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    Virginia Stromberg · 05/17/2014
    I have a deck primarily in the sun in Charlottesville, Virginia. Previously used on the deck was Benjamin Moore Arbor coat. In 2 years it looks badly worn in places. I am looking for a light gray/tan - light/medium taupe. What do you recommend? Can you send me a color chart? My address is 794 Jefferson Drive, Palmyra, Va 22963
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    thendershot · 05/17/2014
    What would be the best color to use on pressure treated wood closest to the natural color? I don't really want to "stain" it to change the color but need the UV protection the clear does not offer. I like the look of natural wood. Thanks.
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    TWP Stains · 05/16/2014
    kevin k:
    whice twp stain is best in madison wisconsin the 100 or 1500. my deck ispressure treated?

    Use 100 Series for this.
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    Kathy Gahagen · 05/15/2014
    [quote name="Kathy Gahagen"]Our 17 year old pressure treated deck was power washed, and the Cabot semi-solid stain was stripped using Jomax stain & finish deck stripper. I have also sanded using 100 grit to remove any residual finish and smooth raised grain. Which is the best TWP to apply? I'd like a lighter or natural finish but do not want to redo this again any time soon. What is your recommendation? Wood is probably pine. Live in SE USA. Full afternoon sun.
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    Chip · 05/15/2014
    Why would you recommend the TWP 1500 over 100 for full sun? Just curious the advantages of 1500 over the 100. I had pretty much decided on using the 100 and even tried a couple samples. The deck is about 1/2 in full sun and 1/2 under awning/partial shade. Just want to use the best product for our deck. Thanks again for the help.
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    Kathy Gahagen · 05/15/2014
    Our 17 year old pressure treated deck was power washed, and the Cabot semi-solid stain was stripped using Jomax stain & finish deck stripper. I have also sanded using 100 grit to remove any residual finish and smooth raised grain. Which is the best TWP to apply? I'd like a lighter or natural finish but do not want to redo this again any time soon. What is your recommendation?
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    kevin k · 05/15/2014
    whice twp stain is best in madison wisconsin the 100 or 1500. my deck ispressure treated?
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    TWP Stains · 05/15/2014
    Chip:
    I have a new pressure treated deck in Key West, FL, that I've let weather for approx. 6 months. The deck gets a lot of sun and is around a pool, so lots of water exposure. Would you recommend 100 or 1500 for this deck? I am planning on using Honeytone, to keep a more natural look. Deck is approx. 2400 sq. ft. How many gallons would you recommend purchasing? Thanks.

    Chip, For this full sun the 1515 Honeytone would be better. Just one coat on this newer wood. 15 Gallons should be enough. This article on new wood is helpful: http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    TWP Stains · 05/15/2014
    R Petty:
    I finally decided I was going to use TWP but I dont know what to use 100 or 1500. It will be applied to my siding on my house. The entire house is the original wood siding from 1973. Its very rough wood and its located in Oklahoma. I want to pick the best one because I will need about 25 gallons and I want it to last. From what ive read 100 seems to be the best if its allowed in your state, well its allowed in Oklahoma so is that what I should get or tbe 1500?

    Thanks for any input!

    Either would be fine for Ok and vertical siding. The 1500 would probably give a little better UV protection though.
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    Chip · 05/15/2014
    I have a new pressure treated deck in Key West, FL, that I've let weather for approx. 6 months. The deck gets a lot of sun and is around a pool, so lots of water exposure. Would you recommend 100 or 1500 for this deck? I am planning on using Honeytone, to keep a more natural look. Deck is approx. 2400 sq. ft. How many gallons would you recommed purchasing? Thanks.
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    R Petty · 05/14/2014
    I finally decided I was going to use TWP but I dont know what to use 100 or 1500. It will be applied to my siding on my house. Theentire house is the original wood siding from 1973. Its very rough wood and its located in Oklahoma. I want to pick the best one because I will need about 25 gallons and I want it to last. From what ive read 100 seems to be the best if its allowed in your state, well its allowed in Oklahoma so is that what I should get or tbe 1500?

    Thanks for any input!
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    TWP Stains · 05/14/2014
    Jeff Bollinger:
    I live in Western NC int he mountains. I have a 10 year old PT deck floor I wish to stain. I used your stripper to get the old Cabots timber-oil off and have used your brightner. Which stain would be best...100 series or 1500 series? Thanks so much. Jeanie Bollinger

    Use the 100 Series.
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    Jeff Bollinger · 05/13/2014
    I live in Western NC int he mountains. I have a 10 year old PT deck floor I wish to stain. I used your stripper to get the old Cabots timber-oil off and have used your brightner. Which stain would be best...100 series or 1500 series? Thanks so much. Jeanie Bollinger
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    TWP Stains · 05/11/2014
    Jane Scheufler:
    We just moved into a home in Kansas that has a nice deck that was last stained with a solid color stain in 2009. Can we use your 100 to stain our deck? The current color appears to be redwood.

    You cannot use TWP on a solid color.
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    Jane Scheufler · 05/10/2014
    We just moved into a home in Kansas that has a nice deck that was last stained with a solid color stain in 2009. Can we use your 100 to stain our deck? The current color appears to be redwood.
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    neil mclaughlin · 05/09/2014
    have you any outlets in the united kingdom thanks
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    TWP Stains · 05/06/2014
    Rahul, please read this about new wood:
    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/

    TWP is the only one that is a registered EPA wood preservative of the stains you mentioned. It will far exceed the others when it comes to longevity and mold prevention.
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    Rahul · 05/05/2014
    We are building a new home with pressure treated cedar shingles on the siding. We would like to protect the wood, preserve the beautiful brown color, avoid mildew, and have little to no maintenance concerns. We are considering benjamin moore arbor coat, sikkens srd, and twp. Would you please explain the pros/cons between your product and the other two as well as which of the twp products you would recommend for our needs? Many thanks, Rahul
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    TWP Stains · 05/05/2014
    Greg Worden:
    I am staining a 1 yr old cedar deck for the first time. I want it to look like it does when it is wet with the rich cedar color coming out. I also live in MN and have the sun beating on the deck all day long. Any advice on what the best product would be?

    Closest color would be the Honeytone to a wet look.
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    TWP Stains · 05/05/2014
    Brad Langreder:
    We bought our house a year ago. The previous owner used TWP stain (redwood) on the cedar deck. This past winter really punished the deck. I've cleaned and power washed. Can I stain over the existing TWP with the storm shield and how many coats do you recommend? I want to use the same redwood color.

    You cannot use Storm Shield over TWP. You would want to use TWP again after a good cleaning.