what is the difference between wood sealer and waterproofer?

I have a boat dock and i was wondering what the difference in a wood sealer verses a waterproof. I was interested in using bahr waterproof and stain product, but my deck builder said use a sealer.

3 Answers

  • 9 years ago
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    a water proof er is a wax base

    a sealer seals the wood grain from moisture

    Source(s): old timer
  • 4 years ago


    Source(s): 16,000 Blueprints for Woodworking Projects http://woodworkingprojects.enle.info/?ihUq
  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    trust your deck/dock builder he has more experience. Additionally, the products from the big box stores will not last as long as a quality sealer. Take a look at your local paint shop and ask for their advice.

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