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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    Vicky · 06/11/2013
    8 years old...pressure washed with Jomax and bleach...repaired...VA full morning sun...
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    TWP Stains · 06/10/2013
    Wait 4 months, clean and brighten, then apply 1 coat of the TWP.
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    Aaron H. · 06/10/2013
    Age of wood? 1 month
    Type of wood? Kiln Dried Pine (Yellawood)
    Condition of the wood? New
    Has it been stained previously and if so with what brand of stain? No
    Small description of the area to be treated.
    10X20 open deck, full sun in upstate South Carolina.

    I am planning on sealing with TWP 1500 in natural. I know you are supposed to wait at least 4 months on Pressure Treated wood, but because it's Kiln Dried my contractor said to stain/seal right away (or at least within a month). I was planning on pressure washing, wait 2 days, and then apply TWP 1500. What are your thoughts?
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    TWP Stains · 06/09/2013
    Joyce, Either would be fine but for this I would suggest the 1500 Series.
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    Joyce Kirschner · 06/09/2013
    My redwood deck is 20 years old. It was stained 3 years ago with Olympic semi-transparent. After powerwashing, most of the old stain is gone. I plan to strip what is left and treat with deck brightener. I live in Nebraska. Would TWP 100 or TWP 1500 offer the best protection for my deck?
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    TWP Stains · 06/09/2013
    We do not suggest it as it could change the formula.
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    Chris Clavin · 06/08/2013
    In the past I have added oils with stain to help it last longer and penetrate cedar decking. I know you cannot thin the TWP1500 but can you add Danish Oil?
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    TWP Stains · 06/08/2013
    Paul, if you want to use the TWP then you will need to strip off the CWF and brighten the wood first.
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    Paul Congelosi · 06/07/2013
    17 Yrs old // Cedar // good // CWF // complete house some sun , some shade overall very happy w/ results from CWF but does not hold up long enough // usually pressure wash and do 2 coats
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    TWP Stains · 06/07/2013
    Brian, best to strip and brighten the wood for the prep. The TWP will work better if the wood is free from old coatings.
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    Brian Noel · 06/07/2013
    Should I use a deck cleaner or stain stripper on my 8 yr old cedar deck in good condition that was previously stained using PWC 1000 deck stain? We recently moved into this house, believe that it was stained approx 5 yrs ago (wood on deck is very faded, the spindles are only mildly faded). We live in Southeastern Wisconsin. Deck is in full sun throughout the day.
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    TWP Stains · 06/06/2013
    Charles, pressure washing does not strip old stain. You need a stain stripper first then pressure wash off. If you are switching series you can just clean and brighten the wood with the Gemini Restore Kit and pressure wash for the prep.
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    Charles · 06/05/2013
    I built my log sided home in 2005. I put 2 coats of TWP 100 originally and 1 more in 2009. If I go with the 1500 do I need to strip the stain from my log sided building. I used Cedartone stain. Is stripping the same as power washing with a good cleaner agent?
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    TWP Stains · 06/05/2013
    You need to strip first then brighten the wood. Stains Pads are best. It can be brushed as well. If spraying you need to back brush. The 1500 is comparable to the 100. We are an online dealer.
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    Craig R · 06/05/2013
    I currently have an existing stain on my pressure treated deck. Last time I used sikkens, however am not very happy with the results. It did not take very well however there is still a bit of stain left on the deck. If I purchased a color similar to what I have on there would I be able to apply it right over or do I need to strip? Also I would like to know how your product can be applied. Can I use a brush, roller or sprayer?

    Does this product perform as well as your 100 series which I've read good reviews about?

    Where can your products be purchased?
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    TWP Stains · 06/05/2013
    sandra, TWP does not come in a paint or white color. I would prep with the Gemini Restore Kit then stain with the 1500 Series.
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    Sandra · 06/05/2013
    Our deck was built in the late 80's and wraps around a 18x33 foot pool with railings all around. The last stain that was put on this deck was around 5-6 years ago being the Cabot's waterproofing with added tone color. The deck railings were painted white with latex paint. We are sanding down the railings but only taking off the peeling paint. By doing this will I have to re-paint with latex on the railings or do you make a white stain? Some of the boards on the floor need to be re-placed but with it being older wood i have read that sanding it is not healthy due to what is in the wood. I also have to be careful with the pool and everything getting into it. Any suggestions on what products to use?
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    Norm · 06/04/2013
    New redwood gate and pergola here in SoCal. What do you recommend? Thanks!
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    Administrator · 06/03/2013
    Janice,

    1. yes
    2. try for 95% removal or more
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    Administrator · 06/03/2013
    Don, TWP is a penetrating oil based stain. You can get samples on the site for $6 each to test.