Barrettine Creocote

  4.8/5.0 (95 reviews)
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Wood type and application method can vary coverage.

Barrettine Creocote is an oil-based Creosote substitute for exterior woods which has been developed as a safer, more environmentally friendly alternative to the traditional Creosote fence paint, which is no longer available for domestic use.

Available in a light or dark shade, this creosote substitute is ideally suited to rough woods on sheds, fences and barns but can be used on a variety of exterior woods to protect and preserve.

Multi-buy Offer: Buy 4 x 4L for £27.90

Brand Barrettine
No. of coats 1-2
Coverage Up to 7 per litre
Drying time 24 hrs
Size 4L
GTIN 5015861011404, 5015861012401

Barrettine Creocote has similar physical, water repellency and application characteristics of the traditional Creosote fence paint but contains no biocide/preserver. For additional protection against insect attack, mould, algae and wood rot, a base coat of Barrettine Premier Universal Preservative can be applied before the Creocote.

If using Barrettine Premier Universal Preservative as a base coat for additional protection, it's important that it is allowed to dry for 24 to 48 hours before applying the Creocote on top.

Barrettine Creocote Is a bitumen/wax based treatment that helps to protect the timber by repelling water and preventing ingress.

Timber surfaces to be treated should be clean, dry and free from mould, algae, lichen and other surface contaminates prior to application. Timber surfaces can be cleaned with a stiff brush and Fungicidal Wash (Multicide) to remove any organic matter from the surface of the wood.

Other than water based or spirit based wood preservers, this product can only be used on bare wood - any surface coatings of paint or varnish must be fully removed before applying Barrettine Creocote.

Always do a test area before starting any project to test the suitability and colour of this product.

This product can be brush applied (approximately 1 Ltr per 6 to 8 square meters) or the timber can be dipped into the Creocote for approximately 20 mins.

Please Note: This product is not suitable for use on decking or exterior wooden furniture.

Paint brushes and other application equipment used for applying Barrettine Creocote should be cleaned with white spirit immediately after use and before the product has chance to harden.

  • Harmful by inhalation.
  • Harmful: may cause lung damage if swallowed.
  • Irritating to skin.
  • Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
  • Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

Allow 24 to 48 hours for Barrettine Creocote to dry fully. drying times may very depending on timber, air temperature and humidity.

Note: If this product is being used on barns or other structures where animals are being kept, it must be allowed to dry for a full 48 hours with good ventilation before animals are introduced.

95 customer reviews
Excellent by John Pearse

Would buy from this site again.

Reviewed Light on: 25/09/16
Brilliant coverage and super water-proofing by Adrian Ling

Great stuff -- needs a few coats for a darker finish but I highly recommend it for weatherproofing.

Reviewed Dark on: 24/09/16
Very good experience by MR PHILLIP COHEN

The product was ordered and delivered quickly in good condition.Once opened i used it and as the advert goes it does what it says on the tin.I am very impressed with the product.

Reviewed Dark on: 24/09/16
Does what it says on product by Michael Watson

First class service will definitely be used in the future well packed product.

Reviewed Light on: 23/09/16
An excellent substitute for creosote, easy to apply, good colour finish by Susan Jackson

Excellently priced substitute for creosote.

Reviewed Light on: 23/09/16
Very easily applied by Brian Loader

A good product that went on very easily with the use of only one coat. Highly recommended

Reviewed Light on: 14/09/16
Very good by Robert Applegate

Covers very well used a roller lawn side and sprayed other side 24 panels and never blocked nozzle once will be buying again and would not hesitate in recommending it

Reviewed Dark on: 13/09/16
Best for fences! by Patrick Sullivan

In the absence of the real thing, this is a superb substitute. The colour is good, consistent and provides a good finish. In my view, a far better option than the water based alternatives in their pastel colours!

Reviewed Light on: 03/09/16
Great product and reasonable priced Fast delivery on every order by Sharon Williams

As above. Good quality and reasonable priced.

Reviewed Light on: 31/08/16
Very good value does good finish by MR D C COUSINS
Reviewed Dark on: 19/08/16
Good replacement for creosote by Alan N Morgan
Reviewed Light on: 19/08/16
Does what i want it to do Good coverage by Sandra Blow

Already recommended it to others.

Reviewed Dark on: 17/08/16
Very easy to apply, looks like it will last by Kevin Bignell

Great product, great service

Reviewed Dark on: 14/08/16
Excellent by Mrs Janet Neil

Very pleased with this product. Gave a great finish. Would certainly recommend

Reviewed Light on: 14/08/16
This was my second order with this company, good products, well packed delivered on time by R Johns

This order was a top-up for my previous stock. Nice to be able to get the same product in the same colour again. This product can be applied by spray and brush. the spray element is essential for one small area where a neighbours new fence means I cannot readily get to part of my out building.

Reviewed Light on: 27/07/16
Excellent coverage Easy to apply by Sandra Blow

I have never applied creocote before but my experience of this with this product was positive. Easy to apply and my fencing looks great.

Reviewed Dark on: 26/07/16
Superb by David Harrison

Excellent product that gives a very nice finish to the fence I am painting. You can see it soak into and refresh the wood. Fingers crossed it looks as good in a couple of years time.

Reviewed Dark on: 14/07/16
Good coverage at a good price by Alan S

Good coverage at a good price

Reviewed Dark on: 12/07/16
Works well by Geoffrey Eley

Haven't used it all yet,seems to work well in a spray gun

Reviewed Light on: 23/06/16
Brilliant by Elizabeth

I have been searching for a fence treatment for some time. I could only find paint types and I wanted one that would soak in and look more natural. Creocote is very easy to apply and looks really good with just one coat.

Reviewed Light on: 15/06/16