A Deck Sealer with Clear Advantages
DEFY® UV-Resistant Clear Finish is an epoxy fortified, high grade synthetic resin deck sealers available today:
- Clear UV Inhibitors – DEFY® UV-Resistant Clear Wood Finish has fortified UV blockers that prevent graying caused by the harmful effects of the sun while adding little to no change to the natural look of your wood
- Epoxy Tough Resins - the epoxy helps to bond the sealer to the wood fibers greatly extending the life of the sealer
- Soap and Water Cleanup – this water-based formula is easy to use, easy to maintain and is biodegradable
- Environmentally Friendly – all DEFY® deck sealers are 250 V.O.C. compliant and have been approved by the Master Painter's Institute to be environmentally friendly.
DEFY® Deck Sealer Uses
DEFY® UV-Resistant Clear Wood Finish can be used on interior or exterior wood surfaces including: wood siding, log homes, decks, fences, shake shingles, outdoor wood furniture, pressure treated lumber and all other natural wood surfaces. Maintenance of this clear deck stain is easy! A quick application of DEFY® Wood Brightener will generally clean and restore previously treated surfaces to their original appearance. Once cleaned, a single coat application of this deck sealer will provide long-term beauty and protection. The surface should be recoated annually or when graying initially starts to appear.
UV-Resistant Clear Wood Finish goes on milky white and dries to a clear, flat finish with little to no change to the natural look of your wood. It is sold in 1 and 5 gallon containers and covers 100-150 square feet per gallon depending on wood texture and porosity.
Easy Deck Sealer Maintenance
Periodically, as the surface begins to get dirty or dull, simply wash it down with a mild detergent and water. As the weather begins to wear away at the surface and the color begins to fade, a maintenance coat will need to be applied. To check the surface to see if it is ready for a maintenance coat, simply sprinkle a little water on it. If the water is immediately absorbed into the wood, then it is ready to be recoated.
The first step in the maintenance process is to apply a coat of Wood Brightener. This will lighten any minor graying and clean the surface. Allow the surface to dry 24 hours followed by a single coat application of UV-Resistant Clear Wood Finish as directed on the label.
All of the DEFY® deck sealers contain powerful sunscreens to block damaging UV rays. Ultra violet rays cause wood to turn gray and become susceptible to water penetration and decay. UV-Resistant Clear Wood Finish contains synthetic resins that do not attract mildew and algae like other natural resin (oil-based) stains do. Additionally, this water repellent deck stain reduces water penetration up to 90%.