Wood Stain Samples

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TWP 101 Cedartone Sample
$8.00
TWP 102 Redwood Sample
$8.00
TWP 103 Dark Oak Sample
$8.00
TWP 115 Honeytone Sample
$8.00
TWP 116 Rustic Sample
$8.00
TWP 120 Pecan Sample
$8.00
TWP 105 Cape Cod Gray Sample
$8.00
TWP 106 Prarie Gray Sample
$8.00
TWP 1501 Cedartone Sample
$8.00
TWP 1502 Redwood Sample
$8.00
TWP 1503 Dark Oak Sample
$8.00
TWP 1504 Black Walnut Sample
$8.00
TWP 1511 Cal Red Sample
$8.00
TWP 1515 Honeytone Sample
$8.00
TWP 1516 Rustic Sample
$8.00
TWP 1520 Pecan Sample
$8.00
TWP 1530 Natural Sample
$8.00
TWP 100 Clear Sample
$8.00
TWP 1500 Clear Sample
$8.00
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TWP 100 Series
     
TWP 101 Cedartone Stain Sample TWP 102 Redwood Stain Sample TWP 103 Dark Oak Stain Sample TWP 115 Honeytone Stain Sample
Cedartone 101 Redwood 102 Dark Oak 103 Honeytone 115
TWP 116 Rustic Stain Sample TWP 120 Pecan Stain Sample TWP 105 Driftwood Gray Stain Sample TWP 106 Prairie Gray Stain Sample
Rustic 116 Pecan 120 Cape Cod Gray 105 Prairie Gray 106
       
TWP 1500 Series
     
TWP 1501 Cedartone Stain Sample TWP 1502 Redwood Stain Sample TWP 1503 Dark Oak Stain Sample TWP 1504 Black Walnut Stain Sample
Cedartone 1501 Redwood 1502 Dark Oak 1503 Black Walnut 1504
TWP 1511 California Redwood Stain Sample TWP 1515 Honeytone Stain Sample TWP 1516 Rustic Stain Sample TWP 1520 Pecan Stain Sample
1511 Cal Red Honeytone 1515 Rustic 1516 Pecan 1520
TWP 1530 Natural Stain Sample      
Natural 1530      

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RE: Wood Stain Samples
Quoting Sedra Shapiro:
I have some outdoor teak furniture; a couple of wood stumps I use as stools and and long slab as a low table. Is the 1500 series safe on furniture?

Yes it is.
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I have some outdoor teak furniture; a couple of wood stumps I use as stools and and long slab as a low table. Is the 1500 series safe on furniture?
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Quoting Derek Stroessner:
I like a color in between 103 and 120.
Would you mix them 50/50 for me?

We do not custom mix but you can mix them on you own.
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I like a color in between 103 and 120.
Would you mix them 50/50 for me?
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Quoting John F:
Do,you sell sample for twp 200? Can I get the 200 in the same colors as 1500 and 100?

We do not have samples of the 200 Series and they do not come in the same colors as the 100 and 1500.
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Do,you sell sample for twp 200? Can I get the 200 in the same colors as 1500 and 100?
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Quoting Tanner:
I have a PT pine dock that is 4 years old now sitting in strong Florida sunshine and has never been treated. I like natural wood tones and don't want to cover it up. I also like the silvery grey dried wood look as it is typically less hot in the sun to walk on barefoot than darker wood tones. I am purchasing a sample of your honey tone, clear, and cape cod gray all in 100 for Florida. I intend to mix the grey with clear in varying amounts and make test samples. Is it safe to assume a 50/50 mix would be half as UV protective? Any words of wisdom for mixing?

Yes, that is correct. It is possible to mix the TWP colors and any color you like will work.
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I have a PT pine dock that is 4 years old now sitting in strong Florida sunshine and has never been treated. I like natural wood tones and don't want to cover it up. I also like the silvery grey dried wood look as it is typically less hot in the sun to walk on barefoot than darker wood tones. I am purchasing a sample of your honey tone, clear, and cape cod gray all in 100 for Florida. I intend to mix the grey with clear in varying amounts and make test samples. Is it safe to assume a 50/50 mix would be half as UV protective? Any words of wisdom for mixing?
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Quoting Rick Krebser:
Is the Rustic Oak 116 the same color and formula as the old Rustic? Why did you change the name?

The 116 is called Rustic or Rustic Oak. Same thing.
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Is the Rustic Oak 116 the same color and formula as the old Rustic? Why did you change the name?
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Quoting Joan Cronin:
Is twp 100 cedartone 101 the same color stain as twp 100 cedartone natural.

Cedartone Natural 101 and Cedartone 101 is the same thing. There is no Cedartone "100".
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Is twp 100 cedartone 101 the same color stain as twp 100 cedartone natural.
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Quoting Tom Thomas:
Okay to apply 1515 in full sun, heat? Want to put it on rough sawn 4-board horse fence (1x6). New boards require only 1 coat for starters, correct?

You can put on isn sun but be careful of days above 90 as it will dry faster. Rough sawn wood is very absorbent so you may need the two coats applied wet on wet.
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Full sun
Okay to apply 1515 in full sun, heat? Want to put it on rough sawn 4-board horse fence (1x6). New boards require only 1 coat for starters, correct?
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Quoting g oliver:
I have tried sample color pecan 1520 and 120 on some treated pine wood that was left over from the building of my new deck. In my state 120 is allowed and suggested by several individuals. My wife and I like the 1520 stain better because it is slightly darker. It this stain an acceptable stain for new wood or do you also suggest the 120 instead?

You can use the 1500 Series as long as you follow the directions for new wood:
www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
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color choice
I have tried sample color pecan 1520 and 120 on some treated pine wood that was left over from the building of my new deck. In my state 120 is allowed and suggested by several individuals. My wife and I like the 1520 stain better because it is slightly darker. It this stain an acceptable stain for new wood or do you also suggest the 120 instead?
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Quoting Hayley Sie:
Could I use TWP 100 series wood & stain in Calgary Canada?

Only the TWP 200 Series is allowed in Canada:
twpstain.com/.../twp-200-serie
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Quoting Hayley Sie:
What TWP series work best in Calgary Canada?

Only the TWP 200 Series is allowed in Canada:
twpstain.com/.../...
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Wood stain samples
Could I use TWP 100 series wood & stain in Calgary Canada?
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Quoting g oliver:
I have one board on a new deck, made from treated pine, that is oozing pine sap. Can I still use a semitransparent stain on it when I stain the deck in 3 months? I plan to use Turpentine to clean the board at this time.

Yes you can still stain it.
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I have one board on a new deck, made from treated pine, that is oozing pine sap. Can I still use a semitransparent stain on it when I stain the deck in 3 months? I plan to use Turpentine to clean the board at this time.
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Quoting stan23:
What is the best color for new Cedar if I want it to look like it is wet?

