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    TWP Stains · 10/17/2013
    Robin H, you are fine with the temperature range and we would suggest the 100 Series for this in Texas.
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    Robin H · 10/17/2013
    Hello, I have a wood deck and also a boat dock to be re-stained (not sure of the age but approx. 10+ years old) and I was wondering which product would be the best, TWP 100 or 1500 as we are on the water? Also is it to late in the year as the temperature is in the mid/low 70's and nights low 50's Texas
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    TWP Stains · 10/11/2013
    Dianne, please read this about new wood and TWP: http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/

    I would use the 1500.
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    dianne · 10/10/2013
    I have a new cedar pergola in my backyard. I live in Houston texas. I am trying to figure out which stain will hold up the best in our hot and sunny summers. We also have alot of humidity. Please let me know what you recommend. When should we apply the stain?
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    TWP Stains · 10/10/2013
    J Condon, wait until Spring. Use the Gemini Restore Kit for the prep. Stain with the 1500 for IL.
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    J Condon · 10/10/2013
    We are having a pergola installed in 10 days. We had the builder pre deliver the architectural grade cedar. We had been planning to weather it outside for a week, wet it with the hose every other day and then apply stain. Have since read we should let wood weather over the winter. 2 questions: should we wait or stain now? Should we use 100 or 1500? We live in NE Illinois.
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    TWP Stains · 10/02/2013
    Mark, 100 Series for newer wood and Michigan. Please read this article: http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Mark Limberg · 10/02/2013
    Hi,

    We just installed new cedar decking in mid michigan. Can you recommend either 100 or1500 series and explain the advantages of one over the other ? I plan on waiting about 4-6 weeks to stain unless advised to wait longer. Thanks!
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    TWP Stains · 09/19/2013
    Jeff S, without seeing a color we have no idea how to answer the question. Sorry..
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    Jeff s. · 09/19/2013
    We had our log home stained 4 years ago by a log home care firm. They used their own proprietary stain and it was Rustic Brown. Which of your colors would match that best?
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    TWP Stains · 09/12/2013
    Brice, TWP 100 Series. Two coats wet on wet. You will about 6-7 gallons for this.
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    Brice · 09/12/2013
    I have a 475 sq. ft deck and 160 sq. ft screen porch that are a bit over a year old. After I clean the deck what series of TWP stain do you recommend? Also, how many gallons?

    I live in Raleigh, NC. Deck gets 75% throughout day.

    Thank you,
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    TWP Stains · 09/09/2013
    Tim, use the TWP 100 Series and the Gemini Restore Kit for the prep. No need to the underside. Please read this for application tips:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/how-to-apply-twp-100-stain-series/
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    Tim Baker · 09/08/2013
    I built a deck a year ago and have not done anything to it, as of yet. I live in Missouri and desire to use one of your stains to seal my deck. Would you please advise me as to which would be the best stain and sealer for my deck?

    The deck is currently dirty and has mildew on it. I need to clean it before appying anything to it. What do you recommend me using to clean it well before applying the stain?

    Also, which method of application would you recommend using while applying the TWP stain? I have a sprayer, or would gladly use a roller or brush. I just want to be thorough in the application.

    Lastly, do you recommend applying the stain to the underneath side of the deck? The deck is built off the upper level of the home and has a patio underneath it. Therefore, the deck sits about ten feet off the ground.

    Thenk you for your time and help!
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    TWP Stains · 09/06/2013
    Paul White,

    Honeytone is the lightest and probably about 2 gallons, maybe 3.
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    Paul White · 09/06/2013
    I emailed 3 months back - I have a new PT deck approx 300 sq ft in Atlanta GA
    3 months on - it is dry and ready to stain i assume

    1 want some UV protection but want a balance between protection and as much of the natural color as possible

    I have ordered the deck restore kit

    just checking how many gallons are needed and which color?

    I think you suggested honeytone 100 before
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    TWP Stains · 09/05/2013
    Jan, you can use the TWP 100 for both. Please read this article about new wood:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Jan Franklin · 09/05/2013
    Live in Alabama...PT pine deck approximately 3 weeks old. I like the fact that TWP 100 dries quicker and is cheaper. Since both Twp 100 and 1500 are legal here what criteria do I use to decide? Also I have seen it recommended to wait anywhere from 1 mo to 12 mo to apply to new wood...how do you know when it has been long enough? will also be staining a 12 year old screened porch that has never had anything done to it...can I use the same product?
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    TWP Stains · 09/03/2013
    Gary, all the TWP color and series are semi-transparents.
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    Gary Falanga · 09/03/2013
    I have read about the 4 stains your company carries, the 100,200,500,and the 1500 series, plus the storm shield stain. I see the % volume solids and solids by weight but how does that compare with the standard names in the industry like transparents, semi trans, semi solids, and solids. For example is the 100 series transparent and the 1500 series semi trans? Thanks Gary