The House&Canvas Water Based Varnish is what touse when we are looking to add a bit of shine to a surface or add protection to extremely high traffic or high wear areas. Our Water Based Varnish is low odor and easy to work with. Application is quick and effortless. Desired results are usually achieved in the first few coats. Water Based Varnish works as a topcoat over our Chalk Finish Paint and forms a protective surface as strong as a school gymnasium floor. Our varnish is perfectly formulated to easily control the level of sheen on your surface – we recommend it on top of floors, busy kitchen tables, kitchen cabinets and any area you need extra protection or are looking for some sheen.