10 Best Exterior Polyurethanes
for December 2021

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ZAR 34112 Ultra Fast Drying Exterior Polyurethane, Satin

ZAR 34112 Ultra Fast Drying Exterior Polyurethane

Satin

by ZAR
What We like

Provides superior protection on exterior wood surfaces

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Product Features

  • Outperforms other exterior clear finishes by 2-1

Outperforms other exterior clear finishes by 2-1

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9.6
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Deft Defthane Interior Exterior Clear Polyurethane Satin Spray, 11.5-Ounce Aerosol

Deft Inc. Deft Defthane Interior Exterior Clear Polyurethane Satin Spray

11.5-Ounce Aerosol

by Paint Sundries Solutions
What We like

Offers 450 VOC compliant formula

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Product Features

  • This product adds a great value
  • Use on unfinished and stained wood, painted, varnished or lacquered surfaces
  • Excellent for interior and exterior wood surfaces including floors, doors, furniture cabinets and marine applications above the water line
  • This high solids oil based polyurethane formulated for hard use areas
  • Excellent for interior and exterior wood surfaces including floors, doors, furniture cabinets and marine applications above the water line

Available in satin finish and 13-ounce aerosol spray with an adjustable spray valve This high solids oil based polyurethane formulated for hard use areas This product adds a great value Excellent for interior and exterior wood surfaces including floors, doors, furniture cabinets and marine applications above the water line Use on unfinished and stained wood, painted, varnished or lacquered surfaces Excellent for interior and exterior wood surfaces including floors, doors, furniture cabinets and marine applications above the water line A high-solids oil-based polyurethane formulated for hard use areas

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9.2
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Deft Interior Exterior Water-Based Polyurethane Finish Gloss, Quart

Deft Inc. Deft Interior Exterior Water-Based Polyurethane Finish Gloss

Quart

by Paint Sundries Solutions
What We like

Water based polyurethane provides ideal protection for interior and exterior wood surfaces

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Product Features

  • Contains superior UV protection; providing excellent weather-resistance and durability
  • Meets or exceeds environmental regulations for voc and is low odor
  • Available in gloss finish and 1-quart container
  • Water based polyurethane provides ideal protection for interior and exterior wood surfaces
  • Interior/Exterior Multi Use Focus

Meets or exceeds environmental regulations for voc and is low odor A 100-percent urethane water-based clear protective top coat, formulated with the latest water-based oil modified urethane technology Available in gloss finish and 1-quart container Greater durability than oil based poly Contains superior uv protection; providing excellent weather-resistance and durability Available in gloss finish and 1-quart container A 100-percent urethane water-based clear protective top coat, formulated with the latest water-based oil modified urethane technology 2 hour recoat Water based polyurethane provides ideal protection for interior and exterior wood surfaces Contains superior uv protection; providing excellent weather-resistance and durability

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9.1
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Deft Interior Exterior Water-Based Polyurethane Clear Satin Finish, Quart

Deft Inc. Deft Interior Exterior Water-Based Polyurethane Clear Satin Finish

Quart

by Deft, Inc.
What We like

Water based polyurethane provides ideal protection for interior and exterior wood surfaces

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Product Features

  • 2 Hour Recoat
  • Meets or exceeds environmental regulations for voc and is low odor
  • Greater Durability Than Oil Based Poly
  • Available in satin finish and 1-quart container
  • Contains superior UV protection; providing excellent weather-resistance and durability

Contains superior uv protection; providing excellent weather-resistance and durability A 100-percent urethane water-based clear protective top coat, formulated with the latest water-based oil modified urethane technology Meets or exceeds environmental regulations for voc and is low odor Greater durability than oil based poly 2 hour recoat Available in satin finish and 1-quart container Interior/exterior multi use focus

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8.6
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ZAR 34012 Gloss Ultra Fast Drying Exterior Polyurethane

ZAR 34012 Gloss Ultra Fast Drying Exterior Polyurethane

by ZAR
What We like

Provides superior protection on exterior wood surfaces

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Product Features

  • Outperforms other exterior clear finishes by 2-1

Outperforms other exterior clear finishes by 2-1

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8.6
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Deft Interior Exterior Water-Based Polyurethane Semi-Gloss Finish, Quart

Deft Inc. Deft Interior Exterior Water-Based Polyurethane Semi-Gloss Finish

Quart

by Paint Sundries Solutions
What We like

Water based polyurethane provides ideal protection for interior and exterior wood surfaces

