TWPStain.com - Official Distributor of TWP and Gemini Products

TWP Stains Authorized DealerGround Delivery Schedule is as Follows*:

  • 1-3 Business Days for Central Midwest States
  • 2-3 Business Days for East Coast and Southern States
  • 3-5 Business Days for West Coast

*We ship direct to all 48 States via UPS Ground with all products in stock for immediate shipment. TWP Stains must ship Ground and cannot ship faster due to National DOT laws.

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TWP 100 Series
550 VOC Compliant
Oil Based

Restricted 36 states.
Standard Formula!
Available TWP 100 Stain Colors/Tints:
Cedartone, Honeytone
Rustic, Pecan, Redwood
Dark Oak, Prairie Gray
Driftwood Gray
Types of Surfaces:
Vertical and Horizontal Wood Siding and Decking Surfaces. All unfinished Exterior Wood.
Pricing:
$31.99 per Gallon
$154.99 per 5 Gallon
Technical Info:
29-31% Volume Solids
34-42% Solids By Weight
Normal Dry Time - 4 Hours
Flash Point – 105° F
Trans oxide Pigments - Yes
Best! TWP 1500 Series
350 Low VOC Compliant
Oil Based

Compliant for all 50 States
New and Improved Formula!
Available TWP 1500 Stain Colors/Tints:
Cedartone, Honeytone, Rustic, Pecan, Redwood, Dark Oak, Natural, Black Walnut
California Redwood
Types of Surfaces:
Vertical and Horizontal Wood Siding and Decking Surfaces. All unfinished Exterior Wood.
Pricing:
$37.99 per Gallon
$184.99 per 5 Gallon
Technical Info:
56-57% Volume Solids
61-62% Solids By Weight
Normal Dry Time - Overnight
Flash Point – 105° F
Trans oxide Pigments - Yes
TWP 200 Series
350 Low VOC Compliant
Oil Based

Compliant for all 50 States
Great for Older Dried Shingles!
Available TWP 200 Stain Colors/Tints:
Cedartone
Cal Cedar
Cedar Gold
Butternut
Types of Surfaces:
Vertical and Horizontal Cedar Shake and Shingles
Conditions Old Wood
Pricing:
No Single Gallons
$219.99 per 5 Gallon
Technical Info:
94+% Volume Solids
94-96% Solids By Weight
Normal Dry Time - Overnight
Flash Point – 105° F
Trans oxide Pigments - Yes

TWP Stain Reviews Ratings Comparison | 100 Series | 100 Series | 1500 Series

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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
On your comparison chart you show the price of 5 gals TWP 100 AS $154.99 yet in my cart it shows $170. What is the actual price?
Bill Lynd , August 29th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting HaydenGriffin:
can twp 1500 be applied over the twc 100 in areas where the 100 series cannot be sold anymore?

Yes as long as you prep with the Gemini Restore kit first.
TheSealerStore , August 29th , 2015
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Mr.
can twp 1500 be applied on a deck that has been stained with twp 100 in the past
HaydenGriffin , August 29th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Carol Carter:
I live in North Carolina, my deck gets full afternoon sun. It is about 8 years old, I recently cleaned it with pressure washer. Which stain should I use - the 100 series or the 1500 series?

Either is fine but most use the 100 Series there. Apply two coats with wet on wet application.
TheSealerStore , August 27th , 2015
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which stain to use in my area
I live in North Carolina, my deck gets full afternoon sun. It is about 8 years old, I recently cleaned it with pressure washer. Which stain should I use - the 100 series or the 1500 series?
Carol Carter , August 27th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Steve Mossholder:
Hi - I fear I am heading for a disaster with my deck. It is 18 years old, holding up very well. Pressure-treated pine, last treated with oil based 4 years ago. But..........

I live in Northern Virginia, and I have just stated work with the painting contractor who has applied one coat of Benjamin Moore Arborcoat (water based) semi transparent yellow tint base N638 12. this one coat was put on yesterday.

I have read reviews of your product, and I want to go back to oil based. What can I have the contractor do now? They are to put on a second coat tomorrow (when rain has stopped).

I am thinking that I want to strip the Benjamin Moore, power wash, and apply your product. In No. Va I think I must use the 1500, or can I use the 100 semitransparent.

Please advise. Thanks so much!

Your contractor will have to remove the Arborcoat by sanding it off. For Northern VA, you are required to use the TWP 1500 Series.
TheSealerStore , August 20th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Hi - I fear I am heading for a disaster with my deck. It is 18 years old, holding up very well. Pressure-treate d pine, last treated with oil based 4 years ago. But..........

I live in Northern Virginia, and I have just stated work with the painting contractor who has applied one coat of Benjamin Moore Arborcoat (water based) semi transparent yellow tint base N638 12. this one coat was put on yesterday.

I have read reviews of your product, and I want to go back to oil based. What can I have the contractor do now? They are to put on a second coat tomorrow (when rain has stopped).

I am thinking that I want to strip the Benjamin Moore, power wash, and apply your product. In No. Va I think I must use the 1500, or can I use the 100 semitransparent.

Please advise. Thanks so much!
Steve Mossholder , August 19th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Jean Day:
When you say Restore-a-Deck stripper, does that leave behind any coating or color at all, or does it strip it down to bare wood like an orbital sander or chemical stripper would?

You have to remove all of the Sikkens. You cannot apply TWP on top of it. The RAD stain stripper will help to achieve this.
TheSealerStore , August 12th , 2015
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Stripper or stripper?
When you say Restore-a-Deck stripper, does that leave behind any coating or color at all, or does it strip it down to bare wood like an orbital sander or chemical stripper would?
Jean Day , August 12th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Janet Lammens:
My cedar fence was treated with a Siddons product (I think) two years ago by amateurs and as a result it has a very uneven appearance. It was damaged by hail recently so I want to retreat it. How would you suggest doing this and which of your products would you recommend? Thanks

Start by removing the Sikkens 100% first. Use the Restore A Deck Stripper and pressure washing to remove. Use the RAD brightener after removal. Stain with the TWP 1500 when done.
TheSealerStore , August 12th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Do you offer bulk pricing?
nancytodd , August 12th , 2015
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Cedar fence in Denver
My cedar fence was treated with a Siddons product (I think) two years ago by amateurs and as a result it has a very uneven appearance. It was damaged by hail recently so I want to retreat it. How would you suggest doing this and which of your products would you recommend? Thanks
Janet Lammens , August 11th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting G.A. Mercer:
I have a new cedar fence. Should I use 100 or 1500 clear or with stain?

Where do you live?
TheSealerStore , July 28th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
I have a new cedar fence. Should I use 100 or 1500 clear or with stain?
G.A. Mercer , July 28th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Joan Skesavage:
I have just re-done my deck with a composite flooring and cedar screen, arbor and railings. I was thinking of 'sealing' all the cedar vs staining it. I don't want it to be dark or start to grey. What do you recommend?

Hello, please read this about new wood and TWP:

www.twpstainhelp.com/.../

Look at the 1500 Series.
TheSealerStore , July 27th , 2015
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new cedar lattice screen and arbor
I have just re-done my deck with a composite flooring and cedar screen, arbor and railings. I was thinking of 'sealing' all the cedar vs staining it. I don't want it to be dark or start to grey. What do you recommend?
Joan Skesavage , July 27th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Andrew McCoy:
What stain would you recommend ,part of deck gets sun the other shade.

The TWP 1500 Series is what you would need for Indiana.
TheSealerStore , July 26th , 2015
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10 yr.old cedar deck in central Indiana 930sq.ft. half sun half shade .
What stain would you recommend ,part of deck gets sun the other shade.
Andrew McCoy , July 25th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting dkincaid:
I just ordered a 5 gallon pail of Dark Oak in the 1500 series and feel it is a little dark. What color would you recommend mixing in to get a medium oak color? Also would a gallon be enough to lighten a 5 gallon?

The Clear can be added. To make the Dark Oak 1/2 as light you would need equal parts of the Clear and the Dark Oak.
TheSealerStore , July 23rd , 2015
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shingle oil
I have shingle oil on my house. Basically a mineral oil made by chevron.
I have treated the siding with jomax and bleach including scrubbing all the siding. There is still some beading though some absorption. How compatible is your product with this condition.
chris lunde , July 23rd , 2015
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Mixing colors
I just ordered a 5 gallon pail of Dark Oak in the 1500 series and feel it is a little dark. What color would you recommend mixing in to get a medium oak color? Also would a gallon be enough to lighten a 5 gallon?
dkincaid , July 23rd , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Ken Gardner:
Have a deck that has been previously sealed. Need to refinish. What product would you recommend?

