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    Bill Fleming · 08/09/2016
    Just purchased red cedar to make a pergola. Want to maintain the color. Will the TWP 1500 series natural seal and maintain the current color?
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    TWP Stains · 08/08/2016
    Jim Dorrance:
    Purchased about 1 1/2 years ago. Never opened. Still good to use?

    Should be if stored properly. Open and mix well. If stain is consistence without clumps or jellying, you are good to use.
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    Jim Dorrance · 08/07/2016
    Purchased about 1 1/2 years ago. Never opened. Still good to use?
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    TWP Stains · 07/24/2016
    PGunn:
    I just build a new deck about 5 months ago using pressure treated pine. I am leaning towards the natural 1530 color, but curious if it would be close to the same color as now or darken it up some while still allowing the wood grains to show through.
    Thanks

    The 1530 Natural is tinted. See here fore more info on colors:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/twp-1500-colors-explained/
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    PGunn · 07/24/2016
    I just build a new deck about 5 months ago using pressure treated pine. I am leaning towards the natural 1530 color, but curious if it would be close to the same color as now or darken it up some while still allowing the wood grains to show through.
    Thanks
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    TWP Stains · 07/17/2016
    Jule:
    Hi, I have new steps and a small deck area just built from pine. I live in GA and these steps get pummeled by the sun for most of the day. What do I use? Thank you.

    Use the 100 Series. see this about new wood:

    http://www.twpstainhelp.com/prepping-new-wood-for-twp-stains/
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    Jule · 07/12/2016
    Hi, I have new steps and a small deck area just built from pine. I live in GA and these steps get pummeled by the sun for most of the day. What do I use? Thank you.
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    TWP Stains · 07/10/2016
    wayne j. johnson:
    I used two a couple of years ago, I can't remember if it was 100 series cedar tone or 1500 cedar tone. Is the color the same in both these products and if they are not, which one is darker.

    They are not the same and the 1501 is darker.
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    wayne j. johnson · 07/09/2016
    I used two a couple of years ago, I can't remember if it was 100 series cedar tone or 1500 cedar tone. Is the color the same in both these products and if they are not, which one is darker.
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    TWP Stains · 07/05/2016
    Jeff Patti:
    I stained a portion of my fence with TWP cedartone natural, but after seeing the resulting color, I chose to stain the balance of the fence with TWP Rustic. How should I proceed to restain the cedartone natural with the Rustic?

    To make sure that it matches, it would be best to remove the cedartone and start over. Use the Restore A Deck Stripper kit for this.
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    Jeff Patti · 07/05/2016
    I stained a portion of my fence with TWP cedartone natural, but after seeing the resulting color, I chose to stain the balance of the fence with TWP Rustic. How should I proceed to restain the cedartone natural with the Rustic?
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    TWP Stains · 07/05/2016
    Kristi Harris:
    I have a 4 year old deck and have previously used Olympic Maximum stain/sealant. I have had to recoat each year because it has peeled off. What steps do I need to take and do I use the 100 or 1500? Will I need to do one coat or two? I live in Kentucky with cold winters and hot humid summers.

    You will need to remove the Olympic before using the TWP. Stripping and possibly sanding will bee needed. Brighten the wood after removal. apply two coats of the TWP 100 Series.
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    Kristi Harris · 07/03/2016
    I have a 4 year old deck and have previously used Olympic Maximum stain/sealant. I have had to recoat each year because it has peeled off. What steps do I need to take and do I use the 100 or 1500? Will I need to do one coat or two? I live in Kentucky with cold winters and hot humid summers.
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    TWP Stains · 07/01/2016
    donf@teleport.com:
    Preparing to clean/stain 30 year old cedar siding shingles. Buildings are on the North Oregon Coast. Should I use 200 or 1500?

    You could use either for this with excellent results.
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    Donald Feuz · 07/01/2016
    Preparing to clean/stain 30 year old cedar siding shingles. Buildings are on the North Oregon Coast. Should I use 200 or 1500?
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    TWP Stains · 06/22/2016
    taxdefer:
    I live in Raleigh, North Carolina. I have just completed cleaning, stripping, brightening and staining a 1000 square foot, 25 year old deck (last stained 6 years ago and in deteriorated condition) made of pressure treated pine. The stain used was TWP 100 Clear. The wood looks great with the grain clearly showing. However the color is now a darkish brown. I am adding a set of steps of Cox pressure treated kiln dried pine which is a very blond (new wood) color. I plan to stain the stairs in a month. What stain and color would you advise to most closely match the existing deck color? Thanks for any advise you can provide.

    I am confused to your question? There is no color in the clear nor is their UV protection. Might be best to get some samples to test for this. We have them on our site.
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    George Wood · 06/22/2016
    I live in Raleigh, North Carolina. I have just completed cleaning, stripping, brightening and staining a 1000 square foot, 25 year old deck (last stained 6 years ago and in deteriorated condition) made of pressure treated pine. The stain used was TWP 100 Clear. The wood looks great with the grain clearly showing. However the color is now a darkish brown. I am adding a set of steps of Cox pressure treated kiln dried pine which is a very blond (new wood) color. I plan to stain the stairs in a month. What stain and color would you advise to most closely match the existing deck color? Thanks for any advise you can provide.
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    Linn · 06/13/2016
    Live in Ohio. I am building a deck of kiln dried cherry. I'd like a penetrating oil stain, best possible. Very much prefer clear as most stains obscure rather than enhance grain. What do you recommend?
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    TWP Stains · 06/10/2016
    CB248:
    I live in WA. State, I am stripping my deck of the Restore product that failed miserably. Which product do you recommend 100 or 1500.

    Use the 1500. Make sure that all of the Deck Restore is removed.
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    CB248 · 06/09/2016
    I live in WA. State, I am stripping my deck of the Restore product that failed miserably. Which product do you recommend 100 or 1500.