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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    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.
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    Mark Himple · 07/21/2016
    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.
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    TWP Stains · 07/21/2016
    Bill DiLenge:
    We have a fairly new (- 1yr)redwood deck in Oregon. It is not covered and is exposed to rain and sun. Not previously treated in any way, shows some signs of mildew. We intend to pressure wash it and wish to retain it's original natural color. 600 Sq. ft.
    What and how much would you suggest?

    Prep with the Gemini Restore Kit. Only 1 is needed. For the TWP 100 Series, you will need 5-6 gallons for two coats applied wet on wet.
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    Bill DiLenge · 07/20/2016
    We have a fairly new (- 1yr)redwood deck in Oregon. It is not covered and is exposed to rain and sun. Not previously treated in any way, shows some signs of mildew. We intend to pressure wash it and wish to retain it's original natural color. 600 Sq. ft.
    What and how much would you suggest?
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    TWP Stains · 07/19/2016
    Michael Miesbauer:
    New rough cut northern white cedar use is a exterior deck would like a light as possible

    The Honeytone 115 is the lightest color.
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    Michael Miesbauer · 07/18/2016
    New rough cut northern white cedar use is a exterior deck would like a light as possible
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    TWP Stains · 07/07/2016
    Maria Seewalt:
    Hello. I would like a sample of TWP100 and/oTwp1500. Dark oak and black Walnut. I live in Canada but hoping you have product in Michigan, where I have a friend who will pick up. My address is Box 584, Smoky Lake, Alberta, T0A 3C0. Thank you Hope you are able to get your product into Canada soon. We really need this kind of quality. I am sick of redoing my decks every year. Do hope you will come out with a grey toned stain.

    We cannot ship TWP 100, 1500, or samples to Canada as it is not VOC compliant for your country.
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    Maria Seewalt · 07/06/2016
    Hello. I would like a sample of TWP100 and/oTwp1500. Dark oak and black Walnut. I live in Canada but hoping you have product in Michigan, where I have a friend who will pick up. My address is Box 584, Smoky Lake, Alberta, T0A 3C0. Thank you Hope you are able to get your product into Canada soon. We really need this kind of quality. I am sick of redoing my decks every year. Do hope you will come out with a grey toned stain.
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    TWP Stains · 07/01/2016
    Nevada BobH:
    Age of Wood: 8 years
    Type of Wood: pressure treated pine
    Condition of wood: good, very dry
    Previous stain: Cabots Austrailian Oil originally then applied Rustoleum over. I am scraping and grinding all that Rustoleum off
    Deck has full desert sun - Nevada 7000' elevation

    TWP cannot be applied over Rustoleum so make sure it is 100% removed. Clean deck with Gemini Restore Kit after the removal and stain with the TWP 100 Series. Apply two coats wet on wet.
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    Nevada BobH · 07/01/2016
    Age of Wood: 8 years
    Type of Wood: pressure treated pine
    Condition of wood: good, very dry
    Previous stain: Cabots Austrailian Oil originally then applied Rustoleum over. I am scraping and grinding all that Rustoleum off
    Deck has full desert sun - Nevada 7000' elevation
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    TWP Stains · 06/28/2016
    BOBBYE ROBERTS:
    I have 2 decks previously covered in solid color stain. Both about 15 years old. One redwood (good shape), one douglas fir (need some boards replaced). Both sun faded and mostly the exposed portion of the boards are gray. I would like to use a semi Transparent stain. I'm afraid I won't be able to remove all of the solid color stain even after sanding and or pressure washing (mostly the area on the sides of the boards). Should I just use a solid color stain again? It seems solid color doesn't last very long. (I've restained a few times)

    TWP only comes in semi-transparent colors. You will need to remove the solid stain 100% first to be able to use TWP.
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    BOBBYE ROBERTS · 06/28/2016
    I have 2 decks previously covered in solid color stain. Both about 15 years old. One redwood (good shape), one douglas fir (need some boards replaced). Both sun faded and mostly the exposed portion of the boards are gray. I would like to use a semi Transparent stain. I'm afraid I won't be able to remove all of the solid color stain even after sanding and or pressure washing (mostly the area on the sides of the boards). Should I just use a solid color stain again? It seems solid color doesn't last very long. (I've restained a few times)
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    TWP Stains · 06/26/2016
    Bette Stern:
    new wood
    yellow cedar
    has mill glaze
    This deck is to be installed at ground level over pressure treated joists. Therefore, I can't wait 3 months after installation to stain the underside of the boards. After doing a lot of reading, I thought I could sand and stain the under side, edges, and ends before installing, and then wait 3 months or so before cleaning and staining the the top surface. Would this work? Ideally I would sand and stain the boards on all sides and then install them, but I'm worried about those results. Please advise.

    Hello, we do not advise staining all sides and there is not an advantage to this. Please install, wait 4+ months, prep with Gemini Kit, and stain the exposed wood. You can read this article for more info:

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