For a tough, easy-to-clean look on multiple vertical surfaces, use BEHR Oil-Base Semi-Gloss Enamel. This mildew-resistant formula is fast drying, and will help protect both interior and exterior surfaces from scuffs, rust and household chemicals.
Where to Use
Ideal for Wood, Drywall, Plaster, Masonry, Metal, Well-bonded Wallpaper, Brick, Stucco, Aluminum and Cinder Block.
350-550 Sq. Ft per Gallon
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Properly prepared Interior or Exterior surfaces such as: Wood, Drywall, Plaster, Masonry, Metal, Well-bonded Wallpaper, Brick, Stucco, Aluminum and Cinder Block. Do not use on horizontal surfaces.
4-5 HR Dry Time 24 HR Recoat Time
350-550 Sq. Ft.
Coverage per Gallon
Preparation & Prime
Proper surface preparation is required
Allow new stucco, plaster and masonry to cure for 30 days.
For interior and exterior surfaces, remove dirt, oil and grease stains with a concrete & masonry degreaser and cleaner product.
Remove mildew stains with a mildew stain removing product.
Remove all loose and peeling paint; scuff sand glossy surfaces; caulk; repair imperfections and sand smooth.
For exterior surfaces, power wash to remove chalk.
Etch galvanized metal with a concrete & masonry cleaner & etcher product.
Use a product such as BEHR PREMIUM PLUS® No. 436 Exterior Multi-Surface Primer & Sealer. Follow all label instructions.
DO NOT THIN. Stir before and during application.
When working with more than one can of the same product, intermix to ensure color uniformity.
Use adequate ventilation during application & drying process.
Certain colors may require more than one coat to achieve complete hide and coverage.
Use product when air and surface temperature are 40-90˚F (4-32˚C).
Apply a thin coat using a high quality china bristle brush, 1/4”-3/8” nap roller or an airless sprayer (.013”-.015” spray tip).
Longer dry time required in cooler temperatures and higher humidity.
Wait at least 7 days before rinsing or cleaning the surface with a mild, non-abrasive detergent.
Properly dispose of all soiled rags.
For disposal of empty containers and unused product contact your household refuse collection service.
To consult with a BEHR Certified Coatings Professional, call 1-800-854-0133 Ext. 2 (U.S.A. only).
Rated 5 out of 5 by foxriverfox My Wallpaper nightmare
We bought a home that needed to have the old wallpaper removed. But, the paste would peal off the paint if not treated right. A oll-base paint is the best way to do this. This paint did a great job of sealing in the residue glue. We love the look of the final job
June 23, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by MikeinPBC Great paint for people that aren't impatient.
Notice that the negative reviews are about the paint drying times. These are from inexperienced painters that didn't read the label. This paint is awesome if you let it dry. Take a vacation before handling this paint. The label says 7 days before even wiping and 24 hrs for re-coat.
May 12, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by bint Beautiful Cover for our Kitchen Walls
Great Paint!!! Used primer on the wall paneling and then Polar Bear for the ceiling; Almond color for kitchen cabinets and the walls and Oat Cake for the trim. The entire combination in my kitchen has been so pleasing!! It was applied 2 1/2 years ago and still looks fresh. I especially like to be able to wet paper towel clean the cabinets from my husband's coffee spills and it looks great!
Once again used the swatches on the walls for several days before deciding between several of the possibilities.
The painter really liked the completed work at the end.
This paint did require the purchase of the "mineral spirits" to do the clean-up but it is okay to have this. I would not want the paint to easily come off when wet wiped the paper towels were used to clean up the spills and splatters.
Thanks again for having so much to choose from for me and other buyers.
February 9, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by butterfly paint
Very good for the use on recycling chairs and tables. Worked beautifully on my repurposed wood coffee table. Highly recommend and would buy the paint again. This paint will take a bit longer than some other brands to dry. However, the end result is definitely worth the wait. Once again, I would highly recommend this product for any project.
April 30, 2015
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