MAXIMUM® Stain + Sealant in One Semi-Transparent

MAXIMUM® Stain + Sealant in One Semi-Transparent

A penetrating acrylic/oil formula that stains and seals wood to offer great protection against water damage, UV rays, scuffs and provides a mildew-resistant coating.
Water Proofing Protection:
 
 
Fade Protection:
 
 
Durability:
 
 
Colors: Over 40 Olympic Colors
Uses: Decks, fences, siding, wooden furniture & structures
Details

Warranty

Guaranteed to prevent water damage and graying for a minimum of six (6) years on decks and eight (8) years on fences and siding.

Coverage

One gallon covers approximately 250 to 350 sq. feet or 23.2 to 32.5 sq. meters depending on wood texture and porosity.

Area Preparation

Coatings and contaminants must be completely removed from the surface. Clean with the appropriate Olympic cleaner prior to applying product.

WARNING! If you scrape, sand, or remove old paint, you may release lead dust or fumes. LEAD IS TOXIC. EXPOSURE TO LEAD DUST OR FUMES CAN CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS, SUCH AS BRAIN DAMAGE, ESPECIALLY IN CHILDREN. PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD ALSO AVOID EXPOSURE. Wear a properly fitted NIOSH-approved respirator and prevent skin contact to control lead exposure. Clean up carefully with a HEPA vacuum and a wet mop. Before you start, find out how to protect yourself and your family by contacting USEPA National Lead Information Hotline at 1-800-424-LEAD or log on to www.epa.gov/lead. Follow these instructions to control exposure to other hazardous substances that may be released during surface preparation.

Application

Test a small area to ensure acceptable appearance and penetration. Apply one thin coat with a high-quality brush, roller or paint pad or by spray equipment. When spraying or rolling, always back brush for best results.

Application Temperature

Can be applied down to 35°F.

Drying Time

Normally dries in 24 hours when applied at 50°F to 85°F. Drying times listed may vary depending on temperature, humidity, color and air movement.

Cleanup

Clean brushes and tools with soap and water.

Warning

Please refer to the Product Label, Technical Data Sheet (TDS) or Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for safety and detailed application instructions.

Benefits
  • Penetrating, acrylic/oil formula offers great protection
  • Stain + Sealant in One protects and beautifies in one step
  • Enhanced waterproofing protection
  • Advanced SunBlock® UV defense ensures long lasting, beautiful color
  • Exclusive Scuff Guard® technology protects the surface
  • Provides a mildew resistant coating
  • Backed by the Good Housekeeping Seal
  • Weather-Ready Application – allows greater opportunities for staining. You can clean and stain on the same day, even after rain.  Read more here.
Reviews
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Decks on 126 Homes - terrible result Our community used Olympic Maximum Naturaltone Cedar Semi transparent stain on the decks of 126 homes near Lake Harmony, PA. Front, rear and side decks. Product durability on the decks was terrible. Stain was coming off in 5 months. PPG made us go through our contractor and property manager and we are still waiting for technical advice on what alternative product to use and warranty claim decision. WAITING MONTHS FOR RESOLUTION
Date published: 2017-09-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from disappointing I own a construction company that's been doing business for 39 years. We used this product on a cedar deck and it failed very quickly. We sanded all of the new cedar boards before we applied the stain. It performs well where it isn't exposed to sunlight, but horribly when out in the open. I'm left holding the price to re-finish or replace my client's deck and I don't know what product would work.
Date published: 2017-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from clove brown I own a house that has cedar siding. I have used Olympic Maximum stain sealant and am very pleased with the results. The wood repels water and the color has remained rich looking , not faded after a few years after application.
Date published: 2017-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The old #709 black walnut I used around 75 gallons building my house back in the 80's and probably another 25 through the years. Do think I like this product?
Date published: 2017-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mocha I have used Olympic stains on my rough cedar siding for 30 years. We live in the Northwest where mold can be a problem but I haven't experienced any. Goes on with a brush, roller or spray like whipped cream and maintains its rich color and protection for decades.
Date published: 2017-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from #208, Smoke Blue Coverage was transparent and a beautiful greyish blue giving it a driftwood appearance. Application was easy with a paint pad. I love the color and will be using again on my front porch deck.
Date published: 2017-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 716 cedar naturaltone We used this last year And purchased again this year to bring it back to life!! Looks great and our deck was the life of our party!!
Date published: 2017-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fir/Pine Naturaltone Applied to wood privacy fence approximately 6 months old. Cleaned it first as it did have some mildew. Looks great so far.
Date published: 2017-08-09
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Questions and Answers
Olympic® MAXIMUM® Stain + Sealant in One Semi-Transparent is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 339.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Decks on 126 Homes - terrible result Our community used Olympic Maximum Naturaltone Cedar Semi transparent stain on the decks of 126 homes near Lake Harmony, PA. Front, rear and side decks. Product durability on the decks was terrible. Stain was coming off in 5 months. PPG made us go through our contractor and property manager and we are still waiting for technical advice on what alternative product to use and warranty claim decision. WAITING MONTHS FOR RESOLUTION
Date published: 2017-09-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from disappointing I own a construction company that's been doing business for 39 years. We used this product on a cedar deck and it failed very quickly. We sanded all of the new cedar boards before we applied the stain. It performs well where it isn't exposed to sunlight, but horribly when out in the open. I'm left holding the price to re-finish or replace my client's deck and I don't know what product would work.
Date published: 2017-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from clove brown I own a house that has cedar siding. I have used Olympic Maximum stain sealant and am very pleased with the results. The wood repels water and the color has remained rich looking , not faded after a few years after application.
Date published: 2017-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The old #709 black walnut I used around 75 gallons building my house back in the 80's and probably another 25 through the years. Do think I like this product?
Date published: 2017-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mocha I have used Olympic stains on my rough cedar siding for 30 years. We live in the Northwest where mold can be a problem but I haven't experienced any. Goes on with a brush, roller or spray like whipped cream and maintains its rich color and protection for decades.
Date published: 2017-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from #208, Smoke Blue Coverage was transparent and a beautiful greyish blue giving it a driftwood appearance. Application was easy with a paint pad. I love the color and will be using again on my front porch deck.
Date published: 2017-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 716 cedar naturaltone We used this last year And purchased again this year to bring it back to life!! Looks great and our deck was the life of our party!!
Date published: 2017-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fir/Pine Naturaltone Applied to wood privacy fence approximately 6 months old. Cleaned it first as it did have some mildew. Looks great so far.
Date published: 2017-08-09
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