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1 gal. Clear Satin Water Base Exterior Polyurethane HP High Performance

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  • High-Performance UV protection from direct sunlight and weather
  • Fast-drying, 2 hour recoat, Soap and water cleanup
  • Marine surfaces, wood, steel or fiberglass doors, patio furniture
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About This Product

ZAR Exterior Water Base Poly High Performance is a long-lasting exterior water base polyurethane providing some of the toughest UV protection available. For exterior surfaces exposed to direct sunlight and harsh extremes of weather. ZAR Exterior Water Base Poly High Performance full-bodied formula is self-leveling and dries to a rich, amber tone. Use on bare wood or over the wood is to be stained, use ZAR Interior Oil Base Stain. Ideal for wooden marine surfaces (above waterline), stained exterior doors - including fiberglass and steel doors, patio furniture and other wood surfaces exposed to direct sunlight and the harsh extremes of weather.


  • Formerly "ZAR exterior water-based polyurethane"
  • Contains ultraviolet radiation absorbers and anti-oxidants for the ultimate exterior protection for wood exposed to direct sunlight and harsh extremes of weather
  • Recommended by leading door manufacturers
  • Excellent marine grade finish (above water-line)
  • Soap and water cleanup
  • Full-bodied formula brushes on like a conventional polyurethane
  • Application tools: foam brush, synthetic fiber brush
  • Apply 3-coats
  • Dry to touch: 30-minutes
  • Recoat: 2-hours - 3-hours
  • Coverage: 500 sq. ft./gal. - 600 sq. ft./gal.
  • Online price includes PaintCare fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, ME, MN, OR, RI, VT, WA
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Product Information

Internet # 315163958

Model # 32713

Store SKU # 1005900982


Dimensions: H 7.75 in, W 8 in, D 8 in


Container Size

1 Gallon

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)

600 sq ft

Product Depth (in.)

8 in

Product Height (in.)

7.75 in

Product Width (in.)

8 in



Shellac, Lacquer & Polyurethane

Application Method

Brush, Pad, Paint Sprayer

Base Material

Water Based

Color Family



slight amber tone

Dry to the touch (hours)




Maximum Optimal Temperature (F)


Minimum Optimal Temperature (F)


Number per Package


Paint/Stain Clean Up

Soap & Water

Paint/Stain Features

Dries Clear, Durable, Fast Drying, Low Odor, UV/Fade Resistant

Product Weight (lb.)

10 lb

Recommended Number of Coats






Stain & Sealer In One


Substrate Condition

Bare Wood, Finished Wood, Stained Wood, Unfinished Wood

Substrate/Surface Material Use

Fiberglass, Metal, Wood

Surface Location

Furniture, Mailbox

Time before recoating (hours)





Vertical / Horizontal

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings

ASTM Compliant, ISO Certified

Manufacturer Warranty


Questions & Answers

Q:Does this clear water based Polyurethane work on Toyota Camry 2011 Sticky Dashboard?
by|Jul 3, 2024
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Q:Does this contain shellac and lacquer as well as polyurethane (mentioned in the HomeDepot listing)? If so what are the advantages over a 100% polyurthane finish?
by|Nov 15, 2023
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A:  Gandalf - ZAR® Exterior HP Water-Based Polyurethane does not contain shellac or lacquer. It's a water-based polyurethane designed for superior protection against weather and UV exposure.

by|Nov 21, 2023
    Q:Can you use this on a stained veneer acacia wood (picnic table)? Are there any advantages to using the oil based version?
    by|Nov 15, 2023
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    A:  Gandalf - If you use this product on a picnic table, it's critical that all six sides of each board are coated with at least 3 coats. The water-based product has better UV resistance than the oil-based, but some people prefer the look of a traditional oil-based finish. Be sure that the stain used is compatible with polyurethane finishes.

    by|Nov 21, 2023
      Q:Do I have to send before already fresh stain surface or I can apply it on top of it?
      by|Jul 27, 2023
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      A:  Lubo - All sanding should be done prior to applying stain. When the stain is dry (refer to label), you may apply the ZAR Polyurethane for ultimate protection. Thank you for choosing ZAR®

      by|Jul 31, 2023
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        Customer Reviews

        4.5 out of 5

        • 4.5 out of 25 reviews
        • 50% recommend this product
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        NOT matte finish! More sheen than satin!
        I was thrilled when I came across matte exterior polyurethane, especially since I was told there is no such thing (something to do with the chemicals used to make it exterior also makes the sheen). I should have known it was too good to be true. As you can see by the photo, there is nothing matte about it! In fact, I'm pretty sure it's shiner than the satin I previously used. Extremely disappointed. Anyone looking for matte exterior polyurethane, DO NOT buy this product.
        Response from UGL Customer CareFeb 21, 2023
        AB830 - Sorry to see this review. I can 100% guarantee you that we do have a beautiful matte finish in the ZAR water-based exterior polyurethane. If you could please call in with the can in hand, we'd like to get additional information and work to resolve your concern. We look forward to the opportunity to work with you. Please contact our Technical Support Team at 1-800-845-5227 or email ugllabs@ugl.com wtuckerugl
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          Used a Topcoat on a Fiberglass entry door.
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          This is a fabulous product - worth ordering and waiting for it to arrive!
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          I love this poly but it is expensive...
          I love this poly but it is expensive
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          Goes on well, has some foaming when applied. I have...
          Goes on well, has some foaming when applied. I have some reservations about its durability. Time will tell!
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          What the time we got through putting three coats on...
          What the time we got through putting three coats on it. It turns yellow.
          Response from UGL Customer CareApr 21, 2023
          Hank - Sorry to see this review. As noted on the product page and title, this product does have a slight amber tone. Additional coats will add to the ambering effect. That is the key to UV protection and you will see longer service life than competitive offerings. Many door manufacturers use this product as their independent testing shows the ultimate in UV protection. wtuckerugl
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