Dimensional Wood Deck

What You Need:

Detailed Application Instructions

Products: Ames® Super PrimerAmes® Safe-T-Deck®


Brush – Use a nylon/polyester brush.
Roller – Use a 3/8″- 3/4″ nap synthetic cover.
Paint Roller Pan


Pressure wash to ensure a clean surface and allow to dry.


If deck is old, split, or pressure treated: Apply 1 coat of Ames® Super Primer 1 gallon per 200 sq. ft. and allow to dry. Then apply 2 coats of Ames® Safe-T-Deck (each coat at a rate of 1 gallon per 100 sq. ft.)

Weather & Drying Guidelines:

Ames® Safe-T-Deck®  is best applied between 50° to 90° F (10° to 32° C) on warm dry surfaces. Apply when the streets are dry, the sun is in the sky and no inclement weather is forecast. Starts to dry in 2-8 hours, minimum of 24 hours between coats if possible for best results, depending on thickness of application and weather; cures in 24 hours. Low temperatures, high humidity and evening and morning dew will require increased drying/curing time

Estimated Coverage:

Standard product coverage of Ames® Super Primer™ on a smooth surface is 100 to 200 square feet per gallon per coat. Ames® Safe-T-Deck®, applies at the rate of 1 gallon per 100 square feet.  A minimum of two coats is recommended for a durable waterproof surface.

Clean-up, Storage and Disposal:

Clean tools and small spills with water. Store unused product in its original container, tightly sealed and protected from freezing. Dispose of this product in accordance with local, state, or federal requirements.

Products for a Dimensional Wood Deck

Super Primer™





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