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 · 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
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    Kevin Waskin · 06/22/2014
    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.
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    LW · 06/21/2014
    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?
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    TWP Stains · 06/19/2014
    JEREMY KERSLAKE:
    This deck is about 15 years old and was stained with a behr product originally. Since then it has been stripped and had CWF applied. This has also been stripped although there are still residues here and there. The deck railing is still coated with CWF and is in good condition where not exposed to sun. The deck was then stained twice with woodguard about 6 and 4 years ago. It has since been pressure washed and needs to be restained. The homeowner will sell the house this year and has a budget that does not cover stripping everything. The deck and rail do not need to be perfect but look maintained and good at a glance. Solid stain is not an option. What would TWP look like over these slightly different surfaces? Any other advice?

    You cannot use TWP on top of these other brands. It will not work or adhere well.
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    JEREMY KERSLAKE · 06/19/2014
    This deck is about 15 years old and was stained with a behr product originally. Since then it has been stripped and had CWF applied. This has also been stripped although there are still residues here and there. The deck railing is still coated with CWF and is in good condition where not exposed to sun. The deck was then stained twice with woodguard about 6 and 4 years ago. It has since been pressure washed and needs to be restained. The homeowner will sell the house this year and has a budget that does not cover stripping everything. The deck and rail do not need to be perfect but look maintained and good at a glance. Solid stain is not an option. What would TWP look like over these slightly different surfaces? Any other advice?
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    TWP Stains · 06/19/2014
    Steve B:
    I would like to use TWP stain on my deck. Which series would be best? I'm leaning towards series 100.

    1. 1 year old
    2. Pressure treated (pine?)
    3. Great
    4. no
    5. 150 sq ft deck, full sun
    we live in MN, so we get very hot summers and very cold winters, as well as very dry falls and very humid springs.

    I will be using a wood cleaner/brightener first. Thank you.

    Use the 100 Series for this.
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    TWP Stains · 06/19/2014
    Donald Wiggins:
    16 years, treated pine, ok condition, previously treated with with flood solid stain, 250 sq food deck and 18 stairs

    For you to use the TWP you would need to remove the solid stain and that would require power sanding the Flood off the deck as stain strippers are ineffective on solid stains. Once removed you can use the TWP.
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    Donald Wiggins · 06/18/2014
    16 years, treated pine, ok condition, previously treated with with flood solid stain, 250 sq food deck and 18 stairs
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    Steve B · 06/18/2014
    I would like to use TWP stain on my deck. Which series would be best? I'm leaning towards series 100.

    1. 1 year old
    2. Pressure treated (pine?)
    3. Great
    4. no
    5. 150 sq ft deck, full sun
    we live in MN, so we get very hot summers and very cold winters, as well as very dry falls and very humid springs.

    I will be using a wood cleaner/brightener first. Thank you.