· Woodgard Timbapreservative is not a varnish - it will not flake, crack or disintegrate on timber. · Woodgard Timbapreservative enhances the natural beauty of wood, highlighting the grain. · It is a maintenance coating. Once the first coat has worn through, or after 6 to 12 months, simply apply another coat. · Saves time and money. · It is not sticky or difficult to apply. Flows on with a brush with little effort. · It is the economical way of giving protection to exterior woodwork. · Water repellent.