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Product Features

  • Greater Durability Than Oil Based Poly
  • Meets or exceeds environmental regulations for voc and is low odor
  • Available in semi-gloss finish and 1-quart container
  • Interior/Exterior Multi Use Focus
  • 2 Hour Recoat

Contains superior uv protection; providing excellent weather-resistance and durability Interior/exterior multi use focus Available in semi-gloss finish and 1-quart container 2 hour recoat Greater durability than oil based poly A 100-percent urethane water-based clear protective top coat, formulated with the latest water-based oil modified urethane technology Meets or exceeds environmental regulations for voc and is low odor

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7.7
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Deft Polyurethane Interior/Exterior Oil Based, Clear Satin, 1 Quart

Glidden Deft Polyurethane Interior/Exterior Oil Based

Clear Satin, 1 Quart

by PPG
What We like

Provides protection from water, sun and wind damage

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Product Features

  • Oil modified urethane
  • Contains both uv absorbers and uv inhibitors
  • Resists abrasion and common household chemicals

Resists abrasion and common household chemicals Contains both uv absorbers and uv inhibitors Oil modified urethane

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7.7
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Deft Defthane Interior Exterior Clear Polyurethane Semi-Gloss, Quart

Deft Inc. Deft Defthane Interior Exterior Clear Polyurethane Semi-Gloss

Quart

by Paint Sundries Solutions
What We like

EPA Regulated: No shipments to AK, CA, HI, NH

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Product Features

  • Excellent for interior and exterior wood surfaces including floors, doors, furniture cabinets and marine applications above the water line
  • This high solids oil based polyurethane is formulated for hard use areas
  • Use on unfinished and stained wood, painted, varnished or lacquered surfaces
  • Semi-Gloss Finish - One Quart

Excellent for interior and exterior wood surfaces including floors, doors, furniture cabinets and marine applications above the water line This high solids oil based polyurethane is formulated for hard use areas Semi-gloss finish - one quart Use on unfinished and stained wood, painted, varnished or lacquered surfaces

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7.7
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Rust-Oleum 207008 Marine Spar Varnish, Quart

Rust-Oleum 207008 Marine Spar Varnish

Quart

by Rust-Oleum
What We like

Durable coating provides excellent resistance to UV, salt and mildew

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Product Features

  • Ideal for use on exterior wood surfaces above the water line, including trim, railings and wood furniture
  • Salt and mildew resistant
  • Dries to the touch in 2 hours and covers up to 150 sq. ft.
  • UV resistant
  • Crystal-clear varnish leaves a beautiful gloss finish with maximum protection

Uv resistant Salt and mildew resistant Twice as durable as conventional wood finishes Dries to the touch in 2 hours and covers up to 150 sq. ft. Crystal-clear varnish leaves a beautiful gloss finish with maximum protection Expands and contracts with changing weather conditions This item is not for sale in catalina island Oil-based formula expands and contracts with changing weather conditions Ideal for use on exterior wood surfaces above the water line, including trim, railings and wood furniture

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7.2
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Deft 259-01 Water-Based Polyurethane Interior Exterior Satin, 1-Gallon

Deft, Inc. Deft 259-01 Water-Based Polyurethane Interior Exterior Satin

1-Gallon

by Deft, Inc.
What We like

This innovative product offers exceptional sanding characteristics (self-priming, no sealer needed)

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Product Features

  • This innovative product offers exceptional sanding characteristics (self-priming, no sealer needed)
  • Excellent performance and water clean up. Fast dry within 2 hours to recoat
  • Nontoxic when dry. Easy-to-apply by brush, pad or airless or HVLP spray application
  • It meets or exceeds environmental regulations for VOC and is low odor
  • 2 hour recoat

Interior/exterior multi use focus It meets or exceeds environmental regulations for voc and is low odor Crystal clear protection for interior and exterior furniture, doors, floors, windows, window frames and other wooden hard use areas 2 hour recoat Excellent performance and water clean up. fast dry within 2 hours to recoat Greater durability than oil based poly This innovative product offers exceptional sanding characteristics (self-priming, no sealer needed) Excellent performance and water clean up. fast dry within 2 hours to recoat Crystal clear protection for interior and exterior furniture, doors, floors, windows, window frames and other wooden hard use areas It meets or exceeds environmental regulations for voc and is low odor

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