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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    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.
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    Mike Dignan · 08/17/2016
    Does your 5 gal buckets come with a poor spout built into the lid or does the entire lid have to be removed?
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    TWP Stains · 08/15/2016
    Patty Tebelius:
    Our deck is 5 years old. I have stained it twice with Cobat stain but am needing to do it again and with the work involved dont think that that product is standing up the way it should. Can I now use the TWP 100 over the stain that is already on the deck?

    No, You have to strip and or sand to remove the Cabot first. Make sure to brighten after.
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    Patty Tebelius · 08/14/2016
    Our deck is 5 years old. I have stained it twice with Cobat stain but am needing to do it again and with the work involved dont think that that product is standing up the way it should. Can I now use the TWP 100 over the stain that is already on the deck?
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    TWP Stains · 08/07/2016
    ghsimmons:
    I previously stained my deck with TWP 1500. If properly prepped can I use TWP 100 this time? What is the difference between them?

    You would need to use the Restore a Deck Stain stripper to switch to the TWP 100 Series. The 100 is slightly thinner than the 1500.
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    GUY SIMMONS · 08/06/2016
    I previously stained my deck with TWP 1500. If properly prepped can I use TWP 100 this time? What is the difference between them?
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    TWP Stains · 08/01/2016
    wanda cohran:
    I have a brand new deck that I sealed with Penofin red label but it is not giving me any UV protection. Can TWP 100 series be used over Penofin? It has only been 5months since stained?

    You cannot apply the TWP over the Penofin. You can easily remove the Penofin with our Restore A Deck stripper kits:
    http://www.twpstain.com/restore-a-deck-stripper-brightener-kit-detail
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    wanda cohran · 08/01/2016
    I have a brand new deck that I sealed with Penofin red label but it is not giving me any UV protection. Can TWP 100 series be used over Penofin? It has only been 5months since stained?
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    TWP Stains · 07/27/2016
    Zoom24:
    I applied twp100 in two coats once the humidity dropped last September here in mn over newly milled white pine logas. Looks great. Saved 2 gallons to finish remaining trim, it didn't freeze, but its separated. Wand just stirring doesn't seem to blend well. What should I do?

    Probably no good at this point. It should easily mix if still good.
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    Zoom24 · 07/27/2016
    I applied twp100 in two coats once the humidity dropped last September here in mn over newly milled white pine logas. Looks great. Saved 2 gallons to finish remaining trim, it didn't freeze, but its separated. Wand just stirring doesn't seem to blend well. What should I do?
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    TWP Stains · 07/25/2016
    KTS7691:
    7 year old cedar deck and rails. Has been completely sanded to bare wood. In NE South Dakota. TWP 100 or 1500? I have he restore of deck kit already, but have not used it yet.

    Use the 100 Series for this.
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    KTS7691 · 07/25/2016
    7 year old cedar deck and rails. Has been completely sanded to bare wood. In NE South Dakota. TWP 100 or 1500? I have he restore of deck kit already, but have not used it yet.
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    TWP Stains · 07/25/2016
    Vanda M Forberg:
    I stained my new deck of Kiln dried yellawood 2 years ago with TWP 100. It is time to redo the deck. What do I need to do for prep. All the Wood is in good shape.

    Prep first with the Gemini Restore Kit:

    http://www.twpstain.com/gemini-s-restore-a-deck-cleaner-and-brightener-kit
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    Vanda M Forberg · 07/24/2016
    I stained my new deck of Kiln dried yellawood 2 years ago with TWP 100. It is time to redo the deck. What do I need to do for prep. All the Wood is in good shape.
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    TWP Stains · 07/22/2016
    Mark Himple:
    I built a new cedar deck last year and used a stain I didn't like. Once I had time, I stripped, brighted and resanded.
    Would you advise wet on wet and it's a second story deck so I'll definitely be stepping on the first coat. I should I do it in sections?
    Thanks for any info.

    I would suggest one coat this year since you sanded and another light coat next year. You do not want to over apply since it is still fairly new and you sanded the wood.