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Stain Calculator

Stain Calculator

Determine the right amount of stain needed for your project and avoid underestimating by using our easy stain calculator.

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How many coats of stain should I apply?

How many coats of stain should I apply?

The unique characteristics of the wood stain you choose will determine the number of coats your project needs. 

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How to Start Your Next Staining Project

How to Start Your Next Staining Project

Staining demands the right preparation for a proper finish

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Deck Ideas: Do I need to clean my deck before I stain it?

Deck Ideas: Do I need to clean my deck before I stain it?

Cleaning your deck prior to applying fresh stain is an important step towards protecting your surfaces. 

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How Do I Stain My Wooden Porch Or Deck?

How Do I Stain My Wooden Porch Or Deck?

Your porch and deck are extensions of your indoor living spaces, so make them as enjoyable as possible with a new look!

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Exteriors

Exteriors

An exterior project can revitalize your home. Get inspired with one of our exterior design showcases. 

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Olympic® SUMMIT™ Advanced Stain + Sealant in One

Olympic® SUMMIT Advanced Stain + Sealant in One

Olympic SUMMIT is formulated to protect and enhance the natural look of wood with exceptional richness and depth of colour.

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Affordably Clean Your Wood Deck For Brilliant Staining Results

Affordably Clean Your Wood Deck For Brilliant Staining Results

A thorough cleaning is the critical first step in a deck staining process. Use our unique product to ensure staining success. 

How To Clean Your Deck
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How To Stain Your Wood Deck In 4 Easy Steps

How To Stain Your Wood Deck In 4 Easy Steps

Want to learn how to stain wood? Follow these simple steps to learn how to stain your deck and your project will be stained in no time.  Choose all climate stain protection with a durable finish. Get started today!

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How To Stain Wood - 5 Steps To Take The Pain Out Of Stain

How To Stain Wood - 5 Steps To Take The Pain Out Of Stain

Staining has a bad reputation, but that doesn't mean your experience has to live up to its name! We can show you how to stain wood in 5 easy steps!

How To Stain Wood - 5 Steps To Take The Pain Out
How long do I have to wait to restain my solid colour stain?

How long do I have to wait to restain my solid colour stain?

Stains vary in their opacity. Solid colour stain lasts longer than clears and semi-transparents, so they can go longer before recoating.

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Video: Why Apply A Wood Stain Or Sealant?

Video: Why Apply A Wood Stain Or Sealant?

A little stain can go a long way towards protecting your valuable deck, furntiture or building. We show you why in this video. 

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Video: Should I Clean My Wood Before I Stain?

Video: Should I Clean My Wood Before I Stain?

Watch this video to learn how to properly clean your wood before applying a layer of stain. 

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All Articles

All Articles

Take the guesswork out of choosing paint colours and applying paints and stains by reading from our collection of articles.

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The One Quick Trick To Finding Out If Your Deck Needs To Be Stained!

The One Quick Trick To Finding Out If Your Deck Needs To Be Stained!

Take the guesswork out of staining. This quick test will tell you if your deck is in need of a good staining. 

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Advice

Advice

Every project has a first step. We show you how to start your DIY project with confidence. 

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