Is Olympic maximum a good stain?

Is Olympic maximum a good stain?

According to Consumer Reports, Olympic Maximum Solid Stain & Sealant in One is rated in their top solid wood stains category, coming in slightly behind Behr.

What type of stain is Olympic maximum?

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.

Is Olympic solid color stain oil based?

Semi-transparent stains use natural oils and rich, subtle color to highlight and enrich wood’s natural grain. – Olympic Elite Stain is an oil-based stain + sealer in one.

Is Olympic maximum stain oil or water based?

– The Olympic Maximum Stain + Sealant in One is a water-based acrylic oil hybrid. What that really means is that it is a waterborne stain. This stain applies like the majority of water-based stains in that it is a film-forming stain that does not penetrate into the wood deeply.

Is Olympic maximum solid stain oil based?

How long does Olympic stain last?

At best you will get 2-3 years with some of the better deck stains. Olympic lasts closer to 12-18 months on a deck floor.

How long does Olympic stain need to dry before rain?

8-12 hours
With Olympic Maximum’s Weather-Ready™ Application, you don’t have to reschedule or wait around for optimal weather. Our high-quality, core resin technology allows you to apply stain in high and low temperatures, to damp wood and 8-12 hours before or after rain.

Does Solid color deck stain peel?

While solid stain can resist fading from the sun, it won’t resist eventual cracking, peeling, or blistering. This is especially true if the wood is often wet or in direct sunlight. No matter how good the solid stain or the painter, solid stain will eventually peel and need recoated.

Is Olympic maximum stain oil or water-based?

Is Olympic wood stain any good?

The Olympic WaterGuard for Wood is among the worst of the bunch, earning the second lowest Overall Score in CR’s stain tests: a 5 out of 100. It also earns a Poor score for its appearance after one year in our simulated weathering test for decks, meaning this stain didn’t take to the wood at all.

What happens if it rains right after I stain my deck?

As a result, the deck surface may appear splotchy rather than smooth and even. The effect is worse if it does rain shortly after you apply the wood stain. The rainwater will cause the stain to flake and peel off.

Can I put 2 coats of stain on my deck?

Whatever type of stain you use, apply two coats to ensure there are no missed spots and to get a more uniform finish.