BEHR PREMIUM® Semi-Transparent Waterproofing Stain and Sealer Penetrating Oil - Cedar/ Naturaltone/ Chocolate/ Redwood

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BEHR Premium Semi-Transparent Waterproofing Wood Stain & Sealer is a penetrating oil-based stain that beautifies and protects your exterior wood surfaces. This product is available in popular exterior premix colors and can also be tinted to a range of other exterior colors. This product is ideal for both horizontal and vertical surfaces. After application, this product will resist rain after 4 hours which provides project flexibility during unsure weather conditions.

Finish
Semi-Transparent film that enhances the wood's natural patterns.
Best for use in
Recommended for properly prepared new to slightly weathered, unsealed exterior wood surfaces (0-5 years exposure) such as Decks, Railings, Shakes, Shingles, Siding, Fences, and Wood Patio Furniture.
Coverage
Up to 400 Sq. Ft. per Gallon depending on wood porosity.

Read important application instructions to ensure optimum paint performance.

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Product Usage

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Must Prep
Before Applying
Wood Finish

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1 Coat Application

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Spread Rate:
**Covers 350-400 Sq. Ft. per Gallon
depending on wood porosity

 

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Clean-Up:
Mineral Spirits
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"For Wood Substrates Only" Recommended for properly prepared new to slightly weathered, unsealed exterior wood surfaces (0-5 years exposure) such as: Decks, Railings, Shakes, Shingles, Siding, Roofs, Fences and Wood Patio Furniture.

Usage SummaryBlank space if empty.
Preparation† (Proper surface preparation is required.)Blank space if empty.
  • For failing coatings or to remove loose wood fibers, use a product such as BEHR PREMIUM® No. 64 Wood Stain & Finish Stripper followed by BEHR PREMIUM No. 63 All-In-One Wood Cleaner to neutralize the wood.
  • When No. 64 is not needed, a product such as No. 63 MUST be used to remove mill glaze and clean the wood surface. After using either No. 64 or No. 63, rinse thoroughly with a garden hose or pressure washer. When rinsing with a pressure washer, use the broadest spray pattern while keeping the nozzle at least 24" away from the surface.
  • Allow the area to dry at least 24 hours before coating.
  • Lightly sand to remove remaining wood fibers/fuzz. See behr.com for additional product information.
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For best results, a pad applicator is recommended over large deck areas.

  • Must apply between 40-90˚F (4.5-32˚C).
  • *Do not apply if rain is expected within 4 hours of product application. Resists rain 4 hours after application.
  • The surface must be completely dry before application.
  • For multiple gallons, combine into a larger containers for color uniformity.
  • DO NOT THIN PRODUCT. Stir product occasionally throughout the application.
  • Test product for penetration and color on a small hidden area before proceeding.
  • Use a natural bristle brush for areas requiring more accuracy. The use of rollers should be limited to rough surfaces only. Use 3/8" nap or longer when appropriate.
  • A high-quality pump sprayer with a variable tip or an airless sprayer with a .013"-.017" tip (60 mesh filter) may be used.
  • If thinning is necessary for spray application, then use a VOC compliant paint thinner at a rate of up to 8 oz. per gallon. • Lightly saturate the surface and back-brush any excess finish.
  •  Be sure to eliminate puddling and evenly distribute the finish. Maintain a wet edge when applying.
  • Apply product end-to-end or to board lengths to prevent lap marks. Avoid applying finish too heavily.
  • One coat application. For optimum performance, coat all accessible sides.

 

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  • When the color has faded and water is readily absorbed by the substrate, prep/clean with a product such as BEHR PREMIUM No. 63, allow to dry, and apply a new/fresh coat of wood finish.
  • Product can be applied annually if needed.
Dry TimeBlank space if empty.
  • Dry to touch after 2-4 hours depending on wood porosity. 24 hours before foot traffic. 72 hours for full cure.
DisposalBlank space if empty.
  • For disposal of empty containers and unused product, contact your household refuse collection service.

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LIMITED WARRANTYBlank space if empty.

Behr Process Corporation warrants to you, the original residential consumer purchaser, the performance of this product as described on this label for 8 years on vertical surfaces and 6 years on horizontal surfaces, from the date of purchase. THIS WARRANTY IS NOT VALID WHEN THE PRODUCT IS NOT PROPERLY APPLIED TO A PROPERLY PREPARED SURFACE OR CARED FOR IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LABEL DIRECTIONS.  Color fading and slight natural graying of the wood may occur during the warranty period, especially in areas exposed to heavy foot traffic or excessive weather. This warranty is not transferable. If this product is found not to perform as specified on the label during the warranty period, Behr Process Corporation will, at its option and upon presentation of proof-of-purchase (the original receipt), either furnish an equivalent amount of new product or refund the original purchase price of this product to you. This warranty excludes (1) labor and costs of labor for the application or removal of any product, and (2) any incidental or consequential damages, whether based on breach of express or implied warranty, negligence, strict liability or any other legal theory. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights, which vary from state to state. Note to residents of the State of New Jersey: The provisions of this warranty, including its limitations, are intended to apply to the fullest extent permitted by the laws of the State of New Jersey. To obtain warranty service, call 1-800-854-0133. Behr Process Corporation reserves the right to inspect any and all application of the product prior to processing your claim made under this warranty.

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BEHR PREMIUM® Semi-Transparent Waterproofing Wood Finish Penetrating Oil is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 188.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product! I bought this to use on a brand-new outdoor potting table and it worked great! I lightly sanded any rough edges and lightly wiped the table down with a slightly damp cloth. I allowed this to dry overnight, then applied the product outdoors with a paint brush. It goes on clear with a slightly milky look to it. I applied 2 light coats to the entire potting table and it all dried with a clear, matte finish to it. I was able to complete the project in one day. If you didn't know I had applied it to the wood, you wouldn't know the wood had been treated with anything. Very pleased with how it turned out.
Date published: 2019-05-22
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