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Maximum 1 Gal. Driftwood Gray Semi-Transparent Exterior Stain and Sealant in One Low VOC

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  • Clean, stain, seal and waterproof on one day, even after rain
  • Can be applied to damp wood and in temperatures from 35-120⁰F
  • Stain and sealer ideal for deck, fence and exterior wood projects
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Product Details

Deck Stain Color Waterproof

Stain Damp Wood

Rain won't stop your project. Olympic Maximum Stain can be applied to damp wood. Just make sure there are no puddles.

Stain in Hot and Cold Weather

Apply down to 35°F and up to 120°F

Maximum Exterior Stain can be applied in temperatures as low as 35°F to 120°F. Just mist the wood before applying in heat.

Deck Stain in Rain

Rain-Ready in 8 hours

Forecast for rain? No problem. Olympic Maximum needs only 8 hours to dry before rain.

Deck Stain Guide How Much Needed

How much deck stain is needed

The size of your project will determine how much stain you need. Remember, solid stain colors require two coats.

Deck Cleaning and Sweeping

Clean your deck

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

Prepping Deck Exterior For Stain

Prep your deck

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

Staining Deck with Brush

Stain application

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

Clear Stain

Clear Stain

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

Transparent Deck Stain Color

Transparent/Toner

Slight hint of stain color that highlights the wood grain. Less protection, More Wood Grain.

Semi-Transparent Deck Stain Color

Semi-Transparent

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

Semi-Solid Deck Stain Color

Semi-Solid

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

Polyurethane Can Quart

Solid

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

Wood Resurfacer

Resurfacer

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

About This Product

Stain your deck or exterior wood when you want, not when the weather dictates. This semi-transparent wood stain adds subtle color, while allowing wood grain and texture to show. Olympic Maximum semi-transparent exterior wood stain allows you to clean and stain your deck in the same day, even after rain. The enhanced waterproofing wood protection can be applied in hot and cool temperatures, so you can prep your wood surface in almost any season. Bring Maximum beauty and protection to your wood surfaces.

Highlights

  • Weather-ready application allows you to clean and stain on the same day in temperatures down to 35°F, stain is ready for rain in 8 hours
  • Penetrating, durable Wood Stain and Sealant in One protects and beautifies wood in one step
  • Durable wood stain formula features advanced SunBlock UV defense, exclusive SCUFF GUARD technology and enhanced waterproofing protection
  • Mildew and mold-resistant wood stain coating protects the surface from moisture and water damage
  • Recommended for use on exterior wood decks, fences, siding, railings, outdoor furniture and other wood surfaces
  • 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
  • Semi-transparent stain with penetrating acrylic oil formula provides a subtle color that allows the wood grain and texture to show
  • Enhanced waterproofing, water-repelling and wood sealing protection with approximately 250-350 sq. ft. of coverage per gallon
  • Cleans easily with soap and water, eliminating the need for harsh chemicals
  • Apply with a high quality brush, paint / stain pad or by spray equipment / pump sprayer; Do not thin this product
  • 6-year warranty on decks and 8-year warranty on fences and siding give you peace of mind
  • For previously stained wood: If the stain is not absorbed into the surface and is still tacky after 12 hours, the surface is not suitable for staining
  • For damp wood: If wood is too damp to allow penetration, allow to dry further and retest for penetration
  • Online price includes PaintCare fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, ME, MN, OR, RI, VT, WA
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Product Information

Internet # 305536528

Model # OLY916-01

Store SKU # 1003202093

Additional Resources

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Specifications

Dimensions

Container Size

1 Gallon

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)

350 sq ft

Details

Application

Wood Deck Stain & Sealer

Application Method

Brush, Pad, Paint Sprayer, Pump-up Sprayer, Roller, Squeegee

Base Material

Water Based

Color Family

Gray

Color/Finish

Driftwood Gray

Dry to Touch (min.)

