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 · 07/24/2013
    Jim Fleming, TWP would not be suggested for a Mahogany door.
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    Jim Fleming · 07/24/2013
    I need to refinish the exterior front door on my home. The door is mahogany and mahogany veneer. It is 8.5 years old. The top half is in good shape but the lower half is severely sun damaged. I have totally removed all the previous stain and sealer. The brand of the previous stain is unknown. Can either TWP 100 or TWP 1500 be used to stain and protect the door?
    Thanks
    Jim
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    TWP Stains · 07/24/2013
    Chase, no need to stain the undersides. Please read this info on new decks:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Chase Prepula · 07/24/2013
    I am installing a new cedar deck. I am wondering the proper preparation for the deck, before applying the stain. Do I need to wait a month (or how long) after the deck is assembled to apply the stain? Does it help to apply the stain the underside of the boards? I live in minnesota, so the harsh winters will likely have the most effect on the deck/stain.
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    TWP Stains · 07/23/2013
    Becky, please read this:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Becky Schauwecker · 07/22/2013
    Our deck is approaching 1 month old. It is pressure treated pine. So, wood is new and in great condition.

    Any advice on staining would be appreciated!
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    TWP Stains · 07/22/2013
    The Gemini Restore Kit will help remove the graying and mold. Since it has been 8 months you may need to sand a lightly after the prepping.
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    Jack Johnson · 07/22/2013
    8 months since installation

    Cypress

    good condition, but starting to grey

    no previous staining

    exterior deck,pergola/trellis, entry porch, columns and balcony

    I've applied a sample of the TWP 1500 and liked the way it finished. Will the restoration kit help with the greying that has started? We also started to have mold due to the considerable rain & clouds in the North Carolina area where the house is located.
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    TWP Stains · 07/21/2013
    kevin f, please read this about the new deck: http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/

    For the older section, you should strip an brighten with the Restore A deck Stripper and brightener.
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    kevin f. · 07/21/2013
    kevin f.:
    1 section 13 years old with semi transparent on vertical portions. Other section is new.All with pressure treated wood.Older part is in good condition. Older section 300 sq.ft.it is 4 feet above ground, new section is 300 sq.ft. 8 inches off ground.

    What should I use next year to protect it?
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    kevin f. · 07/21/2013
    1 section 13 years old with semi transparent on vertical portions. Other section is new.All with pressure treated wood.Older part is in good condition. Older section 300 sq.ft.it is 4 feet above ground, new section is 300 sq.ft. 8 inches off ground.
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    TWP Stains · 07/21/2013
    RyanB, prep with the Gemini Restore Kit then stain with the TWP 1500.
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    RyanB · 07/21/2013
    Hello- looking for advice on stain based on answers to your deck staining questions. thanks!

    1) Less than a year (new house and was told the deck was installed last year).

    2) Light colored, unfinished wood, not sure what type of wood.

    3) Very Good condition

    3) Not Previously Stained

    4) About 300 sq ft of a slightly raised deck in the Chicagoland area.
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    TWP Stains · 07/21/2013
    Jim Wolf, you must strip off the Flood and brighten the wood for the older deck. For the newer deck, you should prep with the Gemini Restore Kit.
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    Jim Wolf · 07/20/2013
    I have two decks....one about 15 years old that has been stained several times using the Flood product. The second deck (which is an extension of the original) was built the beginning of last summer has not been stained. Both have railing as well. I'm planning on using your 1500 Cedar. What is your recommendation in preparing both to get the most consistent color match and durability?
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    TWP Stains · 07/20/2013
    Eve, prep with the Gemini Restore Kit then stain with the TWP 1500 for Ohio.
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    TWP Stains · 07/20/2013
    Lou M, you can only use the 1500 in MA. If you want you could apply 1 coat now then another in the Spring after a light cleaning. We are an online dealer and it would take about 3 days to ship there.
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    Lou M · 07/19/2013
    This will be the first time I use TWP. I live in MA, my decking is cedar, about 13yrs old and about 600 sq ft. It's been treated with different semi-transparent products (Cabot, Sherman Williams ...) over the years. I pressure washed it about 3 weeks ago. Pretty much down to the bare wood. I read your info about wet on wet. But I was hoping for one application. Would it be OK to apply a second coat, some time later (1-2 months), if the first coat doesn't appear to be enough? I'm looking at the 1530 or the 101. Would one be better than the other for my situation? Also, are there any dealers in MA, RI or NH? If not, do you have any idea how long shipping would take? Thanks.
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    Eve · 07/19/2013
    Hello…
    Last summer we added over 1000 sq feet of porch and deck. The wood is pressure treated pine. The floor in the porch area is covered thus not exposed to elements and it still has that yellowish tint. However, the deck part is constantly exposed to sun and elements. The wood in this area is very dry and grayish in color. I also noticed some mold growing in few areas. We are in Ohio. Please advise on products to use. Thank you!
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    TWP Stains · 07/18/2013
    Debbie, no you cannot use WP on top of the Behr. You must remove the Behr with a stripper and or sanding.