Is Thompson Water Seal oil based or water based?

Is Thompson Water Seal oil based or water based?

Thompson's® WaterSeal® Penetrating Timber Oil is an oil-based product that provides protection by penetrating into wood pores and sealing out water infiltration. Thompson's® WaterSeal® Waterproofing Stains are water-based products that have film-forming properties to protect the wood by repelling water.

Why is my Thompson Water Seal white?

From the Thompsons site: Apply by brush, roller, dipping, or sprayer. A garden "pump-up" style sprayer is the simplest method. Product will appear milky white during application, but will dry clear. If puddling of product occurs, remove within 15 minutes by redistributing to dry areas or wiping off.

Is Thompson's Water Seal clear or milky?

Thompson's Water Seal Advanced Natural Wood Protector goes on milky but dries clear.

Does Thompsons Water Seal go bad?

Acrylic- and latex-based sealer are both water-based. Similar to paint in its consistency and shelf life, if stored in a cool, dry place, it should last approximately five years.

Can you apply two coats of Thompson's Water Seal?

Application: Only one coat is recommended for both Semi –Transparent & Solid. A second coat can be added if more color is desired. Allow the first coat to dry (approximately 2 hours) before second application.

Can you use a sprayer for Thompson's Water Seal?

The manufacturer of Thompson Water Seal recommended that you use their product with a plastic sprayer with a brass wand, such as our Chapin Premier sprayer. ... Once you are done with the product, it is recommended that you run mineral spirits through the sprayer and then water to clean it.