4800 min

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

Low Odor, Low Temperature, Mildew Resistant, Moisture Resistant, One Coat Coverage, UV/Fade Resistant, Washable, Waterproof

Recommended Number of Coats

1

Returnable

90-Day

Stain & Sealer In One

Yes

Substrate Condition

Pressure Treated Wood, Unfinished Wood

Substrate/Surface Material Use

Wood

Surface Location

Deck, Patio

Textured/Smooth

Smooth

Time before recoating (hours)

72

Transparency

Semi-Transparent

Vertical/Horizontal

Vertical / Horizontal

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty

LIMITED WARRANTY

Questions & Answers

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Q:How long to walk on after application
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Q:You no longer make the color caramel for product oly931-01. Which color is closest to it that you now manufacture?
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Q:A couple years after first application do i have to sand before i reapply or only pressure wash?
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Q:How many years will this last?
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A:  Hello, if you would like information on longevity or warranties we suggest you reach out to our team of experts at techservicerequests@ppg.com or 1-800-441-9695 between 8am-5pm ET.

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    Customer Reviews

    4.3 out of 5

    • 4.3 out of 3,489 reviews
    • 77% recommend this product
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    High quality and spreads well. Pay the few extra dollars if necessary.
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      • Recommended
      Not what it used to be
      I have been using Olympic Maximum Stain and Sealant for many years and have been very happy with the results until now. Applying this stain resulted in a watery yellow layer that sat on top of the wood deck surface. It dries into a powdery surface layer that can be removed with a scrub brush. I discovered too late that although the can looks the same as the “old” can, the new product is water based (versus oil based). Calling this color “honey gold” is a joke it’s yellow and nothing like the original (see photo - original product on the left, new product on the right).
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        So far I love this product but I haven’t had it applied long enough to know how it wears overtime to give it an excellent rating so I went with good. Shipping was fast and application was easy. I used this with a paint sprayer, a roller and a brush on different surfaces and I love it so far. Water is beading up as it should. So far I would buy again.
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        It works but..
        [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I'm giving this product only four stars because it took a very long time to dry and it did take at least two coats for coverage. We tried using an air sprayer It probably would best go on with a brush.
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          • Recommended
          Olympic maximum stain and sealant
          [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] The Olympic Maximum stain and sealant is such a great product. It is weather ready application. Can apply on damp wood between the temperatures between 35 f - 120 f. It is dirt and scuff resistant and rain ready I just 8 hours. It’s guaranteed 6 years on decks and. 8 years on fences. I love that it is stain and sealant all in one. It’s semi transparent I have color 717 redwood natural tone. Goes on smooth. Love this product
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            • Recommended
            Incredible result.
            [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Product received free to try and give an honest review for the PPG Insiders community. This is a great stain and sealer to use in your home if you want to refresh the color of your deck. To begin with I chose to clean it first but I waited too long in the season for an expert to seal it which could not be possible and I am very bold when it comes to carrying out small projects at home and I ended up doing this myself and I must say that it was very easy, exceeding each of my expectations, something very worthy of praise. I pressure washed my deck and let it dry well. Then apply this product with a brush. I followed it very well. I have given a second coat to high traffic areas. The second coat turned out very well. The water drips very well after a few months. It looks like the dye provides a nice color and finish, see the attached photos. I think it will last a long time since the quality of the product is very good. Time will tell. Easy to apply and maximum protection...for me it is a big YES. I recommend it 100% if it works and you get an incredible result.
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              • Recommended
              Old Pew Bench renewed
              [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I used this on an old church pew bench that I keep outside under an overhang. It went on smoothly, was easy to use, and seemed to color uniformly. There were some areas, that seem a little darker than the others but that was probably my fault in not sanding down as much of the pew in areas. I like the way it came out- I will have to see how it holds up to the weather once we get a windy rain.
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                Stain
                [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Redwood stain is perfect for a quick touch up job or a weekend project. I found to be no mess or strong odor and glide on like butter. I try two method the cloth and paintbrush and both gave me a beautiful finish. I think my project came perfect with help with this and will last many seasons .
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                  • Recommended
                  Best product
                  [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] This is one of the best products around. It goes on smooth, look samazing in any weather, and adheres well. I think it's truly a great product that deserves more recognition. It does exactly what you want it too.
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                    • Recommended
                    Excellent stain and sealant.
                    [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I just painted my fence with Olympic Maximum Stain and Sealant, cedar in color, and I am extremely happy with the results. The coverage was excellent and applied very nice. It was nice that it can be applied on damp wood and ready for rain in 8 hours! I highly recommend it.
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