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 extremly disappointed I have used Olympic Maximum stain on 2 decks/porches for years. I had a new deck built in 2016. Stained it that fall & all was well for a year, but then the winter of 2017-18 the stain started coming off. Cleaned & restained the whole deck in fall 2017, and did a 2nd coat after 30 days, and it didn't even last 6 months! And it's very slippery. I've never had an issue on my other decks & they are 20+ years old & have been restained maybe every 5 years with no issue. What happened to this product?? It used to be great. My other decks are due to be restained but now I don't think I should do them & ruin what have been beautiful for years.
Date published: 2019-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it. Sanded and stained my back deck railing with this product after removing the horrible Timber oil. It has held up nicely, so I am redoing my front porch with it. It does need some touch up after our harsh winters, but so much easier and better looking than what we’ve used.
Date published: 2019-04-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very Disappointed! Purchased and added in 2013 after adding onto an existing deck, so it would match. Reapplied 2017 to faded boards. End of summer 2018 rotten boards everywhere! A contractor informed me another Brand has class action lawsuit for stain+sealant product. Wish I had researched before!!!
Date published: 2019-04-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Did not even last a year We stained our deck last summer and now 10 months later we have several places where the stain has already come up off of our deck. We chose to pay more for a "better" stain and longer protection and feel we wasted a ton of time and money.
Date published: 2019-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Held up on our wood fence for years We Painted our fence 6 years ago in Beige grey semi-transparent . We enclosed almost an acre on 3 sides. It has held up beautifully here the the Florida wet heat and torrential rain storms.
Date published: 2019-01-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Awful!!! I got 3 buckets of the same stain and now I have a 3 toned gazebo..... please tell me why you guys did that! Entire week of work and now I have to redo the entire thing. So much for “canyon brown”, just look at the difference on the buckets. I would like for Olympic maximum to contact me about this!!!
Date published: 2018-09-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Looks great I bought this from Lowes. I first with a small can of the redwood semi transparent. I was able to drain my very small side porch with 3 coats. I didn't need 3 but because I had about a quarter of the can left I did the 3rd. It's been about a month and its holding up wonderfully. I ended up purchasing a full gallon and used it on some shutters and other outside projects. Absolutely love it. Kinda sad Lowes isn't advertising it like they do Valspar.
Date published: 2018-07-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointed Should have read all the reviews. I have the same results as the rest with one star rating. Not even a complete year. Took my daughter and I three days to cover our huge patio. Just one spot on our patio. Product does not adhere to deck.
Date published: 2018-07-07
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Questions and Answers
Olympic® MAXIMUM® Stain + Sealant in One Semi-Transparent is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 354.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from extremly disappointed I have used Olympic Maximum stain on 2 decks/porches for years. I had a new deck built in 2016. Stained it that fall & all was well for a year, but then the winter of 2017-18 the stain started coming off. Cleaned & restained the whole deck in fall 2017, and did a 2nd coat after 30 days, and it didn't even last 6 months! And it's very slippery. I've never had an issue on my other decks & they are 20+ years old & have been restained maybe every 5 years with no issue. What happened to this product?? It used to be great. My other decks are due to be restained but now I don't think I should do them & ruin what have been beautiful for years.
Date published: 2019-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it. Sanded and stained my back deck railing with this product after removing the horrible Timber oil. It has held up nicely, so I am redoing my front porch with it. It does need some touch up after our harsh winters, but so much easier and better looking than what we’ve used.
Date published: 2019-04-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very Disappointed! Purchased and added in 2013 after adding onto an existing deck, so it would match. Reapplied 2017 to faded boards. End of summer 2018 rotten boards everywhere! A contractor informed me another Brand has class action lawsuit for stain+sealant product. Wish I had researched before!!!
Date published: 2019-04-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Did not even last a year We stained our deck last summer and now 10 months later we have several places where the stain has already come up off of our deck. We chose to pay more for a "better" stain and longer protection and feel we wasted a ton of time and money.
Date published: 2019-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Held up on our wood fence for years We Painted our fence 6 years ago in Beige grey semi-transparent . We enclosed almost an acre on 3 sides. It has held up beautifully here the the Florida wet heat and torrential rain storms.
Date published: 2019-01-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Awful!!! I got 3 buckets of the same stain and now I have a 3 toned gazebo..... please tell me why you guys did that! Entire week of work and now I have to redo the entire thing. So much for “canyon brown”, just look at the difference on the buckets. I would like for Olympic maximum to contact me about this!!!
Date published: 2018-09-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Looks great I bought this from Lowes. I first with a small can of the redwood semi transparent. I was able to drain my very small side porch with 3 coats. I didn't need 3 but because I had about a quarter of the can left I did the 3rd. It's been about a month and its holding up wonderfully. I ended up purchasing a full gallon and used it on some shutters and other outside projects. Absolutely love it. Kinda sad Lowes isn't advertising it like they do Valspar.
Date published: 2018-07-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointed Should have read all the reviews. I have the same results as the rest with one star rating. Not even a complete year. Took my daughter and I three days to cover our huge patio. Just one spot on our patio. Product does not adhere to deck.
Date published: 2018-07-07
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