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 · 09/02/2013
    Jim,
    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Aaron D Smith · 09/02/2013
    We have a house with rough saw cedar on the lower portion of the house that has several coats of Sikkens over 30 years since built. New 2nd story addition is tongue and groove cedar that is pretty smooth milled finish. I am trying to find a color for 2nd story new siding to match the old Sikkens finish on the lowel level. The Sikkens has a lot of pigment build-up so it is drak brown in most places with hints of orange glow in other light areas. Darkbrown/orange. I don't want to use Sikkens because they switched their product. Do you have something that would match that color? THe new siding won't absorb as much product because of the smoother finish. I want something that penetrates so that it doesn't peel later, it has to soke in. Let me know what you can do. Thanks, Aaron Smith
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    Jim Hugar · 09/02/2013
    1. New
    2. T&G treated yellow pine deck
    3. new
    4. no
    5. second story covered screened in deck
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    Marcia · 09/02/2013
    2 years
    cedar
    good
    treated last summer with Thompson's Water Seal Advance
    it flaked off inspots, turned black in others, etcetc
    we live in mid Wisconsin and would like to protect the wood without adding a lot of color. Suggestions?
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    TWP Stains · 09/02/2013
    Paul,

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

    100 Series for this.
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    Paul Renick · 09/01/2013
    I live in central Florida and just had a new boathouse and dock walkway built from pressure treated lumber. Construction was completed 2 weeks ago after 3 weeks of work.
    Which of the TWP products would be the best choice to protect the wood? How long should I wait prior to application? Which product would keep the current appearance of the wood as far as color is concerned?
    Thanks,
    Paul
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    TWP Stains · 09/01/2013
    Curtis L, remove the Behr first before proceeding with the TWP. Behr is not easy to remove. Will need to be stripped a few times and possibly even sanded some.
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    TWP Stains · 09/01/2013
    LDC, I am sorry but the 1500 Series does not come in a gray and the 100 Series cannot be shipped or sold there.
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    LDC · 09/01/2013
    Age & condition of Wood: New
    Type of wood: Pressure treated
    Previous finish: none
    Boston area, with at least 6 hrs of full sun
    Am looking for Cape Cod, or drift wood shade
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    Curtis L · 09/01/2013
    1. Less than 5 years old.
    2. Pine wood
    3. Overall good condition, however the decking has a considerable amount of cracking along the grain lines.
    4. Was stained about a year ago with Behr Weather proofing wood finish, and it looks terrible.
    5. The deck is in a full sun area.
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    TWP Stains · 09/01/2013
    Devin, you can use the 1511 for this. All TWP colors will enhance the natural wood colors. If the wood is rough you can stain now. If smooth you should wait a couple of more months.
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    Devin Leonard · 09/01/2013
    Wood is CA redwood, con-hart, 6' fence (pickets), rough cut, 260 linear feet, and has been up 4 weeks. Still has it's color (originally pink, but now orangy red), and I want to preserve that as long as possible. Is 1511 the right preservative? I plan to pressure wash, dry 2 days, and spray 1511 on with my Graco ProX7 sprayer. Nozzle recommendations? Thanks!
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    TWP Stains · 08/31/2013
    Jason, clean and brighten the wood first. If the wood is new it should dry 4+ months.
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    Jason Johnson · 08/30/2013
    East Texas...pool deck, pressure treated pine. Been in the sun all summer..can I treat with 1500 before fall rains begin.
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    Flavorist · 08/29/2013
    My deck is approximately 9-10 years old. I have previously re-coated it by stripping it with a stain stripper purchased at Home Depot and re-coating it with Behr semi-solid stain with is water soluble product. I not sure if it is an acrylic stain. 1st time it lasted about 2 years and the second last
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    TWP Stains · 08/28/2013
    Phil, one coat and please read this:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Phil English · 08/28/2013
    I am planning to use the 1500 redwood on a new redwood deck. Do you recommend one or two coats? and how long in between?
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    TWP Stains · 08/28/2013
    Ron Darling, what is the total sq. footage and are you doing both sides? It can be applied with a high quality pump sprayer.
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    ron darling · 08/27/2013
    1 year old rough red cedar 4 ft dogear pickets 5/8 thick spaced 2 inches on treated pine posts and runners. 250 feet of fence. never treated was greying
    but bleached in the spring color came out well. how much 1500 cedartone do i need, i was told about 8 gallons. can it be applied with a Roundup type backpack sprayer and brushed in? or do i need a $300.00 paint sprayer from HomeDepot? is cedartone the best, i guess thats personal preference but any comments or advise appreciated.
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    TWP Stains · 08/27/2013
    Devin, is the wood on the fence smooth like a deck or rough?