X-100 Natural Seal® Roof Grade

X-100 Natural Seal® Roof Grade


X-100 Natural Seal® Roof Grade is an oil based, penetrating water repellant for application to split or sawn cedar shake shingles.

Color: Clear
Size: 1 gallon
Typical ABRP, Inc. processing time: 2-3 business days
Typical shipping turnaround time: 3-4 business days
Note: Call or email for special color requests

SKU: 1600C Category:


X-100 Natural Seal® Roof Grade is an oil based, penetrating water repellant for application to split or sawn cedar shake shingles. X-100 Natural Seal® Roof Grade is designed to penetrate the wood, protecting against cracking, splitting, cupping, curling, sap stain, mold and mildew and against the environmental forces of wind, rain, snow, ice and sun. X-100 Natural Seal® Roof Grade is V.O.C. compliant and is available in transparent and semitransparent stains. **Call to inquire about colors for Roof Grade, only clear, cedar tone gold, and cedar tone brown are available.






Additional information


75-150 sq. ft. per gallon, depending on porosity of surface.


Less than 250 grams per liter VOC.


Five and fifty-five gallon containers.


Read label instructions and specification sheet carefully. Stain color will vary depending upon the color and porosity of the wood surface. Before proceeding always stain a test area to ensure desired appearance, penetration and proper
drying time.


Proper surface preparation is vital. Product performance and durability are directly affected and will be impaired by unsound or poorly prepared surfaces. It is crucial that the surface be clean of all dirt, mildew, tannin stains, loose wood fibers and other foreign matter. Surfaces must be
absolutely dry and in good condition.


Do not apply when air or surface temperature is below 50ºF. Do not apply over wet or damp surfaces or when rain is imminent. Do not apply over previously painted or sealed surfaces, metal, masonry or to fresh stucco. Do not thin this product. Not intended for interior use. For exterior use only.


EXISTING COATING: Strip the existing finish with
Super Bio Strip™ or other, appropriate ABRP, Inc.
coatings remover. Finish the removal process by
cleaning the wood with X-180 Weathered Wood
Restorer™. NOTE: Before beginning removal process
test to determine removal product suitability, dwell
time and dilution ratio if applicable. Failure to
remove the existing coating will cause unsatisfactory
finish results. Removal of the existing coating by
methods other than what is specified may produce
unsatisfactory finish results.
WEATHERED WOOD: Wood with no finish that is simply
weathered should be cleaned with X-180 Weathered
Wood Restorer™ and a stiff bristle brush, or power
washed (with low pressure) to remove the surface
layer of all loose wood fibers, dirt, mildew, chalky
residue, tannin bleed, nail and metal stains and other
foreign matter.
NEW WOOD: Surface must be dry with moisture
below 15%. Remove mill glaze/shiny lumber, tannic
acid bleed, rust stains from fasteners, weathered
grey and dirty wood with X-180 Weathered Wood
MILDEW: Remove mildew on the surface prior to
staining with X-180 Weathered Wood Restorer™
(see surface preparation). Mildew is not caused by
the stain, nor does it indicate stain failure.
EXTRACTIVE BLEEDING: Extractive bleeding is not
caused by the stain, nor is it a stain failure. Use
X-180 Weathered Wood Restorer™ to remove
discoloration caused by extractive bleeding. Follow
directions on label.


A test area should be performed
before beginning overall project to determine the
amount of X-100 Natural Seal® Roof Grade the
wood will absorb and dry time to achieve the desired
look. Fully protect all adjacent surfaces, as well as the
general work area. When spraying near vegetation,
cover plant life with cardboard or other suitable
material in case of overspray.


1. Mix X-100 Natural Seal® Roof Grade well before using. Apply with a brush or low pressure sprayer.
2. Apply as much X-100 Natural Seal® Roof Grade as the wood will absorb.
3. To avoid runs and streaking, back brush product into
all surfaces before drying. Work vigorously into all


Allow at least 24 hours to dry.


Use mineral spirits or dish detergent and water. If X-100 Natural Seal® Roof Grade should get on surfaces such as glass, paint, metal, caulking or rubber, remove immediately with dish detergent. If a spill is dry, clean with mineral spirits.


Keep container closed when not in use. Store in a cool place. This product should be kept out of reach of children and stored away from food.


Do not reuse empty can. Wrap can and place in trash. Leaking or damaged containers should be placed in a plastic bag and discarded. Contact local, state or federal agencies to ensure compliance of proper disposal methods and respective regulations.


Read about warranties, notices, and technical services here: https://www.abrp.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/SpecSheets_X100Stains.pdf


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