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 · 09/16/2017
    Jane Jud:
    I applied TWP100 to a 5 month old cleaned deck floor with pressure-treated wood. The cedar color is barely visible. What can I do to intensify the color?

    You used the 100 Clear? The clear is not tinted and does not have UV protection for the wood. You will need to remove it with this:
    https://www.twpstain.com/restore-a-deck-stripper-brightener-kit-detail

    And then apply TWP in one of the tinted colors for an enhanced look and UV protection.
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    Jane Jud · 09/15/2017
    I applied TWP100 to a 5 month old cleaned deck floor with pressure-treated wood. The cedar color is barely visible. What can I do to intensify the color?
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    TWP Stains · 09/12/2017
    Janie Walthall:
    Can I use TWP100 in Texas?

    Yes, it is allowed to be used in Texas.
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    Janie Walthall · 09/11/2017
    Can I use TWP100 in Texas?
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    TWP Stains · 09/06/2017
    Jim Sehl:
    I live in SW Minnesota so we get cold winter and hot summer. Have 2 cedar decks installed in 2005. Both are covered but one gets Sun in the am and the other gets afternoon - evening sun. I have used Olympic Maximum stain in natural cedartone semi-transparent stain on the deck. Stain only last 2 years before it peels. The wood is in good shape with no mold or mildew. Vertical components of the deck are not peeling like the horizontal parts. What should I use to strip off old stain and what stain do you recommend I use?

    Prep with the Restore A Deck Stripper Kit:
    https://www.twpstain.com/restore-a-deck-stripper-brightener-kit-detail

    Stain with the TWP 100 Series:
    https://www.twpstain.com/twp-100-series
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    Jim Sehl · 09/05/2017
    I live in SW Minnesota so we get cold winter and hot summer. Have 2 cedar decks installed in 2005. Both are covered but one gets Sun in the am and the other gets afternoon - evening sun. I have used Olympic Maximum stain in natural cedartone semi-transparent stain on the deck. Stain only last 2 years before it peels. The wood is in good shape with no mold or mildew. Vertical components of the deck are not peeling like the horizontal parts. What should I use to strip off old stain and what stain do you recommend I use?
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    TWP Stains · 08/25/2017
    Patrick Lever:
    I have an ipe deck that was installed one year ago. I am interested in coating it and it sounds like the TWP 100 would be the way to go. Is pressure washing and/or Gemini Restore recommended for prep? Is there anything special that needs done due to the density of this wood? I have heard that the absorption will be very minimal. How many coats should be applied? The deck is in the Florida keys, so it is warm year round, but it is shaded most of the time.

    Yes, prep with the Gemini Restore Kit and pressure washing. Just one coat for IPE. Most use the Rustic 116 color for IPE. Coverage is 300+ per gallon for this wood type.
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    Patrick Lever · 08/24/2017
    I have an ipe deck that was installed one year ago. I am interested in coating it and it sounds like the TWP 100 would be the way to go. Is pressure washing and/or Gemini Restore recommended for prep? Is there anything special that needs done due to the density of this wood? I have heard that the absorption will be very minimal. How many coats should be applied? The deck is in the Florida keys, so it is warm year round, but it is shaded most of the time.
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    TWP Stains · 08/12/2017
    M Smith:
    Lower tub deck was installed in November 2016 and treated or stained. Upper deck was done in July 2017. Both Decks are cedar and have never been stained. The decks are in the sun from about noon until 4 in the afternoon. We live in Central Oregon. Hot dry climate in the summer and snow in the winter months. 100 series or 1500 ?

    100 Series. See this about new wood:
    https://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    M Smith · 08/12/2017
    Lower tub deck was installed in November 2016 and treated or stained. Upper deck was done in July 2017. Both Decks are cedar and have never been stained. The decks are in the sun from about noon until 4 in the afternoon. We live in Central Oregon. Hot dry climate in the summer and snow in the winter months. 100 series or 1500 ?
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    TWP Stains · 07/30/2017
    Alicia Parham:
    My decks is old, gray, deep cracks. Would this product be appropriate for it. No paint or stain on it at all.

    Yes. Prep first with the Gemini Restore Kit:

    https://www.twpstain.com/gemini-s-restore-a-deck-cleaner-and-brightener-kit
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    Alicia Parham · 07/30/2017
    My decks is old, gray, deep cracks. Would this product be appropriate for it. No paint or stain on it at all.
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    Bruce Wilkins · 07/26/2017
    Trying again - dont know why 1st request got truncated. Age
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    TWP Stains · 07/26/2017
    Ray Breiding:
    TPW 100
    Can I put more than one coat on?
    How long between coats?

    Hello, depends on if the wood is new or older wood if you can do two coats. New wood is one coat. Older wood is typically two coats applied wet on wet. See this about wet on wet:
    https://www.twpstainhelp.com/twp-stain-wet-on-wet-application/
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    Ray Breiding · 07/26/2017
    TPW 100
    Can I put more than one coat on?
    How long between coats?
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    TWP Stains · 07/26/2017
    Bruce Wilkins:
    Direct from sawmill, est'd

    Not sure what your question is?
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    Bruce Wilkins · 07/25/2017
    Direct from sawmill, est'd
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    TWP Stains · 07/24/2017
    Gary Hallett:
    Pressure washed Ipe wood what kind of natural product should I put on it.thanks Gary

    Most use the 116 Rustic color.
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    Gary Hallett · 07/24/2017
    Pressure washed Ipe wood what kind of natural product should I put on it.thanks Gary
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    TWP Stains · 07/24/2017
    Rachel Karlin:
    15 year old Rainbow play system. Most is either redwood or Douglas fir. We have replaced some board with cedar and pressure treated. It was stained previously with Rainbow's own stain. Most of that has either worn or been power washed away. Wondering what the best solution is given the different types of wood we have. And will a semi-transparent stain unite the wood enough in appearance? Will the new cedar pieces eventually match the old wood, or will staining prevent the aging of the new pieces?

    It will not be possible to match the new and old wood exactly based on the age and different types of wood. Best would be a reddish tint in the 1500 Series. Look at the TWP 1516 Rustic.