Gemini Restore-A-Deck Kit

$49.99
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Note: New Gemini Restore-A-Deck Labels Coming in Spring/Summer of 2019!

Make Restoring Your Exterior Wood ...Easy!

info buttonRestore-A-Deck Cleaner and Brightener system is a powerful "eco-friendly" two-part restoration system.

Step 1 Wood and Deck Cleaner that deeply cleans your wood to remove dirt, grime, mold, algae and general graying. The cleaner will help prep neglected wood and or prep for re-coating with a wood or deck stain.

Step 2 Wood Brightener is used after the wood cleaner to "brighten" the wood while neutralizing the cleaner to a natural pH balance. This step will improve the overall appearance of your wood while helping the wood deck stain longevity.

  • TWP Stain Calculator

    100% Biodegradable product
  • Concentrated powder formula - Cleans up to 1000 sq. feet!
  • Prep wood surfaces for re-coating with a wood or deck stain
  • Restores weathered gray wood to natural color
  • Eco-friendly

 

Gemini Restore A Deck

Have Questions on Prep?

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Kit Contains:

 Step 1 Cleaner Bottle and

 Step 2 Brightener Bottle

Coverage Per Kit:  Cleans and Brightens 600-1000 Sq. Feet
Concentrate:  Each Bottle Makes 5 Liquid Gallons
Temperature:  45-95 F
Application Tools:  Pump Sprayer, Scrub Brush

Reviews

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Great for prepping for reapplication of TWP!

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    AJ · 03/14/2019
    We stained our fence 4 years ago with the TWP cedar tone stain. It has held up well but needs to be restrained this year. What is the process we need to use to do that if we plan to use the same TWP cedartone color stain?
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      TWP Stains · 03/15/2019
      Prep with the Gemini Restore Kit prior to reapplying is correct.
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    Ted Lekas · 01/22/2019
    Removing TWP California Redwood, 2 years old. Sounds like cleaner will do.
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      TWP Stains · 01/22/2019
      Only if you are using the same color and Series. If switching colors or Series, you will need to strip and brighten for the prep.
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    Ted Lekas · 01/22/2019
    Do need to strip off old stain before using cleaner or does the cleaner do that?
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      TWP Stains · 01/22/2019
      How to prep varies on what brand and type of sealer you are removing. If not TWP, then you have to strip and or sand to remove. A cleaner will not strip. You do not need to use both a cleaner and stripper. Either or based on what is needed.
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    Cat · 01/11/2019
    Is this Restore kit ok to use on my bamboo outdoor shower?
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    Bernie · 11/13/2018
    Does the wood need to be dry prior to using Gemini RAD? Our forecast is finally showing a few days of clear weather after about a week of rain. Do I need to let the deck dry before cleaning (in preparation of staining a couple of days later), or can I clean as soon as the rain stops and the standing water goes away? Thanks!
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      TWP Stains · 11/14/2018
      The deck can be damp when you are doing the prep. Does not need to be dry.
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    doug · 10/22/2018
    I just received an email from twpstain.com that winter is almost here and fall is good time to treat deck to fresh coat of stain. Do I need to strip the old coat to apply the fresh coat of stain? Same question for Spring?
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      TWP Stains · 10/22/2018
      Depends on the current condition? Feel free to post a picture.
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    brad · 10/18/2018
    Do I power wash before or after using Gemini? Thanks
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      TWP Stains · 10/18/2018
      You use the pressure washer while using the Gemini Kit.
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    Michael D. Volland · 10/18/2018
    I have a new pressure treated retaining wall that was installed 5 months ago. It's not weathered looking but it will absorb water so I believe it's ready to be stained. Do I need to use the deck cleaner or can I just use the brightener?
    Mike V.
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      TWP Stains · 10/18/2018
      You need to remove the mill glaze and that consists of both a cleaner and then a brightener. A brightener alone will not work.
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    Jim k · 10/10/2018
    If used with Gemini kit and TWP 120 how long will it last before having to reapply
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      TWP Stains · 10/10/2018
      2-3 years is normal for a deck. Longer on vertical wood.
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    Steve · 10/02/2018
    You told me it needs to be at least 50 degrees to clean and stain. Can it be colder at night, and if so, how cold? Thx
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    Jay · 09/29/2018
    All we want to do is remove the general graying buildup that has occurred over the summer months prior to going into the winter season. We live in the northeast and used RAD then cedartone this past spring. We'll reapply a second stain coat next spring after a full RAD treatment. Should we use both cleaner and brightener or just the cleaner for now? Company is coming and the deck is looking pretty worn.
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    Mark · 09/28/2018
    What is the minimum and maximum time I can wait to apply TWP 1500 stain after using the cleaner and brightener?
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      TWP Stains · 09/29/2018
      48 hours after prep. Try to stain within a couple of weeks.
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    Brian · 09/26/2018
    Hi. Do I need to protect painted surfaces from over spray? Also, do the granules dissolve completely in water? My pump sprayer can't be used for suspended granules so I don't want to ruin my sprayer.
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      TWP Stains · 09/26/2018
      It should not harm the painted surfaces. It does not mix 100%. You need to mix in a separate 5-gallon and then transfer that over to the sprayer. Any unmixed particles will be at the very bottom so just be careful to not pour the last inch or so into the sprayer.
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        Brian · 09/26/2018
        Thank! Just curios, if it doesn't mix 100% and we don't need to use the bottom stuff, what is the point of that stuff? Would it work better to apply with a brush to make use of the stuff that doesn't dissolve?
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          TWP Stains · 09/26/2018
          98-99% mixes with cleaner. We make it is as strong as possible but it gets to a point that no more can dissolve properly. It is just a little bit. A brush makes no difference.

