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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    Sunny Nguyen · 07/01/2014
    I have an old deck, I'm assuming about 20 years old. I'm assuming pine that is cracked but still solid. Unfortunately, I lapsed on maintenance so the solid stain sat on there for 7 years. I'm not sure what brand it was but it has since cracked. I have pressure washed it and most of the stain has come off with only about 10% remaining. I'll be removing the remaining solid stain soon. The area is approx 500 sq ft. After applying TWP, do I need to apply anything else on top of it? I live in Houston, TX and the area is about 70% direct sunlight, and 30% indirect sunlight.
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    budsvtec · 06/30/2014
    Deck was built in 2006. Previously stained using a honey tone by olympic. I just power washed deck. Can I apply twp100 pecan to my deck?
    Thanks
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    TWP Stains · 06/30/2014
    Lauriel Sandstrom:
    Wold like a coupon for twp100

    Sorry but we do not have any coupons currently.
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    Lauriel Sandstrom · 06/30/2014
    Wold like a coupon for twp100
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    TWP Stains · 06/29/2014
    Constance Phillips:
    we cleaned and stained our deck in sept 2011 with twp 100 cedartone, it needs to be done again this year, the wood is ipe, it's 4 years old. it held up pretty good, mostly fading not much black mildew at all. when it rains it no longer beads up. what do i have to use to remove old twp 100? we used m-1 deck and roof cleaner 3 years ago and it worked great. thanks

    Use the Restore A Deck Stain stripper followed by the Wood Brightener for the prep.
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    TWP Stains · 06/29/2014
    Barbara M:
    MY HOUSE HAS BEEN STAINED WITH TWP 100 series in the past. It needs to be recoated. How do I know if I just need to clean it versus stripping it? What would the process be to strip it?

    Strip if wearing unevenly. Clean if not. These articles explain the process:
    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/tips/prepping-for-twp-stains/
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    Constance Phillips · 06/28/2014
    we cleaned and stained our deck in sept 2011 with twp 100 cedartone, it needs to be done again this year, the wood is ipe, it's 4 years old. it held up pretty good, mostly fading not much black mildew at all. when it rains it no longer beads up. what do i have to use to remove old twp 100? we used m-1 deck and roof cleaner 3 years ago and it worked great. thanks
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    Barbara M · 06/28/2014
    MY HOUSE HAS BEEN STAINED WITH TWP 100 series in the past. It needs to be recoated. How do I know if I just need to clean it versus stripping it? What would the process be to strip it?
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    TWP Stains · 06/28/2014
    Pmerch:
    I live in Austin TX, which is better 100 or 1500 for a new pine fence.

    Fore a vertical fence in Texas you should use the 1500.
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    Pmerch · 06/27/2014
    I live in Austin TX, which is better 100 or 1500 for a new pine fence.
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    TWP Stains · 06/26/2014
    Bubst:
    I have a deck that is used frequently. Last year I applied TWP 101 to unsealed cedar decking. In the high traffic area the stain is wearing off. In some area bare wood is exposed. What is recommended for surface preparation before reapplying TWP 101.
    Bob

    Use the Gemini Restore Kit for the prep for another coat to the floors.
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    TWP Stains · 06/26/2014
    jerry sweet:
    Do you need a mask (resperator)to apply?
    How long is does odor last?
    Decks are approx. 15 years old but but sanded down to bare wood and cleaned with deck brightner. should I use 100 or 1500?
    Thanks Jer[ Only want to apply one coat!!

    You do not have to use a mask when applying. Odor does linger for a few days or so. Use the 100 if allowed otherwise the 1500.
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    Bubst · 06/25/2014
    I have a deck that is used frequently. Last year I applied TWP 101 to unsealed cedar decking. In the high traffic area the stain is wearing off. In some area bare wood is exposed. What is recommended for surface preparation before reapplying TWP 101.
    Bob
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    jerry sweet · 06/25/2014
    Do you need a mask (resperator)to apply?
    How long is does odor last?
    Decks are approx. 15 years old but but sanded down to bare wood and cleaned with deck brightner. should I use 100 or 1500?
    Thanks Jer[ Only want to apply one coat!!
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    TWP Stains · 06/24/2014
    Ron C:
    can i apply 2nd light coat on deck after 24 hrs of first coat? Deck is 5 plus yrs old. Also how long before I can put furniture back on deck or have food traffic?

    If you do it must be a very light coat of the stain. Wait at least 24 hours for the furniture.
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    Ron C · 06/24/2014
    can i apply 2nd light coat on deck after 24 hrs of first coat? Deck is 5 plus yrs old. Also how long before I can put furniture back on deck or have food traffic?
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    TWP Stains · 06/24/2014
    New Cedar:
    The TWP-100 application instructions call for two coats, wet-on-wet. Does the coverage-per-gallon take this into consideration? I need to cover new, rough cedar (~ 1500 sq ft) - would I need 10 gal? 15 gal? 30 gal?

    150-200 sq. feet for the first coat and 200-300 for the second coat. Averages to about 100-125 sq. feet for two coats per gallon. You will need somewhere between the 10-15 gallons most likely.
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    New Cedar · 06/23/2014
    The TWP-100 application instructions call for two coats, wet-on-wet. Does the coverage-per-gallon take this into consideration? I need to cover new, rough cedar (~ 1500 sq ft) - would I need 10 gal? 15 gal? 30 gal?
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    TWP Stains · 06/22/2014
    Kevin Waskin:
    AGE: 12 yrs
    TYPE: treated pine
    CONDITION: majority is fair to good, I replaced heavily worn boards this year.
    PRIOR STAIN: Olympic Maximun
    Description: 2 level large deck around pool, heavy sun exposure, vinyl railing.

    Use the Restore a Deck Stripper and the Wood Brightener for the prep first before applying the TWP.
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    TWP Stains · 06/22/2014
    LW:
    I have a 12 year old pressure treated deck that has not been treated before. Just within the past week, cleaned it and cleaned it. The wood appears to be in good shape with nice wood grain. I live in West Virginia, which TWP product do you recommend?

    Use the 100 Series