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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  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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    TWP Stains · 08/27/2016
    Cyndie Chapman:
    I have used Restore a Deck cleaner and brightner to remove old stain. I plan to use Cedar Oil to protect the wood . What stain would you recommend? This is a 30 year old deck, possibly a little shine would be nice as well as uv protection

    Use the TWP 100 or 1500 Series depending on the stain you live in. TWP is a penetrating stain, it does not leave a sheen.
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    Randy Vavrina · 08/26/2016
    We have a cabin in Colorado at 8,000 feet eleva. Dry climate w/high UV. We can get heavy snow which remains on the deck until it melts since we are not always there to remove the snow. We havt 1500 sf between lower & upper decks. Wood species since we did not build the home/deck. We let an acquaintance handy man talk us into a Benjamin Moore latex "solid" stain over a previously Cabot semi transparent oil stain. This was three years. We want to use the TWP product but we are not sure which product 100 or 1500. The 1500 looks as though it is superior in many ways to the 100. Can you recommend which product and recommendations on how to prepare the deck. We cannot use the stripper for many reasons. Considering having the decks sanded down with a drum sander. What do you think? Will the sand paper gum up with the sold latex stain that it is removing?
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    Cyndie Chapman · 08/24/2016
    I have used Restore a Deck cleaner and brightner to remove old stain. I plan to use Cedar Oil to protect the wood . What stain would you recommend? This is a 30 year old deck, possibly a little shine would be nice as well as uv protection
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    TWP Stains · 08/21/2016
    James Cannon:
    After container of TWP 1500 has been opened and partially used, how long will stain remain good?

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/shelf-life-of-twp/
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    James Cannon · 08/20/2016
    After container of TWP 1500 has been opened and partially used, how long will stain remain good?
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    TWP Stains · 08/17/2016
    Lonnie Bartel:
    I have a new cedar fence which is 6' tall and about 300' long.Wood is new with no previous stain. I am considering staining with the dark oak stain. The fence was completed about 6 weeks ago. How long should I wait to stain and do you have any other suggestions. I have determined that I will probably need 15-20 gallons.

    Are you doing both sides? If so you will need twice the amount. Rough sawn wood? Most fences are and if so can be stained right away. If smooth wood see this:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    TWP Stains · 08/17/2016
    Troywpg:
    I have green pressure treated deck. It is older so the green has faded some. When I apply stain how will the green come through. Looking at lighter stain color.
    Thanks

    Hard to say it depends on how well you prep. Best to test the stain colors with samples from our site.
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    Lonnie Bartel · 08/17/2016
    I have a new cedar fence which is 6' tall and about 300' long.Wood is new with no previous stain. I am considering staining with the dark oak stain. The fence was completed about 6 weeks ago. How long should I wait to stain and do you have any other suggestions. I have determined that I will probably need 15-20 gallons.
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    Troywpg · 08/17/2016
    I have green pressure treated deck. It is older so the green has faded some. When I apply stain how will the green come through. Looking at lighter stain color.
    Thanks
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    TWP Stains · 08/15/2016
    Janet Lammens:
    Flood One Coat Stain Natural Finish was applied to my new cedar fence 3 years ago and was blotching from the beginning. It's time for a clean up!
    My new contractor has tried power washing and washing with deck cleaner but isn't able to remove it. Would TWP 1500 be appropriate in this situation in Denver? If not, what would you recommend instead?
    Thanks

    You will need to remove the CWF if you want to use TWP. Has the contractor tried a stain stripper when pressure washing?
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    Janet Lammens · 08/14/2016
    Flood One Coat Stain Natural Finish was applied to my new cedar fence 3 years ago and was blotching from the beginning. It's time for a clean up!
    My new contractor has tried power washing and washing with deck cleaner but isn't able to remove it. Would TWP 1500 be appropriate in this situation in Denver? If not, what would you recommend instead?
    Thanks
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    TWP Stains · 08/12/2016
    Ray DeCarli:
    25 year old pressure treated that was previously treated with Cabot cedar toned oil stain. The wood is in good condition with light and darker markings

    Prep with the Restore A Deck Stripping kit to remove the Cabot. Stain with the TWP 1500 after the prep. Two coats applied with wet on wet technique.
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    Ray DeCarli · 08/11/2016
    25 year old pressure treated that was previously treated with Cabot cedar toned oil stain. The wood is in good condition with light and darker markings
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    TWP Stains · 08/10/2016
    SueJ:
    I have just cleaned, brightened, and stained my new, pressure-treated deck that has seasoned for 9 months. It looks great! What should I do now for maintenance and future re-staining? I live in Maine and the deck faces west with partial sun.

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

    Towards the bottom of the article, it talks about when to apply another coat to new wood.
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    SueJ · 08/09/2016
    I have just cleaned, brightened, and stained my new, pressure-treated deck that has seasoned for 9 months. It looks great! What should I do now for maintenance and future re-staining? I live in Maine and the deck faces west with partial sun.
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    TWP Stains · 08/09/2016
    Lonnie Bartel:
    What is the best stain you offer for a new cedar fence?

    See this about new wood:

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

    Use the 1500 Series.
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    Lonnie Bartel · 08/09/2016
    What is the best stain you offer for a new cedar fence?
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    Barry101 · 08/07/2016
    Dock platform 24'x24' new installation treated wood installed one year ago without any stain or wood preserved.

    deck is in direct sunlight and would like to treat for 1st time - what is your recommendation to treat deck.
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    TWP Stains · 08/07/2016
    krammer:
    40 yrs old, new hampshire pine, good, stained with cabots semi transparent stain, oil base water cleanup stain, log home, hand hewn square logs w/dove tail corners. cracks and have been caulked

    Remove the Cabot by stripping, pressure washing, and sanding if needed. Apply the wood brightener after. Make sure the logs are free of any dirt and old coatings before applying the TWP 1500. @ light coats applied wet on wet.
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    krammer · 08/06/2016
    40 yrs old, new hampshire pine, good, stained with cabots semi transparent stain, oil base water cleanup stain, log home, hand hewn square logs w/dove tail corners. cracks and have been caulked