Remove the old sealer by stripping and pressure washing. Brighten the wood when done. Stain with either the 100 or 1500 Series.
TheSealerStore , July 14th , 2015
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Home owner
Have a deck that has been previously sealed. Need to refinish. What product would you recommend?
Ken Gardner , July 14th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting wjschmidt:
I got my 5 gallon pail of TWP stain and started applying it to to my shutters. So far so good but the temperatures in Houston reach 95F. I've been applying the stain in the shade and there is a breeze. Am I gonna have problems other than drying speed?

Just be careful of drying evenly in the hot temps. Make sure to be quick and keep a wet edge. Try to do in shade if possible.
TheSealerStore , July 13th , 2015
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Staining Temperature
I got my 5 gallon pail of TWP stain and started applying it to to my shutters. So far so good but the temperatures in Houston reach 95F. I've been applying the stain in the shade and there is a breeze. Am I gonna have problems other than drying speed?
wjschmidt , July 12th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Shep:
I live in Nashville Tennessee. It seems that I purchased the 100 series at a Sherman Williams store 3 years ago. So is Tenn a state I can purchase the 100 series stain and if so then where are the places to purchase.

We are an online dealer that ships to TN in 2-3 days. Thanks!
TheSealerStore , July 8th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
I live in Nashville Tennessee. It seems that I purchased the 100 series at a Sherman Williams store 3 years ago. So is Tenn a state I can purchase the 100 series stain and if so then where are the places to purchase.
Shep , July 8th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Shep:
I used your TWP102 Redwood stain about 3 years ago on my pressure treated deck. It has done well but needs to be redone now.
I see that you have a "new and improved" formula 1500 stain. I want to keep the redwood color. Why should I or should I not use the 1500 over the 100 formula?

No need to if unless you are in a low VOC state. I would just stay with the 100 series for your deck.
TheSealerStore , July 8th , 2015
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uestion on restaining
I used your TWP102 Redwood stain about 3 years ago on my pressure treated deck. It has done well but needs to be redone now.
I see that you have a "new and improved" formula 1500 stain. I want to keep the redwood color. Why should I or should I not use the 1500 over the 100 formula?
Shep , July 8th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting rkirkpa:
I live in Des Moines, Iowa and have a 2 year old cedar deck on the south side of my home. It is an upper level deck because I have a walk out basement with a concrete patio directly underneath my cedar deck.
1. Which series of stain do you recommend?
2. In terms of color, do you recommend using the Cedartone or Clear?
3. Is it okay to stain the underneath of my deck as well (it's totally visible when on the concrete patio). Does the wood need breathing space?

1. 100 Series
2. Clear will not provide UV protection from graying. Need a color/tint.
3. You can stain underneath for appearance.
TheSealerStore , July 7th , 2015
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Homeowner
I live in Des Moines, Iowa and have a 2 year old cedar deck on the south side of my home. It is an upper level deck because I have a walk out basement with a concrete patio directly underneath my cedar deck.
1. Which series of stain do you recommend?
2. In terms of color, do you recommend using the Cedartone or Clear?
3. Is it okay to stain the underneath of my deck as well (it's totally visible when on the concrete patio). Does the wood need breathing space?
rkirkpa , July 7th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Tony Plater:
Which product would be best for my deck? My deck is a 10 year old Evergrain (similar to Trek). We live in Northern Virginia area. The deck gets 3-4 or more hours of sun daily. We have a lot of mold or mildew spots and general fading. Because of the fading and mildew, we want to improve teh cool and renew the deck. The Evergrain is redwood in color and has a wood grain texture. Do we need to strip and what an to use your stripper and brightener? Which stain product is best?

Sorry but TWP is not suggested for composite wood.
TheSealerStore , July 1st , 2015
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Questions
Which product would be best for my deck? My deck is a 10 year old Evergrain (similar to Trek). We live in Northern Virginia area. The deck gets 3-4 or more hours of sun daily. We have a lot of mold or mildew spots and general fading. Because of the fading and mildew, we want to improve teh cool and renew the deck. The Evergrain is redwood in color and has a wood grain texture. Do we need to strip and what an to use your stripper and brightener? Which stain product is best?
Tony Plater , July 1st , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Martin Klingeman:
I have a Brazilian walnut deck. What is the best stain to use...oil or water base?

TWP only comes in oil based. Use the 100 Series.
TheSealerStore , June 29th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
I have a Brazilian walnut deck. What is the best stain to use...oil or water base?
Martin Klingeman , June 29th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting maliamw:
I recently received a one gallon container of Dark Oak. I skipped ordering a sample since I was reasonably confident that the color was going to work. Unfortunately it looks too light and reddish for my wife's taste. I have now ordered the black walnut and hope that will do it since it is the darkest you have and I want o use this product.

I was surprised to read that the wood should age one year before applying the stain. I am making red cedar shadow box fence panels and want to stain the components before final assembly since the design will be difficult to coat when completed. Can this be applied to new red cedar? The frames and rails are "smooth" but not planned and sanded. The balance of the material is 5/16 x 4 RC with a band saw finish. I can wipe the frame and rail components with acetone or lightly sand if required. Please be sure to comment on the aging or freshness requirement.

Thanks.

Please read this: www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
TheSealerStore , June 26th , 2015
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Application to new red cedar
I recently received a one gallon container of Dark Oak. I skipped ordering a sample since I was reasonably confident that the color was going to work. Unfortunately it looks too light and reddish for my wife's taste. I have now ordered the black walnut and hope that will do it since it is the darkest you have and I want o use this product.

I was surprised to read that the wood should age one year before applying the stain. I am making red cedar shadow box fence panels and want to stain the components before final assembly since the design will be difficult to coat when completed. Can this be applied to new red cedar? The frames and rails are "smooth" but not planned and sanded. The balance of the material is 5/16 x 4 RC with a band saw finish. I can wipe the frame and rail components with acetone or lightly sand if required. Please be sure to comment on the aging or freshness requirement.

Thanks.
maliamw , June 25th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Omar Kasso:
Do you think I will be able to match it over time and another coat or two?

When you redo it in a couple of years it will match then.
TheSealerStore , June 18th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Do you think I will be able to match it over time and another coat or two?
Omar Kasso , June 18th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Omar Kasso:
I live in SC and I have an 11 year old deck that needs to be restored. I stripped it and sanded it down. I had to replace some of the wood with new pieces and wanted to know what stain I should use. My concern is the colors not matching on the new 5 boards and the old wood. Please advise.

Thanks

Use the 100 Series. New wood and old wood will not match. The newer wood will be lighter in color as they are less absorbent.
TheSealerStore , June 18th , 2015
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TWP Comparison
I live in SC and I have an 11 year old deck that needs to be restored. I stripped it and sanded it down. I had to replace some of the wood with new pieces and wanted to know what stain I should use. My concern is the colors not matching on the new 5 boards and the old wood. Please advise.

Thanks
Omar Kasso , June 17th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting fitzer:
I live in st.louis,mo and I'm still not sure which twp stain to use on my 9 year old cedar deck. It will be prepped with RAD stripper and brightener. which twp stain would be best for me?

Use the 100 Series.
TheSealerStore , June 17th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Paul Sano:
The differences in the Series between 1500 and 200....Seems the 200 has more solids in it, yet the website states the 1500 as best. Which would you recommend for a log home in upstate New York?....thanks

Use the 1500. The 200 is for shakes and shingles.
TheSealerStore , June 17th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
I live in st.louis,mo and I'm still not sure which twp stain to use on my 9 year old cedar deck. It will be prepped with RAD stripper and brightener. which twp stain would be best for me?
fitzer , June 16th , 2015
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Differences in Series
The differences in the Series between 1500 and 200....Seems the 200 has more solids in it, yet the website states the 1500 as best. Which would you recommend for a log home in upstate New York?....thanks
Paul Sano , June 16th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Russell Wyatt:
I have 2 32X8 covered porches that have 5/4 treated deck board floors. The floors are 1 1/2 years old and I need to know what the best product would be. I live in south Texas. I prefer a dark solid color.

TWP does not come in a solid stain. Look at the Dark Oak for a dark brown color but it will show the wood grain. Prep first with a Gemini Restore Kit.
TheSealerStore , June 15th , 2015
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owner
I have 2 32X8 covered porches that have 5/4 treated deck board floors. The floors are 1 1/2 years old and I need to know what the best product would be. I live in south Texas. I prefer a dark solid color.
Russell Wyatt , June 14th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Randal Lindsey:
I live in north west arkansas. Which is the best stain for my deck and posts?

