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?
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    Rick S · 03/05/2015
    I’m having an arbor replaced at my home in Dallas, TX. The arbor will be constructed using new rough cut western red cedar. I’ve read through several Q’s & A’s from your website but I’m not clear on the following:
    1) Does rough cut cedar have to age before I apply TWP 100?
    2) If not, does the new wood still have to be treated with Gemini Restore A Deck before applying the TWP 100 product?
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    TWP Stains · 02/25/2015
    Daniel Sheldon:
    6 year old red cedar deck good condition, penofin blue label 25x25 ft. since penofin is rosewood oil do I need to strip?

    You must alwasy remove previous coatings when switching to TWP. The Restore A Deck stripper works very easily on removing Penofin. Make sure to use a wood brightener after the stripping is done.
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    Daniel Sheldon · 02/24/2015
    6 year old red cedar deck good condition, penofin blue label 25x25 ft. since penofin is rosewood oil do I need to strip?
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    TWP Stains · 02/19/2015
    Neela:
    I have bought seasoned cedar post for the porch of a new horsebarn and the metal colors are light grey with waynescoat of dark grey slate. I would like to keep the seasoned look, what TWP would best suit my need. But another question I have not been able to get resolved. I know that the TWP seals the wood from weather damage, but I would like the high thick gloss look? Is that even an option in using the TWP? Please help with any suggestions that you might have or aide with.

    Thank you!
    Neela Brown

    TWP does not create a shine/gloss and that type of look does not work well for exterior wood. As for a weathered look, you would want the TWP in the clear so it will not change the appearance and or prevent the natural UV graying (oxidation) that you like.
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    Neela · 02/18/2015
    I have bought seasoned cedar post for the porch of a new horsebarn and the metal colors are light grey with waynescoat of dark grey slate. I would like to keep the seasoned look, what TWP would best suit my need. But another question I have not been able to get resolved. I know that the TWP seals the wood from weather damage, but I would like the high thick gloss look? Is that even an option in using the TWP? Please help with any suggestions that you might have or aide with.

    Thank you!
    Neela Brown
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    TWP Stains · 02/18/2015
    Ned:
    10 year old cedar fence. Clear sealed 8 years ago. Power washed 1 year ago. Plan on using TWP with lighter tint. Are both 100 and 1500 oil based? Which do you suggest would work best with info provided?

    Yes both are oil based. Where do you live?
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    Ned · 02/17/2015
    10 year old cedar fence. Clear sealed 8 years ago. Power washed 1 year ago. Plan on using TWP with lighter tint. Are both 100 and 1500 oil based? Which do you suggest would work best with info provided?
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    TWP Stains · 02/03/2015
    diane marshall:
    I have a 5 year old cedar wood fence which I stained (5 yrs ago) with BEHR semi-transparent wood stain (100% acrylic latex). The existing stain is pretty worn with approx. 25% showing the bare wood. I live in the Mojave desert and would like to know if I could use TWP 100 stain over top of what I have now.
    thanks diane

    No, TWP cannot be applied on top of Behr. You would need to remove the Behr first by stripping and sanding.
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    diane marshall · 02/02/2015
    I have a 5 year old cedar wood fence which I stained (5 yrs ago) with BEHR semi-transparent wood stain (100% acrylic latex). The existing stain is pretty worn with approx. 25% showing the bare wood. I live in the Mojave desert and would like to know if I could use TWP 100 stain over top of what I have now.
    thanks diane
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    TWP Stains · 01/20/2015
    Gerard Eads:
    My 900 sq ft deck was recently (6 mo.) painted with Deck Over of which I'm not pleased with due to a milky water stain look. After reading reviews of TWP I would like to apply it to the deck. What do I need to do to prepare the deck? It is now a dark burgundy.

    You would have to remove 100% of the Behr first and that would require sanding it all off as a deck stain stripper will not remove it. No stain brand can be applied on top of the Behr Deckover.
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    Gerard Eads · 01/20/2015
    My 900 sq ft deck was recently (6 mo.) painted with Deck Over of which I'm not pleased with due to a milky water stain look. After reading reviews of TWP I would like to apply it to the deck. What do I need to do to prepare the deck? It is now a dark burgundy.
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    TWP Stains · 01/20/2015
    Jamie Ferguson:
    I am looking to stain a new treated pine wood porch with the gray TWP 100? Any advice on treated pine tongue and grove porch decking???

    Yes, please read our articles on new wood here for waiting and prepping:
    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Jamie Ferguson · 01/19/2015
    I am looking to stain a new treated pine wood porch with the gray TWP 100? Any advice on treated pine tongue and grove porch decking???
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    TWP Stains · 12/23/2014
    Jay Benton:
    We built a new boathouse 5 yrs ago & treated it 6 months later with TWP-I recently powerwashed the boathouse wood back down & applied a first coat of TWP-I probably waited too late in the year & have run out of warm enough weather to apply a second coat-can I apply a 2nd coat on top of the dried first coat if I catch good weather in a week or so or even a few months from now-will the 2nd coat dry onto the first if weather is above 65 degrees

    Do not do it now. Better to wait until Spring, lightly clean, and apply one light coat then.
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    Jay Benton · 12/22/2014
    We built a new boathouse 5 yrs ago & treated it 6 months later with TWP-I recently powerwashed the boathouse wood back down & applied a first coat of TWP-I probably waited too late in the year & have run out of warm enough weather to apply a second coat-can I apply a 2nd coat on top of the dried first coat if I catch good weather in a week or so or even a few months from now-will the 2nd coat dry onto the first if weather is above 65 degrees
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    TWP Stains · 11/21/2014
    Whitehorse Red:
    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?

    You cannot apply TWP over the Wood Iron. In order to use the TWP you would need to strip and brighten the wood so it has not previous coating. The TWP is the only registered stain on the market that is registered by the EPA as a wood preservative to prevent mold and algae.
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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.