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    TWP Stains · 05/14/2015
    Susan Duryea:
    Which color of the 1500 series is closest to the former 505 Light Cedar TWP? We have used 505 for years, located on the northern CA coast. Is the 1500 series best for us or the 100 series? Thank you!

    Light Cedar was 515 and the 1515 Honeytone is the same color. 100 series cannot be used in CA.
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    Susan Duryea · 05/14/2015
    Which color of the 1500 series is closest to the former 505 Light Cedar TWP? We have used 505 for years, located on the northern CA coast. Is the 1500 series best for us or the 100 series? Thank you!
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    Jean Day · 05/14/2015
    I just stained my pine siding with 100. The wood is about 70 years old but looked and smelled new after I conditioned and brightened. Since the 100 penetrates into the wood, isn't it going to stay in the wood no matter how long I wait to do the maintenance coat? In other words, is the purpose for a maintenance coat merely for surface looks after it fades?
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    TWP Stains · 05/12/2015
    David Neiman:
    Would 100 or 1500 be best for a new(6 months) treated pine deck getting full sun in a high voc state? Also what prep is recommended.
    Thank you

    Use the 100 Series and prep with the Gemini Restore Kit.
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    David Neiman · 05/12/2015
    Would 100 or 1500 be best for a new(6 months) treated pine deck getting full sun in a high voc state? Also what prep is recommended.
    Thank you
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    TWP Stains · 05/12/2015
    Jean Day:
    If a person put the correct amount of TWP on pine siding, would throwing water on it and seeing if it rolls off be a good way to tell? Thanks very much.

    Not exactly. TWP sheds water, not necessarily beads water.
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    Jean Day · 05/12/2015
    If a person put the correct amount of TWP on pine siding, would throwing water on it and seeing if it rolls off be a good way to tell? Thanks very much.
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    TWP Stains · 05/12/2015
    Erick"][quote name="TheSealerStore"][quote name="Erick"][quote name="TheSealerStore"][quote name="Erick:
    On the comparisons page next to the 1500 Series it says 'Best!', but I've noticed that you almost exclusively recommend the 100 Series in the comments below. So when should the 1500 Series be used? If 100 can be used is it always recommended over the 1500 series?[/quote]
    Use the TWP 1500 in low VOC states, older decks, or when in full sun. Use the TWP 100 if in a high VOC state, and or the wood is newer.[/quote]


    Is the 100 better to use and will it last longer?[/quote]
    They last about the same. 100 penetrates better so it wears better. 1500 holds color a little longer. Both will need to be redone every 2 or 3 years on average.[/quote]


    2-3 years on vertical cedar siding?

    2-3 years on horizontals. Twice as long on verticals.
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    Erick · 05/12/2015
    TheSealerStore"][quote name="Erick"][quote name="TheSealerStore"][quote name="Erick:
    On the comparisons page next to the 1500 Series it says 'Best!', but I've noticed that you almost exclusively recommend the 100 Series in the comments below. So when should the 1500 Series be used? If 100 can be used is it always recommended over the 1500 series?[/quote]
    Use the TWP 1500 in low VOC states, older decks, or when in full sun. Use the TWP 100 if in a high VOC state, and or the wood is newer.[/quote]


    Is the 100 better to use and will it last longer?[/quote]
    They last about the same. 100 penetrates better so it wears better. 1500 holds color a little longer. Both will need to be redone every 2 or 3 years on average.



    2-3 years on vertical cedar siding?
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    TWP Stains · 05/12/2015
    Erick"][quote name="TheSealerStore"][quote name="Erick:
    On the comparisons page next to the 1500 Series it says 'Best!', but I've noticed that you almost exclusively recommend the 100 Series in the comments below. So when should the 1500 Series be used? If 100 can be used is it always recommended over the 1500 series?[/quote]
    Use the TWP 1500 in low VOC states, older decks, or when in full sun. Use the TWP 100 if in a high VOC state, and or the wood is newer.[/quote]


    Is the 100 better to use and will it last longer?