Honeytone colors.
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What is the best color for new Cedar if I want it to look like it is wet?
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Quoting Wayne Griffith:
using everwoodwpc
new deck
any suggestions?

See this about new wood:

www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
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using everwoodwpc
new deck
any suggestions?
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I stripped my large side deck and it was suggested I use oak trying to get close to my older decks (in the front and downstairs) med golden brown tone. (Flood cwf uv5 natural many times)
The oak is muddy reddish brown! One coat. If I put a coat of natural over the oak in the summer will this help neutralize this awful color?
I really do not want to strip the deck again.
There was no other color that seemed to work.
Any suggestions
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Quoting Doug Ostrander:
I understand that since I live in New York State I can only order this series. The 100 Series is not allowed to be shipped to this State. Is that correct?

Only the 1500 is allowed in NY.
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Ordering 1500 series
I understand that since I live in New York State I can only order this series. The 100 Series is not allowed to be shipped to this State. Is that correct?
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Quoting Jon Aldrich:
Hello, I have two questions related to the 1500:

I want to stain some barndoors made out of rough sawn popular to appear more like rough sawn cedar. Which color of 1500 do you think would get the closest match?

For a separate application I have rough sawn cedar pillars and I dont want to alter the color. Do you have a clear version of the 1500? If not, what 1500 color will change the color of the cedar the least?

Thank you!

Jon Aldrich

All wood varies when stained to there is no way to have a suggestion as to what color will match.

No color = no UV protection. The 1500 comes in a clear with no color, but it will gray naturally in months. If you want UV protection from graying for longer, you must have a tinted color.
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Cedartone on Popular & Clear on Cedar
Hello, I have two questions related to the 1500:

I want to stain some barndoors made out of rough sawn popular to appear more like rough sawn cedar. Which color of 1500 do you think would get the closest match?

For a separate application I have rough sawn cedar pillars and I dont want to alter the color. Do you have a clear version of the 1500? If not, what 1500 color will change the color of the cedar the least?

Thank you!

Jon Aldrich
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Quoting John Hilmer:
Do you recommend TWP for boat docks, considering it it toxic?

It can be used for boat docks, but you should avoid dripping in water while applying being it is an oil based stain. Once dry there are no issues.
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Do you recommend TWP for boat docks, considering it it toxic?
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Quoting Mish Loud:
I have a cedar shed that I would like to stain. I just had it power washed and I may do some more cleaning as well. It has been stained once and it is about 15 years old and still is in great shape and looks good. I would like to try Natural or honey but am wondering which series would be better for a cedar shed. Thank you

Either the 100 or the 1500 will work, but make sure to remove all previous stain coatings first.
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I have a cedar shed that I would like to stain. I just had it power washed and I may do some more cleaning as well. It has been stained once and it is about 15 years old and still is in great shape and looks good. I would like to try Natural or honey but am wondering which series would be better for a cedar shed. Thank you
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Quoting Lenore:
I see the colors for the TWP 1500 product. Would you consider these color pics most true on newer wood? My (I think it's pressure treated pine) deck is 25 yrs old. It hasn't had anything done in 15 yrs and although it has no rot it does have some deep cracks. I will have stripped any old stain brightened and sanded before applying the new stain but generally would you think these colors would turn out darker on an old deck like mine? I'd like to order 3 or 4 samples but cost has become an issue at this point. Are there any customer pics of decks in different color tones?

Older wood should stains darker as it is more absorbent. Best to test with the samples as all wood comes are differently based on age and prep.
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I see the colors for the TWP 1500 product. Would you consider these color pics most true on newer wood? My (I think it's pressure treated pine) deck is 25 yrs old. It hasn't had anything done in 15 yrs and although it has no rot it does have some deep cracks. I will have stripped any old stain brightened and sanded before applying the new stain but generally would you think these colors would turn out darker on an old deck like mine? I'd like to order 3 or 4 samples but cost has become an issue at this point. Are there any customer pics of decks in different color tones?
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Quoting katharina:
does the natural 1530 have uv protection?
what color is best for a cedar shed?

Yes the Natural is tinted so it does have UV protection. Any color that you like will work on cedar. The colors enhance the natural grain of the wood.
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does the natural 1530 have uv protection?
what color is best for a cedar shed?
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Quoting Debbie Bannister:
#1----My 40 yr old cleaned siding looks very dry and lifeless. Will TWP give it back life & luster or is it time to put a solid stain with color on it?

#2----- looking at the honeytone in the 100 series or the natural in the 1500 series. Is one a good choice or do you have a better option?

#3-----can it be sprayed on?

#4-----Battled mold growth during cleaning. Was told oil based products feed mold. How does your product inhibit mold growth?

1. Yes the TWP will enhance the wood, giving a richer look. Make sure to prep correctly first.
2. Both are good colors.
3. Yes, but back brushing to ensure an even application is needed.
4. TWP contains and EPA registered Algaecide to help prevent mold and algae growth.
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#1----My 40 yr old cleaned siding looks very dry and lifeless. Will TWP give it back life & luster or is it time to put a solid stain with color on it?

#2----- looking at the honeytone in the 100 series or the natural in the 1500 series. Is one a good choice or do you have a better option?

#3-----can it be sprayed on?

#4-----Battled mold growth during cleaning. Was told oil based products feed mold. How does your product inhibit mold growth?
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Quoting Brenda A.:
My cedar deck was completed 13 months ago (August of last year.) I was told by my builder to wait "at least" a year to stain- I just read a comment[on this site] stating it is best to stain between 4-12 months after installations. Originally, I thought I would be able to wait until next spring to stain but all other information indicates I should stain within the next few weeks (Minnesota)! Is this correct or doesn't it matter if I wait until next spring? In other words, is the wood going to be too weathered next spring to easily prepare it for staining? Also, does prepping for stain always include sanding? (My cedar deck boards still look great-just weathered) Regardless...I am excited to stain my deck when it is best to do so :-)

You should probably get a coat on this Fall and then another light coat next year. Prep with the Gemini Restore Kit. Sanding is not always needed, but sometimes is. Your wood may have oxidized heavily since being built. Using the Gemini Restore Kit and pressure washing will remove the oxidation for prep, but since it has been over a year, you may get oxidation "fuzzies". These would be lightly sanded off.
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Quoting Mike Nordloh:
Do you have a set of 100 Series color samples that can be mailed so our HOA Board can better choose a color?

I don't mean cans to treat wood, but samples to better represent a color visually outside a color on a computer screen.

Above you can purchase the actual samples for $8 each. They come in a small bottle.
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Do you have a set of 100 Series color samples that can be mailed so our HOA Board can better choose a color?

