How to Stain

Olympic Makes Your Staining Project Easy


A well-stained deck can make your house the envy of the neighborhood. Take deck staining into your own hands with our staining guides and how-to's. 
Affordably Clean Your Wood Deck For Brilliant Staining Results

Affordably Clean Your Wood Deck For Brilliant Staining Results

A thorough cleaning is the critical first step in a deck staining process. Use our unique product to ensure staining success. 

How To Clean Your Deck
The One Quick Trick To Finding Out If Your Deck Needs To Be Stained!

The One Quick Trick To Finding Out If Your Deck Needs To Be Stained!

Take the guesswork out of staining. This quick test will tell you if your deck is in need of a good staining. 

Read More
When Should I Paint Or Stain?

When Should I Paint Or Stain?

Choosing the right stain or paint – or both – can go a long way toward completing a memorable design.

Find Out
Video: Why Apply A Wood Stain Or Sealant?

Video: Why Apply A Wood Stain Or Sealant?

A little stain can go a long way towards protecting your valuable deck, furntiture or building. We show you why in this video. 

Read More
Video: Should I Clean My Wood Before I Stain?

Video: Should I Clean My Wood Before I Stain?

Watch this video to learn how to properly clean your wood before applying a layer of stain. 

Read More
How Do I Stain My Wooden Porch Or Deck?

How Do I Stain My Wooden Porch Or Deck?

Your porch and deck are extensions of your indoor living spaces, so make them as enjoyable as possible with a new look!

Learn How
How To Stain Your Wood Deck In 4 Easy Steps

How To Stain Your Wood Deck In 4 Easy Steps

Want to learn how to stain wood? Follow these simple steps to learn how to stain your deck and your project will be stained in no time.  Choose all climate stain protection with a durable finish. Get started today!

Learn How
How-To Articles & Project Guides

How-To Articles & Project Guides

These articles and tips help you quickly learn the tricks and processes for completing your DIY project.  

Learn More
Share This Page
A Product of PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc. ©2001 – 2017 PPG Industries. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy | PPG Terms of Use | Attribution Statement | CA Transparency in Supply Chain Disclosure

Variance in monitor calibrations can affect the on-screen representations of our actual paint and stain colors. Your local Olympic® Paints & Stains retailer can match and/or order the exact color that you desire with the help of the Olympic Paint or Stain color name or number.