Is there a non toxic type of stain or clear coating to put over an older redwood shingle exterior?

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Is there a non toxic type of stain or clear coating to put over an older redwood shingle exterior?

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A clear type of coating with some shine would be nice..

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Bill Bradbury's picture

Yes, Penofin makes just the product you are looking for.

Never put a sealer like polyurethane varnish on shingles, just a nice oil and a UV inhibitor.

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