BEHR® DECKplus® Transparent Waterproofing Wood Finish Penetrating Oil

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BEHR DECKplus Transparent Waterproofing Wood Finish is a penetrating oil-based stain that beautifies and protects your exterior wood surfaces. This product can be used straight off the shelf as a clear finish or tinted to a range of popular exterior colours and is ideal for both horizontal and vertical surfaces. After application, this product will resist rain after 4 hours which provides project flexibility during unsure weather conditions.


Creates a Clear Finish that showcases the full natural beauty of the wood.

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Recommended for properly prepared new to slightly weathered, unsealed exterior wood surfaces (0-5 years exposure) such as Decks, Railings, Shakes, Shingles, Siding, Fences, and Wood Patio Furniture.


23-28 m2 per 3.78 L depending on wood porosity.

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    Must Prep
    Before Applying
    Wood Finish

  • Pad applicator icon.

    1 Coat 

  • Wood square feet coverage icon

    Spread Rate
    Covers 23-28 m2

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    Mineral Spririts or Paint Thinner

Recommended for properly prepared new to slightly weathered, unsealed exterior wood surfaces (0-5 years exposure) such as; Decks, Railings, Shakes, Shingles, Siding, Fences, and Wood Patio Furniture.



  • For failing coatings or to remove loose wood fibers, use a product such as BEHR PREMIUM® No. 64 Wood Stain & Finish Stripper followed by BEHR PREMIUM No. 63 All-In-One Wood Cleaner to neutralize the wood.
  • When No. 64 is not needed, a product such as No. 63 MUST be used to remove mill glaze and clean the wood surface.
  • When NO. 64 is not needed, use a product such as NO. 63 to clean and brighten the wood surface and to remove light to medium exterior stains caused by mold, mildew, algae & fungus.
  • After using either No. 64 or No. 63, rinse thoroughly with a garden hose or pressure washer.
  • When rinsing with a pressure washer, use the broadest spray pattern while keeping the nozzle at least 60 cm away from the surface. Allow the area to dry at least 24 hours before coating.
  • Lightly sand to remove remaining wood fibers/fuzz.

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For best results, a pad applicator is recommended over large deck areas.

  • Must apply between 5-32 ̊ C. *Do not apply if rain is expected within 4 hours of product application. Resists rain 4 hours after application.
  • Avoid applying in direct sunlight or to hot surfaces. Do not use if rain is expected within 24 hours.
  • The surface must be completely dry before application. Intermix multiple containers to ensure colour uniformity.
  • Stir product occasionally throughout application. Test product for penetration and colour on a small hidden area before proceeding.
  • Use a natural bristle brush for areas requiring more accuracy. Use of rollers should be limited to rough surfaces only.
  • Use 10 mm nap or longer when appropriate. Lightly saturate the surface and back-brush any excess finish.
  • Be sure to eliminate puddling and evenly distribute the finish. Maintain a wet edge when applying.
  • Apply product end-to-end or to board lengths to prevent lap marks. Avoid applying stain too heavily. One coat application.
  • For optimum performance, coat all accessible sides.

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  • When colour has faded and water is readily absorbed by the substrate, prep/clean with a product such as BEHR PREMIUM No. 63, allow to dry, and apply a new/fresh coat of wood finish.
  • Product can be applied annually if needed

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Dry Time

  • Dry to touch after 2-4 hours depending on wood porosity.
  • 24-48 hours before foot traffic.
  • 72 hours for full cure.

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  • For disposal of empty containers and unused product, contact your household refuse collection service.

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To consult with a Behr Certified Coatings Professional, call 1-800-661-1591.

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BEHR® DECKplus® Transparent Waterproofing Wood Finish Penetrating Oil
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If this product is found to be defective upon inspection by an expert, Behr Process Corporation will, at its option, and upon presentation of proof-of-purchase (the original receipt), either furnish an equivalent amount of new product or refund the original purchase price of this product to you. This warranty is not transferable. If you believe this product is defective, contact Behr Process Corporation at 2750 Centre Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2A2L3. The cost of transportation or shipping, if any, are to be assumed by the consumer. The clause of limitation of liability which follows is inapplicable in Quebec: This warranty excludes (1) labour and costs of labour for the application or removal of any product, and (2) any incidental or consequential damages, whether based on breach of express or implied warranty, negligence, strict liability or any other legal theory. The above provisions are not intended to operate where prohibited by law. This limited warranty is the only warranty provided by Behr Process Corporation unless extended by a provincial consumer statute.