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 2 out of 5 by from Limited life Claimed 6 year protection on deck, 8 year fence and siding. Surface prepared properly. Stain failing after four years on south side of cedar hot tub. Other three sides are ok. No longer sold by Lowe’s or Home Depot. Olympic website not up to date on where to buy. Been using Olympic products since 1979. Won’t buy this product again.
Date published: 2019-07-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Absolutely Awful - Pearl Gray This is my deck on day five after staining on 6/21/2019. You can see how the site shows it should look against the results on my deck. It looks as if it were stained ten years ago and used hard. We wanted our deck to show the grain, but now we have no choice but to stain again with a solid to cover up this mess. This is a deck built in September 2018, and this is the first stain application. Now my deck looks like trash.
Date published: 2019-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Stain. Great Color. I stained my deck recently, and I am thrilled with the results. I stripped the old stain, cleaned the deck, and then used the same color as last time. It took very well to the wood, and it came out great. My wife likes it too, and that's what really matters.
Date published: 2019-06-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Wish we had read reviews before purchasing Bought product because of brand and warranty. After not even three full seasons, it has weathered terribly. Contacted Olympic but no response yet. I'm older and don't look forward to having to re-do decking again.
Date published: 2019-05-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Label does not inidcate this is WATER based I have used the oil based version of this product for years and loved it. Bought a 5 gallon to redo my deck and realized while applying this was a completely different product. Turns out it is water based. NOWHERE on the label does it indicate it's a water based product. The residual drips on the top of the can are dissolving in the rain. I can't imagine this is going to last. UGH what a waste!
Date published: 2019-05-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Olympic maxim stain I bought the Olympic maxim Canyon Brown 7-5-18, applied it the same day. The second photo was taken today. Lowe's wouldn't warranty it with out a receipt this is the 2nd time I have had complete failure of this stain.
Date published: 2019-05-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Horrible I followed all prep directions. This paint/stain started peeling on part of my deck the first year. Now after 3 years I have to pressure wash and start over. It will not be with this product. It was very expensive and does not work.
Date published: 2019-05-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointing We bought this stain and sealant after it was recommended at the store. We stained our deck the first year after it was seasoned with two coats and had to restrain it again last year which is the second year. We are coming up on the third year and it needs done again there is actually stops where you can see the natural wood coming through. It looks horrible and this 6 year protection is a joke. I will definitely be using a different product
Date published: 2019-04-28
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Questions and Answers
Olympic® MAXIMUM® Stain + Sealant in One Semi-Transparent is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 362.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Limited life Claimed 6 year protection on deck, 8 year fence and siding. Surface prepared properly. Stain failing after four years on south side of cedar hot tub. Other three sides are ok. No longer sold by Lowe’s or Home Depot. Olympic website not up to date on where to buy. Been using Olympic products since 1979. Won’t buy this product again.
Date published: 2019-07-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Absolutely Awful - Pearl Gray This is my deck on day five after staining on 6/21/2019. You can see how the site shows it should look against the results on my deck. It looks as if it were stained ten years ago and used hard. We wanted our deck to show the grain, but now we have no choice but to stain again with a solid to cover up this mess. This is a deck built in September 2018, and this is the first stain application. Now my deck looks like trash.
Date published: 2019-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Stain. Great Color. I stained my deck recently, and I am thrilled with the results. I stripped the old stain, cleaned the deck, and then used the same color as last time. It took very well to the wood, and it came out great. My wife likes it too, and that's what really matters.
Date published: 2019-06-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Wish we had read reviews before purchasing Bought product because of brand and warranty. After not even three full seasons, it has weathered terribly. Contacted Olympic but no response yet. I'm older and don't look forward to having to re-do decking again.
Date published: 2019-05-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Label does not inidcate this is WATER based I have used the oil based version of this product for years and loved it. Bought a 5 gallon to redo my deck and realized while applying this was a completely different product. Turns out it is water based. NOWHERE on the label does it indicate it's a water based product. The residual drips on the top of the can are dissolving in the rain. I can't imagine this is going to last. UGH what a waste!
Date published: 2019-05-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Olympic maxim stain I bought the Olympic maxim Canyon Brown 7-5-18, applied it the same day. The second photo was taken today. Lowe's wouldn't warranty it with out a receipt this is the 2nd time I have had complete failure of this stain.
Date published: 2019-05-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Horrible I followed all prep directions. This paint/stain started peeling on part of my deck the first year. Now after 3 years I have to pressure wash and start over. It will not be with this product. It was very expensive and does not work.
Date published: 2019-05-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointing We bought this stain and sealant after it was recommended at the store. We stained our deck the first year after it was seasoned with two coats and had to restrain it again last year which is the second year. We are coming up on the third year and it needs done again there is actually stops where you can see the natural wood coming through. It looks horrible and this 6 year protection is a joke. I will definitely be using a different product
Date published: 2019-04-28
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