BEHR MARQUEE® Exterior Flat

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For a classic, cultivated look on your home's exterior walls, choose BEHR MARQUEE Exterior Flat paint. This gorgeous low-lustre sheen is available in all the MARQUEE Color Collection colors and it minimizes minor surface imperfections to bring out the best in wood and vinyl siding as well as brick, stucco and other masonry.

Now comes with the new SIMPLE POUR Lid.  Read about how this innovative lid helps you and get our best tips for using it.

Finish
A flat paint sheen is a non-reflective sheen that’s easy to apply and touch up. It will minimize the appearance of minor surface imperfections.
Best for use in
Wood and vinyl walls and siding; brick and other masonry; fences. Do not use on floors.
Coverage
250-400 Sq. Ft per Gallon

Read important application instructions to ensure optimum paint performance.

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Product Usage

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1 HR Dry Time 
2 HR Recoat Time

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250-400 Sq. Ft 
Coverage per Gallon

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Where to Use

Use on properly prepared and cleaned coated and uncoated Exterior surfaces. Protection for Wood, Vinyl, Aluminum, Fiber Cement Siding, Metals, Brick, Masonry, Stucco, Steel and Fences.  Do not use on floors.

Usage Summary
Preparation & Prime
  • Use on properly prepared and cleaned coated and uncoated Exterior surfaces. 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 MARQUEE paint as a primer for repaired or uncoated surfaces, including woods that contain tannins and heavily stained areas (two primer coats required for redwood and cedar). Lock in stains with the first primer coat; if necessary, apply a second primer coat of BEHR MARQUEE.
  • For drastic color changes or when applying deep colors denoted with a dagger (†) on the color chip, apply a tinted primer coat of BEHR MARQUEE, if needed.
Application
  • 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.
  • Allow paint film to dry for at least 60 minutes prior to rain showers when temperatures are between 60°-70° F (15°-21° C) and 60-70% relative humidity. Lower temperatures, higher humidity or deep colors may increase dry time and/or rain resistance time.
  • 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.
  • On heavy stains and woods that contain tannins, allow 12-16 hours of dry time between coats.
  • 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.
Disposal
  • For disposal of empty containers, unused paint and soiled rags, contact your household refuse collection service.

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LIFETIME LIMITED WARRANTY

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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BEHR MARQUEE® Exterior Flat is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 150.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Paint - one coat coverage and color rich Painted my own home in Phoenix in June! Hot project but could not be happier with the paint and the coverage. