Waterguard® Transparent Stain

WaterGuard Transparent Wood Stain with Sealer offers convenience and value. A durable acrylic oil stain that provides protection and a slight hint of color that highlights the wood grain. This penetrating, advanced multi-surface sealant protects against water damage and creates a mildew-resistant coating. Perfect for almost any outdoor wood surface.

  • Ready to use transparent stain with sealer
  • Durable sealant that provides waterproofing protection
  • Adds color to your surface that allows wood grain and texture to show
  • Protect exterior wood surfaces including decks, fences, siding, railings, outdoor furniture and other wood or previously coated wood with a weathered clear sealant or semi-transparent stain
  • Repels water with just one thin coat of product
  • Provides a mildew resistant coating that helps prevent mold stains
  • Keep your wood protected and beautiful: Protects up to 3 years on decks and 4 years on fences and siding
  • SunBlock® UV defense to shield your wood surface from the fading power of the sun
  • Exclusive Scuff Guard® technology shields your wood surface from typical minor knicks, dents and scratches

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Product Features

Stain in 4 Easy Steps

Wood Stain Transparency Guide

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.


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

Drying Time

Normally dries in 24 hours when applied at 50°F or 10°C to 85°F or 29°C.

Application Details

Can be applied down to 35°F.


Use soap and water to clean up tools.

Product Warning

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

Code Base Sizes Download
55163 Stain - Custom Color Gallon/3.78 L (01), 5 Gallons/18.9 L (05)
55163XIC Stain - Custom Color Gallon/3.78 L (01)
55164 Stain - Custom Color Gallon/3.78 L (01)
55165 Stain - Custom Color Gallon/3.78 L (01)
55165XIC Stain - Custom Color Gallon/3.78 L (01)
55166 Stain - Custom Color Gallon/3.78 L (01)
55166XIC Stain - Custom Color Gallon/3.78 L (01)
55167 Stain - Custom Color Gallon/3.78 L (01), 5 Gallons/18.9 L (05)
55167XIA Stain - Custom Color Gallon/3.78 L (01)
55167XIC Stain - Custom Color Gallon/3.78 L (01)