I don't mean cans to treat wood, but samples to better represent a color visually outside a color on a computer screen.
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is sanding needed for prepping all projects?
My cedar deck was completed 13 months ago (August of last year.) I was told by my builder to wait "at least" a year to stain- I just read a comment[on this site] stating it is best to stain between 4-12 months after installations. Originally, I thought I would be able to wait until next spring to stain but all other information indicates I should stain within the next few weeks (Minnesota)! Is this correct or doesn't it matter if I wait until next spring? In other words, is the wood going to be too weathered next spring to easily prepare it for staining? Also, does prepping for stain always include sanding? (My cedar deck boards still look great-just weathered) Regardless...I am excited to stain my deck when it is best to do so :-)
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Quoting David Frank Ross:
Do you ship the 100 series and the 1500 to California?

Only the 1500 is allowed for California.
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Home owner
Do you ship the 100 series and the 1500 to California?
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Quoting Nugent:
Our 1900 sq. ft. deck was sanded, cleaned and freshly stained less than 1 week ago. Stain color applied was 1 Cedartone to 2 Redwood. Still way too red for me!! Suggestions? Possible to apply more Cedartone or Pecan or Rustic on top to alter the color?

You should not apply another coat on top now. TWP when applied needs to be applied wet on wet. Applying a third coat or another coat after the first coat dries could result in the TWP not soaking into the wood grain. It will dry, but it may take a few days and could be shiny in spots. This means it filmed on top of the wood and would be prone to premature wearing. In addition you cannot tone down a red by adding a lighter color as the red would still be the dominate color showing through. If you really did not like it and want to switch, you would have to strip and remove to start over.

In the future it is best to add the Clear to lessen a stocked color. Meaning 1 part Redwood to 1 part Clear would give about half the color that Redwood would normally give. Dark Oak is also a good color to mix with as it will "brown" colors.
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Our 1900 sq. ft. deck was sanded, cleaned and freshly stained less than 1 week ago. Stain color applied was 1 Cedartone to 2 Redwood. Still way too red for me!! Suggestions? Possible to apply more Cedartone or Pecan or Rustic on top to alter the color?
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Quoting Tony Gran:
Do you have any brochures that show the color of your products? The color isn't right on my computer screen and I would prefer to not spend $8 on a sample that won't match. The colors are close.

The colors in a brochures are the same as the computer, so it would not offer any help. The best to test is samples so you can see the color on your wood. All wood will differentiate with the colors since it is based on age of wood, type of wood and how the wood is prepped.
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Brochure for color
Do you have any brochures that show the color of your products? The color isn't right on my computer screen and I would prefer to not spend $8 on a sample that won't match. The colors are close.
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Quoting JayHuckstep:
1100 sqft deck. Assume I will need 2 x 5gallon containers. Will the colors of both be exact or will I need to mix the two together best I can to ensure no color variation?

It is always best to mix together, but we test to make sure that all is exact same color prior to pouring into the pails. Product does settle some at the bottom, so make sure to stir well first.
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1100 sqft deck. Assume I will need 2 x 5gallon containers. Will the colors of both be exact or will I need to mix the two together best I can to ensure no color variation?
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Home owner
What are the basic differences between the 100 and 1500 series. (I'm not referring to color differences, if there are any.)

Thank you
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Quoting Lambley:
I had my deck rebuilt and used existing redwood with new redwood. The existing redwood has still a little remnance of an old green stain . it is mostly gone.When wet it is visible, when dry it look like the new redwood What product and color would you recommend.
thank you

See here about new wood:
www.twpstainhelp.com/.../

If the green is internal, you cannot hide or mask it fully. a darker color would probably be better then a lighter color. Look at Pecan, Dark Oak, etc in the 1500 Series.
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I had my deck rebuilt and used existing redwood with new redwood. The existing redwood has still a little remnance of an old green stain . it is mostly gone.When wet it is visible, when dry it look like the new redwood What product and color would you recommend.
thank you
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Quoting Larry Neukirch:
What is the difference between the 100 series and 1500 series?

www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
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What is the difference between the 100 series and 1500 series?
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Quoting william rautenstrauc:
if staining with your 100 series could the deck be walked upon in bare feet without be hot to the touch? thank you WJR

Depends on the sun, temp, and color you choose, but rarely is it hot to the touch as it is a penetrating stain.
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if staining with your 100 series could the deck be walked upon in bare feet without be hot to the touch? thank you WJR
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Quoting Dixie:
We have a new deck of 5/4 pine that has now been down 3 months in central Alabama and located lakeside. High humidity, high temps and deck is half in full sun. Is the 1500 series my best option?

Use the 100 Series and see this about new wood: www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
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We have a new deck of 5/4 pine that has now been down 3 months in central Alabama and located lakeside. High humidity, high temps and deck is half in full sun. Is the 1500 series my best option?
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Quoting Brad W:
Is TWP 100 good for rough plywood siding(reverse board & batten)?

Yes it is.
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Is TWP 100 good for rough plywood siding(reverse board & batten)?
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Quoting Brad W:
Why can't you custom color to my existing stain color?

TWP is not a tintable base and you cannot add regular paint tint to it as it will not mix and suspend in the formula properly. It only comes in the stock colors.

Colors of the same series can be mixed together to achieve a custom color.
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Why can't you custom color to my existing stain color?
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Quoting Robert Foss:
Can I purchase your products in a store in Texas?

We are a online dealer. Shipments take about 3-4 days to TX.
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Can I purchase your products in a store in Texas?
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Quoting Kari OHalloran:
I have previously used Superdeck cedar colored sealer/stain (transparent I think). But, it comes out too dark. I want the color of the redwood deck to show through, what color would you suggest I use?

Start by fully removing the SuperDeck with our Restore A Deck stripper kit. Try the TWP 1511 California Redwood or 1515 Honeytone.
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I have previously used Superdeck cedar colored sealer/stain (transparent I think). But, it comes out too dark. I want the color of the redwood deck to show through, what color would you suggest I use?
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Quoting Erin V:
Our decks have just been built from pressure treated pine. We live in Brevard, NC. Our color choice is Pecan...Should we purchase the 100 or 1500 series? Thank you!

100 Series. See this about new wood:

www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
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Our decks have just been built from pressure treated pine. We live in Brevard, NC. Our color choice is Pecan...Should we purchase the 100 or 1500 series? Thank you!
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Quoting Angela Cooney:
I have a new horse barn with pine for the stalls and wash bay. I would really like to keep the natural white look of the wood but need to protect it from sun and water. What do you recommend? What is the difference between the 100 series and 1500 series? Will the clear color eventually 'yellow' the wood? Like polyurethane?

Clear has no UV protection and it will gray in the sun. Best to use a tinted color like the TWP 1515 Honeytone for this.
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I have a new horse barn with pine for the stalls and wash bay. I would really like to keep the natural white look of the wood but need to protect it from sun and water. What do you recommend? What is the difference between the 100 series and 1500 series? Will the clear color eventually 'yellow' the wood? Like polyurethane?
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Quoting Dan H:
Where can I purchase your product. I live in Missouri. I like the Black Walnut

We sell online from our website.
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Where can I purchase your product. I live in Missouri. I like the Black Walnut
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Quoting Debra phillips:
your calculator isn't working for our space.
we have 4 sections of deck- approximately 460 Sq. ft total.
how much would we need?

