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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

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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Questions & Answers

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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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        Q:What type of primer should be used?
        by|Mar 29, 2021
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        A:  I've soaked wood in this product overnight, and then used 1-2-3 primer on it after a couple of days. So far, so good after a year.

        by|Jul 9, 2021

        A:  Happy to clear things up! Rust-Oleum Wolman Woodlife Classic Wood Preservative is intended for use on bare wood only. This will ensure proper penetration of the product and allow for proper drying. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3

        by|Mar 30, 2021
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          Q:Is it safe to use on docks over or near water?
          by|Feb 12, 2021
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          A:  We appreciate your interest, Becky! Rust-Oleum Wolman Woodlife Classic Wood Preservative is suitable for use on exterior wood surfaces that are above ground and the waterline. This product will not withstand constant immersion in water. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3

          by|Feb 15, 2021
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            Customer Reviews

            4.6 out of 5
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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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                Rating provided by a verified purchaser
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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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                After spraying two gallons (two one gallon applications) my deck...
                After spraying two gallons (two one gallon applications) my deck is happy. Water literally stays on the surface. It isn’t slippery or sticky. Water evaporates away. It does not go into the wood. Love love love it!!
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                Works OK--I prefer oil based since it penetrates more. ...
                Works OK--I prefer oil based since it penetrates more. This went on fine and dried quickly which is an advantage.
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                Response from Rust-OleumSupportJun 10, 2020
                We appreciate your feedback! We hope Rust-Oleum Wolman Classic Wood Preservative will continue to meet your the needs of your project.
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