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 · 10/23/2013
    Larry, please read this article about staining new wood:

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

    Maybe May?
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    Larry Lehtonen · 10/23/2013
    I live in the Seattle, Wa. area (Langley on Whidbey Island) and just completed a home with cedar board and batten. It's late in the season to paint now, should I be concerned with weathering if I wait until spring to coat? Based upon our weather pattern, what month in the spring would you recommend I paint?
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    TWP Stains · 10/23/2013
    Eric, you cannot apply TWP on top of the One Time. It would need to be stripped or removed first. I would prep correctly, brighten the wood and apply the TWP 1500.
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    Eric Gourieux · 10/22/2013
    17 years
    Redwood
    Good condition, for the most part
    Stained with One Time Wood 5 years ago
    The color of the redwood still looks pretty good, other than some bleaching in the sunny areas. However, there is no water repellance. There is some deterioration of the wood in places, but overall, it is in good shape. The area is shade to part sun. 800 sf of deck
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    TWP Stains · 10/21/2013
    As long as the TWP as 4 hours to dry in the day it should not be affected if temperatures drop into the 30's at night. You would not want wet stain and have it drop below freezing though.
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    David · 10/20/2013
    Hi,
    I noticed the TWP stain should be applied when the temperature is between 45°-95°. The temperature is getting cooler and I was wondering if it is okay to apply the stain when the temperature is around 50°-55° (during the day), but at night the temperature is around 30°-35°. Will this be okay?
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    TWP Stains · 10/20/2013
    Clark, use the Gemini Restore Kit and a light pressure washing for the prep before applying the TWP 1500.
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    Clark Donkin · 10/19/2013
    Let's try this again. What prep work is needed?
    14 month old pressure treated deck
    never stained or painted
    great shape
    10x 50

    Clark
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    Clark Donkin · 10/19/2013
    We have a o14 month old pressure treated pine deck that measures roughly 10 by 60 with stairs and railing. The deck is in good condition and is natural never treated. I would like to use TWP 1500 here in Plymouth, Massachusetts. What prepping procedures do you recommend or just apply the stain?

    Clark
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    TWP Stains · 10/14/2013
    Robert, you need to remove the Behr which can be difficult. Best to use a deck stain stripper and pressure washer to remove as much as possible, sand the rest if needed, brighten the wood when done.
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    Robert Carr · 10/13/2013
    Have a customer that has a 2year old deck great condition.Pressure treated pine, he has stained already 1 year ago with behr transparent cedar natural tone 100 percent penetrating acrylic. how do I clean, and restain with your 1500 product. I am concerned he will not be happy with the results having already stained then restaining over that. Thanks for any help Robert Carr
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    TWP Stains · 10/13/2013
    Ray Bergeron:
    Deck has been in 6 weeks live in Gadsden Al. Wood is treated pine wood is in very good condition. Never stained. Deck and porch. Have checked wood for moisture content with meter. It's below 14% As wood is new what should I use to clean? Can I stain it now?

    No, need to wait. Please read:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    TWP Stains · 10/13/2013
    Marty Skyrman"][quote name="TheSealerStore:
    Marty Skyrman, I would clean it first and apply the TWP 1500 Clear. It will help prolong the life.[/quote]

    The instructions on the last TWP1500 pail I purchased says one to one solution of water/bleach is okay for cleaning. Is that right or do I need to buy the expensive restore kit?

    Better to use the Gemini Kit. More effective, better results, and better for the wood.
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    TWP Stains · 10/13/2013
    Ron, wait until Spring and prep with the Gemini Restore Kit.
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    Ron Doiron · 10/12/2013
    Brand new deck - Pressure treated (Lifewood treated lumber with water repellent).

    Approx 800 sq. feet. I live in CT and would like to know if I should stain now or wait until next spring.
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    Marty Skyrman · 10/12/2013
    TheSealerStore:
    Marty Skyrman, I would clean it first and apply the TWP 1500 Clear. It will help prolong the life.


    The instructions on the last TWP1500 pail I purchased says one to one solution of water/bleach is okay for cleaning. Is that right or do I need to buy the expensive restore kit?
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    Ray Bergeron · 10/11/2013
    Deck has been in 6 weeks live in Gadsden Al. Wood is treated pine wood is in very good condition. Never stained. Deck and porch. Have checked wood for moisture content with meter. It's below 14% As wood is new what should I use to clean? Can I stain it now?
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    TWP Stains · 10/11/2013
    Marty Skyrman, I would clean it first and apply the TWP 1500 Clear. It will help prolong the life.
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    TWP Stains · 10/11/2013
    mbassili, it will be fine if you use it next year. Make sure that it does not freeze. Stir well in Spring!
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    Marty Skyrman · 10/10/2013
    17 year old fascia board
    Cedar
    Sun weathered
    Don't know if it was treated previously, I doubt it, it it was treated it was a clear treatment
    Is it worth treating this cedar fascia at this point? It seems to be in overall good shape but maybe I can prolong its life. What's the best product. Want a clear treatment.