Deep cleans worn or weathered wood and concrete surfaces prior to applying RESCUE IT! MAX Resurfacer. It’s ready to use (no mixing required) and is the first step to remove stains caused by dirt, mold, mildew and algae. Unlike bleach alone, Olympic RESCUE IT! MAX Prep Cleaner works on the surface to lift dirt that can then be rinsed away.
Read our RESCUE IT! product guide here to see how this RESCUE IT! product fits into our 3-step process.
Limited warranty, see product label for more details.
One gallon covers up to 300 sq. feet or 27.9 sq. meters. Coverage will vary depending on type, age and texture of wood.
Spray all plants and vegetation liberally with water before and after application. Cover delicate vegetation to avoid damage. Do not allow cleaner to come into contact with metal, fabric, floor coverings or lawn furniture.
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.
Surfaces to be cleaned must be thoroughly dry. For use as a deck cleaner with Olympic RESCUE IT! MAX Resurfacer + Primer + Sealant, apply Olympic RESCUE IT! MAX Prep Cleaner at full strength with recommended spray equipment.
Spray liberally and allow to stand for 5–10 minutes. Work into surface with a stiff broom, then thoroughly rinse treated surface and surrounding areas with large amounts of water to neutralize cleansing action. Repeat cleaning steps as many times as necessary to remove all dirt, mildew, grease and algae.
Pressure-wash using LOW to MODERATE pressure. (High pressure may damage wood surface and cause product to fail.) Allow wood to dry completely (minimum 24 hours).
Rinse spray equipment thoroughly with water. Store in a cool, dry location in a tightly closed plastic container.
Please refer to the Product Label, Technical Data Sheet (TDS) or Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for safety and detailed application instructions.
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