4-5 gallons for two coats.
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your calculator isn't working for our space.
we have 4 sections of deck- approximately 460 Sq. ft total.
how much would we need?
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Quoting Mike Beven:
Do you have any customer photos of finished decks? We're not sure which color we like the best, and we'll need 10 gal to cover our decks. We don't want to make a mistake.

We sell samples for this very reason. All colors will turn out different based on wood type, age, and prep. Best to test on your wood to see a realistic color.
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Customer Photos
Do you have any customer photos of finished decks? We're not sure which color we like the best, and we'll need 10 gal to cover our decks. We don't want to make a mistake.
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Quoting Debbie Brittain:
I live in michigan and staining my new deck for the first time - which series should I use? 100 or 1500?
I like the dark oak however in the pictures it looks different in the 100 series vs 1500 series. Is there that great of a difference?

Use the TWP 100 Series for this. The colors are very similar between the series.
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I live in michigan and staining my new deck for the first time - which series should I use? 100 or 1500?
I like the dark oak however in the pictures it looks different in the 100 series vs 1500 series. Is there that great of a difference?
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Quoting Hagans:
I purchased three samples.
What code do I use to get the discount on the 5 gallon purchase of stain?

Enter your sample order number into the "Comment Area" during checkout. The sample credit will be issued after the order for the 5 gallon pail is placed. Typically the next business day and will post to your Credit card or Pay Pal account within 3-8 business days.
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Quoting gale keithline:
My house has three decks. The decks have quite a few log accents. We will be restaining the logs, decks, and fascia. I have used SuperDeck in the past with poor results. Here are the SuperDeck products:
Log Home Oil DB7300 - Autumn Brown (log accents)
Transparent Stain DB1907 - Canyon Brown (deck floors)
I'd like to transition to TWP, but don't know which product would work best here in Colorado. For the logs the color nearest is your "Rustic" (1516) and for the log decking the color is the "Dark Oak" 1503.

Please let me know which product I should use and I'll order samples.

Thanks

Gale

Use the 100 Series. Make sure you prep by removing the Super Deck stain before applying the TWP.
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My house has three decks. The decks have quite a few log accents. We will be restaining the logs, decks, and fascia. I have used SuperDeck in the past with poor results. Here are the SuperDeck products:
Log Home Oil DB7300 - Autumn Brown (log accents)
Transparent Stain DB1907 - Canyon Brown (deck floors)
I'd like to transition to TWP, but don't know which product would work best here in Colorado. For the logs the color nearest is your "Rustic" (1516) and for the log decking the color is the "Dark Oak" 1503.

Please let me know which product I should use and I'll order samples.

Thanks

Gale
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Quoting Netsplus:
We are refinishing a dock in southern Missouri. It has a swim deck and would like to use the Honeytone to keep a lighter appearance. Should we use the 100 or 1500 series? Any other recommendations?

Either would be fine for your area. The 115 Honeytone is slightly lighter than the 1515 Honeytone.
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We are refinishing a dock in southern Missouri. It has a swim deck and would like to use the Honeytone to keep a lighter appearance. Should we use the 100 or 1500 series? Any other recommendations ?
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Quoting Juanita:
How long does it take to receive a sample? Need it fast.

Depends on the state you live in?
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How long does it take to receive a sample? Need it fast.
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fingers crossed! who owuld of thought this would of be so hard to decide! I also liked the dark oak, my wife wants to see redwood and rustic so if ya throw in a bit a of the dark oak as well I pretend it was providence!
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Quoting karen reph:
i have a 20 year old deck, stained several times over (full sun), I tried to strip as best as I could but still a mess (some of the old coloring did not get off); would something like TWP 1500 cover it? I was thinking of going with black walnut 1504 (closest color to old)

TWP is not a covering stain. It is best to remove the old coatings as much as possible. Shoot for 95% or more. The TWP needs to penetrate into the wood grain for maximum results.
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Quoting JEFF HUNTER:
If you stain a new deck with regular stain. Can you go over that with TWP clear and will it hold the stain color and still waterproof?

No you cannot apply the TWP clear over a regular stain of a different brand and there would be no point to use it over a TWP color.
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If you stain a new deck with regular stain. Can you go over that with TWP clear and will it hold the stain color and still waterproof?
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Quoting Mike Holubowsky:
Do you ship to Canada yet. I have a pressure treated deck and would like a lighter stain. Any recommendations ?

Sorry, but not yet to Canada.
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Do you ship to Canada yet. I have a pressure treated deck and would like a lighter stain. Any recommendations ?
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Quoting Liz H:
I have a 20 year old treated wood deck that is in full weather(no cover) - What kind of stain do I need? it is grey and weathered in pretty good shape. We have replaced 2 new boards.

Prep with the Gemini Restore Kit first and use either the 100 or 1500 Series.
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I have a 20 year old treated wood deck that is in full weather(no cover) - What kind of stain do I need? it is grey and weathered in pretty good shape. We have replaced 2 new boards.
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Quoting Helle Pedersen:
Hi, Do you only sell online?

Best regards,
Helle

Yes we personally sell online.
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Quoting Andy Paskell:
Can you make a custom color to match color of my house. Could give you the formula (Sherwin Williams custom color).

We do not custom color the TWP.
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Hi, Do you only sell online?

Best regards,
Helle
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Can you make a custom color to match color of my house. Could give you the formula (Sherwin Williams custom color).
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Quoting Hebron KY:
I see there is no natural color option for the 100 series. However I see a "clear" sample option. What is the difference between natural & clear> and is there a Natural option for the 100 series? I have a deck previously stained with a natural color and would like to maintain that look.

Clear has no color and will not prevent graying. TWP 1530 Natural is tinted and is the same color as the TWP 101 Cedartone Natural. FYI, Honeytone is the lightest tint in both series.
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Quoting Alex P:
Hi, I see you TWP100 only covers 100-200 square ft. This seems very small considering a gallon of typical stain covers 300-400 feet. Are these numbers correct? I have a 70' x 4' dock and your online calculator says I need 3 gallons for 280 feet. I figured 2 gallons would be more than enough but now I'm no longer sure.

TWP covers about 150-200 sq. feet for the first coat and 200-300 for the second coat. Coverage will vary based on the type of wood, age of wood, and application method. Our coverage rates are the same as other brands, we are just more honest about them. For your 280 sq. feet and two coats, you will need about 3 gallons.
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Hi, I see you TWP100 only covers 100-200 square ft. This seems very small considering a gallon of typical stain covers 300-400 feet. Are these numbers correct? I have a 70' x 4' dock and your online calculator says I need 3 gallons for 280 feet. I figured 2 gallons would be more than enough but now I'm no longer sure.
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Quoting Chad Robertson:
Needing to stain a (new) 1 yr old covered deck. this will be the initial application. Looking for recommendation on using the 100 or 1500 series for this application. Also, located in KC, MO and was wondering if there were any dealers close to me.

