TWP 1500 Series Deck Stain - The Best Low VOC Deck Stain

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TWP 1500 Stain is a highly rated, EPA registered wood preservative that can be used for all types of exterior wood, siding and decking. TWP 1500 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.

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Please answer these few questions to achieve the best possible results with your TWP 1500 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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    Hcpc · 12/08/2022
     I used the TWP 1500 Series Stain Color Dark Oak 1503 on my deck & dock this year (2022). I did the wet on wet coat. Next year can I just do a light power wash and install one coat to refresh? The wood really soaked in the stain.
    Thanks
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    Tommy J · 12/01/2022
    I am about to build a covered porch using cypress wood decking.  Do you have any photos of your products used on cypress deck boards?
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    Jack · 11/06/2022
    temperature
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    Jeff · 10/23/2022
    I did an addition to my barn. The older part was coated with TWP Cedartone. I am assuming if I coat the new part, it probably won’t match because of age, 5 yr/old. If I coat the whole thing with dark walnut, will it cover the old stain and match?
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      TWP Stains · 10/24/2022
      No. It is not possible to get old wood and new wood to match with any semi-transparent color. The new wood will always stain lighter as it is less absorbent.
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    Mario Manfredonia · 10/20/2022
    what is the shelf life of the 1500 semi transparent stain
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    Becky · 10/12/2022
    Is the finish of TWP 1504 Black walnut matte, satin, or semigloss?  We have a new cedar fence and was not seeking any gloss. Thank you
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    Chris · 10/10/2022
    When applying the 1500 does it have a Temperature regulation that you must apply to
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    Randy C · 09/21/2022
    this is the 2nd time in 3 years I have stained my dock with TWP 1500. Used the cleaner and brightner and stain.  My dock boards stayed tacky last time for a week and half, this time starting out the same way. Is it normal to be tacky
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      TWP Stains · 09/22/2022
      No, and that typically happens from over applying or a build up through the years. Next time you might want to strip/brighten for prep.
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        Randy C · 09/22/2022
        That was done prior to both times. Love the product it lasted 2 years after finally drying.  Just don't think it should take that long
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          TWP Stains · 09/23/2022
          Cleaning is not the same as stripping. When you strip you are down to the bare wood.
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    Blake · 09/21/2022
    How many sq ft will I get per gallon on new cedar house?
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    Cory · 09/20/2022
    I used Thompson clear sealer two yrs ago on my deck.  Do I need to strip that first.  If so - what product do you recommend for stripping it?  Also my deck needs power washed too before I stain it.  How many days should I wait after power washing to stain?  Thanks so much. 
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    Mary Phillips · 09/20/2022
    Can I use TWP 1500 stain on teak outdoor furniture? The furniture has been left unstained. I usually clean it every year to remove the gray aging look. But I have 2 unopened gallons of 1500 and would like to use it. 
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      TWP Stains · 09/20/2022
      Yes but only one coat. Do not over apply.
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        Mary Phillips · 09/20/2022
        Do you advise putting a clear polyurethane over it? I have been told that stain can rub off and get in clothing. 
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          TWP Stains · 09/20/2022
          You cannot apply a poly over the TWP. 
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    Patrick Barber · 09/08/2022
    I used TWP 1501 3 years ago on my new cedar fence. The color has faded. I am about ready to restrain . How long should this second coat last?
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      TWP Stains · 09/08/2022
      3-4 years on a fence is normal.
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    Karl · 09/07/2022
    What color would be closest to clear but offer UV protection? I want the most natural color for ceiling of a screen porch, that is tongue and groove pine
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      TWP Stains · 09/07/2022
      Honeytone 1515 is the lightest tint.
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        Karl · 09/07/2022
        Thanks. Am I correct clear does not have any UV protection?  The outside of the porch will be Cedar color. Inside vertical and horizontal and "screen Window" surrounds and ceiling need protection.  I would like maintain the look of untreated, but protect from Uv and graying.  The floor is composite.  Any best suggestions?
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          TWP Stains · 09/08/2022
          Clear has no tint and that means no UV protection. Any color that is tinted will work.
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            Karl · 09/08/2022
            Thank you, Do you suggest mixing 50:50   Honeytone and clear?
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              TWP Stains · 09/08/2022
              That would lower your UV protection by 50%.
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    Hugh Maxwell · 09/07/2022
    Staining pine boards on my shop. 50 ft wide and 25 feet high.  Previously stained with 1500 two dark stain. 13 yrs ago. 
    Going to have the shop washed and restrained in the near future. 
    Suggestions on volume of stain. And I need a supplier near buffalo NY. 
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    Leonardo Osuna · 08/26/2022
    Can TWP 1500 clear get tinted? If so what tint system is compatible? We were applying TWP1500 clear on some post and beams per clients specs, but now they decided they want some tint. They want more of a cedar tone stain but now we have several gallons of the TWP1500 clear that are left and are wondering if we can tint it?  Thank you 
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      TWP Stains · 08/27/2022
      You cannot tint the clear. You can add another color of the same series to the clear to mix.
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    M hoctor · 08/18/2022
    Also can u tell what kind of wood our deck is … I do not know.  We are still in the process of stripping lower floor 
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      TWP Stains · 08/19/2022
      You have pressure-treated pine.
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    M hoctor · 08/18/2022
    Sorry … we were told to use 1500 series here in Ohio 
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    M hoctor · 08/18/2022
    Is Pecan color have orange in it?  Or is it more brown?  Also is the dark oak very dark?  Can we still see the grain when dry will it be more brown than black ?  We cannot decide which is best for our 2 tier older 40 yr old deck. Thanks !
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    W.C. Baxter · 08/17/2022
    I have a new coat of TWP 1500 Pecan color on new never painted pressure treated deck wood.  How can I remove some or all of the stain from the wood?
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    Mark · 08/12/2022
    Another question here in Ohio.  I found out about TWP and wan to use your stain.  I did not use your cleaning or brighter.  If I use the pecan 1520 will it still adhere the same.  I’m deck is totally prepared for stain by educating myself how to do it.  I just want to make sure ur stain will work when I’ve not used ur cleaning stripping brighting products ???  
    thanks !  Mark 
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      TWP Stains · 08/13/2022
      It will work as long as you prepped properly.