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Elite 3 gal. Madrone Semi-Transparent Advanced Exterior Stain and Sealant in One Low VOC

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  • Advanced Stain + Sealant in One
  • Enhances the natural beauty of the wood
  • Protection backed by a Lifetime Guarantee
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Product Overview

Deck Stain Waterproof Wood Protection

Waterproof Deck Stain

Olympic Elite wood stain penetrates and protects your deck from water damage and protects against mold, mildew and algae growth.

Deck Protected from Snow

4 Season Deck Protection

Olympic Elite expands and contracts to resist peeling and cracking in cold climates and protects from fading in sunny climates.

Deck Stain Color Clear

Our Best Wood Protection

Olympic Elite provides rich, penetrating wood stain color that resists color fade year after year. Back by a Lifetime Guarantee.

How Much Deck Stain You Need Guide

How much deck stain is needed

The size of your project will determine how much stain you need. Solid color stains require two coats.

Deck Cleaner

Clean your deck

Sweep debris from deck then use Olympic Premium Deck Cleaner to wash away dirt and stains caused by mildew.

Prepping Wood Deck

Prep your deck

Tape off surfaces you don't want stained. Avoid staining wood in direct sunlight to avoid uneven drying.

Staining Deck With Wood Stain

Wood stain application

For even wood stain coverage, apply the stain to one board at a time. For best results, backbrush into the wood surface.

Clear Wood Deck Stain

Clear

Clear finish allows your wood to weather and gray naturally. Least Protection, Most Wood Grain.

Transparent Wood Stain on Deck

Transparent/Toner

Slight hint of stain color highlights wood grain. Less Protection, More Wood Grain.

Semi Transparent Stain Color on Deck

Semi-Transparent

Rich stain color that allows wood grain and texture to show. More Protection, Less Wood Grain.

Semi-Solid Stain Color on Wood Deck

Semi-Solid

Same rich stain color as semi-transparent, but hides more wood grain. More Protection, Least Wood Grain.

Solid Stain Color on Wood Deck

Solid

Fully opaque stain color covers the wood grain and accentuates the texture. Most Protection, No Wood Grain.

Deck Resurfacer

Resurfacer

Create a new, durable surface on worn or weathered wood and concrete.

Olympic ELITE: A premium wood stain and sealant. This water based, semi-transparent wood stain adds color while still allowing the wood grain and texture to show. This super-premium exterior wood stain is formulated to protect and enhance the natural look of wood while providing protection and beauty through all seasons and provides a powerful mold, mildew and algae-resistant finish to your deck, fence. All backed by a lifetime guarantee. Recommended for use on any properly prepared exterior wood, including decks, fences, siding, railings, outdoor furniture and other wood surfaces.
  • Our best lifetime wood stain results, guaranteed
  • Advanced penetrating water based formula provides rich, beautiful wood stain color
  • Four season protection package delivers a urethane-fortified formula for toughness against cracking and peeling, enhanced waterproofing protection and provides a powerful mold, mildew and algae-resistant finish
  • Exceptional wood stain color clarity to bring out the natural beauty of wood
  • Excellent for all wood types, including exotic hardwoods
  • Water based wood stain
  • Stain with a brush, paint/stain pad, or by spray equipment/pump sprayer
  • Apply to new, dry, pressure-treated wood, uncoated new or weathered wood, or previously coated wood with a weathered, clear sealant, or semi-transparent stain
  • When staining with a roller or sprayer, always back brush for best results
  • Easy cleanup with soap and water
  • Online price includes PaintCare fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, ME, MN, OR, RI, VT, WA

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From the Manufacturer

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Specifications

Dimensions

Container Size
3 Gallon
Coverage Area (sq. ft.)
900

Details

Application Method
Brush,Pad,Paint Sprayer,Pump-up Sprayer,Roller,Squeegee
Base Material
Water Based
Color Family
Gray
Color/Finish
MADRONE
Dry to touch (min.)
240
Interior/Exterior
Exterior
Maximum Optimal Temperature (F)
90
Minimum Optimal Temperature (F)
35
Number per Package
1
Paint/Stain Clean Up
Soap & Water
Paint/Stain Features
Algae Resistant,Durable,Fast Drying,Low Odor,Mildew Resistant,Moisture Resistant,Mold Resistant,Sealer,UV/Fade Resistant,Washable,Waterproof
Paint/Stain/Waterproofer Product Type
Wood Waterproof/Sealer
Recommended Number of Coats
2
Returnable
90-Day
Stain & Sealer In One
Yes
Substrate Condition
Bare Wood,Damp Wood,Finished Wood,Old/Reclaimed Wood,Pressure Treated Wood,Unfinished Wood
Substrate/Surface Usage Type
Wood
Surface Location
Deck,Fence,Patio
Time before recoating (hours)
4
Transparency
Semi-Transparent
Vertical/Horizontal
Vertical / Horizontal