Use the 100 Series and prep first with the Gemini Restore Kit. We ship online from our store.
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Quoting Tim Neal:
Hi, Is TWP 1504 Black Walnut really black, like the inner core of the walnut? This is a semi-solid oil based stain, correct?
Thanks

Semi-transparen t. TWP does not make a semi-solid stain. Not black but very dark brown.
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Quoting John W Klein:
I have purchased 5 samples and would like to claim a credit towards my purchase of 5 gallon of 100 when I decide on a color.

Hello, directions on doing this are above. Thanks
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I have purchased 5 samples and would like to claim a credit towards my purchase of 5 gallon of 100 when I decide on a color.
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Quoting Don Bosic:
I see the 100 Series'Clear'color listed on the sample sheet. I did not see it as a selection color under the 5 gallon purchase page. Is it available in 5 gal containers and if so how do I order it?
Thanks

Yes it is available. It is in the drop down color choices:

www.twpstain.com/.../
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I see the 100 Series'Clear'co lor listed on the sample sheet. I did not see it as a selection color under the 5 gallon purchase page. Is it available in 5 gal containers and if so how do I order it?
Thanks
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Quoting WKwiatek:
Does the 100 and 1500 Clear sealant provide UV protection equivalent to your stains?

What is the difference between the 100 and the 1500 Clear products. Which should I chose? I'm looking for a product that provides superior uv protection against graying of a new deck that gets direct southern facing sunlight throughout the year. Which do you recommend or should I use the natural 1530 to get superior uv protection, as well as waterproofing?
Thank you.

Clear does not provide UV protection. It must be tinted for UV protection. Read this article for more details: www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
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Does the 100 and 1500 Clear sealant provide UV protection equivalent to your stains?

What is the difference between the 100 and the 1500 Clear products. Which should I chose? I'm looking for a product that provides superior uv protection against graying of a new deck that gets direct southern facing sunlight throughout the year. Which do you recommend or should I use the natural 1530 to get superior uv protection, as well as waterproofing?
Thank you.
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Quoting Paula Bowers:
I have a soft wood deck previously stained with Sikkens Cetol. Deck and steps are 860 square feet. I have stripped 1/2 the area of old stain. I live in Ohio. I am looking for a stain and sealer that is close to teak in color. Please recommend stripper and cleaner for remaining deck surface and stain.

Do your have the "shiny" sikkens version? Looks like a polyurethane? If so you cannot strip this effectively. You will need to sand it off. If you have the other version called "SRD" then that should strip with the Restore A deck Stain Stripper and pressure ashing. Use the brightener after. TWP does not have a teak color. Closest would be Rustic. We have samples to test from our site.
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I have a soft wood deck previously stained with Sikkens Cetol. Deck and steps are 860 square feet. I have stripped 1/2 the area of old stain. I live in Ohio. I am looking for a stain and sealer that is close to teak in color. Please recommend stripper and cleaner for remaining deck surface and stain.
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Quoting jcohen:
I am interested in the 1500 clear as we would like to protect a deck and house siding but maintaining the current color. We live in California. Still ok to stain or too late in the season? We have power washed the deck and siding of the house. Any additional prep required? If too late in the season, any other recommendations to get through the winter?
Thank you.

The clear will not provide UV protection from graying. You will need to pick one of the semi-transparen t color to achieve UV protection. The wood must be clean and free of any old coatings, oxidation/grayi ng, dirt, etc. If your prep has achieved this then you should be good to apply the TWP stain. As for weather, temperature for application should be 50+ degrees and wood needs to be dry.
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I am interested in the 1500 clear as we would like to protect a deck and house siding but maintaining the current color. We live in California. Still ok to stain or too late in the season? We have power washed the deck and siding of the house. Any additional prep required? If too late in the season, any other recommendations to get through the winter?
Thank you.
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Quoting Billy Dorsey:
Dear Sirs, Considering TWP as a preservative oon natural wood log cabins, that are 180 years old. Of course we are concerned about maintaining there natural color and and the aged appearance. Your experience would be helpful. Thanks, Billy Dorsey

You do not want to change the appearance but protect? You are okay with the natural graying? If so then you would want the 1500 Clear.
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Director of Maintance, Germantown Colony Museum
Dear Sirs, Considering TWP as a preservative oon natural wood log cabins, that are 180 years old. Of course we are concerned about maintaining there natural color and and the aged appearance. Your experience would be helpful. Thanks, Billy Dorsey
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Quoting Doug Smith:
Hi, I'm near San Francisco CA with a redwood deck. No rain yet, maybe 3 weeks away. After powerwashing are we still OK to refinish this year? Also colors - do the on-line samples reflect any base color coverage, or a texture over a white base? Thanks.

You are okay to stain. Samples on screen on on wood. See here as well for more details:
twpstainhelp.com/.../...
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Hi, I'm near San Francisco CA with a redwood deck. No rain yet, maybe 3 weeks away. After powerwashing are we still OK to refinish this year? Also colors - do the on-line samples reflect any base color coverage, or a texture over a white base? Thanks.
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Quoting Jay Edmonds:
Hello,

I have a 1000 sq ft pt deck in Massachusetts. I recently finished sanding off the solid stain from the previous owner. Is it too late in the season for me to clean and stain now? Should I wait until spring? I was planning on using the 1500 redwood.

Thanks

Bes to wait to Spring. Prep first with the Gemini Restore Kit then stain.
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Hello,

I have a 1000 sq ft pt deck in Massachusetts. I recently finished sanding off the solid stain from the previous owner. Is it too late in the season for me to clean and stain now? Should I wait until spring? I was planning on using the 1500 redwood.

Thanks
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Quoting Leslie Chase:
I have a cedar shake roof to restore. We will be repairing with new shakes in the damaged areas only. Then clean and re-stain. I'd like the Dark Oak 103 stain. Will this work for our project? Having new and old shakes on the same roof. What process and products would you recommend for the restoration of the roof?

tks/les

You can use the TWP 100 Series. Make sure to clean and brighten for the prep.
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I have a cedar shake roof to restore. We will be repairing with new shakes in the damaged areas only. Then clean and re-stain. I'd like the Dark Oak 103 stain. Will this work for our project? Having new and old shakes on the same roof. What process and products would you recommend for the restoration of the roof?

tks/les
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Quoting Steve L:
I have a new portion added to our redwood deck. The other two levels are weathered and we are going to clean and re-stain them as well. We're in Southern Montana; should we look at TWP 100 or 1500? And do it all later next year, waiting 8-12 months?