You can use either the 100 or 1500. Most use the 100 Series in your area.
TheSealerStore , June 7th , 2015
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Which stain
I live in north west arkansas. Which is the best stain for my deck and posts?
Randal Lindsey , June 7th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting RAS93051:
I live in Atlanta and still am not sure if the TWP100 or TWP1500 would be best. Any suggestions?

Use the 100 Series.
TheSealerStore , June 7th , 2015
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Cedar Arbor and Fence
I live in Atlanta and still am not sure if the TWP100 or TWP1500 would be best. Any suggestions?
RAS93051 , June 7th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Lawrence Magnuson:
The price for PermaBond is $80. Is that per gallon? Or per five gallons? Is there free shipping with this product as there is with Deck Revive, to South Carolina? Is there any dealer in Charlotte, NC area that carries both products?

That is per gallon. Each gallon covers 300-400 sq. feet. No free shipping and there are not dealers in your area.
TheSealerStore , June 7th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
The price for PermaBond is $80. Is that per gallon? Or per five gallons? Is there free shipping with this product as there is with Deck Revive, to South Carolina? Is there any dealer in Charlotte, NC area that carries both products?
Lawrence Magnuson , June 6th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting plain Jane 96:
Previously used CWF and have done all of the stripping, brightening and removing furring. Now want to select a color that is equivalent to CWF-UV5 Natural Tone? Which formula should be used in Nebraska with a covered deck with sun on the steps and railings until 2 pm?

Hello, we are not familiar with CWF colors. We do have samples on this link to test colors;
www.twpstain.com/stain-samples
TheSealerStore , June 3rd , 2015
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equivilent color to CWF
Previously used CWF and have done all of the stripping, brightening and removing furring. Now want to select a color that is equivalent to CWF-UV5 Natural Tone? Which formula should be used in Nebraska with a covered deck with sun on the steps and railings until 2 pm?
plain Jane 96 , June 3rd , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Clay Volz:
Which formula do I want to use on a deck in Wa

Use the 100 Series.
TheSealerStore , June 2nd , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Which formula do I want to use on a deck in Wa
Clay Volz , June 2nd , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Kathy Palmer:
What is VOC mean?
We live in Florida. Is that high or low VOC?
We just laid down a 1300 sq. ft. deck with 2x6 rounded edge pressure treated pine.
There is maybe 4 hours of sun on part of the deck, the rest in shade and some areas damp.
Is "Deck Sealer" the same is "Stain"?
Is "Natural" the same as "Clear"
What best to use as a "High Quality Deck Sealer with UV, mildew and fungus protection"?
Also, we have purchased panels of bamboo to build a fence.
Can we use the same Sealer/Stain as we will use on Deck?
ALSO, I would like sales person to call me. Left a message on your recording. Thanks.

-Volatile Organic compounds
-High VOC for FL
-You would want the 100 Series but read this about new wood:
www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
-Stains are sealers as well. Not all sealers are stains
-Natural is tinted. Clear is not
-No you cannot use the TWP 100 on Bamboo
TheSealerStore , June 2nd , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
What is VOC mean?
We live in Florida. Is that high or low VOC?
We just laid down a 1300 sq. ft. deck with 2x6 rounded edge pressure treated pine.
There is maybe 4 hours of sun on part of the deck, the rest in shade and some areas damp.
Is "Deck Sealer" the same is "Stain"?
Is "Natural" the same as "Clear"
What best to use as a "High Quality Deck Sealer with UV, mildew and fungus protection"?
Also, we have purchased panels of bamboo to build a fence.
Can we use the same Sealer/Stain as we will use on Deck?
ALSO, I would like sales person to call me. Left a message on your recording. Thanks.
Kathy Palmer , June 2nd , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Patrick Weir:
What can I add to my 5 gal can of stain to make it darker?

Only a different color of the same series of TWP.
TheSealerStore , June 1st , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Patrick Weir:
What can I add to my 5 gal can of stain to make it darker?

Only a different color of the same series of TWP
TheSealerStore , June 1st , 2015
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Cape Cod Tinting
What can I add to my 5 gal can of stain to make it darker?
Patrick Weir , June 1st , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Lauren Garner:
Hi, We have some older trex decking that has some mildew. We have heard we could stain it and it would look good. We are planning to clean it and stain. Can you recommend which of your stain products would be best to use?

TWP is not suggested for Trex.
TheSealerStore , May 31st , 2015
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Stain for old trex deck
Hi, We have some older trex decking that has some mildew. We have heard we could stain it and it would look good. We are planning to clean it and stain. Can you recommend which of your stain products would be best to use?
Lauren Garner , May 31st , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting debpunk:
we just purchased a Backyard Adventures swing set that is 7 years old. It is in need of cleaning and staining as it has not been done for a few years. What product would you recommend for this. We live in the Kansas City area and the playset will be full sun from late morning til sunset.
My dad has given me a partial can of clear, the playset is pretty dull at the moment. Will the clear give it a fresher look or should I look at a color for a more natural look?
Also would you recommend sanding or power washing prior to application?

Clear will not enhance the color. Use a color and use the 100 Series. Prep with the Gemini Restore Kit and pressure washing.
TheSealerStore , May 31st , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Gerry Morris:
Just built a new deck with Western Red Cedar live in Maine, what would you recommend for best protection for the wood.

Use the 1500 Series but read this first:
www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
TheSealerStore , May 31st , 2015
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New Cedar Deck
Just built a new deck with Western Red Cedar live in Maine, what would you recommend for best protection for the wood.
Gerry Morris , May 31st , 2015
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redoing a swing set
we just purchased a Backyard Adventures swing set that is 7 years old. It is in need of cleaning and staining as it has not been done for a few years. What product would you recommend for this. We live in the Kansas City area and the playset will be full sun from late morning til sunset.
My dad has given me a partial can of clear, the playset is pretty dull at the moment. Will the clear give it a fresher look or should I look at a color for a more natural look?
Also would you recommend sanding or power washing prior to application?
debpunk , May 30th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Eric McCaslin:
Have a 17 year old deck with pressure treated boards that has now been sanded down to the bare wood. The previous solid stain is still in the small cracks and is holding very well. Suggestions on stain for this 400 sf deck?

Thanks!

Try the 1500 Series but the solid stain will show though.
TheSealerStore , May 25th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Have a 17 year old deck with pressure treated boards that has now been sanded down to the bare wood. The previous solid stain is still in the small cracks and is holding very well. Suggestions on stain for this 400 sf deck?

Thanks!
Eric McCaslin , May 25th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Aaron Reedy:
I have a 4 board rail horse fence that is approximately 650 feet long. The fence was there when I bought the property and doesnt appear that it was ever treated. It is very gray. It doesnt have to be perfect, I just need something with a little color that will help with rot. Pressure washing or sanding the wood isn't really feasible due to location. Which stain would be recommended and how much?

You have to prep and clean the wood. You cannot apply a stain over the gray/oxidized wood. Use the Gemini Restore Kit as the prep before applying the TWP.
TheSealerStore , May 23rd , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Can I use TWP on a deck after I cleaned it with Olympain Deck Cleaner?
Lys , May 22nd , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
I have a 4 board rail horse fence that is approximately 650 feet long. The fence was there when I bought the property and doesnt appear that it was ever treated. It is very gray. It doesnt have to be perfect, I just need something with a little color that will help with rot. Pressure washing or sanding the wood isn't really feasible due to location. Which stain would be recommended and how much?
Aaron Reedy , May 22nd , 2015
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Quoting Jean Day:
The only way to tell when you need a maintenance coat is when the color fades, right? If the color has faded but I want to leave it, will the first coat of TWP have penetrated deep enough to protect the wood? In other words, is the maintenance coat just for looks? What goes in the wood, stays in the wood?

Not just for looks but for continuing protections as well. It will not protect forever with just the initial coat.
TheSealerStore , May 17th , 2015
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surface or deeper
The only way to tell when you need a maintenance coat is when the color fades, right? If the color has faded but I want to leave it, will the first coat of TWP have penetrated deep enough to protect the wood? In other words, is the maintenance coat just for looks? What goes in the wood, stays in the wood?
Jean Day , May 16th , 2015
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Quoting Susan Duryea:
Which color of the 1500 series is closest to the former 505 Light Cedar TWP? We have used 505 for years, located on the northern CA coast. Is the 1500 series best for us or the 100 series? Thank you!

