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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    TWP Stains · 04/20/2016
    Scott Widdows:
    I am getting ready to stain my gazedo columns and roof structure. the deck is composite and wont need stain. The wood is cedar and is unfinished and smooth. I live in Florida. What is the best product for me?

    TWP 1500 Series for this since most is vertical wood.
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    Scott Widdows · 04/20/2016
    I am getting ready to stain my gazedo columns and roof structure. the deck is composite and wont need stain. The wood is cedar and is unfinished and smooth. I live in Florida. What is the best product for me?
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    TWP Stains · 04/18/2016
    Karin:
    Im getting ready to stain my two year old pressure treated pine deck for the first time, could you recommend which stain would be the best product for my deck?
    We live in connecticut, full sun morning to early afternoon, then partially shaded for the remainder of the day, the deck is elevated approx four feet off the ground.
    Thank you

    For CT you will need the TWP 1500 Series. Make sure the prep with the Gemini Restore Kit.
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    Karin · 04/18/2016
    Im getting ready to stain my two year old pressure treated pine deck for the first time, could you recommend which stain would be the best product for my deck?
    We live in connecticut, full sun morning to early afternoon, then partially shaded for the remainder of the day, the deck is elevated approx four feet off the ground.
    Thank you
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    TWP Stains · 04/18/2016
    Greg Ross:
    Our new, never stained deck is getting a single coat of TWP 100 today. The weather forecast for the next couple of days if for highs around 80-84 degrees and lows in the mid-40s. No rain. About how long until we can put our furniture back on the deck and begin using it?

    24-48 hours is normal.
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    Greg Ross · 04/18/2016
    Our new, never stained deck is getting a single coat of TWP 100 today. The weather forecast for the next couple of days if for highs around 80-84 degrees and lows in the mid-40s. No rain. About how long until we can put our furniture back on the deck and begin using it?
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    TWP Stains · 04/16/2016
    Steve L:
    Age of wood: 11
    Type: Redwood exposed to winter weather in Montana.
    Condition: Good
    Previous: Stained with Behr deck stain (twice); will be completely sanded, cleaned and ready for new stain.
    Area: Three sections; 1.) 20x14, 2.) 24x24, and 3.) 16x16.

    What product do you recommend and how much.

    Use the 100 Series. About 10 gallons for two coats when applied wet on wet. More if you have railings, stairs, etc.
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    Steve L · 04/16/2016
    Age of wood: 11
    Type: Redwood exposed to winter weather in Montana.
    Condition: Good
    Previous: Stained with Behr deck stain (twice); will be completely sanded, cleaned and ready for new stain.
    Area: Three sections; 1.) 20x14, 2.) 24x24, and 3.) 16x16.

    What product do you recommend and how much.
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    TWP Stains · 04/13/2016
    Phillip Sangha:
    1. Age of wood : 8
    2. Type: Pressure treated second floor open deck in Florida.
    3. Condition: good
    4. Was stained 7 years ago with Cabot semi-transparent Redwood. It did develop black mold over time.

    Which one shall I use and will need to remove the old remaining stain or is just pressure washing it is enough?

    Need to remove the old stain. Use the Restore A Deck stripper with the pressure washing. Use the Restore A Deck Brightener after. Use the TWP 100 Series.
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    Phillip Sangha · 04/13/2016
    1. Age of wood : 8
    2. Type: Pressure treated second floor open deck in Florida.
    3. Condition: good
    4. Was stained 7 years ago with Cabot semi-transparent Redwood. It did develop black mold over time.

    Which one shall I use and will need to remove the old remaining stain or is just pressure washing it is enough?
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    TWP Stains · 04/13/2016
    Leah Wheeler:
    cedar siding, at least 10 years old, never treated. high moisture - pacific northwest rain forest wind driven rain and prone to moss build up but 3 sides in full sun when we have it. will soak up gobs of stain/preservative and we can't afford to do this again for many years. Which type do you recommend?

    Use the TWP 100 Series. Prep withe Gemini Restore Kit and pressure washing. Apply two coats of the TWP.
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    Leah Wheeler · 04/13/2016
    cedar siding, at least 10 years old, never treated. high moisture - pacific northwest rain forest wind driven rain and prone to moss build up but 3 sides in full sun when we have it. will soak up gobs of stain/preservative and we can't afford to do this again for many years. Which type do you recommend?
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    TWP Stains · 04/09/2016
    john burke:
    I think someone used TWP semitransparent product 500? on our deck in 2012. I need to redo it and wondered what is the difference between the TWP 100 and 1500? Is there a tint? I think ours was gold.
    John Burke

    If you used the 500 Series before then you would want to use the 1500 Series. It is the improved version of the 500 Series. There is not a Gold color. There is a Honeytone and Natural color.
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    john burke · 04/09/2016
    I think someone used TWP semitransparent product 500? on our deck in 2012. I need to redo it and wondered what is the difference between the TWP 100 and 1500? Is there a tint? I think ours was gold.
    John Burke
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    TWP Stains · 04/01/2016
    tom lloyd:
    We have built a 800 square foot Cedar deck and railings with no steps. The wood is new and untreated. Now stain has ever been applied. We are 1 week after construction in North Idaho mountains. Need info on best practices for prep and application of Stain - semi transparent Cedar color.

    See here please:
    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    tom lloyd · 03/31/2016
    We have built a 800 square foot Cedar deck and railings with no steps. The wood is new and untreated. Now stain has ever been applied. We are 1 week after construction in North Idaho mountains. Need info on best practices for prep and application of Stain - semi transparent Cedar color.
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    TWP Stains · 03/29/2016
    Kim Dyer:
    Can you tell me what the difference is between 100 and 1500 series? I am looking to stain my deck and I am not happy with what I used last year.

    See these articles:

    http://www.twpstain.com/twp-stain-comparison-reviews-ratings

    http://www.twpstain.com/difference-between-twp-100-and-1500-series
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    TWP Stains · 03/29/2016
    Robert Mason:
    Hello, I have had a new deck built this February 14 x 28. redwood. my builder used an angle grinder to even up places where the wood was not level. i plan on staining the desk this may. i am wondering if I should sand the deck with a belt sander to even out the marks the angle grinder has left before i stain it. Is this a good idea? will sanding close the grain? Thank you

    Yes sanding closes the grain. Please see this about new wood: http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Kim Dyer · 03/29/2016
    Can you tell me what the difference is between 100 and 1500 series? I am looking to stain my deck and I am not happy with what I used last year.
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    Robert Mason · 03/29/2016
    Hello, I have had a new deck built this February 14 x 28. redwood. my builder used an angle grinder to even up places where the wood was not level. i plan on staining the desk this may. i am wondering if I should sand the deck with a belt sander to even out the marks the angle grinder has left before i stain it. Is this a good idea? will sanding close the grain? Thank you