Logs and Siding

Log and Siding Stains

Exterior log and wood siding can last hundreds of years with proper care. PPG ProLuxe transparent, semi-transparent and solid products offer high-performance protective coatings for logs, wood siding, garage doors and trim. Transparent products provide an outstanding finish that enhances the natural appearance of wood, while solid offers outstanding adhesion and color retention.

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Log and Siding Stains and Finishes

Transparent Satin - Cetol® Log & Siding Wood Finish

Cetol Log & Siding is a high-performance transparent satin finish that showcases the natural beauty of logs and wood siding. Available in seven natural wood hues.

Features and Benefits

  • High-solids alkyd-oil formula, two-coat application
  • High-transparency transoxide pigments amplify depth of color, clarity and substrate protection
  • Powerful UV absorbers protect color and wood substrate
  • Flexible resin technology resists cracking and peeling
  • Water-repellent
  • Provides a mildew-resistant finish

Transparent Satin - Cetol® 1 RE™ Wood Finish

Cetol 1 RE is a transparent satin basecoat for exterior logs, siding and other vertical wood surfaces. Use with Cetol 23 Plus RE top coats. Available in seven rich wood hues.

Features and Benefits

  • Penetrating alkyd-oil formula, part of a 3-coat system
  • High-transparency transoxide pigments amplify depth of color, clarity and substrate protection
  • Powerful UV absorbers protect color and wood substrate
  • Water-repellent
  • Provides a mildew-resistant finish
  • Excellent block resistance for additional color options on windows and door frames
  • Used with Cetol 23 Plus RE, same final protective film build as two coats of Log & Siding for additional color options

Transparent Satin - Cetol® 23 Plus RE™ Wood Finish

Cetol 23 Plus RE is a transparent topcoat for Cetol 1 RE basecoat for exterior logs, siding and other vertical wood surfaces. Available in seven satin wood hues matching Cetol 1 RE.

Features and Benefits

  • Resilient alkyd formula resists cracking and peeling, wears evenly
  • 2-coat application as part of 3-coat system with Cetol 1 RE
  • High-transparency transoxide pigments amplify depth of color, clarity and substrate protection
  • Powerful UV absorbers protect color and wood substrate
  • Water-repellent
  • Apply periodic maintenance coat of Cetol Maintenance finish
  • Provides a mildew-resistant finish
  • Used with Cetol 1 RE, same final protective film build Log & Siding for additional color options

Clear Satin - Cetol® Maintenance Wood Finish

Cetol Maintenance RE is a non-pigmented exterior satin finish for exclusive use as a single maintenance coat over weathered Cetol® 23 Plus RE or Cetol® Log & Siding finishes in good condition.

Features and Benefits

  • High-solids alkyd-oil formula, satin finish
  • Non-darkening maintenance coat to revive sheen and extend the life of the previous finish
  • High-transparency transoxide pigments amplify protection
  • Powerful UV absorbers protect color and wood substrate
  • Water-repellent
  • Provides a mildew-resistant finish

Transparent Matte - Cetol® SRD Wood Finish

Cetol SRD is a one-coat, transparent exterior wood finish for siding, railings and decks. Available in a curated palette of eight richly-saturated wood tones.  

Features and Benefits

  • High-solids alkyd-oil formula, one-coat application
  • High-transparency transoxide pigments amplify depth of color, clarity and substrate protection
  • Excellent penetration for long-lasting protection and longer-lasting color
  • Powerful UV absorbers protect color and wood substrate
  • Water-repellent
  • Provides a mildew-resistant finish

Transparent Matte - Cetol® SRD RE Wood Finish

Cetol SRD RE is a one-coat, transparent exterior wood finish for siding, railings and decks. Available in a curated palette of eight richly-saturated wood tones.

Features and Benefits

  • High-solids alkyd-oil formula, one-coat application
  • High-transparency transoxide pigments amplify depth of color, clarity and substrate protection
  • Excellent penetration for long-lasting protection and longer-lasting color
  • Powerful UV absorbers protect color and wood substrate
  • Water-repellent
  • Provides a mildew-resistant finish

Solid Matte - Rubbol® Solid Wood Finish

Rubbol Solid Wood Finish is a highly-protective opaque finish with a low-luster sheen that hides wood grain but accentuates texture. Available in rich wood tones and complementary exterior hues for use on a variety of exterior wood surfaces.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides a more dirt and mildew resistant finish than standard flat-finish stains
  • Ideal for all vertical and, especially, for high-traffic horizontal surfaces
  • Water-repellent
  • Exceptional UV resistance to slow color fade
  • Self-priming on most bare or previously coated surfaces

Semi-Transparent Matte - Cetol® SRD Semi-Transparent Wood Finish

Cetol SRD Semi-Transparent Wood Finish offers strong protection in rich colors that highlight the grain and texture of a variety of exterior wood surfaces. Ideal for coastal regions or homes near lakes, rivers or heavy vegetation.

Features and Benefits

  • Highly-durable one-coat penetrating acrylic formula
  • Available in 60 nature-inspired hues
  • Exceptional UV protection
  • Excellent dirt pick-up resistance
  • Strong water repellency
  • Provides a mildew-resistant coating