    They last about the same. 100 penetrates better so it wears better. 1500 holds color a little longer. Both will need to be redone every 2 or 3 years on average.
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    Erick · 05/12/2015
    TheSealerStore"][quote name="Erick:
    On the comparisons page next to the 1500 Series it says 'Best!', but I've noticed that you almost exclusively recommend the 100 Series in the comments below. So when should the 1500 Series be used? If 100 can be used is it always recommended over the 1500 series?[/quote]
    Use the TWP 1500 in low VOC states, older decks, or when in full sun. Use the TWP 100 if in a high VOC state, and or the wood is newer.



    Is the 100 better to use and will it last longer?
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    TWP Stains · 05/12/2015
    Erick:
    On the comparisons page next to the 1500 Series it says 'Best!', but I've noticed that you almost exclusively recommend the 100 Series in the comments below. So when should the 1500 Series be used? If 100 can be used is it always recommended over the 1500 series?

    Use the TWP 1500 in low VOC states, older decks, or when in full sun. Use the TWP 100 if in a high VOC state, and or the wood is newer.
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    Erick · 05/11/2015
    On the comparisons page next to the 1500 Series it says 'Best!', but I've noticed that you almost exclusively recommend the 100 Series in the comments below. So when should the 1500 Series be used? If 100 can be used is it always recommended over the 1500 series?
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    TWP Stains · 05/08/2015
    Jean Day:
    The 5" brush I bought is too wide to dip into the one-gallon TWP can. I've got to stain tomorrow cuz it might rain next week and the siding is clean and bright. If I pour the gallon into a 5-gallon container, can I use the brush to wipe out the pigment that's left on the bottom of the can and then swish the pigmented brush around in the stain that's in the 5-galloner? Or something else? Many thanks.

    Yes that should work.
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    Jean Day · 05/08/2015
    The 5" brush I bought is too wide to dip into the one-gallon TWP can. I've got to stain tomorrow cuz it might rain next week and the siding is clean and bright. If I pour the gallon into a 5-gallon container, can I use the brush to wipe out the pigment that's left on the bottom of the can and then swish the pigmented brush around in the stain that's in the 5-galloner? Or something else? Many thanks.
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    TWP Stains · 05/08/2015
    Jean Day:
    Could a person prime and paint over cured TWP? If so, must the TWP be removed first?

    You would want to strip the TWP first.
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    Jean Day · 05/08/2015
    Could a person prime and paint over cured TWP? If so, must the TWP be removed first?
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    TWP Stains · 05/08/2015
    Marcia Rast:
    Which product would be best for our deck? It is pressure treated pine-25 years old. We live in Memphis, TN. It is a hot and humid climate with mild winters. We have a lot of shade. About half of the deck gets 3-4 hours of sun daily. We have a lot of mold or mildew-it looks green in some areas. There is also a lot of gray. We pressure wash and stain almost every year with semi-transparent. Many different products have been used in the past. We plan to use your stripper, pressure wash and brighten. I've read a lot of your information but I'm still uncertain which of your stains to use. Would you advise me? Thanks

    The TWP 100 Series would be your best option for this scenario.
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    Marcia Rast · 05/08/2015
    Which product would be best for our deck? It is pressure treated pine-25 years old. We live in Memphis, TN. It is a hot and humid climate with mild winters. We have a lot of shade. About half of the deck gets 3-4 hours of sun daily. We have a lot of mold or mildew-it looks green in some areas. There is also a lot of gray. We pressure wash and stain almost every year with semi-transparent. Many different products have been used in the past. We plan to use your stripper, pressure wash and brighten. I've read a lot of your information but I'm still uncertain which of your stains to use. Would you advise me? Thanks
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    TWP Stains · 05/07/2015
    Amish:
    I wanted to know what is the best stain for my Cedar deck. I live in the Seattle area.

    Please advice.

    Regards

    amish

    Use the TWP 100 Series.