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 · 05/22/2014
    TMerwald:
    It rained about 9-10 hrs after applying TWP (cedar tone)to an 8 month old cedar deck. (It was powerwashed/prepped a few days before applying). Will it end up peeling down the road?

    Doubt it as water cannot wash out oil.
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    TMerwald · 05/22/2014
    It rained about 9-10 hrs after applying TWP (cedar tone)to an 8 month old cedar deck. (It was powerwashed/prepped a few days before applying). Will it end up peeling down the road?
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    TWP Stains · 05/20/2014
    CG:
    I have a 17 yr old Cedar deck with some boards only 6 months old. I have power washed it this Sunday 5-18-14. The deck boards are 90% bare wood and vertical surfaces are 10%-80% bare wood. It has had a few coats of TWP 100 in the past. The deck in 9 ft in the air with a concrete patio below.

    What else should I do to pre-treat it?

    If using the same color of TWP than you should be good to proceed with the staining.
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    CG · 05/19/2014
    I have a 17 yr old Cedar deck with some boards only 6 months old. I have power washed it this Sunday 5-18-14. The deck boards are 90% bare wood and vertical surfaces are 10%-80% bare wood. It has had a few coats of TWP 100 in the past. The deck in 9 ft in the air with a concrete patio below.

    What else should I do to pre-treat it?
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    TWP Stains · 05/19/2014
    Cwithers:
    We received our color samples yesterday after playing around with them we found we like the look of the honeytone and rustic combined, is this something you can do before shipping to us? We will be ordering 3-4 5 gallon pails.

    We do not custom mix them but you can on your end with no issues.
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    TWP Stains · 05/19/2014
    mark griffith:
    I have a 400sq.ft. pooldeck 7years old and in pretty good shape. I used behr semi-trans.sealer but cant get more than 2years before peeling and complety disappearing in high traffic area(chlorine?).What can I expect from twp,what product is reccomended and how much is needed for said pool deck.

    2 years is normal for a pool deck. Use the TWP 1500 for this. 3-4 gallons for 2 coats.
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    Michele b · 05/18/2014
    I have a 260 sq ft cedar fence (sq ft total for both sides) that was installed last September. I'm in Michigan- which stain would you recommend ? 100 or 1500. I'm thinking I need the Gemini kit to prep & want to use Dark Oak color. Thoughts? How many gallons? Thanks in advance.
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    Cori · 05/18/2014
    We received our color samples yesterday after playing around with them we found we like the look of the honeytone and rustic combined, is this something you can do before shipping to us? We will be ordering 3-4 5 gallon pails.
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    mark griffith · 05/18/2014
    I have a 400sq.ft. pooldeck 7years old and in pretty good shape. I used behr semi-trans.sealer but cant get more than 2years before peeling and complety disappearing in high traffic area(chlorine?).What can I expect from twp,what product is reccomended and how much is needed for said pool deck.
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    TWP Stains · 05/17/2014
    bec116:
    my pressure treated wood deck is three years old. It was stained with twp 1500 now I need to do it again. I was wondering How to apply the stain? I was thinking of just using a rag to wipe it on waiting 10 minutes and wiping again.

    I would not use a rag but a stain pad for application.
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    bec116 · 05/16/2014
    my pressure treated wood deck is three years old. It was stained with twp 1500 now I need to do it again. I was wondering How to apply the stain? I was thinking of just using a rag to wipe it on waiting 10 minutes and wiping again.
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    TWP Stains · 05/16/2014
    Ted Heutsche:
    I am currently designing a pergola for a pool in Huntsville, AL and I am curious about TWP 100. We are using smooth cedar that has not been stained. I was wondering if you could recommend a color. I would prefer that the cedar stays a natural color. I know some cedar tone stains turn more of a yellow/orange color. Is that the case with TWP 100? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Please read this articles for your project:
    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/twp-100-color-choices-and-tips/
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    TWP Stains · 05/16/2014
    Donna Stamey:
    Location is Georgia
    Wood is PT, installed 7 months ago
    Wood is untreated,
    no previous treatment/stain
    deck floor, posts, rails, steps , lattice skirting (all about 400 sq ft)
    Advice about how long to wait to use this stain and any other info you can offer.
    Thanks.....hard to locate in Augusta GA.

    You should be okay now. Prep with Gemini Kit and just one coat of TWP for the first time.
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    Donna Stamey · 05/15/2014
    Location is Georgia
    Wood is PT, installed 7 months ago
    Wood is untreated,
    no previous treatment/stain
    deck floor, posts, rails, steps , lattice skirting (all about 400 sq ft)
    Advice about how long to wait to use this stain and any other info you can offer.
    Thanks.....hard to locate in Augusta GA.
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    Ted Heutsche · 05/15/2014
    I am currently designing a pergola for a pool in Huntsville, AL and I am curious about TWP 100. We are using smooth cedar that has not been stained. I was wondering if you could recommend a color. I would prefer that the cedar stays a natural color. I know some cedar tone stains turn more of a yellow/orange color. Is that the case with TWP 100? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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    TWP Stains · 05/14/2014
    cori, you can use the 100 Series for both. Maybe Honeytone for cedar and Dark Oak for posts.
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    cori withers · 05/13/2014
    We have a new cedar wood fence (completed aprox. a month ago) with green treated posts that are off set from the cedar pickets. I believe it is recommended we use TWP 100 for the cedar can we use the same for the posts? We would like to do the cedar a lighter 'natural' color and the posts a darker brown color, what colors would you recommend for this? We live near Lexington Kentucky (central part of the state)
    Thanks, Cori Withers
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    TWP Stains · 05/13/2014
    stephen Kohara:
    After stripping, should I wait until deck is dry before applying twp 100? After applying twp 100, how long should we stay off of the deck? Temps will be in the 60's - 70's for the application and drying.

    After stripping apply brightener right away. Let dry for 48 hours before applying. Stay off for 24 hours after stain.
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    stephen Kohara · 05/12/2014
    After stripping, should I wait until deck is dry before applying twp 100? After applying twp 100, how long should we stay off of the deck? Temps will be in the 60's - 70's for the application and drying.
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    TWP Stains · 05/10/2014
    Dgc:
    12x20 brand new premium smooth cedar deck.

    When should it be stained & how should it be stained . We're in Missouri .....should we use 100 or 1500.
    .
    Thanks,
    Dan

    100 Series and please read:
    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/