Light Cedar was 515 and the 1515 Honeytone is the same color. 100 series cannot be used in CA.
TheSealerStore , May 14th , 2015
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Which color of the 1500 series is closest to the former 505 Light Cedar TWP? We have used 505 for years, located on the northern CA coast. Is the 1500 series best for us or the 100 series? Thank you!
Susan Duryea , May 14th , 2015
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I just stained my pine siding with 100. The wood is about 70 years old but looked and smelled new after I conditioned and brightened. Since the 100 penetrates into the wood, isn't it going to stay in the wood no matter how long I wait to do the maintenance coat? In other words, is the purpose for a maintenance coat merely for surface looks after it fades?
Jean Day , May 14th , 2015
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Quoting David Neiman:
Would 100 or 1500 be best for a new(6 months) treated pine deck getting full sun in a high voc state? Also what prep is recommended.
Thank you

Use the 100 Series and prep with the Gemini Restore Kit.
TheSealerStore , May 12th , 2015
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Would 100 or 1500 be best for a new(6 months) treated pine deck getting full sun in a high voc state? Also what prep is recommended.
Thank you
David Neiman , May 12th , 2015
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Quoting Jean Day:
If a person put the correct amount of TWP on pine siding, would throwing water on it and seeing if it rolls off be a good way to tell? Thanks very much.

Not exactly. TWP sheds water, not necessarily beads water.
TheSealerStore , May 12th , 2015
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If a person put the correct amount of TWP on pine siding, would throwing water on it and seeing if it rolls off be a good way to tell? Thanks very much.
Jean Day , May 12th , 2015
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Quoting Erick:
Quoting TheSealerStore:
Quoting Erick:
Quoting TheSealerStore:
Quoting Erick:
On the comparisons page next to the 1500 Series it says 'Best!', but I've noticed that you almost exclusively recommend the 100 Series in the comments below. So when should the 1500 Series be used? If 100 can be used is it always recommended over the 1500 series?

Use the TWP 1500 in low VOC states, older decks, or when in full sun. Use the TWP 100 if in a high VOC state, and or the wood is newer.



Is the 100 better to use and will it last longer?

They last about the same. 100 penetrates better so it wears better. 1500 holds color a little longer. Both will need to be redone every 2 or 3 years on average.



2-3 years on vertical cedar siding?

2-3 years on horizontals. Twice as long on verticals.
TheSealerStore , May 12th , 2015
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Quoting TheSealerStore:
Quoting Erick:
Quoting TheSealerStore:
Quoting Erick:
On the comparisons page next to the 1500 Series it says 'Best!', but I've noticed that you almost exclusively recommend the 100 Series in the comments below. So when should the 1500 Series be used? If 100 can be used is it always recommended over the 1500 series?

Use the TWP 1500 in low VOC states, older decks, or when in full sun. Use the TWP 100 if in a high VOC state, and or the wood is newer.



Is the 100 better to use and will it last longer?

They last about the same. 100 penetrates better so it wears better. 1500 holds color a little longer. Both will need to be redone every 2 or 3 years on average.



2-3 years on vertical cedar siding?
Erick , May 12th , 2015
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Quoting Erick:
Quoting TheSealerStore:
Quoting Erick:
On the comparisons page next to the 1500 Series it says 'Best!', but I've noticed that you almost exclusively recommend the 100 Series in the comments below. So when should the 1500 Series be used? If 100 can be used is it always recommended over the 1500 series?

Use the TWP 1500 in low VOC states, older decks, or when in full sun. Use the TWP 100 if in a high VOC state, and or the wood is newer.



Is the 100 better to use and will it last longer?

They last about the same. 100 penetrates better so it wears better. 1500 holds color a little longer. Both will need to be redone every 2 or 3 years on average.
TheSealerStore , May 12th , 2015
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Quoting TheSealerStore:
Quoting Erick:
On the comparisons page next to the 1500 Series it says 'Best!', but I've noticed that you almost exclusively recommend the 100 Series in the comments below. So when should the 1500 Series be used? If 100 can be used is it always recommended over the 1500 series?

Use the TWP 1500 in low VOC states, older decks, or when in full sun. Use the TWP 100 if in a high VOC state, and or the wood is newer.



Is the 100 better to use and will it last longer?
Erick , May 12th , 2015
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Quoting Erick:
On the comparisons page next to the 1500 Series it says 'Best!', but I've noticed that you almost exclusively recommend the 100 Series in the comments below. So when should the 1500 Series be used? If 100 can be used is it always recommended over the 1500 series?

Use the TWP 1500 in low VOC states, older decks, or when in full sun. Use the TWP 100 if in a high VOC state, and or the wood is newer.
TheSealerStore , May 12th , 2015
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On the comparisons page next to the 1500 Series it says 'Best!', but I've noticed that you almost exclusively recommend the 100 Series in the comments below. So when should the 1500 Series be used? If 100 can be used is it always recommended over the 1500 series?
Erick , May 12th , 2015
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Quoting Jean Day:
The 5" brush I bought is too wide to dip into the one-gallon TWP can. I've got to stain tomorrow cuz it might rain next week and the siding is clean and bright. If I pour the gallon into a 5-gallon container, can I use the brush to wipe out the pigment that's left on the bottom of the can and then swish the pigmented brush around in the stain that's in the 5-galloner? Or something else? Many thanks.

Yes that should work.
TheSealerStore , May 8th , 2015
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The 5" brush I bought is too wide to dip into the one-gallon TWP can. I've got to stain tomorrow cuz it might rain next week and the siding is clean and bright. If I pour the gallon into a 5-gallon container, can I use the brush to wipe out the pigment that's left on the bottom of the can and then swish the pigmented brush around in the stain that's in the 5-galloner? Or something else? Many thanks.
Jean Day , May 8th , 2015
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Quoting Jean Day:
Could a person prime and paint over cured TWP? If so, must the TWP be removed first?

You would want to strip the TWP first.
TheSealerStore , May 8th , 2015
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Could a person prime and paint over cured TWP? If so, must the TWP be removed first?
Jean Day , May 8th , 2015
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Quoting Marcia Rast:
Which product would be best for our deck? It is pressure treated pine-25 years old. We live in Memphis, TN. It is a hot and humid climate with mild winters. We have a lot of shade. About half of the deck gets 3-4 hours of sun daily. We have a lot of mold or mildew-it looks green in some areas. There is also a lot of gray. We pressure wash and stain almost every year with semi-transparent. Many different products have been used in the past. We plan to use your stripper, pressure wash and brighten. I've read a lot of your information but I'm still uncertain which of your stains to use. Would you advise me? Thanks

The TWP 100 Series would be your best option for this scenario.
TheSealerStore , May 8th , 2015
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Which product would be best for our deck? It is pressure treated pine-25 years old. We live in Memphis, TN. It is a hot and humid climate with mild winters. We have a lot of shade. About half of the deck gets 3-4 hours of sun daily. We have a lot of mold or mildew-it looks green in some areas. There is also a lot of gray. We pressure wash and stain almost every year with semi-transparen t. Many different products have been used in the past. We plan to use your stripper, pressure wash and brighten. I've read a lot of your information but I'm still uncertain which of your stains to use. Would you advise me? Thanks
Marcia Rast , May 8th , 2015
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Quoting Amish:
I wanted to know what is the best stain for my Cedar deck. I live in the Seattle area.

Please advice.

Regards

amish

Use the TWP 100 Series.
TheSealerStore , May 7th , 2015
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I wanted to know what is the best stain for my Cedar deck. I live in the Seattle area.

Please advice.

Regards

amish
Amish , May 7th , 2015
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We live in the Pacific North West, lots of rain and snow.
What is the best deck stain for our 8-9 years old pressure treated, unsealed and exposed pine deck?
Eve Pomer , May 6th , 2015
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Quoting Jim M:
I am still somewhat confused as to what product to use to clean my deck. There is very little original stain (not yours) left on the surface. Most of the color left is on the railing balusters. I have already cleaned with a deck cleaner (Olympic) with mixed results. There is NO mold, mildew or graying of the wood. It appears clean, but somewhat blotchy because of residual stain. I am going to use your 1500 on this project. Should I use your restore kit OR the safety strip. I might also mention that there are flowers, shrubs, etc. close to the deck that I do not want to compromise.

