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The following product(s) is required to properly prep and pre-treat wood prior to any stain project.
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BEHR PREMIUM ALL-IN-ONE WOOD CCCC
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The following product(s) is required to properly prep and pre-treat wood prior to any stain project. Only available in store at Home Depot.
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BEHR PREMIUM ALL-IN-ONE WOOD CCCC
The 9 in. x 1/4 in. Polyester Adhesive Roller Cover has a hard texture, making it ideal for applying all types of adhesives to smooth surfaces. It can be used for stippling and applying sand paints.
The following product(s) is recommended when stripping is needed.
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BEHR ULTRA® Exterior Paints
Paint, prime and protect with BEHR ULTRA Exterior

FEATURES

High Performing, Stain-Blocking Paint and Primer*

Excellent Durability & Hide in Fewer Coats

Stain & Dirt Resistant

Low Temperature Application

Enhanced Mildew Resistant Finish

Extra Protective Shell Guards against Damage from Sunlight & Moisture

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BEHR ULTRA® EXTERIOR PAINTS ARE RATED

BY CONSUMER REPORTS

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Why Choose BEHR ULTRA Exterior Paint?

Because you get it all: High-performing, versatile paint and primer in a single coating that provides excellent durability and resistance to stains and mildew. It’s never been easier to transform and protect your home.

◊ A primer coat may be needed on some surfaces.  See back label for details.

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Excellent Durability

The tighter, denser paint film guards against damage from sunlight and moisture.

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Stain & Dirt Resistant

Formulated to resist both dirt and water, preventing stains from settling into the paint film.

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Low Temperature Application

A tough paint film protects from the elements and can be applied in cold climates as low as 35°F.


AVAILABLE SHEENS

Choose from 3 sheens

BEHR ULTRA<sup>®</sup> Exterior Flat
BEHR ULTRA® Exterior Flat
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BEHR ULTRA<sup>®</sup> Exterior Satin Enamel
BEHR ULTRA® Exterior Satin Enamel
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BEHR ULTRA<sup>®</sup> Exterior Semi-Gloss Enamel
BEHR ULTRA® Exterior Semi-Gloss Enamel
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2 HR Dry Time 
4 HR Recoat Time

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250-400 Sq. Ft 
Coverage per Gallon

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Soap & Water
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Protect
from Freezing

Properly prepared and cleaned coated or uncoated exterior surfaces. Ideal for Wood, Vinyl, Aluminum, Fiber Cement Siding, Metals, Brick, Masonry, Stucco, Steel, and Fences.

  • Countersink nailheads, fill and sand smooth. Remove rust, loose or peeling paint. Repair imperfections and sand smooth.
  • Wash off dirt, grease and chalk with detergent and/or powerwash. Remove mildew stains with a mildew stain removing product.
  • Clean and sand new or weathered wood. Scuff sand or degloss smooth or glossy surfaces.
  • Scuff sand or etch metals. Rinse and allow to dry.
  • Caulk windows, doors and other openings. Allow new stucco, plaster and masonry to cure for 30 days before painting.
  • Use BEHR ULTRA™ paint as a primer for repaired or uncoated surfaces, including woods that contain tannins (two primer coats required for redwood and cedar) and heavily stained areas.
  • Lock in stains with the first primer coat; if necessary, apply a second primer coat of BEHR ULTRA.
  • For drastic color changes or when applying deep colors denoted with a dagger (†) on the color chip, apply a tinted primer coat of BEHR ULTRA if needed.
  • Apply product on dry substrates when air and surface temperatures are between 35°-90°F (2°-32°C) and will remain between 35°-90°F (2°-32°C) for at least 4 hours after applying.
  • Do not paint when rain or heavy condensation is expected.
  • Stir paint occasionally. Intermix containers of same product to ensure color and sheen uniformity.
  • On semi-smooth surfaces, use a high quality 3/8-1/2” nap roller cover, nylon/polyester brush or an airless sprayer (.015-.021” spray tip, 60 mesh filter).
  • On rough surfaces, use a high quality 3/4-1” nap roller cover.
  • Do not thin if using a roller or brush; however, if using a sprayer and thinning is required, thin with water at a rate of no more than 1/2 pint per gallon.
  • Certain colors may require more than one coat for complete hide.
  • On heavy stains and woods that contain tannins, allow 12-16 hours of dry time between coats. Cooler temperatures or higher humidity may prolong drying time.
  • After 4 weeks, cured paint film may be cleaned with a mild, non-abrasive liquid detergent.
  • Dry paint film is mildew resistant.
  • When applying to vinyl, color choice must be the same color or lighter than the existing color. Do not use on floors.
  • For disposal of empty containers, unused paint and soiled rags, contact your household refuse collection service.

Visit behr.com for painting tips, expert project advice and the perfect color coordination with ColorSmart by BEHR®.

