This stain is a great way to protect your wood. It is water-resistant, protects from mild-dew, mold and fungus, as well as richly colors wood and grain. This will also protect from UV rays. Total Wood Protectant can have a high gloss finish if desired. Total Wood Protectant is the protection any wood needs.The specified coverage rate for TWP is 150-200 square feet per gallon for the first coat. The second will apply at 200-300 per gallon. This averages to about 100-125 sq. feet per gallon for 2 coats wet on wet.