It should come off before using the TWP. Shoot for 95% removal. If you still need to get more off, then use the Restore A Deck Stripper for the prep and pressure washing. Brighten wood when done.
TheSealerStore , May 5th , 2015
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I am still somewhat confused as to what product to use to clean my deck. There is very little original stain (not yours) left on the surface. Most of the color left is on the railing balusters. I have already cleaned with a deck cleaner (Olympic) with mixed results. There is NO mold, mildew or graying of the wood. It appears clean, but somewhat blotchy because of residual stain. I am going to use your 1500 on this project. Should I use your restore kit OR the safety strip. I might also mention that there are flowers, shrubs, etc. close to the deck that I do not want to compromise.
Jim M , May 5th , 2015
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Quoting Michael Locke:
I built a house last year with cedar accents (columns and beams in the peaks)and also have 7 cedar steps at 8 foot wide and handrail going to a patio. it has grayed slightly and I would like to restore the natural color and protect it. the clear states it does not prevent discoloring so what do you recommend?

Prep first with the Gemini Restore Kit and stain with any of the TWP colors that you like. You have to color in your stain for UV protection.
TheSealerStore , May 4th , 2015
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I built a house last year with cedar accents (columns and beams in the peaks)and also have 7 cedar steps at 8 foot wide and handrail going to a patio. it has grayed slightly and I would like to restore the natural color and protect it. the clear states it does not prevent discoloring so what do you recommend?
Michael Locke , May 4th , 2015
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Quoting Richard hammond:
I have a 2yr old pine pressure treated deck in conneticut that's never been sealed or stained and is starting to show signs of weathering and color loss. I'm looking to apply TWP1500 stain, but I would like to now what type of decking prep products I should use before applying the TWP 1500 stain (ie deck cleaner, color brightener ect).

Prep with the Gemini Restore Kit.
TheSealerStore , May 3rd , 2015
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I have a 2yr old pine pressure treated deck in conneticut that's never been sealed or stained and is starting to show signs of weathering and color loss. I'm looking to apply TWP1500 stain, but I would like to now what type of decking prep products I should use before applying the TWP 1500 stain (ie deck cleaner, color brightener ect).
Richard hammond , May 3rd , 2015
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Quoting barbara meyers:
It rained 12 hours after I applied TWP 1500 stain to my very dry 15 years old wood deck. What should I expect now?

It is most likely fine with no issues. Check when dry from water that it does not have in separation stain spots that like like dime sized.
TheSealerStore , May 1st , 2015
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It rained 12 hours after I applied TWP 1500 stain to my very dry 15 years old wood deck. What should I expect now?
barbara meyers , May 1st , 2015
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Quoting Bill Conlin:
I am redoing a 20yr old Peruvian Mahogany deck after stripping and brightening.The wood is in great condition. It has had water based Benjamin Moore Arborcoat on it. Which of your products would be the best for this situation? Thanks

You cannot apply TWP on the Arbor coat so you first thing to address is full removal by sanding it off. Once removed, you can use the 100 or 1500 Series.
TheSealerStore , April 30th , 2015
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I am redoing a 20yr old Peruvian Mahogany deck after stripping and brightening.The wood is in great condition. It has had water based Benjamin Moore Arborcoat on it. Which of your products would be the best for this situation? Thanks
Bill Conlin , April 30th , 2015
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Quoting Kenneth Francis:
I am planning on refinishing my 15 year old cedar deck--Used TWP 100 about 5 years ago. I want to do the entire deck, top and bottom 14x40.
I have a lot of tree droppings on the deck every year and its fully shaded after 1pm--I need something that will hold up to the moisture and tree droppings and keep the mold/mildew down. What do you recommend? How much of it

Use the TWP 100 again after prepping with the Restore A Deck Kit. What is the total sq. footage with all decking, railings, and stairs?
TheSealerStore , April 29th , 2015
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I am planning on refinishing my 15 year old cedar deck--Used TWP 100 about 5 years ago. I want to do the entire deck, top and bottom 14x40.
I have a lot of tree droppings on the deck every year and its fully shaded after 1pm--I need something that will hold up to the moisture and tree droppings and keep the mold/mildew down. What do you recommend? How much of it
Kenneth Francis , April 29th , 2015
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Quoting Gillian Cropp:
WE are building a replacement deck in Conheart Redwood in California. Can you ship the oil-based formulas to us? If so which would be the best formula for a deck which gets hot sun for 8 months a year, very little rain in winter only and some frosts. No snow.
The deck is 550 linear feet and averages 7 feet across.
I would like to get samples of TWP 1500 in the most translucent you manufacture and in Redwood (would prefer very little pigment).

TWP 1500 is allowed for CA and it is oil based. We have samples on this link: www.twpstain.com/stain-samples
TheSealerStore , April 24th , 2015
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Houiseowner
WE are building a replacement deck in Conheart Redwood in California. Can you ship the oil-based formulas to us? If so which would be the best formula for a deck which gets hot sun for 8 months a year, very little rain in winter only and some frosts. No snow.
The deck is 550 linear feet and averages 7 feet across.
I would like to get samples of TWP 1500 in the most translucent you manufacture and in Redwood (would prefer very little pigment).
Gillian Cropp , April 24th , 2015
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Quoting Steven Mack:
Is TWP 1500 series stain a Semi Transparent stain? Reason is I have deck boards that have been replace over a three year period and would like to not have to much of a color difference

Yes it is.
TheSealerStore , April 19th , 2015
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Quoting Rodney Carlson:
400 sq ft redwood (I believe)deck in western CO. Stripped Sikkens SRD and sanded. Snowed yesterday. How long do I need to wait after the snow melts to clean/brighten? How long after the cleaning to stain given the snow and projected 50-65 high temps next 10 days? TWP 100 or 1500, and why? Would swabbing the deck with acetone immediately prior to staining have and benefit?

A few days after the snow melts you should clean and brighten the wood. TWP 100 series as it will penetrate better into you sanded deck. No need for acetone.
TheSealerStore , April 19th , 2015
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400 sq ft redwood (I believe)deck in western CO. Stripped Sikkens SRD and sanded. Snowed yesterday. How long do I need to wait after the snow melts to clean/brighten? How long after the cleaning to stain given the snow and projected 50-65 high temps next 10 days? TWP 100 or 1500, and why? Would swabbing the deck with acetone immediately prior to staining have and benefit?
Rodney Carlson , April 18th , 2015
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Is TWP 1500 series stain a Semi Transparent stain? Reason is I have deck boards that have been replace over a three year period and would like to not have to much of a color difference
Steven Mack , April 11th , 2015
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Quoting Marlene S.:
My deck is pressure treat pine, about 8 years old and very grey & weathered. Part is shaded and part is full sun all afternoon & faces the south. I'm in Minnesota with all the extremes in temp@ weather. I know the deck needs to be cleaned and brightened, but which preservative product is better? Also if I purchase the 5 gals how should any left over product be stored?

Use the 100 for this. Read this article about shelf life:
www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
TheSealerStore , March 29th , 2015
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Quoting Ron Lee:
It appears that the 100 series dark oak is darker than the 1500 series on the website. Is the actual stained colors the same?

The are very similar but best to get samples from our site to test. Usually the 1500 is darker when applied.
TheSealerStore , March 29th , 2015
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My deck is pressure treat pine, about 8 years old and very grey & weathered. Part is shaded and part is full sun all afternoon & faces the south. I'm in Minnesota with all the extremes in temp@ weather. I know the deck needs to be cleaned and brightened, but which preservative product is better? Also if I purchase the 5 gals how should any left over product be stored?
Marlene S. , March 29th , 2015
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100 vs 1500 dark oak
It appears that the 100 series dark oak is darker than the 1500 series on the website. Is the actual stained colors the same?
Ron Lee , March 29th , 2015
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Quoting Brittonwood:
What about mixing a can of 1500 and a can of 100 to get the UV protection and the solids? Kinda like a greatest hits?

No advantage and we would not suggest it.
TheSealerStore , March 23rd , 2015
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Mixing
What about mixing a can of 1500 and a can of 100 to get the UV protection and the solids? Kinda like a greatest hits?
Brittonwood , March 23rd , 2015
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Quoting Brittonwood:
40 year old home
age of deck unknown (assume 20 years)
Pressure treated Pine
Low to ground - 12 inches
East exposure Morning sun, afternoon shade.
Location: Mid Atlantic Richmond, VA
Mold/Mildew? - most likely.
Deck will be completely sanded.

I've always been told that it is the solids that make the difference in the longevity of a stain. From my reading, It seems as though that the 100 would be "better" suited for this application. I guess a higher VOC content would be a better varnish/protector? Is that why?

What do you think?