Behr Process Corporation warrants to you, the original residential consumer purchaser, the performance of this product as described on this label for so long as you reside in your home. THIS WARRANTY IS NOT VALID WHEN THE PRODUCT IS NOT PROPERLY APPLIED TO A PROPERLY PREPARED SURFACE OR CARED FOR IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LABEL DIRECTIONS. This warranty is not transferable. If this product is found not to perform as specified on the label during the warranty period, Behr Process Corporation will, at its option and upon presentation of proof-of-purchase (the original receipt), either furnish an equivalent amount of new product or refund the original purchase price of this product to you. This warranty excludes (1) labor and costs of labor for the application or removal of any product, and (2) any incidental or consequential damages, whether based on breach of express or implied warranty, negligence, strict liability or any other legal theory. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights, which vary from state to state. Note to residents of the State of New Jersey:  The provisions of this warranty, including its limitations, are intended to apply to the fullest extent permitted by the laws of the State of New Jersey. To obtain warranty service, call 1-800-854-0133. Behr Process Corporation reserves the right to inspect any and all application of the product prior to processing your claim made under this warranty.

Clock icon

2 HR Dry Time 
4 HR Recoat Time

Paint coverage icon.

250-400 Sq. Ft 
Coverage per Gallon

Soap and water cleaning a paint brush icon

Soap & Water
Clean-Up

Thermometer Icon

Protect
from Freezing

Properly prepared and cleaned coated or uncoated exterior surfaces. Ideal for Wood, Vinyl, Aluminum, Fiber Cement Siding, Metals, Brick, Masonry, Stucco, Steel, and Fences.


  • Countersink nailheads, fill and sand smooth. Remove rust, loose or peeling paint. Repair imperfections and sand smooth.
  • Wash off dirt, grease and chalk with detergent and/or powerwash. Remove mildew stains with a mildew stain removing product.
  • Clean and sand new or weathered wood. Scuff sand or degloss smooth or glossy surfaces.
  • Scuff sand or etch metals. Rinse and allow to dry.
  • Caulk windows, doors and other openings. Allow new stucco, plaster and masonry to cure for 30 days before painting.
  • Use BEHR ULTRA™ paint as a primer for repaired or uncoated surfaces, including woods that contain tannins (two primer coats required for redwood and cedar) and heavily stained areas.
  • Lock in stains with the first primer coat; if necessary, apply a second primer coat of BEHR ULTRA.
  • For drastic color changes or when applying deep colors denoted with a dagger (†) on the color chip, apply a tinted primer coat of BEHR ULTRA if needed.

  • Apply product on dry substrates when air and surface temperatures are between 35°-90°F (2°-32°C) and will remain between 35°-90°F (2°-32°C) for at least 4 hours after applying.
  • Do not paint when rain or heavy condensation is expected.
  • Stir paint occasionally. Intermix containers of same product to ensure color and sheen uniformity.
  • On semi-smooth surfaces, use a high quality 3/8-1/2” nap roller cover, nylon/polyester brush or an airless sprayer (.015-.021” spray tip, 60 mesh filter).
  • On rough surfaces, use a high quality 3/4-1” nap roller cover.
  • Do not thin if using a roller or brush; however, if using a sprayer and thinning is required, thin with water at a rate of no more than 1/2 pint per gallon.
  • Certain colors may require more than one coat for complete hide.
  • On heavy stains and woods that contain tannins, allow 12-16 hours of dry time between coats. Cooler temperatures or higher humidity may prolong drying time.
  • After 4 weeks, cured paint film may be cleaned with a mild, non-abrasive liquid detergent.
  • Dry paint film is mildew resistant.
  • When applying to vinyl, color choice must be the same color or lighter than the existing color. Do not use on floors.

  • For disposal of empty containers, unused paint and soiled rags, contact your household refuse collection service.

Visit behr.com for painting tips, expert project advice and the perfect color coordination with ColorSmart by BEHR®.


Behr Process Corporation warrants to you, the original residential consumer purchaser, the performance of this product as described on this label for so long as you reside in your home. THIS WARRANTY IS NOT VALID WHEN THE PRODUCT IS NOT PROPERLY APPLIED TO A PROPERLY PREPARED SURFACE OR CARED FOR IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LABEL DIRECTIONS. This warranty is not transferable. If this product is found not to perform as specified on the label during the warranty period, Behr Process Corporation will, at its option and upon presentation of proof-of-purchase (the original receipt), either furnish an equivalent amount of new product or refund the original purchase price of this product to you. This warranty excludes (1) labor and costs of labor for the application or removal of any product, and (2) any incidental or consequential damages, whether based on breach of express or implied warranty, negligence, strict liability or any other legal theory. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights, which vary from state to state. Note to residents of the State of New Jersey:  The provisions of this warranty, including its limitations, are intended to apply to the fullest extent permitted by the laws of the State of New Jersey. To obtain warranty service, call 1-800-854-0133. Behr Process Corporation reserves the right to inspect any and all application of the product prior to processing your claim made under this warranty.

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