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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    Dave G. · 10/11/2015
    I have a 6 year old 5 gallon pail of TWP 101 & it has become quite coagulated with thick chunks of rubbery like substance. Is there anything I can do to make this usable?

    Many thanks

    Dave
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    TWP Stains · 10/07/2015
    Mike J.:
    1. wood is one year old
    2. Cedar
    3.great condition
    4. never been stained but used a cleaner and power washed

    5. After applying TWP 100 pecan stain - some sections of the deck are lighter then other areas. How long must I wait to apply more stain?

    Thank you in advance - Mike Nash

    Wait until next Spring, lightly clean, and reapply a light coat.
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    Mike J. · 10/07/2015
    1. wood is one year old
    2. Cedar
    3.great condition
    4. never been stained but used a cleaner and power washed

    5. After applying TWP 100 pecan stain - some sections of the deck are lighter then other areas. How long must I wait to apply more stain?

    Thank you in advance - Mike Nash
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    TWP Stains · 10/07/2015
    David Milne:
    Location is Arizona (86326)
    Deck is unstained plywood which has been covered with faux grass carpet for a couple of years.
    1. What surface preparation is recommended?
    2. How many coats are needed
    3. What is minimum and maximum time between coats
    4. What is dry time for foot traffic
    5. What is cure time for replacing deck furniture
    6. What is best method of application
    7. What is best cleanup method
    Thank you
    David

    David, most of your questions can be found on our help site:
    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/
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    TWP Stains · 10/07/2015
    Mark Conner:
    - 6 months
    - pressure treated pine
    - excellent
    - no previous stain
    - staining entire deck

    Prep with the Gemini Restore Kit and use the TWP 100 if allowed in your state. If not then use the TWP 1500 Series.
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    David Milne · 10/06/2015
    Location is Arizona (86326)
    Deck is unstained plywood which has been covered with faux grass carpet for a couple of years.
    1. What surface preparation is recommended?
    2. How many coats are needed
    3. What is minimum and maximum time between coats
    4. What is dry time for foot traffic
    5. What is cure time for replacing deck furniture
    6. What is best method of application
    7. What is best cleanup method
    Thank you
    David
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    Mark Conner · 10/06/2015
    - 6 months
    - pressure treated pine
    - excellent
    - no previous stain
    - staining entire deck
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    TWP Stains · 09/25/2015
    Elvis Palombizio:
    Hi - I put on a new deck last year (2012). Boards are PT, railing is vinyl. Deck was never stained/sealed/painted. Condition of wood is excellent, barring a few areas I need to sand down that have been marred up.
    What do you recommend for preparation before using your products? Should I sand the whole deck or would that be unnecessary considering it's a year old?
    Thank you
    Prep with the Gemini Restore Kit.
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    Elvis Palombizio · 09/24/2015
    Hi - I put on a new deck last year (2012). Boards are PT, railing is vinyl. Deck was never stained/sealed/painted. Condition of wood is excellent, barring a few areas I need to sand down that have been marred up.
    What do you recommend for preparation before using your products? Should I sand the whole deck or would that be unnecessary considering it's a year old?
    Thank you
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    TWP Stains · 09/22/2015
    Rube Junes:
    Logs are 20 years old pine. Fair condition, but not stained for 10 years. Last stain was Behr product. Going to treat all exterior logs, decks and railings AFTER corn media blasting using 20/40 grit.
    Question: Will any other surface prep be needed after blasting and blowing off all dust, etc.?

    No additional prep will be needed. Thanks!
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    Rube Junes · 09/22/2015
    Logs are 20 years old pine. Fair condition, but not stained for 10 years. Last stain was Behr product. Going to treat all exterior logs, decks and railings AFTER corn media blasting using 20/40 grit.
    Question: Will any other surface prep be needed after blasting and blowing off all dust, etc.?
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    TWP Stains · 09/20/2015
    aj:
    Ive noticed on my last 2 5 gal pails of twp100 there is a 1/4" of putty like settling on the bottom of can. I took the pail to a paint store and had it shook first and i also stirred myself for a good 10 min. What is this and will it have any effect if i can get it to dissolve back into liquid?

    This is just pigment settling and yes you have to mix/stir this back into the stain.
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    aj · 09/20/2015
    Ive noticed on my last 2 5 gal pails of twp100 there is a 1/4" of putty like settling on the bottom of can. I took the pail to a paint store and had it shook first and i also stirred myself for a good 10 min. What is this and will it have any effect if i can get it to dissolve back into liquid?
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    TWP Stains · 09/17/2015
    m ervin nilsson:
    just built new barn with outside knotty pine what should I use on it? we live in northern Idaho

    You would want the 100 Series. Is this rough cut or smooth?
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    m ervin nilsson · 09/16/2015
    just built new barn with outside knotty pine what should I use on it? we live in northern Idaho
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    TWP Stains · 09/16/2015
    frank shorkey:
    series 100, is the gray stain a solid color or transparent. we have new cedar deck on a gray house. thanks

    The grays are more of a semi-solid color.
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    frank shorkey · 09/15/2015
    series 100, is the gray stain a solid color or transparent. we have new cedar deck on a gray house. thanks
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    TWP Stains · 09/14/2015
    tim gridley:
    Looking for assistance in choice of product
    new cedar deck (3 days old)
    Want to apply on frame before decking and railing being installed.
    Which of your two lines of products is suggested.
    Advise of advantage between clear and colored.

    You cannot apply TWP to brand new wood. Please see this article about new wood:
    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/

    Clear has no UV protection from graying.
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    tim gridley · 09/13/2015
    Looking for assistance in choice of product
    new cedar deck (3 days old)
    Want to apply on frame before decking and railing being installed.
    Which of your two lines of products is suggested.
    Advise of advantage between clear and colored.
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    Dan Swartz · 09/11/2015
    TheSealerStore"][quote name="Dan Swartz:
    So spray for about 10 - 20 minutes (long enough for the first coat to dry) then respray and back-brush to even out the top coat. Sort of "wet on wet" and back brush?

    I have 20 gallons so I should enough.

    Any idea on when a second coat may be needed or just let it weather?

    Thank you for you help![/quote]
    You do not let the first coat dry. Wet on wet is correct:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/twp-stain-wet-on-wet-application/




    Quick question on sprayer. Would be a heavy duty pump sprayer or more like High Volume Low Pressure paint sprayer?