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Carefree Protectant Timber Treatment

Carefree Protectant Timber Treatment
Carefree Protectant timber treatment Colour choices of carefree protectant



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(109 Reviews)  

Cat No CAREFREE
Delivery Time: 3 - 7 Working Days
European Number: 8715815038644
 
£33.96 Including VAT
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Bulk Quantity Discounted Price inc VAT
6+ Items £29.72
*Note: Including VAT
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Note: you must order at least 2 items

Carefree Protective Treatment: This treatment utilising the very cutting edge of treatment on the market today. Developed with Valvoline to produce a world class timber treatment. 

Carefree Protectant water-based coating without solvents penetrates deep into the wood and gives all wood types and wood products, such as fences, decking, garden furniture, garden posts, log cabins, garden houses, larch and hardwood, as well as concrete products!
 
It forms a protective layer against moisture, sunlight, wind and other weather influences. It ensures only a thin layer is on the surface, due to which the structure of the wood or concrete remains clearly visible when using the opaque treatment. 
 
Highly Recommended for use on:
  • Log Cabins and all Timber Buildings
  • Larch Timber - to maintain the natural colour
  • Pressure Impregnated Timber
  • Hardwood Timber  - to maintain the natural colour
  • Concrete
  • Inside buildings with a high moisture content such as saunas and log cabins with hot-tubs in and enclosed space or a canopy.
The advantages of Carefree Protectant:
  • Long-term protection against humidity
  • Low maintenance costs
  • Easy to apply and easy to clean
  • Excellent colour retention with minimal discolouring through sunlight
  • Reduced vulnerability to fungi and algae
  • Impregnating
  • Anti-corrosive
  • Water-repellent
  • High Elasticity
  • Prevents calcium formation on concrete
  • Very quick Drying
  • Carefree Wood Protectant is easy to use.
  • Wood Protectant dries fast, and your wood/concrete is ready to use in 15 minutes (depending on temperature, humidity and type of surface).
  • Wood protectant can be used without a basic or other primer.
  • This makes the long-term protection of wood and concrete quick and simple.
  • Carefree Wood Protectant must be stored frost-free.
  • Brushes can be cleaned in water.
  • At Least Three coats are required on log Cabins and Saunas.
  • The transparent treatment is excellent for use on Larch and Hardwood to help maintain the natural colour.
Colours available:
 
Carefree Protectant 1 Litre.
38.2802 Carefree Protect clear 
38.2800 Carefree Protect black
38.2801 Carefree Protect brown
38.2806 Carefree Protect Grey - (Special Price)
 
Carefree Protectant transparent 2.5 Litre.
38.2810 Carefree Protect clear
38.2811 Carefree Protect pine
38.2812 Carefree Protect light oak
 
Carefree Protectant opaque 2.5 Litre.
38.2840 Carefree Protect white
38.2841 Carefree Protect green - OUT OF STOCK
38.2842 Carefree Protect black
38.2843 Carefree Protect concrete grey
 
Please Note: The colours shown in the Catalogue and Website may not 100% match the colour received. ALWAYS carry out a tester on scrap timber before using.
 
Carefree Protect (CFP) differs from normal paint as it penetrates much more in the underlying surface.
Although penetration is still possible with lower temperatures, we advise to apply CFP with temperatures from at least 7 degrees Celsius.
 
Wood has to be dry during application of CFP in order to guarantee the best possible penetration.
 
Coverage:
 
Coverage is dependent on the individual painter but overall it is 6 - 8 m.sq per litre. With the 2.5 litre tins the coverage is 15 - 20 m.sq.
 
The layer thickness is on average 20 - 30 microns. A depth of 80 - 120 microns is recommended for all log cabins. We would recommend three - four coats of this treatment for maximum stabilisation and longevity with a re-application every few years.
 
Please Note: The colours shown in the Catalogue and Website may not 100% match the colour received. ALWAYS carry out a tester on scrap timber before using.
 
Notes:
If a log cabin is shut up regularly, is not ventilated, does not have a DPM then we also recommend the treatment of the inside of the building. It is always good practice to paint the inside of doors and windows to stabilise the timber in high and low relative humidity.
 
The transparent treatment is very transparent, please be careful to cover fully when treating particularly in the case of the window anddoor beading it is also easy to miss the bottom of the building: As it is very transparent it is easy to miss these areas - please be careful.
 
Three coats is advisable liberally applied, four coats is better. It is a good idea to treat the doors and windows inside and outside to stabilise the wood and guard against warping.
 
On log cabins three coats is recommended and pay special attention to all joints and liberally apply in these areas especially the corner joints, windows and doors. Of course it is best to treat the cabin prior to installation but we appreciate this is not always practical.
 
Minimum order quantity of two pieces. Price shown is for one piece.
Approximate Delivery Time: 3 - 7 Working Days FREE Delivery*
Average customer rating:
 
(109 Reviews)  



5 Most recent customer reviews (see all reviews):
Mr. Nigel Purcell-Herbert
Sep 11, 2018
I went along with the advice on the Tuin blog and bought dark green Carefree Protect to give my Ulrik log cabin at least 3 coats....I got 6 tins, nearly £500 (ouch!) but after 3 coats I have only used 2 1/2 tins. I over estimated as usual (ah well) but taking just under one 2.5L tin to coat a 3.8m x 3.8m cabin seemed unlikely and was unexpected.
It goes on easily, covers brilliantly and washes out with water... perfect. After 3 coats the cabin has a dense plastic-like covering and looks well protected, so this product appears to be as good as Tuin say it is. Time will tell of course.
With so much paint left over I may as well give the cabin a 4th coat, and store the rest indoors for a maintenance coat in a few years time. I can’t see any reason not to recommend Carefree Protect or give it 5 stars.
Mr. Fred Beadle
Sep 6, 2018
Although it is expensive it is easy to apply & goes a long way. Having purchased the clear version I was pleased to find that after two coats the colour of the wood was hardly altered at all. A Good Product.
Mr. Robert Bateman
Aug 30, 2018
THIS IS A REALLY GOOD PRODUCT . I was a little worried by price but now i have seen the finish it is lovely.
Protects and doesn’t change the colour of the wood !
Mr. Richard Crockford
Aug 20, 2018
Easy to apply and does the job. Recommend it
Simon Preyser
Aug 18, 2018
Just completed my Peggie log cabin and given it 3 coats of Carefree Protectant. I have enough to give a fourth coat as well as a couple inside.
Very happy with the coverage although it does stay a little sticky for a day or two. It is more expensive than other products, but why spoil a ship for a ha'pworth of tar!

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