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?
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    jim francisco · 11/18/2016
    I have a new deck made from treated lumber. Not sure how long the boards sat at the lumber yard before I used them, but wanted to know how soon I could apply TEP 100. Also, what is the recommended application method, can I spray it on?
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    TWP Stains · 10/23/2016
    Mike Marszalec:
    4 years old cedar deck
    direct sunlight 1/2 day
    Recently removed old Skkins SRD by a 4-disc sander using 36 grit
    Cleaned and pressure washed but still some gray (post sanding color)
    temps are 70 during the day but 45 at night


    Try a wood brightener and then stain after. Use the TWP 100 if allowed in your state. If not, use the 1500 Series.
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    Mike Marszalec · 10/22/2016
    4 years old cedar deck
    direct sunlight 1/2 day
    Recently removed old Skkins SRD by a 4-disc sander using 36 grit
    Cleaned and pressure washed but still some gray (post sanding color)
    temps are 70 during the day but 45 at night
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    TWP Stains · 10/15/2016
    Jacinta:
    6 months old
    pressure treated pine
    cleaned with Behr cleaner
    never stained before
    elevated covered deck

    I live in Atlanta, GA. I have already ordered samples of 1500 but after reading some responses should I use 100 or 1500 and reasons why?

    Is it okay that I used the Behr cleaner?

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

    You can use either series.
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    Jacinta · 10/14/2016
    6 months old
    pressure treated pine
    cleaned with Behr cleaner
    never stained before
    elevated covered deck

    I live in Atlanta, GA. I have already ordered samples of 1500 but after reading some responses should I use 100 or 1500 and reasons why?

    Is it okay that I used the Behr cleaner?
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    TWP Stains · 10/12/2016
    Maria Tobin:
    Hi there,

    I applied twp 100 series today and the average temp when applying was 61 degrees and I still show wet spots on the deck 5 hours later and the temps have dipped just below 50. Is the stain still going to be able to dry?

    Yes it should be fine.
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    Maria Tobin · 10/11/2016
    Hi there,

    I applied twp 100 series today and the average temp when applying was 61 degrees and I still show wet spots on the deck 5 hours later and the temps have dipped just below 50. Is the stain still going to be able to dry?
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    TWP Stains · 09/27/2016
    Louis J. Roney:
    Deck is 15 + years old, treated pine 2x6x18, had been stained but two years ago it was painted two years in a row with Bear water base deck paint which was awful, peeling in sun fading, really ugly. Using rotary sander with #36 and #50 grit sanded entire deck floor, never want to do that again. Do not mind staining in a few years but not want massive peeling or prep. Like to have highest VOC allowed with a redwood color, not clear. What about twp 100 oil base stain? Shipping cost 5 gal.? wood like to speak on phone for more info. Thanks

    Cost for the TWP 100 in the 5 gallon is $170 with free shipping. Feel free to call us at 866-856-3325.
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    Louis J. Roney · 09/27/2016
    Deck is 15 + years old, treated pine 2x6x18, had been stained but two years ago it was painted two years in a row with Bear water base deck paint which was awful, peeling in sun fading, really ugly. Using rotary sander with #36 and #50 grit sanded entire deck floor, never want to do that again. Do not mind staining in a few years but not want massive peeling or prep. Like to have highest VOC allowed with a redwood color, not clear. What about twp 100 oil base stain? Shipping cost 5 gal.? wood like to speak on phone for more info. Thanks
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    TWP Stains · 09/21/2016
    chris the slave:
    80-90 year old pine half log/lap siding
    sanded to bare wood.Pressure washed, 1/4 cup tsp to a gallon bleach with 3 gallons water, soak 15 min, pressure wash off, dried 10 days.I'm using the twp 100 1st coat cedartone natural 2nd rustic oak. Stained 3 sides of cabin today, coverage is 160 sq ft per gallon, very thirsty wood, that's why I need a lighter color 1st, the wood would darken too much. my question is northern Minnesota next 3 days
    dry, temps 65 days 45 nights, the wood sucked up all the stain I could give it today but because of 45 degree nights it will not be dried/cured. Am I wrong/not correct to put that 2nd coat on tomorrow
    do I wait till next year, wood still thirsty at 160 sq ft coverage, and also marine grade treated plywood,can I stain now or wait till next year
    Thanks! Chris/slave

