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 · 05/31/2014
    Chromdome:
    Can I apply an oil based paint over the TWP 100 I used to stain my cedar deck. Twp has been on for about two weeks under lots of sun.

    Thanks, Ron

    That would not be a good idea.
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    Chromdome · 05/30/2014
    Can I apply an oil based paint over the TWP 100 I used to stain my cedar deck. Twp has been on for about two weeks under lots of sun.

    Thanks, Ron
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    TWP Stains · 05/30/2014
    Alan L Foulks:
    We spend our summers in Flagstaff, Az (area code 86001) elevation 7000 ft. I just built a 488 sq ft 2x6, douglas fir deck and want to use TWP series 100 stain. Can this product be shipped to this area or will I have to use the 1500 series? I prefer the 100 series due to its history, quality rating and dry time.

    100 is allowed in AZ but not in the Phoenix area so you should be fine. Please read this about new wood:
    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Alan L Foulks · 05/29/2014
    We spend our summers in Flagstaff, Az (area code 86001) elevation 7000 ft. I just built a 488 sq ft 2x6, douglas fir deck and want to use TWP series 100 stain. Can this product be shipped to this area or will I have to use the 1500 series? I prefer the 100 series due to its history, quality rating and dry time.
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    TWP Stains · 05/27/2014
    Steve Koestner:
    I'm considering using your TWP 100 for a new redwood deck in Colorado. We get intense sun in the summer (90+ degrees) then occasionally drenching rain. Winters are very dry with a good bit of snow. Is this the best choice for redwood in this type of environment? How long should I wait before applying to new redwood?

    Thanks,

    The 100 would be the correct product once you wait for wood to season. Please read this: http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Steve Koestner · 05/27/2014
    I'm considering using your TWP 100 for a new redwood deck in Colorado. We get intense sun in the summer (90+ degrees) then occasionally drenching rain. Winters are very dry with a good bit of snow. Is this the best choice for redwood in this type of environment? How long should I wait before applying to new redwood?

    Thanks,
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    TWP Stains · 05/27/2014
    Tom Keehn:
    I used the TWP 100 series stain on my deck last June and I am going to apply another coat this year. My question: What should I use to clean my deck before I apply another coat? It still looks great but I just want to get some of the "winter wear" off before another coat. Recommendations? Thanks.

    You can use the Gemini Restore Kit ant half concentration or about 4 oz per gallon of water. Lightly agitate with soft push broom and rinse.
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    Tom Keehn · 05/27/2014
    I used the TWP 100 series stain on my deck last June and I am going to apply another coat this year. My question: What should I use to clean my deck before I apply another coat? It still looks great but I just want to get some of the "winter wear" off before another coat. Recommendations? Thanks.
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    TWP Stains · 05/27/2014
    rookie:
    Redwood deck 1 yr. old, cleaned with Gemini restore-A-deck as instructed..applied first coat of TWP-100 yesterday, then realized instructions said to apply 2nd coat within 30 minutes after first..too late in the day to do so..any problems with applying 2nd coat today or in a couple of days (since rain is predicted tomorrow)?

    Hard to ay but it could potentially be an issue. It may dry slow and leave some shiny spots. It would be better to leave alone and apply a light coat in late Fall or early Spring.
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    rookie · 05/27/2014
    Redwood deck 1 yr. old, cleaned with Gemini restore-A-deck as instructed..applied first coat of TWP-100 yesterday, then realized instructions said to apply 2nd coat within 30 minutes after first..too late in the day to do so..any problems with applying 2nd coat today or in a couple of days (since rain is predicted tomorrow)?
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    TWP Stains · 05/24/2014
    Bob Laskowski:
    I have a treated lumber deck that is eight years old. The wood has slight cracking but otherwise it is in good shape. Most of the previous Cabot stain is worn off. I live in Northern Wisconsin so the deck is exposed to full sun and freeze thaw cycles.

    Strip off the remaining Cabot and use the wood brightener when done. Stain with the TWP 100 is allowed in your state or the 1500 if not.
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    Bob Laskowski · 05/24/2014
    I have a treated lumber deck that is eight years old. The wood has slight cracking but otherwise it is in good shape. Most of the previous Cabot stain is worn off. I live in Northern Wisconsin so the deck is exposed to full sun and freeze thaw cycles.
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    TWP Stains · 05/24/2014
    MaryC:
    I have a 15 yr old pressure treated deck and want to use TWP 100 with a stain that looks like natural light oal. It has been pressured washed. You said to apply wet on wet, how much time between applications? Can I purchased this in our area 20708?

    For your zip code you cannot use the 100 but you can use the 1500. Please read this about application: http://www.twpstainhelp.com/need-some-help-with-twp-stains/
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    TWP Stains · 05/24/2014
    Cliff Magnussen:
    Age: 1-8 years
    Cedar
    Good - excellent
    CWF 5 years ago on a portion, remainder replaced last year
    Deck and some upright posts

    Please strip or sand off the CWF first. Brighten the wood when done. Use the 100 if allowed in your stater otherwise the 1500.
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    MaryC · 05/23/2014
    I have a 15 yr old pressure treated deck and want to use TWP 100 with a stain that looks like natural light oal. It has been pressured washed. You said to apply wet on wet, how much time between applications? Can I purchased this in our area 20708?
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    Cliff Magnussen · 05/23/2014
    Age: 1-8 years
    Cedar
    Good - excellent
    CWF 5 years ago on a portion, remainder replaced last year
    Deck and some upright posts
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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?