          BTW, the Step 2 Brightener does dissolve 100%
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            Brian · 09/26/2018
            Ah, got it. Thanks so much! This site and customer service has been very helpful! Looking forward to using the cleaner and brightener.
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    Jaret Nagel · 09/21/2018
    I was told by a phone operator from twp that all I needed to do was use 4 parts water to one part bleach in order to clean previously stained wood. Is that true or do I need to use the Gemini kit?
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      TWP Stains · 09/22/2018
      The Gemini Kit is the better way to prep both your wood and the final results.
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    Jeffrey Bjorck · 09/01/2018
    I am reapplying over TWP 1500. I am using the gemini cleaner/brightener kit. I know you are supposed to redo areas that are still grey, but how can you tell if it's grey without letting it dry out before applying the brightener? Wet redwood is all pretty dark. Thanks.
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      TWP Stains · 09/02/2018
      It shows through as a "wet" gray if you have not removed it with the cleaner. It is noticeable when wet.
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    Don Schenk · 09/01/2018
    What are the application instructions for Restore-A-Deck Cleaner on new KDAT southern pine, including wait time between cleaning and staining wood?
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    michael thornton · 08/27/2018
    what is the difference between stain series 100 and 1500?
    Thanks
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    Marcie · 08/26/2018
    We stained our brand new deck last year with TWP according to directions. It looked beautiful. But now we have a lot of mold/mildew or something like it building up on deck. What do we use to clean it or what should we do now?
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    Jack · 08/24/2018
    I’m confused on how much washing I should be doing when using the cleaner and brightener.
    Do I spray cleaner on my vertical siding then wash up and down multiple times or just slowly go up or down once?
    Is it more/less/ same washing technique with the brightener?
    Im going to be using a 3400 psi pressure washer and 40 degree tip.
    Or do I just use a garden hose?
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      TWP Stains · 08/25/2018
      You apply the cleaner and pressure wash off until clean. How many times to go over the wood with the pressure washer depends on the condition of the wood. The brightener is much easier. Apply and just light rinse after about 10 minutes or so.
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    Stacey · 08/21/2018
    Used RAD cleaner and brightener on cedar deck. Some areas have been exposed more than others. Any suggestions?
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      TWP Stains · 08/21/2018
      You have a build up of TWP stain on your deck. You may want to strip it down to the bare wood this time.
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        Stacey · 08/21/2018
        If I was planning to strip and brighten next spring, what would you suggest for the interim? Apply TWP or let it sit as is? I live in the northeast.
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          TWP Stains · 08/21/2018
          Leave as is. It is perfectly fine until Spring and it will be easier to strip if you do not add another coating now.