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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    Jeff Shepard · 03/25/2013
    Five years ago we had our house stained by a professional painting company that used TWP 100. It needs to be done again and we are now thinking about painting over the TWP. What type of prep will need to be done?
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    Russell w · 03/25/2013
    I have a treated pine deck, 2 years old. Used thompsons water seal twice, last year the latest time. Now I want to stain it. Was planning on using a stripper to make sure sealer is 100% gone, then a cleaner and then I was going to apply twp 100. After that, should I apply a wate sealer on top or does this act as the sealer just as good? Thanks! Also please let me know if what I am doing is right.
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    TWP Stains · 03/20/2013
    Jim, Make sure to clean and remove any of the old Cabot as much as possible before applying the TWP. I am not familiar with that Cabot color. I would thing that either the Rustic or Redwood would be the closest.
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    Jim Vorhies · 03/19/2013
    i need to improve a 2 year old pressure treatee wood deck - needs recoating - owner used cabot oil based stain in new redwood color 18 months ago - getting some mold. would twp 100 be a good choice after a pressure wash - if so what color thinking rustic would be best match.
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    TWP Stains · 03/17/2013
    Mike, I would get 10 gallons of the stain for this. We do not have double packs and you are a little over for one back to be enough. Stain pads are best but you will still get drips. Make sure to trap below if possible.
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    mike covey · 03/16/2013
    I live in South TX in a salt water environment. I have a combination of an unprotected dock of approx 350 sq. ft. & a partially protected porch/stairs area totalling 700 sq. ft. The wood is treated pine and 20 years old. The dock has some checking & spliting but is still OK. I have only previously used Thompsons type sealers & have not treated it in 6-7 years. I plan to use cleaner and brightner and a power washer. I like the reviews of TWP 100 and the Restore-a-Deck products.

    1. How much TWP 100 should I order?
    2. Do you offer the Restore-a-Deck double packs or will one suffice?
    3. With the dock over water and the 2nd story deck over a concrete patio I am looking to minimise drip through. what would be the best application method?
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    TWP Stains · 03/15/2013
    Eddie,

    Prep with the Gemini Restore-A-Deck then apply 1 coat of TWP. Please read this about staining TWP to newer decks:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    TWP Stains · 03/15/2013
    Neil, If rough wood, you do not need to use a cleaner.
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    Neil · 03/15/2013
    Do I need to use wood cleaner before staining a newly installed rough cedar arbor before staining with TWP100?
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    Eddie · 03/15/2013
    Deck built in Aug of 2012
    Cedar
    Good
    No stain waiting for it to weather
    Deck 12X30
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    TWP Stains · 03/11/2013
    If this is smooth wood then you need to wait 4-12 months to let the wood weather. If is is rough cedar then you can stain as long as the wood is dry. I would use the 1500. You can get samples here:

    http://www.twpstain.com/stain-samples
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    Jason Rodgers · 03/10/2013
    I just put up a cedar fence and now I need to stain it. It has never been stained before. What product (1500 or 100 series) do you recommend and can you send me samples? Thanks. I have approximately 270 linear feet of fence, 6 feet high.
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    TWP Stains · 03/10/2013
    The 100 is 500 VOC compliant for about 35 states while the 1500 is a lower VOC which allows it to be shipped to all states. The 1500 has a higher solid content.
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    anthony pitts · 03/09/2013
    i would like to know the difference in the 1oo and the 1500
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    TWP Stains · 03/08/2013
    Chad, yes you can but you will need to prep the wood first by cleaning.
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    TWP Stains · 03/08/2013
    Jack5,

    Prep the deck with the Gemini Restore Kit. This will remove the gray, dirt, and mil glaze. I would then stain with 1 coat of the TWP.
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    chad brooks · 03/07/2013
    I have twp stain on rough cedar and it seems to have faded in some areas with a lot of sun. Can I put a new coat of twp over the existing twp stain?
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    Jack5 · 03/07/2013
    1) 8 months
    2) Ceder
    3) new
    4) No
    5) ceder deck 14x30
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    TWP Stains · 03/01/2013
    Nicki, I would look at the Restore A Deck Stripper for this:
    http://www.twpstain.com/restore-a-deck-stain-stripper-detail

    Two coats "wet on wet". Here is an article about that:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/twp-stain-wet-on-wet-application/
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    Nicki Buntemeyer · 02/28/2013
    Thank you for your reply below. Do you have a specific stripper you recommend? And should I do the gemini restore kit on the old and the newer unstained parts of the deck? And how many coats should I do? Thanks so much, look forward to placing my order =)
    RE: Hello :)

    1: New part of deck is 1.5 years, unsure how old other part is but the woods in good shape.

    2. Pressure treated Pine

    3. New part is great condition, older part also in good condition

    4. New portion has never been sealed or stained, old portion has been well maintained with a sherwin Williams stain but it's now a flaking peeling mess

    5. The total deck is approx 1000 sq feet. We also have a pool and I'm nervous about colors matching the old and the new decking. Thank so much for your help. Also which line of your stain would be best? I live in Ohio and like I said the deck is exposed to lots of water from the pool and natural weather elements.