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Maximum 1 gal. Dark Oak 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
  • Pretest: Apply to a small area and allow to dry to ensure applicable appearance and penetration.
  • 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 # 305536558

Model # OLY725-01

Store SKU # 1003202093

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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

Brown

Color/Finish

Dark Oak

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

451Questions
caret
Q:Does deck need pressure washed before applying?
by|May 18, 2024
1 Answer
Answer This Question

A:  Hi there, we recommend using a deck cleaning product like our own Olympic Premium Deck Cleaner to ensure the best clean. If you would like to learn more about surface prep you can check out Olympic.com or reach out to our team of experts at techservicerequests@ppg.com or 1-800-441-9695 between 8am-5pm ET,

by|May 20, 2024
    caret
    Q:We are cleaning and refinishing our log home. Would you recommend this over our original stain ?
    by|May 15, 2024
    1 Answer
    Answer This Question

    A:  Hi Christy, we will need a bit more information about your project in order to give you the best recommendation. Please feel free to reach our team at techservicerequests@ppg.com or 1-800-441-9695 between 8am-5pm ET to discuss.

    by|May 20, 2024
      caret
      Q:We are applying to our pool deck, will this product make it slippery?
      by|May 12, 2024
      1 Answer
      Answer This Question

      A:  Hi Stewart, this product is not an anti-skid sealant and could potentially become slippery. For help with a different product recommendation feel free to reach us at techservicerequests@ppg.com or 1-800-441-9695 between 8am-5pm ET.

      by|May 13, 2024
        caret
        Q:Can I revolt with this product 4 years later if needed with out sanding to bare wood.
        by|May 7, 2024
        1 Answer
        Answer This Question

        A:  Hi there, you can test your surface to see if it needs recoated by sprinkling water on it in a few different areas. If water is absorbed within 30 seconds to 2 minutes the surface is ready for finishing. If the water is not absorbed, the surface does not need recoated. In this case wait at least 30 days before retesting or strip the surface back to bare wood before recoating. For more help with testing your surface feel free to reach us at techservicerequests@ppg.com or 1-800-441-9695 between 8am-5pm ET.

        by|May 9, 2024
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          Customer Reviews

          4.3 out of 5

          • 4.3 out of 3,443 reviews
          • 77% recommend this product
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          Gorgeous results—that lasted ONE YEAR
          Re-decked my large cedar deck last spring. Purchased Olympic Maximum in Cedar tone. Followed directions to the letter for prep & application. Result: GORGEOUS! I couldn’t have been happier or more proud. Now—ONE YEAR LATER, it’s simply disappearing. No delamination, just bare spots & disappearing color. 6 year deck coverage? Not even close. Almost exactly 1 year of coverage. So, so disappointed.
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            Worst Stain Ever
            We started with a 11yr old deck that we sanded down to bare wood. We stained it with the Olympic Maximum in color Teak making sure to follow the instructions to the letter. Applied two coats last September when temps were in the 60’s. After just one single winter we have peeling stain everywhere. It’s only been 6 months!! Plus there is this residue that we have tried to wash off with soap to no avail.. Look at the picture and see for yourself. Buyer Beware!
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            Response from Olympic TeamMay 3, 2024
            Hi there, we are sorry to hear that your stain is peeling. We would like to help! Please feel free to reach our team of experts at techservicerequests@ppg.com or 1-800-441-9695 between 8am-5pm ET to find a solution. OlympicPaint
              6 found this review helpful
              Was exactly the cedar tone we were looking for
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              1 found this review helpful
              Love this deck sealer. Have been using this product for quite a few years and have not been disappointed in its look and how it stands up to WI weather. Very easy to apply and clean up. Love the slightest gold coloring that adds to the weathered look of my old 30 year old deck. Have been applying this product every year but now think I will let it go for an extra year or two.
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              2 found this review helpful
              The clear sealer enhanced out dock. You can see how the darker section look brighter. This product was great. I highly suggest using the pad suggested to put it on. Do not spray or roll. The can covers exactly what it says. We forgot to add our steps and under the steps as part of the square footage. However the two cans did the entire dock.
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              Do not buy!!!
              I applied this stain to a deck that has never been stained in June, it is now the following March and after only one winter there are losses of the stain everywhere on my deck, I applied multiple coats exactly as instructed. I will be trying to get my money back for sure.
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              Response from Olympic TeamMar 5, 2024
              Thank you for contacting us. We're sorry to hear that your stained deck has started to peel. There are many reasons a deck may start to peel shortly after stain has been applied. We'd like to help get to the bottom of this! Please call us at 1-800-441-9695 between 8am-5pm ET and our technical services team will be able to assist you. OlympicPaint
                1 found this review helpful
                Despite some of the bad reviews I thought this product was excellent. Obviously time will tell. I only got one year out of the last product I used. This product went on easy and had excellent coverage. I have a large deck and used almost 10 gallons! with the last product, I probably only used 2/3 of the 5 gallon Olympic. Penetration was good and durability seems good so far. Easy cleanup as well. I would not recommend the cedar color however as it was orange, ended up going back and getting the royal mahogany and I was much happier with the color.
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                I put this on a 28-year-old deck, all original so it's not in the best of condition. I had to use a roller because of some of the boards that have splinters. This is a 16x30 deck and it took about a gallon and 3/4's to cover it thoroughly. I did it in two parts over 3 days and I couldn't be happier with the results. I'm sure it won't last more than 2 years because of its condition but I'm hoping for three.
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                  1 found this review helpful
                  Canyon Brown is ORANGE
                  I chose this color specifically for the brown - it turned my brand new fence varying shades of orange!! Looks terrible and totally ruined my fence. Thousands of dollars down the drain and I have to look at this every day. Furious and so disappointed.
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                  Response from Olympic TeamSep 21, 2023
                  Hi, we're sorry to hear the color wasn't as expected. We recommend applying the stain in a small inconspicuous area before starting your project. Feel free to contact us at techservicerequests@ppg.com or 1-800-441-9695 between 8am-5pm ET. OlympicPaint
                    5 found this review helpful
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