Quick Answer: Can You Put Thompson’S Water Seal On Wet Wood?

How often should I apply Thompson’s Water Seal?

every one to three yearsApplying a sealer and/or stain typically is recommended every one to three years, depending on the finishing product, deck use, weather conditions, and sun exposure.

All Thompson’s WaterSeal products are DIY-friendly, and most need only a single application on a clean, dry deck..

How long does Thompson’s Water Seal last?

10 yearsIf applied correctly, Water Seal will last up to 10 years.

What happens if it rains after applying Thompson’s Water Seal?

Rain will damage the finish of any wet sealer with linseed oil or mineral oil in it. Because it forms a coating, it takes several hours to “set up” (dry) and during that time the sealer is vulnerable.

Can you seal wet wood?

Absolutely not. There’s an adhesive quality to just about any sealant, and moisture is going to kill it. You have to get the moisture content down to 9% or lower. When wood is freshly chopped down, it’s considered to have a 100% moisture content, and it takes seasons (sometimes a full year) to dry it out properly.

How long does Thompson Water Seal need to dry before rain?

24 hoursKeeping this in view, how long does Thompson Water Seal need to dry before rain? The forecast should indicate no rain for at least 24 hours after application. The deck surface should be allowed to dry for at least 48 hours before application.

Can you spray Thompson’s Water Seal?

Answer: 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.