Architects and Specifiers

Timbakote offers superior performance and longer-term durability than traditional penetrating oil stains. Available in an extensive range of popular colours and attractive clear finishes.

Timbakote offers a range durable exterior coating systems & high performance interior clear finishes to suit all applications where a transparent or semi-transparent timber finish is required.

Timbakote coating systems have been specified and used on over 3000 homes and commercial projects since 2001. We offer the only 10 year durable exterior stain system in NZ that is supported by a Warranty.

Timbakote has been independently tested by Forest Research Institute (Ensis) and received the highest possible rating for a film forming semi-transparent coating system.

Timbakote Benefits

Decorative & protective stain systems
Semi-transparent coatings and clear finishes
Proven to last - 10 year Warranty for the Timber Pro Rustic system
An extensive range of popular colours
Water wash up, low odour, low VOC, carries Environmental Choice NZ approval
Easy surface for cleaning, good water repellancy
Formulated and made in New Zealand to resist our high UV & harsh weather conditions

What System to Use?

Exterior Coating Systems

  • Timbakote Cedar Pro
Timbakote Cedar Pro
Apply 2 coats of Timbakote Cedar Pro directly to exterior timber substrates. A 3rd coat should be applied to achieve a more solid colour if desired or for exposed aspects such as north facing elevations or coastal locations.
  • Timbakote Timber Pro Rustic (Enhanced durability)
Timbakote Timber Pro Rustic Coating
Apply 1 coat Timbakote Rustic Basecoat and 2 coats of Timbakote Timber Pro Rustic.
Timber Pro Rustic Basecoat is an opaque acrylic coating that will limit light initiated degradation of the timber surface providing superior long term performance. 

10-year maintained durability for this coating system.

NB: The Timber Pro Rustic Coating System is for application only on band sawn timber, textured weatherboard and textured substrates.
  • Timbakote Deck Pro
Timbakote Deck Pro Stain
Apply 2 coats. Reapply every 2-3 years. Can be used on dressed & rough sawn timber


Interior Coating System


  • Timbakote Durashield (Satin)
Apply 3 coats of Timbakote Durashield. Suitable for all interior timber applications excluding floors where a transparent or semi-transparent hard wearing finish is required. Can be tinted to the 24 Timbakote colours & Blonding tints.

Colour Range

  • Colour samples are available through your local stockist or direct.
    Please make a selection from our colour chart and let us know which colours you would like to receive.

Ordering Timbakote

Timbakote is available to purchase though our stockist network. View location map here or by ordering though selected PaintPlus outlets, Placemakers, Mitre 10 MEGA, Carters, ITM, Bunnings or Guthrie Bowron stores.

Available in 1 & 5 Litre pails.
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