|No. of coats||2-3|
|Coverage||Up to 5m² per litre|
|Drying time||2 hrs|
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Cuprinol 5 Year Ducksback is a water-based, non-drip wood treatment, for garden sheds, fences, and other rough sawn timbers. Enriched with wax for a water-repellent finish that forces moisture to run off the surface like a duck's back.
Ensure that surfaces to be treated are clean, dry, and free from dust, dirt, loose debris, and any other surface contaminants.
Please Note It is important that any wood preservative used does not contain wax, oil or silicon as these will penetrate the wood and repel any water-based product that is applied on top.
Cuprinol 5 Year Ducksback cannot be used over paints, varnishes or any surface coating / sealant.
Always do a test area before starting any project to test adhesion and final finish. Follow the manufacturer's instructions on the tin at all times.
Do not apply in temperatures below 5°C, in damp conditions or if rain is likely before the product has dried. Stir thoroughly before and periodically during application.
To restore the colour and water repellent qualities Cuprinol 5 Year Ducksback, simply brush the surface with a stiff broom or brush to remove any dirt and debris, then re-apply a fresh maintenance coat following the Preparation and Application instructions above.
Q. Can I use Cuprinol 5 year ducksback over other wood treatments?
A. It depends on the type of wood treatment previously used. If it's something like a wood preserver, or oil-based product that penetrates in to the surface of the timber, as long as the previous treatment was applied at least a year ago, Cuprinol Ducksback should be fine. We always recommend, however, that a small test area is done before starting any project to test adhesion and final finish. This product cannot be used on surfaces that are sealed with a wood paint or varnish.
If treating a garden shed or fence that has been previously coloured or stained with a pigmented wood preserver or other penetrative wood treatment, its worth noting that the old colour could influence the final colour of the Ducksback weatherproof treatment. Always do a test area first.
Q. Can I use Cuprinol fence paint on wooden garden furniture?
A. This product has been specifically formulated to colour and protect wooden garden sheds and fences. To colour and protect garden furniture, we recommend Cuprinol Garden Shades. This said, we have heard of people using ducksback paint on garden furniture.
Q. I've used Cuprinol Ducksback fence paint before but have had to replace 2 fence panels due to wind damage. If I paint the new panels with ducksback paint, will the colour match the older panels in the same colour?
A. The age, condition, and type of wood will all have an influence on the final finish and colour of any wood finishing product. It is unlikely that the new panels will blend in seamlessly with the old initially but as time passes and all the fence panels weather, when the time comes to re-treat all the panels, any colour difference should be less noticeable.