I would do the 100 Series but in a darker color for better UV protection.
TheSealerStore , March 23rd , 2015
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40 year old home
age of deck unknown (assume 20 years)
Pressure treated Pine
Low to ground - 12 inches
East exposure Morning sun, afternoon shade.
Location: Mid Atlantic Richmond, VA
Mold/Mildew? - most likely.
Deck will be completely sanded.

I've always been told that it is the solids that make the difference in the longevity of a stain. From my reading, It seems as though that the 100 would be "better" suited for this application. I guess a higher VOC content would be a better varnish/protect or? Is that why?

What do you think?
Brittonwood , March 23rd , 2015
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Quoting Karen sue of 82:
We just sanded the solid color stain off of our deck. It was peeling after two years and had areas of black mildew. We live south of Atlanta, GA and would like a semi-transparent stain. Which of the products that you offer would you recommend? If I need total of 8 gallons how does the pricing work?

I would suggest the 100 Series for this. It will penetrate your sanded wood better. Pricing is on this page:
www.twpstain.com/.../
TheSealerStore , March 17th , 2015
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We just sanded the solid color stain off of our deck. It was peeling after two years and had areas of black mildew. We live south of Atlanta, GA and would like a semi-transparen t stain. Which of the products that you offer would you recommend? If I need total of 8 gallons how does the pricing work?
Karen sue of 82 , March 17th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Doug Cook:
I replaced Several balusters on my deck with treated wood. I want to apply the TWP 1500 Natural to may deck and balusters. How long must I wait before applying the stain.

Please read this:
www.twpstainhelp.com/.../

Thanks!
TheSealerStore , March 12th , 2015
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I replaced Several balusters on my deck with treated wood. I want to apply the TWP 1500 Natural to may deck and balusters. How long must I wait before applying the stain.
Doug Cook , March 12th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Scott Schoenfeld:
I have home built in 2009 which was sided with tongue and groove western red Cedar. The cedar siding was pre-coated with Cabot Clear stain and was re-stained with Cabot Clear 3 years ago. I live in Northern Nevada at 5800 ft. low humidity, lots of sun. Which stain would you recommend and how should I prep the wood. I brushed and rolled the Cabot Clear on previously and plan on brushing and rolling again.

Thanks,

Best to prep by using the Restore A Deck stripper and light pressure washing to remove all of the old Cabot. You would then need to apply the RAD Brightener to Neutralize. As for stain, look at the TWP 1500 Series for this vertical cedar wood in NV.
TheSealerStore , February 25th , 2015
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Cedar Siding
I have home built in 2009 which was sided with tongue and groove western red Cedar. The cedar siding was pre-coated with Cabot Clear stain and was re-stained with Cabot Clear 3 years ago. I live in Northern Nevada at 5800 ft. low humidity, lots of sun. Which stain would you recommend and how should I prep the wood. I brushed and rolled the Cabot Clear on previously and plan on brushing and rolling again.

Thanks,
Scott Schoenfeld , February 25th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting mark77777:
I am planning to build a deck of home-sawn norway pine dimension lumber and deck boards.

I would like to apply preservative to the joists and railing posts before installing. Would clear TWP100 work well. Could the joist be dipped into TWP and finished with a paint roller?

For the deck boards, is one or two coats of TWP100 with stain (Cedartone) recommended? Could they be dipped also? What life expectancy before recoating can be anticipated? The location will receive partial (75%) sun.

THanks

Please read this about new decking:
www.twpstainhelp.com/.../

You should not prestain or soak the boards in TWP before installing. Also you do not need to apply to the joists and posts. TWP is more for exposed wood.
TheSealerStore , February 17th , 2015
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I am planning to build a deck of home-sawn norway pine dimension lumber and deck boards.

I would like to apply preservative to the joists and railing posts before installing. Would clear TWP100 work well. Could the joist be dipped into TWP and finished with a paint roller?

For the deck boards, is one or two coats of TWP100 with stain (Cedartone) recommended? Could they be dipped also? What life expectancy before recoating can be anticipated? The location will receive partial (75%) sun.

THanks
mark77777 , February 17th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Casey Hyde:
On the comparisons page next to the 1500 Series it says 'Best!', but I've noticed that you almost exclusively recommend the 100 Series in the comments below. So when should the 1500 Series be used? I have a brand new pressure-treated wood deck in SE Texas (very hot and humid summers).

Every deck and some states are different based on VOC laws so it does change. If you has older dried out wood then the 1500 would be better. Bust since your wood is new (less absorbent) then the 100 Series would work better as it does penetrate newer wood a little better. Please make sure you read our article on new wood:
www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
TheSealerStore , February 14th , 2015
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1500 Series the best?
On the comparisons page next to the 1500 Series it says 'Best!', but I've noticed that you almost exclusively recommend the 100 Series in the comments below. So when should the 1500 Series be used? I have a brand new pressure-treate d wood deck in SE Texas (very hot and humid summers).
Casey Hyde , February 13th , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting dave tinsman:
how about overlap marks with brushing - a constant problem for me

Using a stain pad is much better and quicker. Overlap should not happen if moving quickly and keeping a wet edge at all times.
TheSealerStore , January 25th , 2015
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owner
how about overlap marks with brushing - a constant problem for me
dave tinsman , January 24th , 2015
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Quoting Jack OConnor:
Live in Atlanta. Have a new, around 3 months, cedar deck. Full sun all day. Want your recommendation for the best stain that will highlight the natural beauty of the wood and provide great UV protection, mildew protection, etc.
Thanks

You would want the 100 Series but please read this about new wood prep and waiting period:
www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
TheSealerStore , January 3rd , 2015
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Live in Atlanta. Have a new, around 3 months, cedar deck. Full sun all day. Want your recommendation for the best stain that will highlight the natural beauty of the wood and provide great UV protection, mildew protection, etc.
Thanks
Jack OConnor , January 1st , 2015
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Rick S:
I had very bad experience with Penofin on my Champagne Ipe deck. Within months, the UV (Colorado) had worn away the seal. I know have to sand and re-stain. For the most transparent, which TWP stain should I use and are there special considerations for hardwood application?
Thanks

TWP is not suggested for exotic hardwoods such as IPE. Some consumers still use it though for IPE with decent results. The IPE wood will require reapplication of the stain every year. When used on IPE, the 116 Rustic color is very popular. Only one coat and do not sand for prep but strip and brighten.
TheSealerStore , December 28th , 2014
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Mr
I had very bad experience with Penofin on my Champagne Ipe deck. Within months, the UV (Colorado) had worn away the seal. I know have to sand and re-stain. For the most transparent, which TWP stain should I use and are there special considerations for hardwood application?
Thanks
Rick S , December 26th , 2014
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I purchased TWP 100 Cedartone after deciding to replace 680 sq ft of tounge and groove porch on my 1885 Victorian. I sample stained one of my new KDAT yellow pine boards,and noticed it didnt absorb as I had hoped. After consulting with Gemeni coatings tech guy, he advised me to wash my boards with "Deck Restore". I did and it made a huge differance in the stain absortion. Highly recommend this product for new wood as well as old as advertized. BTW, the piece I stained before washing,would not accept more stain when dried, even after washing. This is a testiment to the sealing ability of the TWP 100!!
Mark 301 , December 26th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting George 25:
Brand new deck -- pine - what product TWP do you recommend for the first sealing ? In shade most of the time ... want durability....live in Georgia.... thanks

Please read this: www.twpstainhelp.com/.../

100 Series after waiting until Spring.
TheSealerStore , November 27th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Paul Z.:
25 year old deck (pressure treated pine) ...... protected for the last 20 years with TWP products ....deck in great shape) live in Georgia...what product for durability would be best ..... 1500 or 200 or 100 (in cedertone). I would like to get about 3 years between sealing? Thanks

Look at the 100 Series for this deck in Georgia that is 20 years old. Make sure to prep well first.
TheSealerStore , November 27th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Brand new deck -- pine - what product TWP do you recommend for the first sealing ? In shade most of the time ... want durability....l ive in Georgia.... thanks
George 25 , November 25th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
25 year old deck (pressure treated pine) ...... protected for the last 20 years with TWP products ....deck in great shape) live in Georgia...what product for durability would be best ..... 1500 or 200 or 100 (in cedertone). I would like to get about 3 years between sealing? Thanks
Paul Z. , November 25th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting John Mathews:
I just purchased the 1500 series in dark oak. I have stripped, power washed, sanded, am about to apply the brightener, let dry and apply 2 coats of stain. I understand that the 1500 has good water resisting properties; do I need to seal the deck after staining? What would you recommend?

