VOC (Volatile organic compounds) regulations are changing rapidly across the USA and Canada. Not all of the stains that we sell are compliant for all areas. As it stands 16 US states and Canada have adopted the more stringent 250 regulation:

TWP 100 Series is not VOC Compliant for Canada and these USA states and cannot be shipped or used there: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Northern VA, Pennsylvania, Parts of Arizona, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, all of Canada.

TWP 1500 Series is compliant for all 50 States but cannot be shipped or used in Canada.

TWP 200 Series is compliant for all 50 States and Canada.

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    Mari · 10/25/2020
    Have always used TWP products on our double decker Brazilian hardwood deck with great results. Our go to guy left the area so two years ago I did it myself using Gemini cleaner/brightener and Honeytone stain. Looked great. This year, my husband and I cleaned the deck but after that cleaning/brightening we had rain almost every two days for two weeks. So we couldn't stain under those rainy conditions. Last week we re-used the Gemini since we didn't want to stain a deck that was not totally clean. Now we are stuck with the same problem. We can't get 4 days without rain (two days before and two days after staining). Is there a solution? I keep looking at the forecast and don't see 4 days of sun in the next week. That means we will have to clean again?!!!! Can we let it go and try again in the spring? We are in Maryland coastal area.
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      TWP Stains · 10/26/2020
      You do not need two days after. 12-24 hours would work. You can leave it as is if needed and then prep and stain in Spring.
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    MW · 10/14/2020
    Can 100 ship to Chesapeake, VA 22324?
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    Rick · 10/08/2020
    I'm getting ready to restain my home which is sided with T-111. All prior coatings have been with Olympic Semi-Transparent stain. Will 1500 work ok for this application and can you tell me what impact using 1500 rather than 100 (since I'm in Pennsylvania) has on protection? Thank you.
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      TWP Stains · 10/09/2020
      You cannot apply the TWP over the Olympic. You will need to remove that completely first. Once removed, the TWP 1500 would be the correct choice.
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    Isaac Shepherd · 10/01/2020
    I have beams and posts on for a veranda in Nevada exposed to the sun previously coded with linseed oil mixed with a vera thane and so there is a topcoat on it do I need to sand before applying this product which product would you recommend 1500 or 100 and should I use the cleaner and a pressure washer as well
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      TWP Stains · 10/02/2020
      Sand it off first and then use the Gemini Restore Kit after. Use the TWP 1500 Series.
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    joe · 09/22/2020
    I have a cedar home in the midwest, (MO) that gets lots of sun. Mi installer is saying 200 series as opposed to 100 series, but im seeking guidance as to the best for this job..?
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    Marty · 09/22/2020
    Can you ship TWP100 to Lake County Illinois (Highland Park, zip code 60035)?
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    Kyle · 09/17/2020
    I live in Nebraska. Have one year old cedar floor boards and new pine spindles. What would be a good stain to use to help match those woods. I know it won't be perfect, but looking to see if you have suggestions on something close.
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      TWP Stains · 09/17/2020
      Prep with the Gemini Restore Kit and stain with any color that you like in the 100 Series.
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    Bob · 09/16/2020
    Can twp 100 series be applied over previously installed 1500 series?
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    Valerie · 09/15/2020
    I have a 5 year old deck that has been sealed with a transparent stain twice so far. Used a different brand. Did not last and looks awful. We are having the 14 x 27 deck stripped and re stained. I did not know whether to get the 1500 or 100.
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    Brian · 09/10/2020
    The last time I used your product on my log cabin, I mixed 50% cedar and 50% clear now I am using the 1500 will I get the same result.
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      TWP Stains · 09/10/2020
      Similar but the 1501 Cedartone is slightly darker than the 101 Cedartone if that is what you sued last time.
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    Ron · 09/02/2020
    Can I use the TWP 1500 (clear) on a rough cedar fence ?
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    Lee · 07/26/2020
    Used your TWP 100 in honey 3 yeas ago on some exposed beams in Central Oregon and thought it would be time to repeat. While washing the beams to prep them, I noticed the TWP is STILL beading water like the day after I applied it AWESOME!!!
    I now have my mother convinced to use it on her deck. She previously used a different brand of oil based stain. Question: Will she need to strip the deck or can she apply the TWP 100 over the old oil based product?
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      TWP Stains · 07/27/2020
      You will need to remove the previous coating fully first.
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    Deborah · 06/26/2020
    My deck is currently stained in TWP 201. The last time it was done (2015), the company didn't do a great job. I'm about to restain and I think the TWP 101 is a better fit based on what I see on this site. I am in GA.

    Can the TWP 101 be applied on top of the TWP 201 after just a cleaning?
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    Will · 06/26/2020
    Per your VOC listing, TWP 100 cannot be shipped to "Northern Virginia". I'm in Southwestern Virginia (Huddleston, VA 24104). Can TWP 100 be shipped to Huddleston? If not, where in Virginia can it be shipped?
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      TWP Stains · 06/26/2020
      It is fine there. Just not allowed in the DC area counties of VA.
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    Rob · 06/18/2020
    I have a 20-year old dock in NC which gets full sun. I applied a penetrating oil about 4 years ago and it has held up well, but wanted to change color. Not sure I can remove it. Other than pressure washing is there any prep work I need to do and which stain would you recommend?
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    byron · 06/01/2020
    i have a deck and dock in Missouri on a lake. some shaded areas and some with a lot of sun. 100 or 1500?
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    Felix Gonzales · 05/18/2020
    I have a newly built cabin what can I use that is good quality that allows woodgrain to show
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    Chris · 05/14/2020
    How long does it take for delivery?
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    Doug · 05/04/2020
    Live in Minnesota and applied a water based semi-transparent stain to a new cedar deck. Did not hold up. What should i use?
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    Ms.Connie · 05/03/2020
    My redwood deck is around 30 years old in Whitefish, Montana. Several years ago I made the mistake of applying a "stain" that was more like a paint (2 different colors for different levels). Now, using a 4" putty knife I am trying to scrape off the paint so I can apply a penetrating oil. I will most likely need to sand some, for which I read an orbital sander with 36 grit paper recommended. After that, should I use RAD cleaner/brightener before using TWP Pro Series penetrating oil? Some of the ends of the deck are rotted, and I may have some redwood to replace it. How would you re-do this deck?? The stairs up was added more recently, and has never had a finish...would you recommend using the light gray stain on the whole deck?
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      TWP Stains · 05/03/2020
      You will have to sand this to remove it. Clean/Brighten after. TWP 100 Series. Any color that you like.
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        Connie Rudie · 05/16/2020
        If it's all sanded down, why does it need clean/brighten? Does it need to be pressure washed?
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          TWP Stains · 05/16/2020
          It opens up the wood pores after sanding. Pressure wash while using the prep products.