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TWP 1500 is a Semi-transparent Oil-Based wood stain and preservative that is allowed in all 50 states.

The new TWP® 1500 formula is designed to penetrate better, dry faster and outperform the previous TWP® 500 series formula.

TWP® 1500 Series is an EPA registered wood preservative which prevents structural damage and wood decay on exterior above ground wood surfaces such as fencing, decking, wood siding, log homes, and roofing. TWP® 1500 Series resists water absorption that causes warping, cracking and splitting as well as preventing freeze damage in colder climates.

TWP® 1500 Series is a low VOC preservative with special U.V. absorbing pigments that prevent unsightly wood graying, darkening and fading. The selected mildewcides inhibit the growth of mold and mildew which assist in preventing premature discoloration.

TWP® 1500 Series will keep your wood beautiful, fresh and looking new longer. The ease of application and maintenance will allow you to enjoy your investment for years to come.

TWP 1500 Series Stain QuestionsKey Features

  • Preserves natural wood color
  • EPA registered wood preservative
  • Professional choice for all exterior wood surfaces
  • Semi-transparent stain preserves natural color
  • Sheds water longer
  • Prevents mold and mildew
  • Helps to prevent wood rot
  • Easy to apply and can be cleaned and recoated as needed
  • Helps in the prevention of warping, cracking and splitting
  • Low 250 VOC formula, compliant in 50 states

*We do not guarantee stain colors as they will vary widely depending on the wood type, age of wood, prepping of wood, and application. Small samples are available.

TWP 1500 Series 5 Gallons Deck Stain


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Gallon Sizes: 1's & 5's
Stain Type: Semi-Transparent Oil-Based
Coverage Per Gallon: 150-200 square feet
Coats  Required: 1-2 Coats. "Wet on Wet"
Temperature: 45-95 F
Application Tools: Pad, Sprayer, Brush, Roller
Dry Time: 12-72 Hours
Cleanup: Mineral Spirits
State VOC Limits: Compliant in all States
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Thursday, 19 October 2017

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    EG · 09/09/2013
    I have a cedar sided house, I have no idea what stain was used before. I really like the color of it now and don't want it to change, but the wood is dry. It looks like it needs to soak up some protection and I want to use TWP 1500. It appears to me that I could simply apply the new stain on the siding, I really don't want to go through the effort to strip the entire house (it's 3 stories high on the downhill side) and I don't want to change the nice rustic color it has now. If I apply the cedartone 1501 over the existing, will it really look bad??? If I'm too lazy to strip and brighten the entire house, should I just use clear TWP stain instead? It's nestled in the woods, not much direct sunlight. No mold/mildew/fungus issues at all. Is doing nothing better than something in this case?
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    TWP Stains · 09/06/2013
    Linda, you can apply the TWP with airless sprayers.
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    Linda Gallo · 09/06/2013
    Can all of your waterproffing products be used with a airless paint sprayer? Thank you.
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    TWP Stains · 08/28/2013
    Rich, we are an online dealer and shipping takes 2-3 days to Atlanta.
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    Rich Howard · 08/28/2013
    I live in the Atlanta, Ga area. Can your TWP 1500 series product be purchased locally? If not, what is the shipping time once I place an order?
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    TWP Stains · 08/27/2013
    Matt, I would wait until Spring. Please read this:
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    Matthew Berberich · 08/27/2013
    I live in Northern NJ and I am installing 3 levels of new PT decking on my home. The decking has been sitting for about 1 month already uninstalled. I expect to be completed with the installation within the next 2 weeks. My first question is: How long should I wait to treat my new decks with the TWP 1500? I read that I should wait 3 to 12 months, 3 months will be out of the question since the temperature will drop below 50 degrees. so the second part of my question is: will waiting until next spring cause adverse effects that cant be repaired due to extreme weather?

    Thanks for your help in advance.

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    Patrick Walker · 08/18/2013
    THX should I wait to stain deck
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    TWP Stains · 08/18/2013
    Patrick, TWP cannot be used or sold into Canada. Sorry about that.
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    Patrick Walker · 08/18/2013
    Hi With a contractor Iam building a 700 + sq ft deck in the front and a 200 sq ft deck in the back of my home.Made of Western Red Cedar.
    The contractor wants to stain the deck flooring on all four sides before building the deck.
    Should I wait until next year to stain the deck floor,stairs and rails.
    I was wanting to use the TWP 1500 SERIES
    .My home is a ranch style bungalow with white siding and a black ashphat roof.
    Should i use the 1501,1502,1503 or 1504 stain next year.
    I live in northern Alberta,canada.Latatude 55 deg.
    Thx Patrick Walker
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    TWP Stains · 08/17/2013
    lomalinda, sounds like it. TWP should not be shiny. If it is than it did not penetrate. I would wipe down the deck with mineral spirits and rags to remove some of the excess and let it dry for a few more days. Make sure to wet rags down with water to avoid spontaneous combustion. It will be fine once it dries and is not sticky.
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    Linda Woolf · 08/16/2013
    TWP 1500; New Jersey - My husband stained our deck 15 year old deck yesterday. It has never been treated before. It was powerwashed a few weeks ago and then we had rain, so we waited for several dry days to stain. He did 2 coats - within about 20 minutes of each other, using a roller. This morning we have a few boards that still look wet - shiny. Did we use too much product? Our thoughts, it either it will eventually soak in or we should wipe with a cloth. Do you have a recommendation? What impact will too much product (if that is the reason) have on the useability of the deck and effectiveness of the treatment?
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    TWP Stains · 08/13/2013
    GB, either color would work. Best to get some samples to test first from our site.
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    GB · 08/13/2013
    I have a cedar deck, 568 sq. ft. Would it be recommended to use the cedartone or natural? Are there any pictures of a cedar deck using each?
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    TWP Stains · 08/11/2013
    Jerry, I would apply the 100 Series. If you do it prematurely than it will most likely fail earlier requiring it to be redone next year.
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    TWP Stains · 08/11/2013
    Dale Derome, Please read this:
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    Jerry Yecny · 08/11/2013
    I recently completed two redwood decks. I live in WY where we get lots of snow in Winter. Should I use TWP 100 or 1500? If I wait the recommended minimum 4-months before staining, the weather will be COLD here. Should I wait as long as possible and apply just one coat now, then a second one next summer? OR? Thank you.
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    Dale DeRome · 08/05/2013
    How long should I wait before staining a new pressure treated pine deck?
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    TWP Stains · 08/01/2013
    Ann, please read this article for help with the 1500 colors:
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    Ann Slater · 07/31/2013
    We have 7 year old decking around 3 sides of our house that we have just finished cleaning. Most of it is stained a beautiful warm light brown that lets most of the wood grain show thru, the rest has never been stained or was clear.
    We will be staining the whole deck area, which color would you recommend to try and keep everything the same warm light brown color (multiple type woods used some had stain some did not). I didn't know if I should go w/the cedar tone (instead of the honey) because it is a little darker and might help everything match.