You do not need to nor can you apply a sealer on top of the TWP.
TheSealerStore , November 21st , 2014
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Do I need to seal?
I just purchased the 1500 series in dark oak. I have stripped, power washed, sanded, am about to apply the brightener, let dry and apply 2 coats of stain. I understand that the 1500 has good water resisting properties; do I need to seal the deck after staining? What would you recommend?

John
John Mathews , November 21st , 2014
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Do I need to seal?
I just purchased the 1500 series in dark oak. I have stripped, power washed, sanded, am about to apply the brightener, let dry and apply 2 coats of stain. I understand that the 1500 has good water resisting properties; do I need to seal the deck after staining? What would you recommend?
John Mathews , November 21st , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Alabama:
I am building a 1000 square foot covered porch in central Alabama using 2" x 6" pressure treated KDAT SYP. Is TWP 100 the best stain for this application? Also, do I need to any prep before applying the stain since the boards have already been kiln dried after treatment? Thanks.

Yes you need to let the wood season for a month and prep first with the Gemini Restore Kit for prep before applying the TWP. 100 Series would be best.
TheSealerStore , November 17th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
I am building a 1000 square foot covered porch in central Alabama using 2" x 6" pressure treated KDAT SYP. Is TWP 100 the best stain for this application? Also, do I need to any prep before applying the stain since the boards have already been kiln dried after treatment? Thanks.
Alabama , November 14th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Lance Derksen:
Curious, we have a 5-10 year old deck, built out of pressure treated lumber. It is quite grey and weathered, though no rotting. Would applying a stain now help preserve the wood? In are in a colder climate.

Yes it would preserve the wood longer. Make sure to prep by removing the gray with the Gemini Restore Kit.
TheSealerStore , October 27th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Curious, we have a 5-10 year old deck, built out of pressure treated lumber. It is quite grey and weathered, though no rotting. Would applying a stain now help preserve the wood? In are in a colder climate.
Lance Derksen , October 25th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting RK:
Which TWP stain has the lowest opacity?

Thank you

All but the gray colors have the same opacity of a semi-transparen t. The lightest colors are the Honeytones.
TheSealerStore , October 24th , 2014
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Lowest Opacity for Cedar fence?
Which TWP stain has the lowest opacity?

Thank you
RK , October 24th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Margaret Chapin:
We live western Oregon. Which series should we use on a 3 month old Port Orford cedar deck? Have we waited long enough to apply a semi-transparent stain?

You are good to go with the staining as long as you prep first with the Gemini Restore Kit first.
TheSealerStore , October 8th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
We live western Oregon. Which series should we use on a 3 month old Port Orford cedar deck? Have we waited long enough to apply a semi-transparen t stain?
Margaret Chapin , October 8th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting obxal:
Follow up question:
On a newly painted house will the Restore a deck process, step 1 or step 2, discolor the painted siding or painted deck rails? Does the siding or rails have to be taped off and covered?

The Restore A Deck products do not remove paint and should not discolor either.
TheSealerStore , September 23rd , 2014
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TWP Stain Comparison
Follow up question:
On a newly painted house will the Restore a deck process, step 1 or step 2, discolor the painted siding or painted deck rails? Does the siding or rails have to be taped off and covered?
obxal , September 23rd , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting obxal:
I last used Readyseal Natural Cedar on my North Carolina deck 5 years ago with good results. I am intrigued that maybe TWP 1500 Pecan would be a longer lasting product for my next cleaning and sealing project coming up this fall. I normally use a bleach mixture and lightly pressure wash to clean. How would your product perform over the Readyseal?

You would need to remove the Ready Seal when using the TWP. Easily done with the Restore A Deck Stripper and light pressure washing. Use the RAD Brightener when done.
TheSealerStore , September 23rd , 2014
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TWP over Readyseal
I last used Readyseal Natural Cedar on my North Carolina deck 5 years ago with good results. I am intrigued that maybe TWP 1500 Pecan would be a longer lasting product for my next cleaning and sealing project coming up this fall. I normally use a bleach mixture and lightly pressure wash to clean. How would your product perform over the Readyseal?

Follow up question: On a newly painted house will the Restore a deck process, step 1 or step 2, discolor the painted siding or painted deck rails? Does the siding or rails have to be taped off and covered?
obxal , September 23rd , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Chuck Esposito:
I have an old previously stained PT wood deck which I cleaned with the homemade water/TSP/Clorox solution. Is TWP 100 suitable only for use on new wood, or is it suitable for use on my deck?

It is suitable for all wood as long as you prepped correctly and you removed the old coating. You cannot put TWP on top of a different brand and expect it to work properly.
TheSealerStore , September 14th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
I have an old previously stained PT wood deck which I cleaned with the homemade water/TSP/Cloro x solution. Is TWP 100 suitable only for use on new wood, or is it suitable for use on my deck?
Chuck Esposito , September 13th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Nathan B:
What is the best semi transparent TWP product for new rough sawn cedar fence? It has been up for a month or so and I live in the Seattle area.

Use the 1500 series.
TheSealerStore , September 12th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
What is the best semi transparent TWP product for new rough sawn cedar fence? It has been up for a month or so and I live in the Seattle area.
Nathan B , September 12th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Rod Linnekin:
Can your deck stains be purchased only on-line, or do you have local distributors? I live in southeastern Virginia - can I purchase the 100 series, or must I go to the 1500 series? I am trying to match an existing deck color, on a deck at the opposite end of the house - Behr cedartone. Would your cedartone color be a close match?

You can use the 100 series in SE Virginia. You could try the Cedartone to match. We personally are an online dealer for TWP.
TheSealerStore , September 1st , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Can your deck stains be purchased only on-line, or do you have local distributors? I live in southeastern Virginia - can I purchase the 100 series, or must I go to the 1500 series? I am trying to match an existing deck color, on a deck at the opposite end of the house - Behr cedartone. Would your cedartone color be a close match?
Rod Linnekin , September 1st , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Denise Bosco:
We have a deck that's been previously stained with a solid, opaque stain product. Can I apply TWP 1500 over this product with good results?

No you cannot out TWP over a solid stain.
TheSealerStore , August 29th , 2014
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TWP's coverage of Existing Solid Stain
We have a deck that's been previously stained with a solid, opaque stain product. Can I apply TWP 1500 over this product with good results?
Denise Bosco , August 29th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Carole Smith:
I have a 10 year old log home that I initially stained with Thompsons waterproofer and stain in Honey Gold. It has lasted well in our harsh upstate New York weather. My builder suggested I go to a solid stain but I have read that they tend to crack and peel. I contacted the log home company that I purchased my logs from and they suggested you 1500 product. Would the 1500 product in Cedartone go over the Thompsons and give me a little darker color? If not, what would you recommend. Thank you.

You cannot apply TWP over the Thompson. You will need to remove that first. Typically a stain stripper and pressure washing will remove it. Brightener will be needed after to neutralize.
TheSealerStore , August 19th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
I have a 10 year old log home that I initially stained with Thompsons waterproofer and stain in Honey Gold. It has lasted well in our harsh upstate New York weather. My builder suggested I go to a solid stain but I have read that they tend to crack and peel. I contacted the log home company that I purchased my logs from and they suggested you 1500 product. Would the 1500 product in Cedartone go over the Thompsons and give me a little darker color? If not, what would you recommend. Thank you.
Carole Smith , August 19th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting dwkisker:
With the trends in VOC restriction, if I use TWP100 now, and then, because of new restrictions, I am not able to recoat with TWP100 in a few years, will TWP 1500 be compatible? Or will I need to strip the TWP100 first?

You can either clean and recoat with the 1500 or you can strip the 100 off. Stripping 100 Series is very easy if needed.
TheSealerStore , August 15th , 2014
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100 and 1500 compatibility
With the trends in VOC restriction, if I use TWP100 now, and then, because of new restrictions, I am not able to recoat with TWP100 in a few years, will TWP 1500 be compatible? Or will I need to strip the TWP100 first?
dwkisker , August 14th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting John Laneir:
Have an 8 year old cedar fence that's been stained twice with Semi Transparent. Unsure of brand. Location is North Texas, thus a lot of direct sun, mild winters, 25" of rain a year.
Have about 130 linear feet.

Intend to strip and restain with a Semi Transparent color again.

Two questions...
1. Should I use a single application, or a "Wet on Wet" application?