    TWP is to be applied wet on wet. It would be best to light rinse with water and add the other coat next Spring. If the plywood is new, you should wait until next Spring as well to stain.
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    chris the slave · 09/20/2016
    80-90 year old pine half log/lap siding
    sanded to bare wood.Pressure washed, 1/4 cup tsp to a gallon bleach with 3 gallons water, soak 15 min, pressure wash off, dried 10 days.I'm using the twp 100 1st coat cedartone natural 2nd rustic oak. Stained 3 sides of cabin today, coverage is 160 sq ft per gallon, very thirsty wood, that's why I need a lighter color 1st, the wood would darken too much. my question is northern Minnesota next 3 days
    dry, temps 65 days 45 nights, the wood sucked up all the stain I could give it today but because of 45 degree nights it will not be dried/cured. Am I wrong/not correct to put that 2nd coat on tomorrow
    do I wait till next year, wood still thirsty at 160 sq ft coverage, and also marine grade treated plywood,can I stain now or wait till next year
    Thanks! Chris/slave
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    TWP Stains · 09/19/2016
    Jack Evans:
    I JUST INSTALLED A 6' X 123' RED CEDAR FENCE IN MY BACKYARD AND WANT TO RETAIN THE BEAUTY OF THE NEW WOOD. WHICH STAIN WOULD YOU RECOMMEND I USE AND WHAT COLOR/TINT? THANK YOU.

    Rough sawn cut or smooth like a deck board? Makes a big difference as to if you can stain now or will you have to wait for weathering. Also where do you live?
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    Jack Evans · 09/19/2016
    I JUST INSTALLED A 6' X 123' RED CEDAR FENCE IN MY BACKYARD AND WANT TO RETAIN THE BEAUTY OF THE NEW WOOD. WHICH STAIN WOULD YOU RECOMMEND I USE AND WHAT COLOR/TINT? THANK YOU.
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    TWP Stains · 09/19/2016
    floyd Liles:
    a new deck 4 months installed and made of 5/4 treated pine in excellent condition. Approximately half of the deck is in full sunlight and faces north. The other one half faces west and is mostly shaded.I am considering TWP100 either pecan or dark oak. Does the darker stain provide more protection? What other steps should i take prior to staining? Thanks

    Darker colors typically can give a little better UV protection. See this about new wood:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    floyd Liles · 09/18/2016
    a new deck 4 months installed and made of 5/4 treated pine in excellent condition. Approximately half of the deck is in full sunlight and faces north. The other one half faces west and is mostly shaded.I am considering TWP100 either pecan or dark oak. Does the darker stain provide more protection? What other steps should i take prior to staining? Thanks
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    TWP Stains · 09/17/2016
    Steven R Johnson:
    I live in NC and have a 12 x 16 deck that was built in January 2016. The deck is built from treated wood and has never been stained. What process and product do you recommend for the best results on my deck?

    Prep first with the Gemini Restore Kit and stain with the TWP 100 Series:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Steven R Johnson · 09/17/2016
    I live in NC and have a 12 x 16 deck that was built in January 2016. The deck is built from treated wood and has never been stained. What process and product do you recommend for the best results on my deck?
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    TWP Stains · 09/04/2016
    Anthony Busin:
    Just stained my one year old deck with 5 gallons TWP100. I used your cleaner and brightener before staining. I need to order 5 gallons more as my calculations were for one coat only.
    Is it okay to apply a second coat now over the dry coat?
    I noticed you state second coat wet on wet.

    Best to not do it right now. Wait until Spring and lightly wash deck to remove any dirt first.
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    Anthony Busin · 09/03/2016
    Just stained my one year old deck with 5 gallons TWP100. I used your cleaner and brightener before staining. I need to order 5 gallons more as my calculations were for one coat only.
    Is it okay to apply a second coat now over the dry coat?
    I noticed you state second coat wet on wet.
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    TWP Stains · 08/17/2016
    Mike Dignan:
    Does your 5 gal buckets come with a poor spout built into the lid or does the entire lid have to be removed?

    There is not a pour spot.