How long does Thompson Water Seal last?
Water Seal can only be used on bare and uncoated brick, stone or concrete. How long will Water Seal last? If applied correctly, Water Seal will last up to 4 years.
Is Thompson’s Water Seal supposed to be white?
No. Thompson’s® WaterSeal® Clear Multi-Surface Waterproofer applies white but dries clear and allows your wood to gray naturally over time. Prior to covering the entire surface, a test patch should be done in an inconspicuous place.
Does Thompson Water Seal come in gray?
Thompson’s WaterSeal Solid Coastal Gray Waterproofing Wood Stain and Sealer 1 gal.
Does wood sealer come in different colors?
The range of Ready Seal colors include Burnt Hickory, Mahogany, Dark Walnut, Redwood, Mission Brown, Pecan, Natural Cedar, and Light Oak. Each are dark pigmented colors that can then be mixed together.
How many coats of Thompson Water Seal do I need?
One coat is enough, but if more color is desired, a second coat can be applied within two hours before the first coat has dried. With Thompson’s® WaterSeal® Waterproofing Stains, you can clean your tools with soap and water.
Is Thompson Water Seal any good?
Overall Score Thompson’s® WaterSeal® at 2 Year Period: 6.125 – Overall Thompson’s® WaterSeal® Clear Plus wood finish is a “clear” disappointment. Any finish that offers zero ability to prevent UV graying should not be considered for your deck or exterior wood.
What is the best way to apply Thompson’s water Seal?
The fastest way to apply is with a pump-up sprayer (using a coarse setting), but you can also apply with a brush or a roller. You should apply liberally. In the case of areas with heavy discoloration or dirt, apply a second coat, brush lightly with a broom and hose off.
Does Thompson water Seal go bad?
The silicon-based sealer has a very long life when used, is a semi-permanent option, and is hard to remove once applied. Its shelf life is around five years.
Can I apply Thompson’s water Seal every year?
It is not recommended where decks are subject to significant sun exposure. It also must be reapplied more often than most stains, typically every year.