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 · 08/02/2014
    jay lorenzana:
    - 10 yrs
    - Cedar I think
    - Neglected, some evidence of prior paint/stain
    - not sure, mostly all gone. Have pressure washed snd sanded it all away
    - wood now looks better after pressure washing. Needs protection now.

    Looks like you prepped well so go ahead and stain with two light coats of the TWP.
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    jay lorenzana · 08/01/2014
    - 10 yrs
    - Cedar I think
    - Neglected, some evidence of prior paint/stain
    - not sure, mostly all gone. Have pressure washed snd sanded it all away
    - wood now looks better after pressure washing. Needs protection now.
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    TWP Stains · 08/01/2014
    l h linley:
    Wood is grade a cedar- 28 years old
    Bleach used 28 years ago
    Good condition- weathered
    This is for the whole house

    Prep first with the Gemini Restore Kit and pressure washing to remove the weathered graying. Stain with two coats of the TWP 1500 Series.
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    l h linley · 07/31/2014
    Wood is grade a cedar- 28 years old
    Bleach used 28 years ago
    Good condition- weathered
    This is for the whole house
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    TWP Stains · 07/31/2014
    Robert Luke:
    I purchased and used the Natural 1500 series on my deck last year, regular preasure treated lumber, and am very pleased so far. How would it work if I were to build a Chaise Lounge out of white oak and then stained it with the same stain? Will it hold up the same. Will it soak in to the White Oak ok? Will it be safe to sit on?

    Yes it will work on this but just one coat.
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    Robert Luke · 07/30/2014
    I purchased and used the Natural 1500 series on my deck last year, regular preasure treated lumber, and am very pleased so far. How would it work if I were to build a Chaise Lounge out of white oak and then stained it with the same stain? Will it hold up the same. Will it soak in to the White Oak ok? Will it be safe to sit on?
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    TWP Stains · 07/29/2014
    Larry Patzer:
    * New redwood deck planks
    * Has not been stained or treated in any way

    What determines whether to use one or two coats?
    Should all six faces of each deck plank be stained?

    No need to stain all sides. Read this for new wood:
    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Larry Patzer · 07/28/2014
    * New redwood deck planks
    * Has not been stained or treated in any way

    What determines whether to use one or two coats?
    Should all six faces of each deck plank be stained?
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    TWP Stains · 07/28/2014
    Elton:
    I recently used this product to stain my covered porch and noticed that it seems to hold it's color well when accidently spilled on the concrete patio. Can I use this to cover all of the concrete patio or do you recommend another product?

    No TWP is not a concrete stain.
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    Elton · 07/28/2014
    I recently used this product to stain my covered porch and noticed that it seems to hold it's color well when accidently spilled on the concrete patio. Can I use this to cover all of the concrete patio or do you recommend another product?
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    TWP Stains · 07/27/2014
    Mary W:
    I would like to use this TWP 1500 stain on a wooden "tree fort/playhouse" that tend to be in most back yards now days and a wooden hexagon picnic table with attached seating (all wood minus screws). Is it safe to put on the items? The "tree fort/playhouse" is around 10-15 yrs old, previously stained however use, time and weather have washed it away, the wood is in good condition. The table is at least 15 years old, still in very good condition, was previously stained however it has been pressure washed and no stain remains.

    As long as the wood is free of coatings then you are good to proceed with using the TWP. It will work great for the fort and table.
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    Mary W · 07/26/2014
    I would like to use this TWP 1500 stain on a wooden "tree fort/playhouse" that tend to be in most back yards now days and a wooden hexagon picnic table with attached seating (all wood minus screws). Is it safe to put on the items? The "tree fort/playhouse" is around 10-15 yrs old, previously stained however use, time and weather have washed it away, the wood is in good condition. The table is at least 15 years old, still in very good condition, was previously stained however it has been pressure washed and no stain remains.
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    TWP Stains · 07/26/2014
    kim9130:
    We have used all the TWP products to redo our deck-it looks amazing-My husband tracked across a part of the deck with his shoes on (from wet part to completely dry section we had done a couple days before). There were dark stain foot prints. We took a roller and went over the track marks with a light coverage of stain, Now we have dark shiny patches-how do we fix.

    You cannot spot fix perfectly. Only thing you try is using a rag with mineral spirits and wipe off the excess shiny stain that is on top of the wood. It may help some.
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    kim9130 · 07/25/2014
    We have used all the TWP products to redo our deck-it looks amazing-My husband tracked across a part of the deck with his shoes on (from wet part to completely dry section we had done a couple days before). There were dark stain foot prints. We took a roller and went over the track marks with a light coverage of stain, Now we have dark shiny patches-how do we fix.
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    TWP Stains · 07/24/2014
    Santhosh Jogi:
    Brand new untreated red cedar deck, installed last week, seen some rain since then. Should I use the cleaner as well or is just the brightener sufficient? Should the wood be dry to apply stain? Thanks!

    Please read this about new wood:
    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Donnie · 07/24/2014
    I have a cedar railing and trellis that's 25 years old. It was stained with Messmer stain. I stripped the stain off using Gemini remover. I am going to use Messmer brightener and sand. Or do I sand first, then use the brightener. Then use TWP.
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    Santhosh Jogi · 07/23/2014
    Brand new untreated red cedar deck, installed last week, seen some rain since then. Should I use the cleaner as well or is just the brightener sufficient? Should the wood be dry to apply stain? Thanks!
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    TWP Stains · 07/23/2014
    mary lee:
    2 month old pretreated pine fence built by Lowes (144 feet).
    I used sample of semi-transparent stains and know what color I want.
    questions:
    When to use the Germini prep kit on the fence? Is October/November ok?
    How long after using prep kit should you stain fence?
    If I buy prep kit and stain (5 gal) will this cover the fence? If I buy now will the products be good if the job is done in a couple of months or longer?

    Thank you for your help.

    What is the total sq. footage and are you doing both sides? Products keep for months and longer and October will be fine.
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    TWP Stains · 07/23/2014
    Barry Evitts:
    !0 years

    Pine

    Good

    Yes Behr

    I have a pool and house deck about 900 squre foot. I just presserd wash it.

    If you want to use the TWP then you will need to remove the Behr completely first before applying the 1500.
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    mary lee · 07/23/2014
    2 month old pretreated pine fence built by Lowes (144 feet).
    I used sample of semi-transparent stains and know what color I want.
    questions:
    When to use the Germini prep kit on the fence? Is October/November ok?
    How long after using prep kit should you stain fence?
    If I buy prep kit and stain (5 gal) will this cover the fence? If I buy now will the products be good if the job is done in a couple of months or longer?

    Thank you for your help.