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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    TWP Stains · 06/14/2015
    olive1954:
    I have treated pine lumber deck approx. 10 yrs. old. Some sign of aging and rot but not bad. Used water sealer for the first time two years ago. Water beading is almost gone. Would like a bit of color to the deck to make it look good again. Approx. 1200 sq.ft. of deck with steps and railing. I have a pressure washer. Do I need to do anything more to prep surface? Also, can the twp 1500 stain be applied with a sprayer. Thank you, Bill Schmeda

    Use the Gemini Restore Kit while pressure washing. TWP can be sprayed but you should back brush to ensure an even coverage of the TWP.
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    olive1954 · 06/14/2015
    I have treated pine lumber deck approx. 10 yrs. old. Some sign of aging and rot but not bad. Used water sealer for the first time two years ago. Water beading is almost gone. Would like a bit of color to the deck to make it look good again. Approx. 1200 sq.ft. of deck with steps and railing. I have a pressure washer. Do I need to do anything more to prep surface? Also, can the twp 1500 stain be applied with a sprayer. Thank you, Bill Schmeda
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    TWP Stains · 06/10/2015
    bob foster:
    where in or around salem nh may i purchase twp stain 5 gal?

    We are an online dealer that can ship to you in 3-4 days.
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    bob foster · 06/10/2015
    where in or around salem nh may i purchase twp stain 5 gal?
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    TWP Stains · 06/10/2015
    prista:
    Age = 6 months
    type of wood = untreated, unstained redwood.
    condition = still new appearing, never cleaned, not grayed.
    No previous staining.
    this is a redwood retaining wall lining the driveway.

    Does the wood need to be prepped? If so, what is the simplest way to do that? Hoping to avoid the prep recommended for new wood deck as this is just a retaining wall. Interested in using twp 1500 for staining.

    Yes you need to prep to remove mill glaze. Use the Gemini Restore Kit. Just one coat of the TWP for the first time staining.
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    TWP Stains · 06/10/2015
    Tom Mitchell:
    deck is 20 yrs old SYP in sound condition w/ a few splinters.Stained a few times over the years. The last was Sikkens Cetol SRD. Previously with primarily Olympic. Approx 400sf deck w/railings. Thanks for your help

    Prep by removing all old coatings with the Restore A Deck Stripper and a pressure washer. Use the RAD brightener after. Once wood is clean and free of old coatings, you can use the 1500.
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    prista · 06/09/2015
    Age = 6 months
    type of wood = untreated, unstained redwood.
    condition = still new appearing, never cleaned, not grayed.
    No previous staining.
    this is a redwood retaining wall lining the driveway.

    Does the wood need to be prepped? If so, what is the simplest way to do that? Hoping to avoid the prep recommended for new wood deck as this is just a retaining wall. Interested in using twp 1500 for staining.
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    Tom Mitchell · 06/09/2015
    deck is 20 yrs old SYP in sound condition w/ a few splinters.Stained a few times over the years. The last was Sikkens Cetol SRD. Previously with primarily Olympic. Approx 400sf deck w/railings. Thanks for your help
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    TWP Stains · 06/09/2015
    MBOhio13:
    We built a treated pine pergola last year and would like to now use TWP 1500 to stain it. Because it's not a solid surface like a deck and is instead just a series of posts and beams, what would be the easiest way to apply the stain, meaning should we use a brush, rag, etc?

    Use a stain pad like these:
    http://www.twpstain.com/padco-stain-pads
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    TWP Stains · 06/09/2015
    Walker:
    My deck is 1985 original P.T. pine and is amazingly in ok shape, some cracks but not quite ready to replace. 15 years ago I power washed and used Thompson's which didn't last more than a year. I have pressure washed again cleaning off much dark mildew this past weekend and the wood seems clean and ready for finish (TWP 1500 as I'm in NY). Do you recommend a cleaner before staining?

    If the wood is clean from your current prep then you can go ahead and stain now.
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    MBOhio13 · 06/09/2015
    We built a treated pine pergola last year and would like to now use TWP 1500 to stain it. Because it's not a solid surface like a deck and is instead just a series of posts and beams, what would be the easiest way to apply the stain, meaning should we use a brush, rag, etc?
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    John W Joseph · 06/09/2015
    My deck is 1985 original P.T. pine and is amazingly in ok shape, some cracks but not quite ready to replace. 15 years ago I power washed and used Thompson's which didn't last more than a year. I have pressure washed again cleaning off much dark mildew this past weekend and the wood seems clean and ready for finish (TWP 1500 as I'm in NY). Do you recommend a cleaner before staining?
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    TWP Stains · 06/08/2015
    Jim Hall:
    Deck is approx. 20 years old but in relatively good condition as I have treated it every year.
    It is Douglas-fir, with a light treatment (i.e.it was not impregnated using needles, so isn't as deep)
    Wood has some weather cracks but no rot showing
    It has been stained with semi-transparent Superdeck.
    The deck is approx. 20x24

    Start off by stripping of the Super Deck with the Restore A Deck Stripper and a pressure washing. Use the RAD Brightener when done to neutralize. Once the wood is prepped properly then you can apply two coats of the 1500 Series. Apply with wet on wet technique.
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    Jim Hall · 06/08/2015
    Deck is approx. 20 years old but in relatively good condition as I have treated it every year.
    It is Douglas-fir, with a light treatment (i.e.it was not impregnated using needles, so isn't as deep)
    Wood has some weather cracks but no rot showing
    It has been stained with semi-transparent Superdeck.
    The deck is approx. 20x24
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    TWP Stains · 06/04/2015
    TheWall5904:
    1 YR

    YellaWood

    Sun Dried on Deck Floor Railings Are still a little Green

    NO

    The Whole Deck

    Prep with the Gemini Restore Kit first before applying the 1500 Series.
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    TWP Stains · 06/04/2015
    inspironator:
    Is the TWP 1500 compatible with varnish as I want to mix varnish in at 10-15% before applying the mix to my 14 y.o. deck? I've already cleaned and prepped the deck for stain.

    No you cannot add varnish to it or on top of the TWP.
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    inspironator · 06/03/2015
    Is the TWP 1500 compatible with varnish as I want to mix varnish in at 10-15% before applying the mix to my 14 y.o. deck? I've already cleaned and prepped the deck for stain.
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    Keith Walsh · 06/03/2015
    1 YR

    YellaWood

    Sun Dried on Deck Floor Railings Are still a little Green

    NO

    The Whole Deck
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    TWP Stains · 06/02/2015
    renee belliveau:
    about 13 yrs
    pine
    a little dried out and some spots could not be removed by powerwashing so some areas are dark
    yes cabots clear
    fencing around deck of pool i have 15 6ft high sections approx 8ft long with another 10 3ft tall 8ft long and 4 4ft tall all has bee powerwashed but some spots just wouldnt come out - need to cover with color to eliminate the spots as well as reduce powerwashing

    Spots? Do you mean old stain? If so then the Restore A Deck Stripper should be applied and power washing off. Apply the RAD brightener to all wood when done. Once the wood is prepped well you can then apply the TWP 1500 Series.
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    renee belliveau · 06/02/2015
    about 13 yrs
    pine
    a little dried out and some spots could not be removed by powerwashing so some areas are dark
    yes cabots clear
    fencing around deck of pool i have 15 6ft high sections approx 8ft long with another 10 3ft tall 8ft long and 4 4ft tall all has bee powerwashed but some spots just wouldnt come out - need to cover with color to eliminate the spots as well as reduce powerwashing