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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    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.
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    JaniceW · 06/03/2013
    1.Deck is 3 years-old
    2.Pressure Treated Lumber
    3. Wood is in good condition, no graying.
    4. Previously applied Behr semi-transparent stain to our deck, which started peeling in 6 months. I have stripped & sanded the deck, but a few spots have some residual stain.

    5. Deck is in full sun for the majority of the day. This is also the main entry into our home, so lots of foot traffic. We need something that is going to provide maximum protection.

    Questions:

    1. Is TWP 1500 the product that I should use? If not, what do you suggest?

    2. Do I need to get absolutely ALL of the old stain off before staining with TWP? The Behr that is left is REALLY on there. Funny that lots of spots were peeling up, but the residual stain refuses to give up it's hold.

    Thanks, Janice
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    don lakin · 06/03/2013
    hello. is this the solvent base version ? we have white cedar about 25 years old in decent shape. just used sherwin williams water base 3 coats and pealed completely. A real mess. what do you recommend ? How do I get color charts. ? No dealer in my area. Thanks in advaice and help !
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    Administrator · 06/02/2013
    dk, prep with the Gemini Restore Kit. Stain with 2 coats wet on wet with the TWP 1500.
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    Administrator · 06/02/2013
    Cindy, strip and brighten the pergola for the prep and stain with the TWP 1500.
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    DK · 06/01/2013
    1. 6 months
    2. Pine
    3. New
    4. no
    5. fence (360 ft).
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    Cindy · 06/01/2013
    My rough cut cedar 16x16 pergola is 3 years old and was originally stained with Cabot semi-transparent natural cedar. I'm having it cleaned and restained this summer. Which of our products should I use?
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    Nick Iozzo · 06/01/2013
    1. less than 4 months - New
    2. Cedar
    3. New
    4. No
    5. 26x16 deck,with 16 2x8 used as a Pergola
    the deck is 9 ft off the ground.
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    Administrator · 06/01/2013
    Adam, use the Restore A Deck Stripper followed by the brightener for the prep. Stain with the 1500 Series.
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    Administrator · 06/01/2013
    Yes you should wait and prep kiln dried wood. Please see this:

    http://www.twpstain.com/twp-stain-comparison