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5 Gal. Raincoat Clear Oil-Based Water Repellent Sealer

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  • Protective clear coat repels water on exterior wood surfaces
  • Penetrating sealant resists mildew and moisture in a clear finish
  • Test the surface for a surface barrier prior to application
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Product Details

Keep exterior wood protected with this Raincoat Clear Oil-Based Water Repellant Sealer. Great for smooth surfaces on docks, porches, sheds and more, it covers up to 350 sq. ft. For lasting use, this preservative offers termite, mold, mildew resistance.
  • Great water repellent and sealer for decks, porches, fences, boat docks, outdoor furniture, wood sheds, wood swing sets and most outdoor wood objects
  • Oil-based formula ideal as a final finish or water repellent primer under an oil-base paint or stain
  • Matte clear finish reveals natural wood color and allows wood to gray naturally
  • Covers approximately 150-200 sq. ft. on rough surfaces and 300-350 sq. ft. on smooth surfaces per gallon
  • Mildew-resistant coating film keeps wood free of mildew stain
  • Cleans up with mineral spirits
  • 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 this product be used on bamboo fences? What must be done besides cleaning the fence first?
by|Nov 14, 2022
1 Answer
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A:  Happy to help, Dave! Rust-Oleum Wolman Raincoat Oil-Based Water-Repellent Sealer can be used, provided that the surface does not already have a sealer on it. This can be done by splashing some water onto different areas. If water beads on the surface, then that means a sealer is present. If water readily absorbs into the surface, then this can be applied. The product's technical data sheet will have more details on how to prep the surface, depending on if your fence is newer or weathered. https://images.thdstatic.com/catalog/pdfImages/5b/5b58a3ce-e962-4054-83b5-4daa26ba6efe.pdf - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3

by|Nov 23, 2022
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    Q:Will this yellow white wood like poly?
    by|Nov 10, 2022
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    A:  Happy to help. Wolman RainCoat Oil Based Sealer will dry to a golden amber finish. If a crystal clear finish is desired, we recommend using Wolman RainCoat Water Based Sealer. https://www.homedepot.com/p/Wolman-1-gal-Raincoat-Clear-Water-Based-Water-Repellent-Sealer-4-Pack-288339/314011031 - Rust-Oleum Product Support 6

    by|Nov 10, 2022
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      Q:Can this product be used on OSB flooring in a shed??
      by|Oct 24, 2022
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      A:  Good question! The Rust-Oleum Wolman Raincoat Oil-based Sealer is for exterior use only and is not recommended for use on a shed floor. For that type of application, we instead suggest using the Rust-Oleum RockSolid Garage Floor Coating. https://www.homedepot.com/p/Rust-Oleum-RockSolid-180-oz-Gray-Polycuramine-2-5-Car-Garage-Floor-Kit-365193/314107176 - Rust-Oleum Product Support 5

      by|Oct 24, 2022
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        Q:how long will this product last
        by|Jun 1, 2022
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        A:  I apply it annually to the exposed decks at my beach house in North Carolina.

        by|Oct 14, 2022

          A:  Thank you for reaching out, David! With proper surface prep and application, Rust-Oleum Wolman Oil-Based Water Repellent Sealer will have a 3-year performance guarantee. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3

          by|Oct 14, 2022
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            Customer Reviews

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            Great product
            Cleaning this 25 year old 1,000 sq.ft. 2x4 treated pine deck that sits under a forest of oaks was the hardest part of the job. It had been neglected for about 8 years. Applying Raincoat with a garden pump sprayer was the easiest job. I sprayed it on liberally, using TWO 5 gallon cans, not one. I had enough left to spray all the railings and spindles as well. The product has been on for 3 weeks and water beads up nicely. However, the "fresh stain" odor is still lingering a bit. I suspect the odor will disappear in a few more days. The wood did darken a bit, but I'm happy with the results.
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              Great sealer, easy to apply with a garden sprayer. I had used only this on my 25 year old deck a...
              Great sealer, easy to apply with a garden sprayer. I had used only this on my 25 year old deck and fence but had trouble finding it for a few years so I had tried some of the "clear" water based sealers. They were terrible - hard to apply and showed wear in high traffic areas. Glad I could get this home delivered from Home Depot.
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              Very good quality at an exceptional price.
              I was surprised to find this product for about 70% of the price at my local paint store. There was such a big difference in price that I contacted Rustoleum, who own the Wolman's brand. Rustoleum assured me that it was the exact same product available through Home Depot. For my project, I saved about $90.
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              Easy to put on and it works wonders for the...
              Easy to put on and it works wonders for the wood. Really keeps it protected against snow and rain.
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              Good coverage and allows wood grain to show thru without...
              Good coverage and allows wood grain to show thru without coloring it. Needs second coat after 3 months to extend protection. Easy to apply and clean up.
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              So far so good! Easy to apply and right...
              So far so good! Easy to apply and right now it’s working great! Only time will tell!
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              Great product, easy to apply.
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              Easy to apply and has reasonable coverage. Darkens treated lumber...
              Easy to apply and has reasonable coverage. Darkens treated lumber a relatively small amount. Dries quickly with no tackiness. Water is beading up and time will tell how effective it is long term. We like the natural color of lumber and this clear oil based sealer did the job.
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