This calculator will help you determine the proper amount of stain and prepping supplies needed to refinish your deck using TWP 100 or TWP 1500 Series.

 

This calculator is intended to provide you with an approximate estimate only. Material requirements may vary according to application method, surface condition and weather conditions.

 

You will get two prepping results. You need one, not both options:

  • First will offer the Gemini Restore Kit. This will be used for new, gray, dirty decks and for applying TWP over an intact older coating of TWP.
  • Second is the Restore-A-Deck Stripper and Restore-A-Deck Brightener. This is used for removing old coatings of stain. Use this if you are switching from a different brand to TWP or if you have a neglected coating of TWP that has failed unevenly.

 

If you have questions as to which to use, please ask below.

 

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    pj · 05/02/2014
    what product do i use deck 10 months old.
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    TWP Stains · 04/26/2014
    Roger Soucy:
    I have mahogany decking and railing that needs to be re-stored. Used Cabot's Australian stain for the 2 applications. What product color stain do you recommend?

    The Rustic color in either the 100 or 1500 Series.
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    Roger Soucy · 04/26/2014
    I have mahogany decking and railing that needs to be re-stored. Used Cabot's Australian stain for the 2 applications. What product color stain do you recommend?
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    TWP Stains · 04/22/2014
    Todd Gill:
    I have a fence I am looking to stain with the 1500. The fence length is a shared fence so I only have to stain one side
    and it is 85ft on both sides of the property and the width is 35 feet and I would have to paint both sides of that. How much stain would you recommend me purchasing?

    Summary
    85 length on each side must stain one side
    35 width (total) and both sides must be painted

    Please give us a total sq. footage. Thanks!
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    Todd Gill · 04/22/2014
    I have a fence I am looking to stain with the 1500. The fence length is a shared fence so I only have to stain one side
    and it is 85ft on both sides of the property and the width is 35 feet and I would have to paint both sides of that. How much stain would you recommend me purchasing?

    Summary
    85 length on each side must stain one side
    35 width (total) and both sides must be painted
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    TWP Stains · 04/22/2014
    Butch Berger"][quote name="TheSealerStore"][quote name="Butch Berger:
    How much do you recommend for a 10' X 30' deck?[/quote]
    Butch, did you use the calculator? It will give you amount.[/quote]
    I did, however I was concerned that it was requiring too much because this is my first application.
    For newer wood and only once coat you would use 2/3 the amount that the calculator suggested.
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    Butch Berger · 04/22/2014
    TheSealerStore"][quote name="Butch Berger:
    How much do you recommend for a 10' X 30' deck?[/quote]
    Butch, did you use the calculator? It will give you amount.

    I did, however I was concerned that it was requiring too much because this is my first application.
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    TWP Stains · 04/22/2014
    Butch Berger:
    How much do you recommend for a 10' X 30' deck?

    Butch, did you use the calculator? It will give you amount.
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    Butch Berger · 04/22/2014
    How much do you recommend for a 10' X 30' deck?
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    TWP Stains · 04/22/2014
    Butch, For this use the 100 Series.
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    Butch Berger · 04/22/2014
    I have a treated pine deck that has been sitting since last june. I am located in LA 70114. I have already purchased the restoration kit. Which stain do you recommend, the TWP 100 or 1500?
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    TWP Stains · 04/15/2014
    Arron, prep with the Gemini Restore kit. use 100 Series and 2 gallons should be enough for the IPE wood.
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    Aaron Browne · 04/14/2014
    I have a IPE deck in St louis 63119, it was on the house when i bought it and needs to be coated whats the best way to prep it (powerwash) then what product should I put on it?
    Also the deck is about 400 sq feet what how much do i need?
    Thank you Aaron Browne
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    TWP Stains · 04/08/2014
    Hugh:
    Good Day, my deck has never been painted it is about 18 months since we built it. which product will work best for me? we are in the 30004 zip code. thanks

    For GA, most use the TWP 100 Series.
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    Hugh · 04/07/2014
    Good Day, my deck has never been painted it is about 18 months since we built it. which product will work best for me? we are in the 30004 zip code. thanks