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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    Grady · 06/18/2019
    I have a 600 sq ft pressure treated deck, 20 years old and in good condition in Denver CO. Weather is hot summer, rain, hail, snow, high UV due to altitude. Sanded to bare wood 3 years ago and stained with oil based semi transparent stain (Cabots?). Deck is half covered by a roof and half open. The open half is much more faded. Covered half looks nearly new. I want to use TWP Ceadartone. What procedure do you recommend?
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    Frank · 06/10/2019
    Do you have distributors in Canada?
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    Chris Lasley · 06/03/2019
    Can I install the 1500 series over previously installed 100 series? Also what is best color match for 101 Cedartone Natural? Existing stain is roughly 4-5 years old, what process would you recommend for application?
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    Matt S · 05/27/2019
    I sanded off the old stain (different brand) - do I still need to do the deck wash/brightener stuff before putting down TWP100?
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    Sharon · 05/25/2019
    My PT pine deck is about 10 yrs old. Had 3 types of stain over that time with stripping & sanding in between. Last used an oil based semi transparent but has all peeled off horizontal surfaces. Now planning to sand, wash, brighten and stain using your TWP 100 Dark Oak & Gemini cleaner combo kit. We live in IA. Would you recommend this approach?
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      TWP Stains · 05/26/2019
      Yes. Make sure all of the old stain is removed.
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    Lennie P. · 05/14/2019
    I have a new deck (4 months old) of pressure treated yellow pine, I would like a gray driftwood finish do you offer anything
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    Jim · 05/12/2019
    Did you discontinue Honeytone 100 series
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    Steven · 05/08/2019
    MSDS sheets
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    Kendall · 05/06/2019
    For maximum effectiveness to maintain the color of a new cedar fence, is it necessary to cover your fence with a clear coat polyurethane AFTER you have stained it with TWP 100?
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      TWP Stains · 05/06/2019
      You can never apply a sealer or coating over a deck stain like TWP. It will peel.
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    Alvin a · 04/29/2019
    We applied a coat of the 100 stain on raw cedar that I waited for the mill glaze to wear off of. Cleaned the wood as directed and then had an issue come up that prevented us from adding a second coat which I think It needed. It has been about 36 hours now. Can I app,y again directly over this coat as it is?
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    Eve · 04/29/2019
    Existing decks (200 sq ft), how much stain do I need?
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      Eve · 04/29/2019
      The decks are 21 yo pressure treated wood, and was previously stained with oil-based. Both are exposed to the sun and in shades 50% during the day. My contractor said that he’ll power wash it first.
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      TWP Stains · 04/29/2019
      2 gallons.
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        Eve · 04/29/2019
        2 gallos for 1 or 2 coats?
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          TWP Stains · 04/29/2019
          2 gallons for 2 coats applied wet on wet.
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    Jack · 04/27/2019
    Newer treated pine deck and screened in porch floor that has been sitting for one year and never stained. The deck is in the Georgia sun for most of the day. I am planning on staining with TWP100 Prairie Gray. Hopefully, 1 coat. What prep would you recommend prior to staining? I do plan on brushing on stain in early June.
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    Paul · 04/26/2019
    Approx. 2 yrs ago I applied TWP 116 to my new 20' x 14' deck here in Raleigh, NC that is exposed to sun 7 hrs per day after it was 3 months installed. Now it is faded and seems a new coat is needed as the wood is slightly splintering and color has faded. I was thinking of moving to the 200 series to get more oil on it so it lasts longer than 2 years. Three questions:

    1) Can I use 200 series over the 100 series that I applied with the above conditions and will it last longer and color stay truer?
    2) Is it possible to move to a gray color over existing red color of the 116?
    3) What is best way to prep given the above conditions?

    Thanks in advance.
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    Mike McIntosh · 04/20/2019
    I would like to use TWP100 (Honeytone) to stain pressure-treated (ground contact) decking boards.

    They were installed 1 year ago. How sure the boards be treated/cleaned prior to applying TWP100
    ? i.e., cleaned with Gemini Restore a Deck Kit or bleach solution (25%)? Should I add Dawn to the bleach solution? If so, how much? Thanks..
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    Mike McIntosh · 04/20/2019
    I live in Greensboro, NC.

    Where can I purchase 2 gal. of TWP100- Honeytone?
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    Rodger · 04/17/2019
    I recently pressure washed my gates and fence. I don't remember what stain I used almost 12 years ago. I read the reviews for TWP 100 and I wanted to give it a try. I'm just outside L.A. in Woodland Hills and it gets really hot here in the summer. I don't want to change the color too much (see photo of before and after pressure washed) and it would be great to see some of the imperfections in the wood. Which TWP would you recommend?
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    Rick Jordan · 04/16/2019
    My 2nd story covered cedar deck was last treated about 5 years ago with a Behr stain, which is almost completely worn off. In August 2018 I had a lot of the deck boards replaced and new stairs built using cedar. This summer we will have a deck company power wash everything and then apply TWP 101 Cedartone. Is that sufficient or do they also have to do the Restore Kit prep?
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      TWP Stains · 04/16/2019
      100% of the old stain must be removed and the use of the RAD prep products will aid with this. never a good idea to just use a pressure washer for prep without proper prep products. Too much pressure can damage the wood.
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    Greg Sliwinski · 04/10/2019
    Installed a new privacy fence in Michigan at the end of July last year. I did not apply any stain and left it bare through winter. 6x6 PT Pine posts with Rough Cut Cedar slats. Will I need to prep the wood with cleaner/brightener first? Since it's new, is one coat recommended at first? I have 66 linear feet at 6 foot high. Will 5 Gallons be good if only one coat is needed for both sides?
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      TWP Stains · 04/10/2019
      Yes, prep first. Two coats for this rough sawn fence wood. You will need about 7-8 gallons.
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    Marc · 04/06/2019
    time to renew TWP stain on deck after 3 years...do i need to complete the initial process (cleaner and stain)
    over again?
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    dave t · 03/29/2019
    new rough cut cedar fence 3520 sq ft how much stain and do i need to prep> twp 100
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      TWP Stains · 03/29/2019
      Rough sawn wood will not need to be prepped as long as it clean and dry. For the two coats applied wet on wet, you will need 30-35 gallons for 3520 sq feet. Coverage does vary based on application method and wood porosity.