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    Kevin B. · 07/23/2014
    We live in Central/Southwest Virginia are re-staining a deck after about 5 years. The wood is starting to show signs of aging and possibly some rotting to a few horizontal boards, which we will replace. We are going to clean and power wash the boards first, but wondered which stain would be the best to use.
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    TWP Stains · 07/23/2014
    Sheri:
    Is the 1500 series good to restain for aged cedar shakes? Also, are the stain colors true to color or do they apply lighter than color sample online?

    Colors vary depending on the wood type, age of wood, application of stain, etc. Best to get samples to test colors. Yes the 1500 works well for cedar shakes.
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    Sheri · 07/22/2014
    Is the 1500 series good to restain for aged cedar shakes? Also, are the stain colors true to color or do they apply lighter than color sample online?
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    TWP Stains · 07/21/2014
    The chart above explains the difference. Basically VOC compliance for certain states.
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    Marty Martinek · 07/20/2014
    What is the difference between the series 100 stain and the 1500 series stain? I noticed the $6.00 dollar difference.

    Thank You
    marty martinek
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    TWP Stains · 07/13/2014
    PeteS:
    Does TWP 100 come in a clear?

    Yes. It is an option on the order page for the drop down color choices.
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    TWP Stains · 07/13/2014
    UNC Guy:
    I had a deck stained using TWP last year. I am very happy. However, the deck expert said he didn't stain exterior home doors. The door is wood and it seems it was stained, so we were asking a handyman what to do about it and he said he'd use semi-transparent deck stain on it. Now I'm confused. The deck guy wouldn't stain the door and the handyman wants to use deck stain. Can anyone help me by telling me why or why not one would use deck stain on a door?

    You can use a deck stain for an unfinished wood door as long as you are okay with the fact that it will not have a shine or film on top of the wood for protection from dirt and oils from hands.
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    TWP Stains · 07/13/2014
    Samuel Fink:
    I have about 670 sq ft of deck to cover. Previously stained but not for about 6 years. Heavily worn -- bare wood beginning to show through. One deck is 20 years old, the other smaller deck is 6 years old. How much of the 1500 product should I buy?

    Make sure to remove the old stain first if any left. For 2 coats you will need 5-7 gallons.
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    PeteS · 07/13/2014
    Does TWP 100 come in a clear?
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    UNC Guy · 07/12/2014
    I had a deck stained using TWP last year. I am very happy. However, the deck expert said he didn't stain exterior home doors. The door is wood and it seems it was stained, so we were asking a handyman what to do about it and he said he'd use semi-transparent deck stain on it. Now I'm confused. The deck guy wouldn't stain the door and the handyman wants to use deck stain. Can anyone help me by telling me why or why not one would use deck stain on a door?
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    Samuel Fink · 07/11/2014
    I have about 670 sq ft of deck to cover. Previously stained but not for about 6 years. Heavily worn -- bare wood beginning to show through. One deck is 20 years old, the other smaller deck is 6 years old. How much of the 1500 product should I buy?
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    TWP Stains · 07/07/2014
    DonB:
    I built a new barn over a year ago and the board-and-batten siding and doors are hemlock/pine. What is the recommended wood stain?
    Thanks!

    TWP 1500 Series for this.
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    DonB · 07/07/2014
    I built a new barn over a year ago and the board-and-batten siding and doors are hemlock/pine. What is the recommended wood stain?
    Thanks!
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    TWP Stains · 07/07/2014
    NONIE:
    WE HAVE A 20 YEAR OLD REDWOOD DECK. HUSBAND IS SANDING ALL THE OLD TINT OFF. WE ARE INTERESTED IN MAINTAINING THE NATURAL RED WOOD LOOK. DISLIKE THE RED TINTS WE HAVE HAD IN THE PAST. WHAT COLOR IS SUGGESTED SO WE DONT GET "FAKE" REDWOOD LOOK AND INSTEAD HAVING THE REAL REDWOOD SHINE THROUGH?

    Maybe California Redwood. Might want to get some samples to test first.
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    TWP Stains · 07/07/2014
    Carol:
    I'm staining an old PT pine deck. Wood is split and cracked in spots. I live in KY. Do you recommend 1500 or 100 series.

    Use the 1500 for older wood.
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    TWP Stains · 07/07/2014
    JPM:
    I have a brand new Deck and Fence I am looking to stain...But I want it in a grey type color? Other paint swatches on the internet show a grey color with TWP but I am not seeing it on the site? Where can I get a color chart?

    Only the 100 Series comes in a gray. You can see that on the web page. Please red this about new wood: http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    NONIE · 07/07/2014
    WE HAVE A 20 YEAR OLD REDWOOD DECK. HUSBAND IS SANDING ALL THE OLD TINT OFF. WE ARE INTERESTED IN MAINTAINING THE NATURAL RED WOOD LOOK. DISLIKE THE RED TINTS WE HAVE HAD IN THE PAST. WHAT COLOR IS SUGGESTED SO WE DONT GET "FAKE" REDWOOD LOOK AND INSTEAD HAVING THE REAL REDWOOD SHINE THROUGH?
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    Carol · 07/07/2014
    I'm staining an old PT pine deck. Wood is split and cracked in spots. I live in KY. Do you recommend 1500 or 100 series.
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    JPM · 07/07/2014
    I have a brand new Deck and Fence I am looking to stain...But I want it in a grey type color? Other paint swatches on the internet show a grey color with TWP but I am not seeing it on the site? Where can I get a color chart?
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    TWP Stains · 07/06/2014
    J caron:
    We have a teak porch deck that needs to be redone. What color stain would you recommend?

    Rustic color