Lifeline Ultra-2

Lifeline Ultra-2

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Premium Wood Finish

Lifeline Ultra-2 - the two coat application helps to ensure consistent color development on your walls. From the day that you apply it to the many years of durability that you get from it, this wood stain will distinguish your home.

A protective clear coat of Lifeline Advance Gloss or Satin adds depth and clarity to the wood grain. The smooth surface of the clear coat repels dirt and dust, and makes walls easier to clean when cleaning becomes necessary. Like all Lifeline finishes, it is breathable, waterborne and easy to work with.

Lifeline Ultra-2 is the first component of our two component exterior wood finish system. The second component is a clear topcoat of Lifeline Advance Gloss or Satin. We have found that there are very distinct functional differences between the durability and appearance functions of stains and clear topcoats.

The stain system (Lifeline Ultra-2 and Lifeline Advance) is greater than the sum of its individual components. This is because the formulations of the two components are significantly different. Each is formulated to perform separate but complementary functions to the other.

We're so confident in the performance of Lifeline Ultra-2 that it comes with a 5-year warranty against UV exposure when applied to bare wood and covered with an initial coat of Lifeline Advance clear topcoat and then a maintenance coat of Lifeline Advance during the third year. (Click here for details)

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Lifeline Ultra-2 Colors:


Shelf Life

  • 3 Year

Application Temperature

  • 40° to 90°

Application Methods

  • Airless sprayer
  • Brush

Surface Preparation

  • Clean and dry
  • Free of mold and mildew
  • Never use steel wool


  • As needed, depending on exposure
Special Instructions
  • Back-brushing required
  • Stir container every 15-20 minutes
  • Maintain a wet edge to avoid lap marks
  • Requires one coat of Lifeline Advance topcoat
  • Avoid applying in direct sun
Drying Time
  • Dry to the touch in 2-4 hours
  • Cures in 72 hours
Coverage Rates
  • 350-450 square feet / gallon on bare wood (1st coat)
  • 600-800 square feet / gallon on finished wood (2nd coat)

Sizes & Prices

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5 Gallon 1 Gallon Sample
$399.00 $94.00 Free
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five starSondra G in KY (10/30/2016) - “We used Ultra-2 (Bronze) and the Advance (Gloss) in 2011, and it still looks as good as it did in 2011! We do wash every year with the Log Wash. Perma-Chink always goes above and beyond to help the customer."

five starBob B in NJ (09/15/2016) - “I used a local “high performance” stain originally to coat my 5” cedar planks and it wore out in under a year. I stripped it off and then used Ultra-2. It’s been on there for three years and still looks great! Ultra-2 is a great product!"

five starT Phillips in TN (05/10/2016) - “We applied 2 coats of Ultra-2 Dark Natural & 1 coat of Advance Satin. Stir from the bottom up, thoroughly, just like directions read!! Very Important!! We also used Ultra-2 Walnut on our window trim for contrast."

five starJ Crawford in UT (03/20/2016) - “I recently purchased a cabin in Utah and was interested in your Lifeline Ultra-2 finish. I decided to go with the Dark Honey. I love how the color looks on my cabin and the extra value of the U2 already having the UV boost in it. Thanks again for such a great product."

five starK Flesher in SC (03/16/2016) - “I used your entire system after blasting my home in 2008 and it is a lot easier to maintain than anything else I had used. Everyone, including contractors who stop by my property are asking what I used."

five starS Dixon in TX (08/15/2015) - "I like how Ultra2 is dry to the touch in 2-4 hours. Easy clean up and a 5 year warranty!"

five star S Whitson - Log Home Artisan, Inc in VA (08/31/2015) - "I have been applying different products to log homes on a professional basis since 2006. Perma-Chink Systems has continually put out products that I believe in and will stand behind. Out of all the different stain manufacturers that I have used, Perma-Chink products are what I chose to apply to my log home(s) inside and out."

five star T Woodward in KY (07/21/2015) - "Ultra-2 is a wonderful product! Two coats of Ultra-2 and one coat of Advance (topcoat) make the house look brand new!"

five star J & C Enck in KY (05/21/15) - "The Ultra-2 it went on easy and the second coat made some blotchy areas even out, making them look great. The Advance (Gloss) top coat made it look even better!"

five star R Flinchbaugh in ME (03/03/2015) - "Even though the stain system seemed pricey at first, in the long run it was way cheaper. I stained about 6 years ago and it still looks great! I always recommend your product to everyone that asks what I used on my log home."

five star Bob G in MI (10/03/2009) - "They originally used Superdeck stain which quickly deteriorated on their south side. We sanded all of our logs down to bare wood and applied 2 coats of Lifeline Ultra 2 and Lifeline Advance Satin. We love the outcome and have been happy ever since."

five star R Andrews in SC (11/08/2011) - "We removed the old finish on our home and applied the Ultra-2 and I cannot believe the night and day difference this has made with the appearance. The grains in the wood and the entire house just look beautiful."

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Coverage Rate

350-450 square feet / gallon on bare wood (1st coat)

600-800 square feet / gallon on finished wood (2nd coat)

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