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 · 05/07/2014
    DaveJ:
    Built a new Cedar deck last fall. do i need to do wet on wet application? 800 sq. ft. to stain, how much stain needed? i already have Gemini restore kit.

    Yes two light coats wet on wet application. About 6-8 gallons for this.
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    Dave J. · 05/07/2014
    Built a new Cedar deck last fall. do i need to do wet on wet application? 800 sq. ft. to stain, how much stain needed? i already have Gemini restore kit.
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    TWP Stains · 05/07/2014
    Rob Crawford:
    Do you have a link to a project finished with TWP100 dark oak? I really think it's a striking color but it might be just too dark

    We do not have a picture. Might want to get a sample from the site to test color.
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    TWP Stains · 05/07/2014
    Cliff Brents:
    Deck was built last July, this will be the first stain applied. The wood is Yellow Wood. The wood is in excellent shape. It is a 20' by 10' covered deck that receives some morning sun. Is this the product I need to use and can I buy it locally in Kansas City area, on the Kansas side?

    Prep first with the Gemini Restore kit and stain with the 100 Series. We personally do not have dealers there and we ship online.
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    Rob Crawford · 05/07/2014
    Do you have a link to a project finished with TWP100 dark oak? I really think it's a striking color but it might be just too dark
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    Cliff Brents · 05/07/2014
    Deck was built last July, this will be the first stain applied. The wood is Yellow Wood. The wood is in excellent shape. It is a 20' by 10' covered deck that receives some morning sun. Is this the product I need to use and can I buy it locally in Kansas City area, on the Kansas side?
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    TWP Stains · 05/06/2014
    Steve, use the 100 Series for this and prep first with the Gemini Restore Kit if gray and dirty or the Restore A Deck Stripper if you have an old coating to remove.
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    Steve Thompson · 05/06/2014
    1) 4 years in MO g
    2). Pressure Treated
    3). Good shape
    4). Not sure
    5). 14x16 deck some dun
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    TWP Stains · 05/05/2014
    Kurt Rudd:
    1) 10yrs in NC
    2) pressure treated
    3) Good shape but has some black and green mold 95% comes off with power washer and mild bleach / soap mix
    4)Yes, TWP
    5)10X12 deck (some mild checking)and 12x16 covered screened in porch.
    Note - liked TWP product except that it seems to sits on top rather than penetrate. Have grey color and would like to stay with that. Is there a more penetrating option?

    Kurt, not in the gray there is not another option. The grays have more pigment than the other colors so they do penetrate a little less.
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    TWP Stains · 05/05/2014
    Tom U:
    1. Age of wood unknown prob 10 years+
    2. Type of wood unknown prob standard home depot pressure treated lumber
    3. Wood is splintered and was grayed
    4. Thompsons Water Seal Applied 3 years ago.
    5. Looking at around 475sf to be restored.

    The wood is pretty splintered in spots, was going to replace some boards and then looking to I guess strip, sand and then use either twp 100 or 1500, was looking for some suggestions. I live in Northern NJ. Thank you!

    Tom, use the Gemini Restore Kit for prep and the 1500 Series for NJ.
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    Kurt Rudd · 05/05/2014
    1) 10yrs in NC
    2) pressure treated
    3) Good shape but has some black and green mold 95% comes off with power washer and mild bleach / soap mix
    4)Yes, TWP
    5)10X12 deck (some mild checking)and 12x16 covered screened in porch.
    Note - liked TWP product except that it seems to sits on top rather than penetrate. Have grey color and would like to stay with that. Is there a more penetrating option?
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    Tom U · 05/05/2014
    1. Age of wood unknown prob 10 years+
    2. Type of wood unknown prob standard home depot pressure treated lumber
    3. Wood is splintered and was grayed
    4. Thompsons Water Seal Applied 3 years ago.
    5. Looking at around 475sf to be restored.

    The wood is pretty splintered in spots, was going to replace some boards and then looking to I guess strip, sand and then use either twp 100 or 1500, was looking for some suggestions. I live in Northern NJ. Thank you!
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    TWP Stains · 05/05/2014
    Mike, yes just lightly clean and brighten for the prep and just apply one coat:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Mike Roehl · 05/05/2014
    I stripped cleaned brightened and applied TWP 100 cedar tone last spring. It has been the only finish to last a summer and still looks good on the vertical posts and pergola. I would like to just do the decking itself this year. Other then the stripping should I still clean and brighten before I apply the stain? ?
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    TWP Stains · 05/04/2014
    Ron, yes the 100 would be the correct choice for this.
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    Ron Jones · 05/02/2014
    I have a deck around my pool that was constructed 10 months ago from non pressure treated lumber. I have cleaned and brightened the deck already and am looking for a semi transparent stain that will give my deck the best possible protection. I live in Tennessee so I get all types of harsh weather. I was thinking the 100 series but not sure on that choice. Any help would be appreciated.
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    TWP Stains · 04/30/2014
    Ami:
    I just put in a new cedar fence and want to use the colored (non-clear) TWP 1500 on it 2 coats. How long can I expect it to last before it has to be re-applied?

    Clear has no UV protection from graying. Must choose one of the colors for UV protection. The Clear will gray in a a matter of months depending on exposure. Tints will last years on a fence.
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    Ami · 04/29/2014
    I just put in a new cedar fence and want to use the colored (non-clear) TWP 1500 on it 2 coats. How long can I expect it to last before it has to be re-applied?
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    TWP Stains · 04/28/2014
    Kevin wood:
    I pressure washed my fence last year but did not apply stain. Should I pressure wash it again before applying stain? Also, I don't know which stain is the best for my fence, which is pressure treated pine. Should I get the 100 series or the 1500 series?

    Yes prep again and use the 1500 for the fence.
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    Kevin wood · 04/27/2014
    I pressure washed my fence last year but did not apply stain. Should I pressure wash it again before applying stain? Also, I don't know which stain is the best for my fence, which is pressure treated pine. Should I get the 100 series or the 1500 series?