2. Any preference between the TWP 100 versus 1500? TX allows for TWP 100, I am assuming both will work fine

Thank you in advance

1. Do the wet on wet application
2. The 1500 will give a little better UV protection.
TheSealerStore , August 14th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Have an 8 year old cedar fence that's been stained twice with Semi Transparent. Unsure of brand. Location is North Texas, thus a lot of direct sun, mild winters, 25" of rain a year.
Have about 130 linear feet.

Intend to strip and restain with a Semi Transparent color again.

Two questions...
1. Should I use a single application, or a "Wet on Wet" application?

2. Any preference between the TWP 100 versus 1500? TX allows for TWP 100, I am assuming both will work fine

Thank you in advance
John Laneir , August 14th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting bill slaughter:
can1500 be applied over a deck that has been coater with a 3/4 lindseed oil 1/4 thinner. and can i put an exterior marine boat varnish either in it or on it after application.

No you cannot apply TWP on top of the linseed oil and no you cannot add varnish into it or on top of it.
TheSealerStore , August 13th , 2014
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can1500 be applied over a deck that has been coater with a 3/4 lindseed oil 1/4 thinner. and can i put an exterior marine boat varnish either in it or on it after application.
bill slaughter , August 13th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting depaz:
Do the color choices within the same formula have varying degrees of protection? I have a cedar deck in Seattle that I would prefer to stain either honey, cedar, or redwood. However, I would choose a darker color if that would make much difference in the length of time I could wait between restains.
Also which one, TWP 100 or TWP 1500 is considered the longest lasting stain all things being equal....weather, application, wood, color etc,?
Thanks.

Richer colors will give better UV protection from graying. Both 100 and the 1500 last about the same. 1500 might give a little longer UV protection in some cases as it does have more pigment in certain colors.
TheSealerStore , August 4th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Do the color choices within the same formula have varying degrees of protection? I have a cedar deck in Seattle that I would prefer to stain either honey, cedar, or redwood. However, I would choose a darker color if that would make much difference in the length of time I could wait between restains.
Also which one, TWP 100 or TWP 1500 is considered the longest lasting stain all things being equal....weathe r, application, wood, color etc,?
Thanks.
depaz , August 4th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Tom O.:
1i live in North Carolina (which allows 100) and my deck is in the sun most of the day. The deck is 15 years old (pressurized pine) and has been pressure washed. The wood looks like it did when I bought the house. Which is best for me (100 or 1500) and why?

Use the 1500 Series for NC as it will give better UV protection.
TheSealerStore , July 29th , 2014
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100 or 1500
1i live in North Carolina (which allows 100) and my deck is in the sun most of the day. The deck is 15 years old (pressurized pine) and has been pressure washed. The wood looks like it did when I bought the house. Which is best for me (100 or 1500) and why?
Tom O. , July 28th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Kevin B.:
We live in Central/Southwest Virginia are re-staining a deck after about 5 years. The wood is starting to show signs of aging and possibly some rotting to a few horizontal boards, which we will replace. We are going to clean and power wash the boards first, but wondered which stain would be the best to use.

Use the 1500 for this.
TheSealerStore , July 23rd , 2014
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100 or 1500?
We live in Central/Southwe st Virginia are re-staining a deck after about 5 years. The wood is starting to show signs of aging and possibly some rotting to a few horizontal boards, which we will replace. We are going to clean and power wash the boards first, but wondered which stain would be the best to use.
Kevin B. , July 23rd , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Sheri:
Is the 1500 series good to restain for aged cedar shakes? Also, are the stain colors true to color or do they apply lighter than color sample online?

Colors vary depending on the wood type, age of wood, application of stain, etc. Best to get samples to test colors. Yes the 1500 works well for cedar shakes.
TheSealerStore , July 23rd , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Is the 1500 series good to restain for aged cedar shakes? Also, are the stain colors true to color or do they apply lighter than color sample online?
Sheri , July 22nd , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
The chart above explains the difference. Basically VOC compliance for certain states.
TheSealerStore , July 21st , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
What is the difference between the series 100 stain and the 1500 series stain? I noticed the $6.00 dollar difference.

Thank You
marty martinek
Marty Martinek , July 21st , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting PeteS:
Does TWP 100 come in a clear?

Yes. It is an option on the order page for the drop down color choices.
TheSealerStore , July 13th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting UNC Guy:
I had a deck stained using TWP last year. I am very happy. However, the deck expert said he didn't stain exterior home doors. The door is wood and it seems it was stained, so we were asking a handyman what to do about it and he said he'd use semi-transparent deck stain on it. Now I'm confused. The deck guy wouldn't stain the door and the handyman wants to use deck stain. Can anyone help me by telling me why or why not one would use deck stain on a door?

You can use a deck stain for an unfinished wood door as long as you are okay with the fact that it will not have a shine or film on top of the wood for protection from dirt and oils from hands.
TheSealerStore , July 13th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Samuel Fink:
I have about 670 sq ft of deck to cover. Previously stained but not for about 6 years. Heavily worn -- bare wood beginning to show through. One deck is 20 years old, the other smaller deck is 6 years old. How much of the 1500 product should I buy?

Make sure to remove the old stain first if any left. For 2 coats you will need 5-7 gallons.
TheSealerStore , July 13th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Does TWP 100 come in a clear?
PeteS , July 13th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
I had a deck stained using TWP last year. I am very happy. However, the deck expert said he didn't stain exterior home doors. The door is wood and it seems it was stained, so we were asking a handyman what to do about it and he said he'd use semi-transparen t deck stain on it. Now I'm confused. The deck guy wouldn't stain the door and the handyman wants to use deck stain. Can anyone help me by telling me why or why not one would use deck stain on a door?
UNC Guy , July 13th , 2014
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coverage needs?
I have about 670 sq ft of deck to cover. Previously stained but not for about 6 years. Heavily worn -- bare wood beginning to show through. One deck is 20 years old, the other smaller deck is 6 years old. How much of the 1500 product should I buy?
Samuel Fink , July 11th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting DonB:
I built a new barn over a year ago and the board-and-batten siding and doors are hemlock/pine. What is the recommended wood stain?
Thanks!

TWP 1500 Series for this.
TheSealerStore , July 7th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
I built a new barn over a year ago and the board-and-batte n siding and doors are hemlock/pine. What is the recommended wood stain?
Thanks!
DonB , July 7th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting NONIE:
WE HAVE A 20 YEAR OLD REDWOOD DECK. HUSBAND IS SANDING ALL THE OLD TINT OFF. WE ARE INTERESTED IN MAINTAINING THE NATURAL RED WOOD LOOK. DISLIKE THE RED TINTS WE HAVE HAD IN THE PAST. WHAT COLOR IS SUGGESTED SO WE DONT GET "FAKE" REDWOOD LOOK AND INSTEAD HAVING THE REAL REDWOOD SHINE THROUGH?

Maybe California Redwood. Might want to get some samples to test first.
TheSealerStore , July 7th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting Carol:
I'm staining an old PT pine deck. Wood is split and cracked in spots. I live in KY. Do you recommend 1500 or 100 series.

Use the 1500 for older wood.
TheSealerStore , July 7th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting JPM:
I have a brand new Deck and Fence I am looking to stain...But I want it in a grey type color? Other paint swatches on the internet show a grey color with TWP but I am not seeing it on the site? Where can I get a color chart?

Only the 100 Series comes in a gray. You can see that on the web page. Please red this about new wood: www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
TheSealerStore , July 7th , 2014
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WE HAVE A 20 YEAR OLD REDWOOD DECK. HUSBAND IS SANDING ALL THE OLD TINT OFF. WE ARE INTERESTED IN MAINTAINING THE NATURAL RED WOOD LOOK. DISLIKE THE RED TINTS WE HAVE HAD IN THE PAST. WHAT COLOR IS SUGGESTED SO WE DONT GET "FAKE" REDWOOD LOOK AND INSTEAD HAVING THE REAL REDWOOD SHINE THROUGH?
NONIE , July 7th , 2014
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100 vs 1500
I'm staining an old PT pine deck. Wood is split and cracked in spots. I live in KY. Do you recommend 1500 or 100 series.
Carol , July 7th , 2014
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Grey Color?
I have a brand new Deck and Fence I am looking to stain...But I want it in a grey type color? Other paint swatches on the internet show a grey color with TWP but I am not seeing it on the site? Where can I get a color chart?
JPM , July 7th , 2014
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RE: TWP Stain Comparison
Quoting J caron:
We have a teak porch deck that needs to be redone. What color stain would you recommend?

Rustic color
TheSealerStore , July 6th , 2014
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