TWP 100 Series Deck Stain - The Best Deck Stain

TWP 100 StainNeed Help or Advice when using TWP 100 Stain?

Total Wood Preservative (TWP) Wood Deck Stain protects and prolongs all exterior woods, decks, and fences. TWP Wood Deck Stains and Sealers is a distinctive mixture of chemicals blended together to form a professional strength formula that preserves exterior wood surfaces in numerous ways. 

TWP 100 Series Stain will perform at its maximum potential when the wood is properly prepped and when the stain is properly applied. Unfortunately not all wood is in the same condition prior to applying the stain.

 

Do you have any questions about using the TWP 100 Wood and Deck Stain?

Please answer these few questions to achieve the best possible results with your TWP 100 Wood and Decking Stain.

  1. info buttonAge of wood?
  2. Type of wood?
  3. Condition of the wood?
  4. Has it been stained previously and if so with what brand of stain?
  5. Small description of the area to be treated.

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    Peter · 11/19/2018
    what is the minimum temperature for application?
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    Jim P · 11/16/2018
    I have 170 linear feet of new western cedar fence that is 8 ft tall. It is also board on board and I need to stain both sides. I'm in Dallas, TX and the fence will get a lot of sun. What do you recommend, how many gallons and do I need 2 coats wet on wet?
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      TWP Stains · 11/16/2018
      Is the wood rough sawn or smooth wood? You cannot stain new smooth right away. If rough sawn, you can do now as long as the wood is clean and dry. About 20-30 gallons for the two coats applied wet on wet.
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        Jim · 11/16/2018
        Yes. It is rough sawn.
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    Michael P. · 11/12/2018
    I have built a brand new deck with deck seating all the way around it. Can I use the 100 series in a color for both the decking and the seating or should the deck be done in another series? Also, can I add a coat of the clear on top of the color to help the coating?
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    Mike · 11/11/2018
    Redwood deck being installed currently in Colorado. What color TWP will best show off the beautiful patterns and colors while offering great uv protection? Also was concerned about a winter's worth of snow before treating/sealing the deck. Better to weather 4 months? Temps too cold to apply so really not much choice anyway. Best prep method for Redwood in April?
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    Kathy D · 10/28/2018
    I have a 6 yr old timber frame home. Exterior posts and frames need to be restained. I've chosen TWP 100. Surfaces have been power washed. Should the wet on wet application be applied?
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    Kevin · 09/26/2018
    Looking to stain my brand new Cedar Deck in Colorado, and wondering the best stain to use and what is the best color choice to preserve the natural cedar look. It's approx. 180 sq/ft, is one gallon enough? Thanks!
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    Barbara Baugnet · 09/18/2018
    When I did the calculator for amount needed it says 2 coats "wet on wet". Do I need two coats and what does wet on wet mean?
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    Carol · 09/13/2018
    Need to know what I ordered in the past. Just bought 101 TWP Stain. It is to dark brown. Know I accidentally ordered this two years ago and did not use. Then ordered a lighter Cedar Stain. I like the color of the lighter stain. Is there a 100 Cedar Stain? Can you check please so that I can order the lighter stain.
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      TWP Stains · 09/13/2018
      The only past order we see in your email address is from 2015 and that was for TWP 101 Cedartone. The only lighter tinted color is the 115 Honeytone.
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    jeannette · 09/04/2018
    How do you remove TWP 300 from deck? There are many areas that you can scrap off with your fingernail. Some areas turned black. And after all said and done, is the 1500 series the best stain for the deck floor? Also, which is the best stain for the deck siding which drops down our slope and has a door. It's about 15". Thanks
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      TWP Stains · 09/04/2018
      You will need to sand off the 300 Series. Use the TWP 1500 for all surfaces.
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    Don Schenk · 08/29/2018
    What is the proper prep for TWP 100 on new KDAT 2”x6” southern pine wood?
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    Lance · 08/27/2018
    I live in Oregon and have an ipe hardwood deck that faces south. Lots of rain and lots of sun. I would like to use the TWP 100 and expect to put on one maintenance coat every year. Can I do this indefinitely or will I have to strip it down and sand it every so often?
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    John · 08/26/2018
    We have a redwood deck that has 4 coats of clear & semi-transparent. These are going to be sanded to bare wood what do you suggest for the 320' seat redwood deck?
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      TWP Stains · 08/27/2018
      The TWP 100 or TWP 1500 Series would be the correct products.
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    Al Tracy · 07/29/2018
    18 year old cedar deck. It was completely sanded2 years ago and Cabot oil was used. Just applied Wet & Go. It has not been power washed. Would like to use TWP. What do I need to do?
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    Danielle · 07/29/2018
    We just stained our fence with the rustic stain and it is slightly more red then we wanted. If we came back with another coat of Dark Oak would we get a more brown tone or would it make a crazy color?
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      TWP Stains · 07/30/2018
      It will not be able to "take" another coat now. Best would be to wait a few months or a year and remove the Rustic if you want to switch colors.
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    Danny · 07/16/2018
    I have a 4 month old cedar fence. I would like to protect it and stop it from turning gray. I also don't want to change the color of the fence. Which TWP product should I purchase? Thanks
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      TWP Stains · 07/16/2018
      Unfortunately, what you want to do is not possible. For UV protection from graying, you must have a color/tint in your stain. This will also enhance or change the color of your wood. This is true for all brands of deck stains, not just TWP. The lightest tinted TWP color is Honeytone. See here for some pictures: https://www.twpstain.com/twp-115-honeytone
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    Dave · 07/04/2018
    15 year old rough sawn waney pine siding that was stained with a Cabot stain about 10 years ago. It didn’t weather well as you can see in the before and after shots.
    I power washed with sodium percolate this spring but was unable to complete the job. You can see how quickly it grayed out.
    I would like to apply the TWP 1515 or TWP 101 this fall. How would you suggest I proceed?
    Thanks Dave
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    Terry · 06/07/2018
    How do you remove TWP stain spots/drips (Black Walnut) from brick pavers? Mineral spirits did not work. Please advise.
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      TWP Stains · 06/07/2018
      Try a graffiti remover cleaner and pressure washing. You should find some in the paint department of a local store.
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    Kathleen · 06/03/2018
    I built a redwood deck about 6 months ago and it has not been stained previously. I want to protect the wood in some way but I don't want to alter the color too much because it looks great as is. Is there any tint in the TWP 100 series that looks good on redwood or should I go with the clear? Thank you for your help.
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    jeannette · 06/03/2018
    Hi, My painter used TWP-302QD last year (12 mo ago) to do our deck. It already needs to be redone in a part of the deck that gets lots of sun. Previously using the same wood protectant lasted over 2 years. Also, I found a can of TWP1502 used probably over 3-4 years ago. Which one is better for the deck floor? The railings still look great. Our deck is made of brazilian hardware. thanks Jeannette
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      TWP Stains · 06/03/2018
      The TWP 1500 Series is the proper product for decks, not the 300 series.
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    Sharon · 05/30/2018
    Hello. Our new natural cedar 12x12 ground level wood deck was finished the day before Memorial Day. It has treated structural lumber. The carpenter wants to come back next week to sand it down and put a coat of stain on it. We are not painters. We seek your advice on timing and which product to use. Our desire is to have a not-painted look. We are in MI.