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Wolman DuraStain Semi-Transparent
 
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$30
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Type: Semi-transparent wood stains
About - Wolman DuraStain Semi-Transparent

The Wolman DuraStain Semi-Transparent is part of the wood stain test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, wood stain models like the DuraStain Semi-Transparent are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Appearance after 1 year:
Appearance after one year summarizes performance after one year of our accelerated weathering.

Appearance after 2 years:
Appearance after two years summarizes performance after two years of our accelerated weathering.
Features & Specs - Wolman DuraStain Semi-Transparent
info Resists cracking No
info Resists color change No
info Resists dirt No
info Resists mildew No
info VOCs (grams/liter) 250
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Nothing special about this product
10/13/2013
Pros
Cons
Short life
Best Uses
None
Comment:
This product is nothing special . It will only repel water for about a year . You might as well use a cheaper product .
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Does not last 3 years...only 1 year
8/13/2013
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Power washed the deck to look like new wood. Then sanded it to provide a smooth surface. Applied the semi-transparent stain and it looked great the first summer.<br /><br />The next spring after a typical midwest winter it needed restaining. Guranteed for 3 years but does not last even 1 full year. Spend more $ on a good product. It takes too much time and effort to do the work so don't cut corners by using this cheap stuff because you will have to do it over in a year. You get what you pay for!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Worst deck stain ever
7/24/2013
Pros
Cons
Don't Waste Money On This
Lasted 6 Months Not 6 Yrs
Best Uses
Comment:
Used 12 gals. to stain 800 ft. deck after power washing with Wolman cleaner. Stained deck in October 2012. After Midwest winter and snow (March 2013), stain no longer on deck. Warranty is for 6 yrs. Did not last 6 months. Waste of time and money.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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