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?
  5. Small description of the area to be treated.

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    TWP Stains · 03/22/2015
    Jose Loera:
    Can somebody help me please this is the second time I used the TWP 1500 series, California Redwood.

    I had follow all the steps that are indicated in the can, such as temperature, future weather conditions, etc.

    every time I fishing the deck the look great, they since to dry even I made sure that not to over applied the stain, etc, but unfortunately I always get I call the next morning that the deck has water marks, and no rain.

    This is what my customer wrote.

    "" It looks like dew from the morning gathered on the gutters and dripped down on a couple of the boards on the deck so there are little spots. Will this fade?"'

    Can some body help me with this, I just finished this deck yesterday in the afternoon and the deck is located in Alamo, California and as you know we are in a serious drought

    It should be nothing permanent. Might just be mineral deposits from water that dried on top of the surface. This wipes off with a wet rag.
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    Jose Loera · 03/21/2015
    Can somebody help me please this is the second time I used the TWP 1500 series, California Redwood.

    I had follow all the steps that are indicated in the can, such as temperature, future weather conditions, etc.

    every time I fishing the deck the look great, they since to dry even I made sure that not to over applied the stain, etc, but unfortunately I always get I call the next morning that the deck has water marks, and no rain.

    This is what my customer wrote.

    "" It looks like dew from the morning gathered on the gutters and dripped down on a couple of the boards on the deck so there are little spots. Will this fade?"'

    Can some body help me with this, I just finished this deck yesterday in the afternoon and the deck is located in Alamo, California and as you know we are in a serious drought
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    TWP Stains · 03/19/2015
    Quinn White:
    My front porch has 5 posts that are encased in cedar wood. The wood is around 5 months old and is unfinished. The wood is beginning to fade and black spots are starting to pop up. It has never been stained before. I want to apply a product to the cedar to keep it from greying and to protect it from the weather.

    Prep first with the Gemini Restore Kit and stain with the TWP 1500 Series for help prevent graying.
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    Quinn White · 03/19/2015
    My front porch has 5 posts that are encased in cedar wood. The wood is around 5 months old and is unfinished. The wood is beginning to fade and black spots are starting to pop up. It has never been stained before. I want to apply a product to the cedar to keep it from greying and to protect it from the weather.
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    TWP Stains · 03/19/2015
    scott n:
    If i use the restore stripper product it auggests using the restore brightner afterwards. Can i use the brightner that came with the gemininrestore kit? Are they the same thing just different brands?

    Yes they are the same.
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    scott n · 03/18/2015
    If i use the restore stripper product it auggests using the restore brightner afterwards. Can i use the brightner that came with the gemininrestore kit? Are they the same thing just different brands?
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    TWP Stains · 03/18/2015
    scott n:
    I had a new deck put in. Waited 7 months to stain. Applied and was looking good until inover applied in areAs now shiney and slippery in lots of places. Will the gemininrestore kit work to get top layer off and to be able to fix overlap marks ect..?

    No that cannot fix this. You would need to strip it all done to fix the over applied spots and shiny areas. You would need the Restore a Deck Stripper and the brightener.
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    scott n · 03/18/2015
    I had a new deck put in. Waited 7 months to stain. Applied and was looking good until inover applied in areAs now shiney and slippery in lots of places. Will the gemininrestore kit work to get top layer off and to be able to fix overlap marks ect..?
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    TWP Stains · 03/13/2015
    stacia:
    1. new wood
    2. pressure-treated rough sawn pine
    3. good condition
    4. never been stained
    5. privacy fence built near wetland area, high humidity (charleston, sc). mostly shaded area.

    how often does fence need to be retreated?

    Use the 1500 Series and retreat the vertical fencing every 3-4 years or as needed.
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    TWP Stains · 03/13/2015
    Owen Dell:
    I have a 10-year old cedar fence that I have pressure washed down to good wood with no remaining finish. Mildew is a big problem in our wet Oregon climate. Portions of the fence are in sun, others in shade. Please recommend a finish that will last. Thank you.

    For this you could use the TWP 1500 Series.
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    stacia · 03/13/2015
    1. new wood
    2. pressure-treated rough sawn pine
    3. good condition
    4. never been stained
    5. privacy fence built near wetland area, high humidity (charleston, sc). mostly shaded area.

    how often does fence need to be retreated?
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    Owen Dell · 03/13/2015
    I have a 10-year old cedar fence that I have pressure washed down to good wood with no remaining finish. Mildew is a big problem in our wet Oregon climate. Portions of the fence are in sun, others in shade. Please recommend a finish that will last. Thank you.
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    TWP Stains · 03/07/2015
    Jim Brumley:
    Dock over salt water 8yrs old pressure treated medium some splitting not bad.
    Bear brand 3 yrs ago

    Prep with the Gemini Restore Kit and stain with the TWP 1500 Series.
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    Jim Brumley · 03/07/2015
    Dock over salt water 8yrs old pressure treated medium some splitting not bad.
    Bear brand 3 yrs ago
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    TWP Stains · 03/06/2015
    Charles Kulicke:
    My home is sided with unfinished white oak. Two years ago it was unevenly coated with clear TWP 1500, leaving orange streaks or blotches in spots, especially on north facing walls. In other areas it has aged to a beautiful silver gray. How do I remove the the coating in the blotched or streaked areas so the wood can match the naturally aged wood around it?

    You cannot spot strip. You would have to strip all and that would remove the gray as well.
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    Charles Kulicke · 03/05/2015
    My home is sided with unfinished white oak. Two years ago it was unevenly coated with clear TWP 1500, leaving orange streaks or blotches in spots, especially on north facing walls. In other areas it has aged to a beautiful silver gray. How do I remove the the coating in the blotched or streaked areas so the wood can match the naturally aged wood around it?
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    TWP Stains · 02/23/2015
    John Whitney:
    Red Cedar shingle siding
    15 years old
    Fair / poor condition
    Berh clear stain currently used
    Home in the Seattle area with little protection from eves
    What product will be best an last longest 1500 or 100

    The 100 and 1500 last about the same. Where you live would make the difference. You would need to remove the Behr first before using TWP. This would need to be done by stripping/powerwashing and or sanding. Use a wood brightener after removal as well.
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    John Whitney · 02/22/2015
    Red Cedar shingle siding
    15 years old
    Fair / poor condition
    Berh clear stain currently used
    Home in the seattle area with little protection from eves
    What product will be best an last longest 1500 or 100
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    TWP Stains · 02/22/2015
    Laura Cornwell:
    We are putting up a new carbonized bamboo fence. We don't want it to grey and would like it to have a light reddish gold color.
    1. Do we have to sand it before applying the stain?
    2. How often does the stain need to be reapplied?
    3. We are in So. Calif. where the sun is very strong and it is very dry, so will the stain/ sealer flake off in these conditions?
    4. Since bamboo is not really wood, are we looking at the correct product, the TWP 1500?
    Thank you for providing this forum.
    Laura Cornwell

    I am sorry but TWP 1500 does not work for bamboo.
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    Laura Cornwell · 02/20/2015
    We are putting up a new carbonized bamboo fence. We don't want it to grey and would like it to have a light reddish gold color.
    1. Do we have to sand it before applying the stain?
    2. How often does the stain need to be reapplied?
    3. We are in So. Calif. where the sun is very strong and it is very dry, so will the stain/ sealer flake off in these conditions?
    4. Since bamboo is not really wood, are we looking at the correct product, the TWP 1500?
    Thank you for providing this forum.
    Laura Cornwell