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Which Clear Coating Do I Need?

Everbrite, Inc. manufactures several formulations with qualities for different surfaces and conditions. Everbrite Protective Coating has more U.V. blockers and Anti-oxidants in it. Everbrite is best for painted or colored metals. ProtectaClear is thinner, tougher, designed for use on metals that get a lot of abuse like sinks or countertops, mirror finished metals or stainless steel.

You can also find the specific items or kits for each metal. First, identify your metal. Then, click the related green button below it for help figuring out what you need for your project.

Which Coating is Recommended for... Everbrite ProtectaClear
Painted metal like metal siding, storage doors, metal roofs, garage doors, gutters, metal buildings, sheds and more. Everbrite has UV protection to protect painted metals from fading.

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Metal that gets a lot of use like unpainted railings, doorknobs or kickplates.

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Unpainted Metal in a Marine Environment Stainless steel, brass, copper, etc. Both coatings are highly resistant to salts and chlorines. Check

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Interior Metal - Brass, Copper, Bronze, Zinc - Both coatings can be used indoors.

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Sinks, counters, railings or other metal that gets heavy use.

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Garage Doors or Storage Roll-up Doors. Everbrite will remain flexible so it will not crack or peel when the doors roll up and down. Protects from fading and oxidation.

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Jewelry - Copper, brass, silver, plated metals and more.

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Stainless Steel or polished metal around Pools (like sculptures) . ProtectaClear has excellent adhesion to clean & dry stainless steel & highly polished or mirror finished metal.

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Copper Gutters, Copper Roofs, Cupolas, Finials, Weathervanes. Everbrite has additional UV protection to protect exterior metal from tarnishing. Seal Rusted Metal - Bronze Sculptures, architectural metal or other metal.

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What are the Properties of the coatings? Everbrite Coating ProtectaClear
One Part Coating - No Mixing, No Waste

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Will Not Yellow - Remains crystal clear.

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Remains Flexible - Will not Crack, Chip or Peel

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Self Leveling - Application Marks level out.

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Excellent adhesion on metal - Even highly polished metals

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Food Safe and Skin Safe after cured. Safe for use on jewelry or in kitchens.

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Self Annealing - Will blend to itself so repairs are easy

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Can be custom blended for satin finish.

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Extra UV Blockers for more protection from fading and chalking on painted or exterior metal.

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Extra Salt Protection for Marine Applications or Coastal Environments or metal around Pools. Check

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Can be shipped by Air.

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Aerosol Cans Available with a fine finish tip. Aerosol cans Must be Shipped GROUND

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California Compliant Formulations Available. Dry faster but MUST be shipped ground.

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Which Clear Coating Do I Need?

Everbrite Coating

Everbrite will stop tarnish on copper
Choose various sizes of Everbrite to protect most coppers including roofs, gutters, lights and more.

ProtectaClear Coating


Choose various sizes of ProtectaClear to protect copper that gets a lot of use like sinks, counters, jewelry and more.

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