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 · 06/17/2014
    Matt Bartz:
    New redwood deck and patio just installed and not yet stained.

    When and how to apply TWP 1500 on new deck and patio?

    Please read:
    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Matt Bartz · 06/17/2014
    New redwood deck and patio just installed and not yet stained.

    When and how to apply TWP 1500 on new deck and patio?
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    TWP Stains · 06/15/2014
    Margie:
    House with clear cedar siding installed 5 years ago and previously stained with Flood oil base stain with penatrol.

    Can't find anyone who still carries Flood. What would you suggest? Thank you so much

    Prep with the Restore A Deck Stripper and pressure washing. Use the Restore A Deck Brightener when done. Stain with the 1500 Series after it dries in a few days.
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    Margie · 06/14/2014
    House with clear cedar siding installed 5 years ago and previously stained with Flood oil base stain with penatrol.

    Can't find anyone who still carries Flood. What would you suggest? Thank you so much
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    TWP Stains · 06/14/2014
    Jim Platt:
    Cedar Shake Roof .. if cleaned and preped propertly .. how long will the TWP 1500 last before additional application needs to be applied .. located in Minneapolis MN

    Probably about 2-3 years for a roof with full exposure to weather in MN. Two coats.
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    Jim Platt · 06/13/2014
    Cedar Shake Roof .. if cleaned and preped propertly .. how long will the TWP 1500 last before additional application needs to be applied .. located in Minneapolis MN
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    TWP Stains · 06/13/2014
    cklyman:
    can this stain be used on cedar fencing
    best way to apply it?

    Yes it can be used on fences. Works great. Apply with a brush or pump sprayer.
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    cklyman · 06/12/2014
    can this stain be used on cedar fencing
    best way to apply it?
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    TWP Stains · 06/09/2014
    Micki"]Hi. We just used TWP 1500 on a pressure treated wood deck that was installed last year. We put a second coat on it and did not wipe down the excess stain so now it looks shiny and is tacky. I know that we didn't put the stain on correctly. Is there anything we can do now to fix it. Thanks.[/quote]
    [quote name="Micki:
    Hi. We just used TWP 1500 on a pressure treated wood deck that was installed last year. We put a second coat on it and did not wipe down the excess stain so now it looks shiny and is tacky. I know that we didn't put the stain on correctly. Is there anything we can do now to fix it. Thanks.

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/twp-stain-is-spotty-or-shiny/
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    Micki · 06/09/2014
    Hi. We just used TWP 1500 on a pressure treated wood deck that was installed last year. We put a second coat on it and did not wipe down the excess stain so now it looks shiny and is tacky. I know that we didn't put the stain on correctly. Is there anything we can do now to fix it. Thanks.
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    TWP Stains · 06/09/2014
    Sue Ann Todhunter:
    My deck was built in 1998, so is 16 years old. It's probably pine, maybe cedar, in okay condition for Colorado, about 200 sq. ft., and has been stained previously a dark reddish brown, although I don't know what kind, since I bought the house in 2003. I've sanded it, but do I really need to clean it?

    Yes you should clean after sanding to help the penetration of the TWP.
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    Sue Ann Todhunter · 06/08/2014
    My deck was built in 1998, so is 16 years old. It's probably pine, maybe cedar, in okay condition for Colorado, about 200 sq. ft., and has been stained previously a dark reddish brown, although I don't know what kind, since I bought the house in 2003. I've sanded it, but do I really need to clean it?
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    TWP Stains · 06/08/2014
    DavidJ:
    I'm staining a pressure treated porch deck that has aged 4 months. I had planned on cleaning it with Restore A Deck and doing two coats wet on wet, however the product data for TWP 1500 says to clean with bleach water and rinse/power wash then later "Apply only _one_ coat to new horizontal wood." Is bleach wash and one coat sufficient?

    Do not use bleach but the kit. Just one coat for new wood:
    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    DavidJ · 06/07/2014
    I'm staining a pressure treated porch deck that has aged 4 months. I had planned on cleaning it with Restore A Deck and doing two coats wet on wet, however the product data for TWP 1500 says to clean with bleach water and rinse/power wash then later "Apply only _one_ coat to new horizontal wood." Is bleach wash and one coat sufficient?
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    TWP Stains · 06/05/2014
    Stephen Zografos:
    I would like to stain new construction cedar deck stairs and Fascia. No prev stain, new cedar. Want a natural aging of the cedar to grayish. Which stain color?

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

    Use the Clear to allow natural graying.
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    Stephen Zografos · 06/05/2014
    I would like to stain new construction cedar deck stairs and Fascia. No prev stain, new cedar. Want a natural aging of the cedar to grayish. Which stain color?
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    TWP Stains · 06/05/2014
    Mark Christensen:
    Our deck is white cedar, 5/4 thick by 4 inches. It was built about 25 years ago. A few replacement boards are 1 year old. The condition of the wood is generally good. It has been stained with multiple products over the decades and was stripped with Orange Stuff three years ago. Since then it has been treated three times with Cabots Australian Oil Stain, the product with the blue lid (once per year in the late Spring). Now, in areas where it gets direct Sun for a few hours a day, it is peeling off revealing uncoated wood. If I overcoat with the same product it will look blotchy, so I am looking for a new, penetrating stain. The total area is about 500 square feet. The deck is 18 inches above ground and is on the north side of the house. Located 40 miles west of Chicago. Yard is shady with trees. Any advice on prep/stripping and coating would be appreciated.

    You must remove the Cabot first if you would like the use the TWP. Use the Restore A Deck stain stripper and pressure washing to remove. Use the Restore A Deck Brightener when done with the stripping.
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    TWP Stains · 06/05/2014
    Diane faughnan:
    I applied 1500 stain 24 hours ago to a deck that was stripped with restore,it is still not dry. How long will it take to dry the weather has been sunny in70's

    It may have been over applied, hence the longer drying time. Give it a few days.
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    Mark Christensen · 06/04/2014
    Our deck is white cedar, 5/4 thick by 4 inches. It was built about 25 years ago. A few replacement boards are 1 year old. The condition of the wood is generally good. It has been stained with multiple products over the decades and was stripped with Orange Stuff three years ago. Since then it has been treated three times with Cabots Australian Oil Stain, the product with the blue lid (once per year in the late Spring). Now, in areas where it gets direct Sun for a few hours a day, it is peeling off revealing uncoated wood. If I overcoat with the same product it will look blotchy, so I am looking for a new, penetrating stain. The total area is about 500 square feet. The deck is 18 inches above ground and is on the north side of the house. Located 40 miles west of Chicago. Yard is shady with trees. Any advice on prep/stripping and coating would be appreciated.
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    Diane faughnan · 06/04/2014
    I applied 1500 stain 24 hours ago to a deck that was stripped with restore,it is still not dry. How long will it take to dry the weather has been sunny in70's