Sadolin Quick Drying Wood Preserver 2.5L

  4.7/5.0   21 reviews
You'll need enter area above for 2 coats (Best protection)

Wood type and application can vary coverage

  • A clear water-based wood preserver for new and bare timbers
  • Suitable for all interior and exterior wood and joinery
  • Provides excellent protection against wood destroying fungi and blue stain
  • Easily absorbed into the wood
  • Perfect as a pre-treatment before applying a wood stain, paint or other wood finish
  • Quick drying - touch dry in 2 hours
  • Low V.O.C
Brand Sadolin
No. of coats 2
Coverage Up to 10 per litre
Drying time 24 hrs
Size 2.5L
MPN 5028751
GTIN 5721140074151

Sadolin Quick Drying Wood Preserver is an ideal preservative treatment for bare and new timber prior to the application of woodstains and paints from the Sadolin wood care range.

Bare or New Wood Preparation

  • Ensure timber surfaces are clean, dry and free from all dirt, dust and other contaminants
  • The moisture content of the wood should not exceed 18% prior to coating
  • Resinous deposits on the surface of the timber should be removed with a scraper or abrasive paper, and any remaining resinous residues should be removed by scrubbing with methylated spirits

Previously Coated or Old Wood Preparation

  • Any existing coatings should be completely removed prior to applying Sadolin Quick Drying Wood Preserver with a suitable wood stain remover or stripper
  • Grey denatured timber must be mechanically sanded back to a bare clean surface before preserving wood

Applying Sadolin Quick Drying Wood Preserver

Always do a test area before starting any project to test product suitability, adhesion and final finish. Follow the manufacturer's instructions on the tin at all times.


Do not apply if there is a risk of rain, or when air / substrate temperatures are below 8℃ or the relative humidity is above 80% during application or drying periods. Protect from frost and rain until dry. Failure to meet these requirements may adversely affect the drying and protection properties of the preservative.

Initial Procedure

Ensure Sadolin Wood Preserver is thoroughly stirred before and during application. This product is ready to use straight from the tin and must not be thinned.


  1. Apply by brush or short time immersion (dipping or deluging, for 3-10 minutes)
  2. Apply the first coat of Sadolin Wood Preservative liberally with a good quality synthetic fibre brush
  3. End grains can be treated by brush application or by dipping in to the preservative until the timber is unable to absorb any more
  4. Allow to dry for a minimum of 24 hours
  5. Apply a second coat as above once the first has fully dried

Once dry, Sadolin Quick Drying Wood Preserver can be finished with a suitable Sadolin wood paint, stain or varnish.

21 customer reviews

Very good product at a very good price

Reviewed on: 18/08/17

Excellent service

Reviewed on: 16/08/17
Very good service from wood services direct by Paul Melia

Excellent product. Goes on easily Would recommend

Reviewed on: 27/06/17
Good quality brands by Mr Alex Leigh

great quality brands with in depth product knowledge.

Reviewed on: 26/06/17
Excellent, simple to use and does exactly what it says on the tin by Martin Gerrish
Reviewed on: 17/03/17
Great product by David King

Easy to apply and very easy to rinse brushes out

Reviewed on: 08/10/16
Wishy Washy!! by Mr Karl Schafer

In all fairness the end result of this product was very good and one could see the results of your effort the following day. But as for putting it on, well, it would have been easier painting with water! Being so watery a lot was wasted and brushing it on overhead was a nightmare. You need to be covered from head to toe to prevent being covered in the stuff, plus the fact you had no indication of what had been covered. I had to make pencil marks as I went along to save me going over the same patch time after time.

Reviewed on: 28/07/16
A note from us...

Hello mr Schafer,

It is a very watery product and application can be little on the messy side. I am sorry to hear that it was a problem for you and should you wish to discuss further please feel free to email me on wood

Kind regards Sam.

Excellent for treating new white wood by Richard Hewitt

Easy to use (apart from being near-invisible once it has been applied). Brushes clean easily in warm water. Touch dry in an hour or so (summer).

Reviewed on: 22/07/16
As described sent promptly and well packed by Terry B

Sadolin products are always good in my experience

Reviewed on: 10/07/16
Excellent product by Bennett

Love this product. Prompt delivery. Tin dented even though packaging fine but not pierced so did not affeCt product. My floor looks amazing!!!

Reviewed on: 02/07/16
Does the job well by Fred Carroll

This product is like milky water but once applied dries clear and is a real good basecoat for the Durable Clearcoat. Be warned though, some waste.

Reviewed on: 31/03/16
Covers well, and soaks in quickly, reasonably low fume levels by Paul Mahoney

Dries quickly, and the first coat, when dry, does not seem to impair the absorption of subsequent coats. Based on previous use, should protect for a long period.

Reviewed on: 07/11/15
Good product by Dr Ronald C

Purchased to treat new soffit boards, did the job well, soaked well into the wood; applied two coats; easy to clean brushes.

Reviewed on: 03/11/15
It's Sadolin so it works by Chris Farr

A great product that goes on easily. Its protecting my log cabin even before I get round to getting the top coat on. Good preparation should result in a long life.

Reviewed on: 25/09/15
Easy to use and wash brushes out Soaks into the wood well by Graham Tutt

The old vertical boards lasted twenty five years. This time, I soaked the bottom eight inches for ten minutes to stop the end grain going rotten. Cant do better than that all followed with one coat before a coat of Classic. BELT and BRACES

Reviewed on: 17/09/15
Very easy and efficient by Mr Ward

Very easy and efficient to use and I got exactly what I ordered and needed for a good price. Thanks.

Reviewed on: 12/08/15
Good easy to use product by Graham Hall

It will stain patio slabs if you treat the timber and have some spillage

Reviewed on: 08/08/15
Start with tis by S Anthony

Good base coat, very easy to apply, goes a long way.

Reviewed on: 25/06/15
Brilliant product by Leon Wellman

Easy to apply. Great coverage and great finish.

Reviewed on: 26/06/14
Quality product by Michael Scurr

It's Sadolin so it must be quality. Like water so it's rapidly absorbed and must work over time. I did not give 5 stars because it is completely clear so it's difficult to see where you've already coated.

Reviewed on: 19/06/14