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    TWP Stains · 07/23/2015
    dkincaid:
    I just ordered a 5 gallon pail of Dark Oak in the 1500 series and feel it is a little dark. What color would you recommend mixing in to get a medium oak color? Also would a gallon be enough to lighten a 5 gallon?

    The Clear can be added. To make the Dark Oak 1/2 as light you would need equal parts of the Clear and the Dark Oak.
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    chris lunde · 07/22/2015
    I have shingle oil on my house. Basically a mineral oil made by chevron.
    I have treated the siding with jomax and bleach including scrubbing all the siding. There is still some beading though some absorption. How compatible is your product with this condition.
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    Debbie Kincaid · 07/22/2015
    I just ordered a 5 gallon pail of Dark Oak in the 1500 series and feel it is a little dark. What color would you recommend mixing in to get a medium oak color? Also would a gallon be enough to lighten a 5 gallon?
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    TWP Stains · 07/14/2015
    Ken Gardner:
    Have a deck that has been previously sealed. Need to refinish. What product would you recommend?

    Remove the old sealer by stripping and pressure washing. Brighten the wood when done. Stain with either the 100 or 1500 Series.
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    Ken Gardner · 07/13/2015
    Have a deck that has been previously sealed. Need to refinish. What product would you recommend?
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    TWP Stains · 07/13/2015
    wjschmidt:
    I got my 5 gallon pail of TWP stain and started applying it to to my shutters. So far so good but the temperatures in Houston reach 95F. I've been applying the stain in the shade and there is a breeze. Am I gonna have problems other than drying speed?

    Just be careful of drying evenly in the hot temps. Make sure to be quick and keep a wet edge. Try to do in shade if possible.
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    WJ Schmidt · 07/12/2015
    I got my 5 gallon pail of TWP stain and started applying it to to my shutters. So far so good but the temperatures in Houston reach 95F. I've been applying the stain in the shade and there is a breeze. Am I gonna have problems other than drying speed?
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    TWP Stains · 07/08/2015
    Shep:
    I live in Nashville Tennessee. It seems that I purchased the 100 series at a Sherman Williams store 3 years ago. So is Tenn a state I can purchase the 100 series stain and if so then where are the places to purchase.

    We are an online dealer that ships to TN in 2-3 days. Thanks!
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    Shep · 07/08/2015
    I live in Nashville Tennessee. It seems that I purchased the 100 series at a Sherman Williams store 3 years ago. So is Tenn a state I can purchase the 100 series stain and if so then where are the places to purchase.
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    TWP Stains · 07/08/2015
    Shep:
    I used your TWP102 Redwood stain about 3 years ago on my pressure treated deck. It has done well but needs to be redone now.
    I see that you have a "new and improved" formula 1500 stain. I want to keep the redwood color. Why should I or should I not use the 1500 over the 100 formula?

    No need to if unless you are in a low VOC state. I would just stay with the 100 series for your deck.
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    Shep · 07/08/2015
    I used your TWP102 Redwood stain about 3 years ago on my pressure treated deck. It has done well but needs to be redone now.
    I see that you have a "new and improved" formula 1500 stain. I want to keep the redwood color. Why should I or should I not use the 1500 over the 100 formula?
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    TWP Stains · 07/07/2015
    rkirkpa:
    I live in Des Moines, Iowa and have a 2 year old cedar deck on the south side of my home. It is an upper level deck because I have a walk out basement with a concrete patio directly underneath my cedar deck.
    1. Which series of stain do you recommend?
    2. In terms of color, do you recommend using the Cedartone or Clear?
    3. Is it okay to stain the underneath of my deck as well (it's totally visible when on the concrete patio). Does the wood need breathing space?

    1. 100 Series
    2. Clear will not provide UV protection from graying. Need a color/tint.
    3. You can stain underneath for appearance.
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    Rhonda Kirkpatrick · 07/06/2015
    I live in Des Moines, Iowa and have a 2 year old cedar deck on the south side of my home. It is an upper level deck because I have a walk out basement with a concrete patio directly underneath my cedar deck.
    1. Which series of stain do you recommend?
    2. In terms of color, do you recommend using the Cedartone or Clear?
    3. Is it okay to stain the underneath of my deck as well (it's totally visible when on the concrete patio). Does the wood need breathing space?
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    TWP Stains · 07/01/2015
    Tony Plater:
    Which product would be best for my deck? My deck is a 10 year old Evergrain (similar to Trek). We live in Northern Virginia area. The deck gets 3-4 or more hours of sun daily. We have a lot of mold or mildew spots and general fading. Because of the fading and mildew, we want to improve teh cool and renew the deck. The Evergrain is redwood in color and has a wood grain texture. Do we need to strip and what an to use your stripper and brightener? Which stain product is best?

    Sorry but TWP is not suggested for composite wood.
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    TWP Stains · 06/29/2015
    Martin Klingeman:
    I have a Brazilian walnut deck. What is the best stain to use...oil or water base?

    TWP only comes in oil based. Use the 100 Series.
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    Martin Klingeman · 06/28/2015
    I have a Brazilian walnut deck. What is the best stain to use...oil or water base?
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    TWP Stains · 06/26/2015
    maliamw:
    I recently received a one gallon container of Dark Oak. I skipped ordering a sample since I was reasonably confident that the color was going to work. Unfortunately it looks too light and reddish for my wife's taste. I have now ordered the black walnut and hope that will do it since it is the darkest you have and I want o use this product.

    I was surprised to read that the wood should age one year before applying the stain. I am making red cedar shadow box fence panels and want to stain the components before final assembly since the design will be difficult to coat when completed. Can this be applied to new red cedar? The frames and rails are "smooth" but not planned and sanded. The balance of the material is 5/16 x 4 RC with a band saw finish. I can wipe the frame and rail components with acetone or lightly sand if required. Please be sure to comment on the aging or freshness requirement.

    Thanks.

    Please read this: http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Mike Malia · 06/25/2015
    I recently received a one gallon container of Dark Oak. I skipped ordering a sample since I was reasonably confident that the color was going to work. Unfortunately it looks too light and reddish for my wife's taste. I have now ordered the black walnut and hope that will do it since it is the darkest you have and I want o use this product.

    I was surprised to read that the wood should age one year before applying the stain. I am making red cedar shadow box fence panels and want to stain the components before final assembly since the design will be difficult to coat when completed. Can this be applied to new red cedar? The frames and rails are "smooth" but not planned and sanded. The balance of the material is 5/16 x 4 RC with a band saw finish. I can wipe the frame and rail components with acetone or lightly sand if required. Please be sure to comment on the aging or freshness requirement.

    Thanks.
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    TWP Stains · 06/18/2015
    Omar Kasso:
    Do you think I will be able to match it over time and another coat or two?

    When you redo it in a couple of years it will match then.
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    Omar Kasso · 06/18/2015
    Do you think I will be able to match it over time and another coat or two?