Use the 100 Series. You can do all next Spring or Summer.
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I have a new portion added to our redwood deck. The other two levels are weathered and we are going to clean and re-stain them as well. We're in Southern Montana; should we look at TWP 100 or 1500? And do it all later next year, waiting 8-12 months?
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Quoting jody jones:
Have a log home w/ Pecan Woodguard stain; have a massive amt of deck and don't want the color to compete w/ the color of the logs; maybe a dk oak or blk walnut. Deck is mostly cedar w/ some cca. Is 1500 series the best? Does this stain get slippery when wet? Part of deck is covered. We live in Kansas w/ extreme weather. Suggestions? thanks in advance.

Use the 100 Series for this. TWP is a penetrating stain so no it does not get slippery when wet.
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Have a log home w/ Pecan Woodguard stain; have a massive amt of deck and don't want the color to compete w/ the color of the logs; maybe a dk oak or blk walnut. Deck is mostly cedar w/ some cca. Is 1500 series the best? Does this stain get slippery when wet? Part of deck is covered. We live in Kansas w/ extreme weather. Suggestions? thanks in advance.
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Quoting Richard Barnes:
Looking at purchasing stain for PTW pine with floorboards having weathered with some graying and bleaching out with most of the stain worn off. I live in NW PA. I am not sure which stain to purchase, 100 or 1500. The deck is on the west side of the house with full sun.

Also, looking for a medium brown semi-transparent stain that is not too much on the tranparent side and would help cover the floorboards that have weathered. The vertical surfaces are in pretty good shape. I am wondering what the pecan and rustic stains are like? Presently I have a redwood stain that I have to remove. The evenings have been getting in the low 40's lately and am wondering if the stain will dry okay also?

Thanks,
Rick

You wil nee the 1500 Series for PA. Look at the Pecan and the Dark Oak. The Rustic is more if a red color. Prep well first so the weathered and of stain is removed. Temps are still good for staining.
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Quoting K Siesennop:
1. I live in northern MN, how long should I expect a deck k stained with TWP 100 or TWP 1500 to last?

2.On reapplication, do I have strip off the old stuff or just clean the deck first?

3. Is there a phone number to talk to someone from TWP with more questions?

Thank-you.

1. 2 to 3 years on horizontals is normal
2. Clean and reapply
3. 866.856.3325
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Looking at purchasing stain for PTW pine with floorboards having weathered with some graying and bleaching out with most of the stain worn off. I live in NW PA. I am not sure which stain to purchase, 100 or 1500. The deck is on the west side of the house with full sun.

Also, looking for a medium brown semi-transparen t stain that is not too much on the tranparent side and would help cover the floorboards that have weathered. The vertical surfaces are in pretty good shape. I am wondering what the pecan and rustic stains are like? Presently I have a redwood stain that I have to remove. The evenings have been getting in the low 40's lately and am wondering if the stain will dry okay also?

Thanks,
Rick
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1. I live in northern MN, how long should I expect a deck k stained with TWP 100 or TWP 1500 to last?

2.On reapplication, do I have strip off the old stuff or just clean the deck first?

3. Is there a phone number to talk to someone from TWP with more questions?

Thank-you.
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Quoting Yvette:
I purchased erroneously the twp 100 I did not know that it did not have uv protection, in other words, I did not understand the allowing the wood to gray = no uv protection. So I was told by the company that sold it to me to mix 1:1 the twp 100 with the twp 101 and that will afford the uv protection that I am looking for. Is that a true statement? I would think that adding these two products would dilute the amount of uv protection thus not doing the job the 101 would do in the first place. Thanks for your help with this matter.

It would dilute the protection in half but will definitely give you protection from graying. You will be fine for a couple of years.
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I purchased erroneously the twp 100 I did not know that it did not have uv protection, in other words, I did not understand the allowing the wood to gray = no uv protection. So I was told by the company that sold it to me to mix 1:1 the twp 100 with the twp 101 and that will afford the uv protection that I am looking for. Is that a true statement? I would think that adding these two products would dilute the amount of uv protection thus not doing the job the 101 would do in the first place. Thanks for your help with this matter.
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Quoting Frank Buccheri:
Installed new cedar deck 460 sqft 6" off ground level. How long do I have to wait to stain and what would be the best product for NY

For NY you will need the 1500 Series. As for new wood, see here please:
www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
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Installed new cedar deck 460 sqft 6" off ground level. How long do I have to wait to stain and what would be the best product for NY
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Quoting Doug Richter:
Looking to get a sample of the TWP 207 200 series solid color stain. I dont see it in the sample list. How do I go about getting a sample of this.

We do not have samples of the 200 Series nor is the 200 Series a solid color stain.
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Looking to get a sample of the TWP 207 200 series solid color stain. I dont see it in the sample list. How do I go about getting a sample of this.
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Quoting mike kefer:
Yellow pine deck in Wisconsin. 25% of surface shaded with algae growth. Was planning on TWP 100 series which is "not prone to mold or mildew" but 1500 advertises added mildewcide. Do ya think the end result would be significant enough to go w/ the 1500?

They both have mildewcides. Same amount.
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Yellow pine deck in Wisconsin. 25% of surface shaded with algae growth. Was planning on TWP 100 series which is "not prone to mold or mildew" but 1500 advertises added mildewcide. Do ya think the end result would be significant enough to go w/ the 1500?
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Quoting mike kefer:
Confused on $8/sample credit offer then mention $15 discount max. Does this mean if I order 3 samples = $24, I would only get $15 credit toward 5 gal when bought, or the full $24?
Thanks

$15 is the max you will get as credit if you order 2 or more samples.
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Confused on $8/sample credit offer then mention $15 discount max. Does this mean if I order 3 samples = $24, I would only get $15 credit toward 5 gal when bought, or the full $24?
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Quoting Philh:
Hi, we have an older PT pine deck and stairs(17 years old) that was never stained, and another deck PT pine about 8 years old that was never stained. both powerwashed well. Which semi-transparent stain series is best for protection and appearance from now on, and which would last longest? Thanks.
Phil

The TWP 100 and 1500 will last about the same. Since the wood is older and never treated, it must be very dried out. In this scenario the 1500 would be best since it has a little more solids then the 100. Also might want to consider a darker tint as that will give better UV protection from graying.
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Hi, we have an older PT pine deck and stairs(17 years old) that was never stained, and another deck PT pine about 8 years old that was never stained. both powerwashed well. Which semi-transparen t stain series is best for protection and appearance from now on, and which would last longest? Thanks.
Phil
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I have a one year old, never stained, pressure treated deck. I live on an island with harsh conditions. Your stain seems highly recommended. Ordering samples.
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Quoting Dick Grotton:
I believe the color articles state that Honeytone 1515 is the lightest semi transparent color available is this correct? lighter than natural?

Thanks

Yes that is correct.
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Please send me a sample of product 1501, thank you
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I believe the color articles state that Honeytone 1515 is the lightest semi transparent color available is this correct? lighter than natural?

Thanks
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Quoting croedersheimer:
need a code to order sample. Where is it

What do you mean? You do not need a code to order samples.
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Quoting Katie Klahn:
Hi there,

I'm looking for UV and water protection, but also like the look of a clear finish. What would be the most transparent of your stains to retain that beautiful natural wood look?

