySheenFlat/Matte
Stain & Sealer In OneNoSubstrate ConditionFinished Wood, Unfinished Wood
Substrate/Surface Material UseWoodSurface LocationFurniture
Time before recoating (hours)24TransparencyTransparent
Vertical/HorizontalVertical / Horizontal

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and ListingsNo Certifications or ListingsManufacturer WarrantySatisfaction Guaranteed
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Questions & Answers

33Questions
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Q:How soon after applying woodlife can it be painted? Also If cedar is used does it also need this?
by|Sep 7, 2023
1 Answer
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A:  Thank you for reaching out! Our Woodlife Classic Clear Wood Preservative is designed to protect against rot and decay by inhibiting mold, mildew, and staining fungus growth on the wood surface, and may be used on pressure treated and non-pressure treated wood, including Cedar. The wood preservative is paintable after it has dried for at least 24 hours. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 2

by|Sep 8, 2023
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    Q:I am putting this on a new pressure treated deck that has been cleaned. It says it can be stained over. I would like to stain over it with a semi-transparent stain. What product(s) could I use? Does it need to be oil based?
    by|Aug 24, 2023
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    A:  Happy to help, Gail! The Rust-Oleum Wolman Woodlife Classic Clear Wood Preservative can be used on a deck, as long as the wood has been exposed to weather conditions for 30 days. You'll want to do a splash test to determine if there is any surface barrier present, which would repel a new coating. If you do notice that the water doesn't soak it, you'll need to use a deck stripper to remove the finish before proceeding forward with the application. For best results, consider use of an oil-based stain after 24 hrs of the application of the Wolman Woodlife Classic. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 1

    by|Aug 28, 2023
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      Q:I ordered a case of your product. I also have Abatron LiquidWood 2 Part Structural Epoxy Wood Hardener and Consolidant Resin for restoration of some siding. Are your products compatible? Do I apply your product first for best absorption and then Abatron?
      by|Apr 18, 2022
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      A:  Thank you for reaching out, David. Rust-Oleum Wolman Woodlife Classic Wood Preservative is intended for use on bare wood surfaces. Other products on the surface can prevent the product from properly penetrating the surface. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3

      by|Apr 19, 2022
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        Q:If I Apply a couple coats to A raw, cedar structure (and want to maintain a cedar look), should I apply something else over this preservative?
        by|Mar 1, 2022
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        A:  Take a garden sprayer, new if possible, mix 50/50, Boiled Linseed Oil and Mineral spirits (Paint Thinner) into the sprayer and spray the Cedar. Apply 2 or more coats and let dry. Then the clear wood preservative, brush or another sprayer. Re-apply once a year.

        by|Mar 2, 2022

          A:  We like how you think, Linda! Rust-Oleum Wolman Woodlife Classic protects against rot and decay by inhibiting mold, mildew, and staining fungus growth on the wood surface. It has excellent water repellency and anti-wicking properties. Topcoating this product is optional; this product can be painted over or stained. This product will extend topcoat service life by inhibiting peeling and blistering. Please note to allow a minimum of 24 hours before over-coating with primer, paint or stain. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 5

          by|Mar 2, 2022
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            Customer Reviews

            4.7 out of 5
            • 4.7 out of 21 reviews
            • 75% recommend this product
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            I've used this product for years, and it does a good job of protecting my deck in Pennsylvania's wet weather.
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            Easy to apply, clear wood preservative, good for raw unpainted...
            Easy to apply, clear wood preservative, good for raw unpainted wood siding and trim before priming and top coat.
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            Is this Woodlife or Wolman's? I purchased Woodlife in the past and for nowhere near $86.00 for a gallon! This must be a mistake. Another hardware chain is selling it for $29.99.
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            Response from Rust-OleumSupportMay 28, 2022
            Thanks for reaching out, Palma! The Rust-Oleum Wolman Woodlife Classic Clear Preservative is the formal name of the product. While we do not handle pricing, these are sold in case quantity (4 ea). So, the total you're seeing is for a case of the product and does not appear to be a single unit. We suggest talking with Home Depot directly at (800) 430-3376 - Rust-Oleum Product Support 1 Rustoleum
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                Easy to use, and paintable. The protection lasts for an unbelievably long time... decades, if you...
                Easy to use, and paintable. The protection lasts for an unbelievably long time... decades, if you submerge the wood in it overnight (at least the ends).
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                The manufacturer doesn't recommend applying the material when the temp....
                The manufacturer doesn't recommend applying the material when the temp. is below 70 deg. The 4-pack arrived well-packed, so there was no nicks, dents or leaks.
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                have used this product on our house's entire exterier made of texture 9-11. protects the wood and...
                have used this product on our house's entire exterier made of texture 9-11. protects the wood and makes it look nice
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