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 · 05/03/2013
    Mike, please read the articles on this TWP help site. It will answer all your questions regarding application, wet on wet, etc.

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/

    We like pads the best for application.
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    TWP Stains · 05/03/2013
    Bob, you cannot put the TWP on top of the Maxum. You would need to strip.
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    Bob Jennings · 05/02/2013
    I applied Maaxum 7600 Series Deck Stain last spring (2 coats). It has not held up well as some boards have little if any color.
    Question: I Plan to use Restor-A-Deck cleaner and brightener. Will I need to strip the remaing Maaxum stain prior to applying TWP 100 stain?
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    Mike Roehl · 05/02/2013
    5year old cedar deck with pergola . The deck and pergola are stripped cleaned and blighted with restore a deck products. The TWP 101 cedar tone we bought says not to apply in direct sunlight how important is this? It also says a second coat could or should be applied to the deck but thinned out depending on how the first coat absorbed. I'm not sure how to determine this. And last what is the BEST way to apply this product brush,pad,rag? I have spent the last week getting this thing ready to go and I'm hoping for a winner in this product. Any help or tips you could provide would be greatly appreciated.
    Deck is in southern WI
    Thanks
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    TWP Stains · 05/02/2013
    Brett, you can use the TWP 100 for your area and that would be your best option.
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    Brett · 05/02/2013
    Sorry. I live in Spokane, WA. It's on the east side of the state, so not as wet. I get all four seasons, dry summers, snowy winter, some rain in spring and fall. Thanks!
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    TWP Stains · 05/02/2013
    Chuck, the TWP 101 Cedartone would be a great choice for this.
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    TWP Stains · 05/02/2013
    Not sure what state you are located in?
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    Brett · 05/02/2013
    Wood is redwood, age four years. Stained previously with Olympic semi-transparent alkyloid oil-based stain. Condition of wood is good, but poor coverage by previous stain. In sun for most the day, but also subject to rain and snow. Which TWP product would be best? Am able to purchase the TWP 100 in my state.
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    DIY Repairman · 04/29/2013
    The pressure treated pine is about 12yrs old. I've pressure washed it a few times but as of yet have not sealed it. The deck is in pretty good shape, however some hand rails will either have to be replaced or sanded. The deck is in located in north Georgia (Atlanta) area. The deck is attached to back side of the house and gets midday sun and then shade in the afternoon. I was looking at the 100 Series in Cedartone, but what is your suggestion. Thank you.
    Chuck
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    TWP Stains · 04/27/2013
    Rick, please read this article:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/

    This article explains the colors better as well:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/twp-100-color-choices-and-tips/
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    Rick Tessean · 04/26/2013
    What prep should be done to new #2 Redwood? And is this a tranlucent Stain? Im thinking of ordering this inthe Redwood tint as I'dlike to maintain the naturla color to the extent posssible.
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    TWP Stains · 04/26/2013
    You would need to remove the SW with the Restore-A-Deck Stripper followed by the Brightener.

    Once removed we would suggest the 1500 series.
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    Ruth Ann · 04/25/2013
    * 16 year old deck
    cedar
    * replaced four boards that had rotted around nails
    * Stained every other year for with Sherman Williams Deckscape oil based semi transparent toner in cedar
    * large raised deck that faces south west

    Please recommend what would be the best approach to revitalizing this deck.
    Will I need to remove all the stain or can I just use a deck cleaner and pressure washer and then restain with TWP 100 or 1500?
    Or what do you suggest?
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    TWP Stains · 04/25/2013
    Fabian, you would need to strip and brighten the deck for prep. The TWP 1500 would be better for this deck.
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    Fabian · 04/25/2013
    The wood is over 7years old, Pressure treated lumber. Good condition of wood. It was stained 2 times with Cabbot Semi-transparent stain Cedar tone.
    Full sun most of the day from morning until 5PM. My current stain looked burned/black after 2 years on the deck flooring. What is the best to go with for about 275sq ft of coverage? 1500 or 100 series TWP.
    thank you
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    TWP Stains · 04/22/2013
    You cannot put TWP on top of the Cabot semi-solid. You would need to strip first.
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    Dennis Ross · 04/22/2013
    20 year old Red Wood deck, Good condition. Stained 2 years ago with Cabots semi solid stain. 80% stain still on but time to do again. DO NOT want to strip it to bare wood Thinking of using the TWP 100 as sounds better. Will it work OK? Suggestions?
    Thanks, Dennis
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    TWP Stains · 04/15/2013
    Either would work well and both are compatible. The 1500 has a higher amount of solids.
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    matthew herndon · 04/15/2013
    Any recommendation on between the 100 or 1500. Any problems using the 1500 later to restain after using the 100 initially? Is there a difference between the two?