Thanks, Katie

The lightest tint is the Honeytone.
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Hi there,

I'm looking for UV and water protection, but also like the look of a clear finish. What would be the most transparent of your stains to retain that beautiful natural wood look?

Thanks, Katie
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Quoting Phil Walker:
I'm getting ready to but Twp 1500 stain for the pine decking on my pier. I would prefer the clear stain, but my contractor said the cedar tone provides better UV protection and would hold up longer. Is this correct?

Clear has zero UV protection from graying.
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I'm getting ready to but Twp 1500 stain for the pine decking on my pier. I would prefer the clear stain, but my contractor said the cedar tone provides better UV protection and would hold up longer. Is this correct?
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Quoting Cassie Woodward:
What type of stain should I use. I live in MN so we get all 4 seasons of fun.

Use the 100 Series.
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What type of stain should I use. I live in MN so we get all 4 seasons of fun.
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Quoting Carol Millar:
We live in hot dry Sedona AZ. The two decks we need to redo after only one year, are redwood. We used a Behr product and it is failing horribly, and we have to replace many pieces of wood and the others have lost most of their seal.

The TWP 100 sounds good, we are going to sand down everything after we replace the really bad ones and apply another product.

Do you agree with this choice, or please give us another one. We would even paint it with a more solid product, but would hate to do that.

I await your expertise advice!

Carol

The TWP is a penetrating oil based semi-trans stain. As log as the wood is prepped well and the stain is applied well, it should be good in your climate for about 2 years before it would need to be cleaned and reapplied.
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We live in hot dry Sedona AZ. The two decks we need to redo after only one year, are redwood. We used a Behr product and it is failing horribly, and we have to replace many pieces of wood and the others have lost most of their seal.

The TWP 100 sounds good, we are going to sand down everything after we replace the really bad ones and apply another product.

Do you agree with this choice, or please give us another one. We would even paint it with a more solid product, but would hate to do that.

I await your expertise advice!

Carol
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Quoting Paul Murray:
We live in NW Louisiana and would like your recommendation on which product to use the 100 or 1500 series. full sun deck

You can use either but most use the 100 Series for Louisiana.
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We live in NW Louisiana and would like your recommendation on which product to use the 100 or 1500 series. full sun deck
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Quoting seth:
I just finished stick building, in SouthEast Virginia. Raised ffrom the ground on 6x6 PT postst, I notched a PT pine platform foundation(beams and joists) and 5/4 PT pine boards for the deck. The building on the deck is SPF framed, I used rough-sawn white pine for the exposed rafters and ties, metal roof ontop. I used t+g white pine siding boards on the outside of building.

What series would best suite my needs for my climate and the white pine both rough/planed?

Thank you,

Seth G.

Use the 100 Series but read this first about new wood:
www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
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white pine sawn timber frame
I just finished stick building, in SouthEast Virginia. Raised ffrom the ground on 6x6 PT postst, I notched a PT pine platform foundation(beam s and joists) and 5/4 PT pine boards for the deck. The building on the deck is SPF framed, I used rough-sawn white pine for the exposed rafters and ties, metal roof ontop. I used t+g white pine siding boards on the outside of building.

What series would best suite my needs for my climate and the white pine both rough/planed?

Thank you,

Seth G.
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Quoting Alex_1:
I have a cedar dock in upstate NY. 1/3 is new, another 1/3 is one year old and the last 1/3 is 2 years old. None of the wood has been stained or sealed yet. I'd like to stain all of them next year. Will they all look the same color after staining since the weathering has different shades of gray now? I scrubbed the dock with a scrub brush to remove all the dirt and algae but probably need to use a cleaner next year before staining.

It will be close but maybe not exactly the same. Prep with the Gemini Restore Kit prior to staining.
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I have a cedar dock in upstate NY. 1/3 is new, another 1/3 is one year old and the last 1/3 is 2 years old. None of the wood has been stained or sealed yet. I'd like to stain all of them next year. Will they all look the same color after staining since the weathering has different shades of gray now? I scrubbed the dock with a scrub brush to remove all the dirt and algae but probably need to use a cleaner next year before staining.
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Quoting Brett huff:
Just power washed my deck.. some of the old stain did not come off, do I need to have it removed before applying TWP?

Shoot for 95-100% removal. TWP should not be applied over a different brand of stain.
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Just power washed my deck.. some of the old stain did not come off, do I need to have it removed before applying TWP?
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Quoting amr helmy:
i bought a used Redwood playset and looking to sand it down to restain it - do i need a primer? if not which redowod series do i use 100 or 1500 - is this a solid stain?

You cannot use a primer with TWP. TWP does not come in a solid color stain, only semi-transparen ts. Use the 1500 Series.
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i bought a used Redwood playset and looking to sand it down to restain it - do i need a primer? if not which redowod series do i use 100 or 1500 - is this a solid stain?
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Quoting Robert Long:
I just received two samples not in a 1/4 pint can, but they are in a small plastic bottle with no volume measurement on the bottle. What's up here?

Thank you

It says right above "Sample size volume is roughly 1.5-2 oz. It is not a full 1/4 pint can"
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Quoting Helena Hunter:
Would your product work well on a mahogany porch floor that is roofed and gets limited sunlight -- mostly on steps? If so what color would you recommend. We like the natural mahogany color. We used Sikkens Natural about 10 years ago and really liked it. Lasted a long time but needs re-staining. Now has yellow orange tones remaining. Thoughts?

Look at the TWP Honeytone or Pecan colors.
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Homeowner
Would your product work well on a mahogany porch floor that is roofed and gets limited sunlight -- mostly on steps? If so what color would you recommend. We like the natural mahogany color. We used Sikkens Natural about 10 years ago and really liked it. Lasted a long time but needs re-staining. Now has yellow orange tones remaining. Thoughts?
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Quoting Tom Bromann:
I just resurfaced my deck with new cedar boards and am looking for a light stain and sealer. Most of the samples of other products I have received are too dark or too yellow. Would your natural color be probably what I am looking for?

Please read this for color tips:
www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
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I just resurfaced my deck with new cedar boards and am looking for a light stain and sealer. Most of the samples of other products I have received are too dark or too yellow. Would your natural color be probably what I am looking for?
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Quoting Vaughn Hill:
I have a 20yr. old pressure treated deck that I just power washed.I am right on the ocean in eastern Maine.and it is Quite humid here.The deck has not been treated or stained for several years.Which product should I use 100 or 1500?

The 1500 Series.
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I have a 20yr. old pressure treated deck that I just power washed.I am right on the ocean in eastern Maine.and it is Quite humid here.The deck has not been treated or stained for several years.Which product should I use 100 or 1500?
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Quoting Brewster997:
We are looking to stain a smooth finish redwood fence and considering RUSTIC color. Which product do,you recommend for a fence?

