General Protective Products FAQs

What to use to seal painted wood?

After you’ve painted an exterior wood surface, it’s important to seal it. Haymes Exterior General Purpose clear sealer dries to a hard wearing, tough finish. With advanced UV protection, this sealer can be applied directly to timber or used as a protective barrier. For interior painted wood, Haymes Interior General Purpose clear sealer can be used on painted or natural interior surfaces. With a tough, durable finish, this sealer is easy to clean and resistant to steam and heat.

Haymes Woodcare offers a wide range of exterior products for windows, doors, decking, fencing, screens and outdoor furniture. Displays and sample pots are a great way of confirming the look you’re after. If you are still unsure, speak with your woodcare expert at your local Haymes Paint Shop or a Haymes distributor.

What to use to protect painted furniture?

Interior painted furniture can be protected by using Haymes Simply Woodcare Aqualac Clear. This 100% acrylic, low odour, quick drying sealer is touch dry in 20 minutes. Giving a crystal-clear finish it’s ideal for lighter coloured furniture. Exterior painted furniture can be protected with Haymes Exterior General Purpose clear sealer. This salt resistant, oil enriched high gloss finish offers advanced UV protection with a high gloss finish.

What to seal stained wood with?

Simply Woodcare by Haymes offers a wide range of stained wood sealers for interior and exterior surfaces. From deck and timber stains with industry-leading triple barrier protection and UV technology to interior stained wood sealers with Tung oil finishes and non-slip finishes. 

What to seal painted furniture with?

Exterior furniture needs to be protected from wear and tear, salt and UV damage. Haymes Exterior General Purpose is a clear sealer with a high gloss finish. Salt resistant and oil enriched, your outdoor furniture will also have advanced UV protection. Your indoor painted furniture can be sealed with 100% acrylic, quick drying Haymes Simply Woodcare Aqualac Clear. Low odour and with a crystal-clear finish this sealer is ideal for lighter coloured furniture.