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Lifetime Guarantee

Questions & Answers

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Customer Reviews

  • 3.8
    out of 442 reviews
  • 69%recommend this product
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Still looking good
I applied to my covered porch 6 years ago. Flooring is 120 years old TIG pine. Boards are mostly shaded from sun, but get pounded by rain and snow, and I hose and scub it down every year. It was stunningly beautiful for first 3 years after coating... Still looks OK, but for all the wear, dull finish, and scuffs. Can @olympia guide me on how to give it a touch-up? Will a fresh coat work? Water isn't beading anymore, and it's fair to say this could last another 120 years with some care.
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Response from Olympic Client CareOct 15, 2021
Hi there, please give us a call at 1-800-426-6306 between 8am-5pm ET and we would be happy to assist you with your questions and guide you on how to give your project a touch-up.
    • Recommended
    Reacts with sunlight
    Turns black in the sun. Velspar Deck stripper removes the 'stuff'
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    Response from Olympic Client CareOct 15, 2021
    Hi there, we're sorry to hear this happened. We would very much like to further discuss this issue and provide solutions, so please give us a call at 1-800-426-6306 between 8am-5pm ET.
      Do. NOT use this product!!!!!
      We paid extra money buying the Olympic stain for our sock. After 8 months it is peeling and faded horribly. We have been staining docks for over 20 plus years and have never had this experience with a deck stain. Don’t waste your money and time!
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      Response from Client CareMay 22, 2021
      Hey there, we're sorry to hear your experience with our stain wasn't what you expected. We are here to further discuss and provide solutions, so please give us a call at 1-800-426-6306 between 8am-5pm ET.
        Dosnt prevent mold and mildew
        Didnt protect newly stained wood over the winter, mold and black spots everywhere
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        Response from Client CareApr 12, 2021
        Hi there, we're sorry to hear your experience with our stain wasn't what you expected. We are here to further discuss and provide solutions, so please give us a call at 1-800-426-6306 between 8am-5pm ET.
          Lasted 2 years and mildew loved it
          We applied this in May of 2018. I hired a professional painter. I know he pressure washed first and applied by sprayer, but not sure if he brushed it after. It didn't take long for mildew to begin growing on it. It was a constant battle. I was willing to pay more for this sealer because it claimed lifetime. I knew it wouldn't last a lifetime (I live in sunny south texas), but I was hoping at least 5 years. Nope. Not even 2 years later my siding started absorbing water and needed another coat. I have put it off, and now wood is cracking. (Please ignore the ugly brown caulking in pictures. I put that on earlier this year because of gaps opening up and i am NOT a professional)
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          Response from Customer CareOct 1, 2020
          Hi there, we're sorry to hear your experience with our stain wasn't what you expected. We are here to further discuss and provide solutions, so please give us a call at 1-800-426-6306 between 8am-5pm ET.
            peeling
            We got this after having disastrous results with Rescue It and having to replace our deck and railings. We applied it after waiting the one year period and cleaning it. Not even one year later we have areas that are peeling like paint. Now we will have to get another product and redo everything. We will no longer get Olympic products.
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              Doesn’t last
              Bought a new home with new deck. Stained the deck a year ago and this stain has weathered terribly.
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                Love it
                I don’t understand where are the negative reviews coming from. It looks better than on the picture. It was a rainy day when I took the picture so it looks like it has spots but it does not. Will be buying more for another project :)
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                  • Recommended
                  Terrible product
                  I bought this stain back in June of 2019. I followed all the directions with cleaning and scrubbing the deck with proper products to prepare for the staining of the deck. I put in HOURS of work. Applied the stain which again took HOURS of work. Turned out beautiful. Fell in love with the end result. Until 7 months later it now looks like it was never done. It looks 20 years old with nothing but a faded and peeled look to it. Very disappointing after putting so much work into a project. I will be contacting customer service.
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                  Response from OlympicPaintsStainsApr 13, 2020
                  Hi there, we're sorry to hear your experience with our stain wasn't what you expected. We are here to further discuss and provide solutions, so please give us a call at 1-800-426-6306 between 8am-5pm ET.
                    Splotchy
                    I bought this last fall to stain an unstained deck. I bought the Olympic Elite Semi Transparent thinking it would be a one application product. Unfortunately, the product did not uniformly adhere at the coverage value set out on the container. I noted this at the time but the vendor was adamant that a second coat was not recommended, so i let it ride. The result was very splotchy, with obvious variation between where the stain did and did not cover. The rain beads on some portions but not on others. Now I need to re-prep the deck and add a second coat or ???
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                    Response from OlympicPaintsStainsFeb 5, 2020
                    Hi there, we're sorry to hear your experience with our stain wasn't what you expected. We are here to further discuss and provide solutions, so please give us a call at 1-800-426-6306 between 8am-5pm ET.
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