Asked by: Atilio Graiver
asked in category: General Last Updated: 20th March, 2020

How do you apply Behr semi transparent waterproofing stain and sealer?

Test product for penetration and color on a small hidden area before proceeding. Work in small sections lightly saturating the surface and immediately back-brush or use pad applicator to eliminate puddling, remove excess and evenly distribute the stain. Maintain a wet edge when applying.

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People also ask, how do you apply Behr waterproofing stain and sealer?

1st Coat 200-400 Sq. Ft.; 2nd Coat 400-800 Sq. Ft.


  1. Must apply between 35-90˚F (1.7-32˚C).
  2. Do not use if rain is expected within 24 hours.
  3. No primer needed on most woods.
  4. Stir product occasionally throughout application.
  5. Use a 3/8” nap roller, nylon/polyester brush, pad applicator or airless sprayer.

Beside above, how many coats of stain should Behr deck? Two thin coats required. For optimum performance, coat all six sides of wood. 1-2 hours before recoat. Allow 72 hours for full cure.

Keeping this in consideration, how long does it take for Behr semi transparent stain to dry?

Dry Time. 1-2 hours before recoat. Allow 72 hours for full cure.

How long does Behr stain last?

BEHR's best semi-transparent product, this advanced 100% acrylic formula penetrates deep into wood to deliver complete protection from the elements for up to 6 years on decks and 8 years on fences and siding.

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