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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    Whitehorse Red · 11/21/2014
    We finished residing our home less than 6 months ago with clear vertical cedar. The siding was pre-stained on site with Wood Iron stain (redwood tint). Now, we have noticed mildew forming on the surface of the boards from the ground up to about half way. What is the most effective product and procedure to use to clean/kill the mildew? Would TWP resist mold / mildew more effectively? Can I clean and apply over the previous stain?
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    TWP Stains · 11/12/2014
    Snydleigh:
    I did what was recommened to prepare my home, deck and raiiling. When the twp was applied it looked darker than I thought is should be. Can I send some pics for some one to look at and give me suggestions? What I personally did looks good, what the painters did does not. I have black under windows and other places. I think it was the prep and now the twp in on top. What a mess, and they walked off the job in the middle. Now winter is going to his northern Michigan. I will probably have to start all over. A friend in commercial construction suggested an Osborne brush on a buffer. I really would appreciate suggestions.

    You can reply back to the email you get with this response with some pictures.
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    Snydleigh · 11/11/2014
    I did what was recommened to prepare my home, deck and raiiling. When the twp was applied it looked darker than I thought is should be. Can I send some pics for some one to look at and give me suggestions? What I personally did looks good, what the painters did does not. I have black under windows and other places. I think it was the prep and now the twp in on top. What a mess, and they walked off the job in the middle. Now winter is going to his northern Michigan. I will probably have to start all over. A friend in commercial construction suggested an Osborne brush on a buffer. I really would appreciate suggestions.
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    TWP Stains · 11/11/2014
    Phil Rapagna:
    I am putting up a new cedar fence and am considering preservatives. Is TWP 101 good for fenes? What are the application methods (ie roller, pad, spray)?
    Thank you

    Either TWP 100 or the 1500 works great for fences. You can spray then back brush for application.
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    Phil Rapagna · 11/11/2014
    I am putting up a new cedar fence and am considering preservatives. Is TWP 101 good for fenes? What are the application methods (ie roller, pad, spray)?
    Thank you
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    TWP Stains · 11/10/2014
    Dave Schmid:
    I installed a new cedar deck within the last month. Next spring I plan on sealing with TWP 100. Part of the deck does not receive sun. Will the TWP 100 still dry. I have used products in similar situations in the past where the product took several weeks to dry due to no sun exposure. Thanks for the response, Dave.

    It will but it will take longer since it is shaded. Maybe a few days.
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    Dave Schmid · 11/10/2014
    I installed a new cedar deck within the last month. Next spring I plan on sealing with TWP 100. Part of the deck does not receive sun. Will the TWP 100 still dry. I have used products in similar situations in the past where the product took several weeks to dry due to no sun exposure. Thanks for the response, Dave.
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    TWP Stains · 11/04/2014
    Terry B:
    I just got finished applying the Redwood stain and its a little more red than I expected. Is there anyway to change the color to make it more brown?

    Not you cannot darken without removing first the Redwood stain. Adding more stain on top of a different color would not be a good idea.
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    Terry B · 11/03/2014
    I just got finished applying the Redwood stain and its a little more red than I expected. Is there anyway to change the color to make it more brown?
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    TWP Stains · 11/02/2014
    larry forristal:
    I have a 20 yr. old redwood deck that was weathered. I power washed the wood then ran it through a planer. Should this be treated as new wood? Should I let it weather again, does it need 2 coats?

    Weather for a month then prep with the Gemini Kit first.
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    larry forristal · 10/31/2014
    I have a 20 yr. old redwood deck that was weathered. I power washed the wood then ran it through a planer. Should this be treated as new wood? Should I let it weather again, does it need 2 coats?
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    TWP Stains · 10/28/2014
    Willyou:
    I just replaced about 1/2 of my 400 sq ft deck with Yellawood ACQ PT 2x6s. On Yellawoods website, they recommend that the decking be waterproofed immediately after installation. They don't say with what. And, they don't suggest that the wood weather and dry out before waterproofing. This appears to be contrary to your recommendations. If I were to waterproof it now I assume that it will slow the drying process and will need to be stripped later before applying TWP. What do you suggest?
    Thanks

    Best to follow the directions of the stain manufacturer, not the wood manufacturer. If you stain or seal now you will need to redo in the Spring.
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    Bill · 10/27/2014
    I just replaced about 1/2 of my 400 sq ft deck with Yellawood ACQ PT 2x6s. On Yellawoods website, they recommend that the decking be waterproofed immediately after installation. They don't say with what. And, they don't suggest that the wood weather and dry out before waterproofing. This appears to be contrary to your recommendations. If I were to waterproof it now I assume that it will slow the drying process and will need to be stripped later before applying TWP. What do you suggest?
    Thanks
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    TWP Stains · 10/25/2014
    Greg Flessing:
    To use on New Redwood decking being installed for our condo walk and carport parking surface. Project in Nevada mountains....we've used the 100 series for other projects elsewhere & were very pleased. This would be the best product for this application, right?

    Yes but the new wood does need to season and be prepped:
    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Tawnya · 10/24/2014
    Deck new install mid-June treated Lumber.
    wanting to protect it from winter thought we would stain it with TWP100. Is it too cold? days are 50-60 degrees F and nights go down into mid to high 30s.
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    Greg Flessing · 10/24/2014
    To use on New Redwood decking being installed for our condo walk and carport parking surface. Project in Nevada mountains....we've used the 100 series for other projects elsewhere & were very pleased. This would be the best product for this application, right?
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    TWP Stains · 10/22/2014
    david snyder:
    I have a cedar home that was finished with Sherwin Williams deckscapes, oil base neutral color. I used tru value deckwash and behr brightner and when I started to apply the deckscapes it looked really dark, even though it was the toner only. I heard about twp and apply it, at it to looked dark so I quit. The wood looks clean, bright and completly clean of product. Could there be a reaction between the twp and the brighter? I rinsed it completely with water.
    TWP does not react with a brightener. Not sure what you mean by dark but TWP will enhance the natural grain of your wood. It could be that your cedar has dark tannin stains in the wood and that is causing the issue.
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    david snyder · 10/21/2014
    I have a cedar home that was finished with Sherwin Williams deckscapes, oil base neutral color. I used tru value deckwash and behr brightner and when I started to apply the deckscapes it looked really dark, even though it was the toner only. I heard about twp and apply it, at it to looked dark so I quit. The wood looks clean, bright and completly clean of product. Could there be a reaction between the twp and the brighter? I rinsed it completely with water.
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    TWP Stains · 10/21/2014
    CMc:
    We have a Alabama lake home with a very large covered porch with western exposure that gets intense direct summer sun for about 4-5 hours/day. The surface has been well maintained with applications of a clear wood preservative from the big box stores every two years. We would like to try to get a longer wear period from it and are considering TWP 100. We don't want a stain that is subject to peeling and our primary goal is to protect the wood with absorbing product and not have to worry about cracking or peeling of the product. Are we on the right track for what our goals are?Recommendation?

    TWP would be the correct choice a long as your prep correctly by removing the previous coatings that you applied. TWP needs to soak into the wood fully and any previous coatings on the wood would hinder this.
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    TWP Stains · 10/21/2014
    weedhopper:
    If I can't get the stain on in time, what would I have to do to get it ready to stain at a later date? Clean and brighten again?

    Yes that is correct.