I have red to wet the fence with water before apply oil based stain. Is there any reason to do this or was thatnonlynformwater based?

How can I order your product? Can I pick it up? I live in LA county but will use on a fence Lebec, ca(kern county)

You have to use the TWP 1500 Series for CA and we can ship it to you from this website. You do apply TWP wet on wet.
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Homeowner
We are looking to stain a smooth finish redwood fence and considering RUSTIC color. Which product do,you recommend for a fence?

I have red to wet the fence with water before apply oil based stain. Is there any reason to do this or was thatnonlynformw ater based?

How can I order your product? Can I pick it up? I live in LA county but will use on a fence Lebec, ca(kern county)
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Quoting Cindy T:
I live in SC. Deck is 13yrs old, greyed out, some boards will be replaced as well as all the railings & steps, 20 x 16. High humidity & deck is in the sun 3/4 of the day. Which series should I use?

Use the 1500 for this.
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I live in SC. Deck is 13yrs old, greyed out, some boards will be replaced as well as all the railings & steps, 20 x 16. High humidity & deck is in the sun 3/4 of the day. Which series should I use?
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Quoting Tracy Ackley:
We stained our house this past fall called "Ceramic pot" 0339, from Hallman Lyndsey, Shouldnt the stain of a deck, match the house stain, my husband and I are having a difficult time finding a stain. He has brought home 2 samples from your Madison store of Pecan 120 and rustic 1516. Which stain looks best with our house color? thankyou Tracy

Sorry but have no idea what that color of "ceramic pot" looks like. Most decks do not match the house color.
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We stained our house this past fall called "Ceramic pot" 0339, from Hallman Lyndsey, Shouldnt the stain of a deck, match the house stain, my husband and I are having a difficult time finding a stain. He has brought home 2 samples from your Madison store of Pecan 120 and rustic 1516. Which stain looks best with our house color? thankyou Tracy
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Quoting Wayne Bookout:
I am applying TWP to a 15 year old dock. I replaced 4 of the docks boards and sanded the rest. I'm using Restore-A-Deck stripper and brightened. I know it is recommended to wait 3+ months for new wood. Would it be okay to treat the dock avoiding the 4 replaced boards and then after a few months put a second coat on the older wood and first coat on the new? I would really like to protect the older wood as soon as possible rather than delay for 4 boards through the hot summer with full sun exposure. Using TWP 1520 Pecan.

Since it is only 4 boards just stain it all now. You will have to apply another coat to the new boards this Fall or next Spring.
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I am applying TWP to a 15 year old dock. I replaced 4 of the docks boards and sanded the rest. I'm using Restore-A-Deck stripper and brightened. I know it is recommended to wait 3+ months for new wood. Would it be okay to treat the dock avoiding the 4 replaced boards and then after a few months put a second coat on the older wood and first coat on the new? I would really like to protect the older wood as soon as possible rather than delay for 4 boards through the hot summer with full sun exposure. Using TWP 1520 Pecan.
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Quoting Anita C:
I want to re-stain a badly weathered deck. Live in southern Idaho (high desert climate). Deck is pressure treated pine, in full sun. Stained about 3 years ago with Olympic which has completely weathered off. Should we use 100 or 1500 for best longer lasting results?

Use the 100 Series.
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I want to re-stain a badly weathered deck. Live in southern Idaho (high desert climate). Deck is pressure treated pine, in full sun. Stained about 3 years ago with Olympic which has completely weathered off. Should we use 100 or 1500 for best longer lasting results?
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RE: Wood Stain Samples
Quoting R.W.Titmas:
1515 1520

You can order the samples above.
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1515 1520
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Quoting Glenn Davis:
I'm looking to add TWP to my year old cedar fence. Which product would work best, 100 or 1500? Also, I wanted to use clear but see there is no UV protection so I wondering if the clear can be mixed 50/50 with the Honey tone or cedar tone to provide some UV protection. I want to prolong the wood from graying. I have approximately 300 linear ft of 6 ft high shadow box style fence. Can you provide an estimate on how many gallons? Thank You!

To get sq footage of a fence you should multiply length x height x 2 for both sides. Coverage is about 125 sq. feet per gallon for two coats of the TWP. Use the 1500. It would be best to not dilute with clear as that means you are going to lower the UV protection. You can do it but your longevity will be cut in 1/2.
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I'm looking to add TWP to my year old cedar fence. Which product would work best, 100 or 1500? Also, I wanted to use clear but see there is no UV protection so I wondering if the clear can be mixed 50/50 with the Honey tone or cedar tone to provide some UV protection. I want to prolong the wood from graying. I have approximately 300 linear ft of 6 ft high shadow box style fence. Can you provide an estimate on how many gallons? Thank You!
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Quoting Brenda Norris:
I live in Southgate Michigan by Detroit and was looking for something that would last. Im redoing this deck every year and its been grueling. Also i wanted something with a thicker color. Not a paint but not a transparent light stain.

We do not have thicker colors but darker or richer. You would want the TWP 100 Series.
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I live in Southgate Michigan by Detroit and was looking for something that would last. Im redoing this deck every year and its been grueling. Also i wanted something with a thicker color. Not a paint but not a transparent light stain.
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Quoting Bruce Abraham:
What is shelf life of the the 1500 series?
I have material left over from last staining about one year ago.

Depends on how it was stored. Please read this:
www.twpstainhelp.com/.../
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What is shelf life of the the 1500 series?
I have material left over from last staining about one year ago.
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RE: Wood Stain Samples
Quoting Frank Steven Johnson:
Please ship sample #1530 natural

You can place an order here on the page.
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RE: Wood Stain Samples
Please ship sample #1530 natural
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Quoting jim martin:
Please tell me what to do with our decks & railings.
We have a treated wood deck & a 1 yr old connected. What should we do to make it look the same? Also Should we use something different for the rails & spindols?

Use the Gemini Restore Kit if no previous stains on the wood for the prep. Stain with either the 100 or 1500 Series.
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Please tell me what to do with our decks & railings.
We have a treated wood deck & a 1 yr old connected. What should we do to make it look the same? Also Should we use something different for the rails & spindols?
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Quoting Glenn Stevens:
I have been using Olympic product for years in Connecticut. Recently ran across this exploring other options.
Which product do you recommend for Comnecticut?
Olympic usually lasts two years.
Deck has Olympic Semi transparent with some residual stain.

Strip off the Olympic and brighten the wood as well. Stain with the TWP 1500 for CT.
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Quoting Tyler Inman:
I live in Sheridan CO And Wonder If anyone Sells it locally?

We are an online dealer for TWP.
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I live in Sheridan CO And Wonder If anyone Sells it locally?
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I have been using Olympic product for years in Connecticut. Recently ran across this exploring other options.
Which product do you recommend for Comnecticut?
Olympic usually lasts two years.
Deck has Olympic Semi transparent with some residual stain.
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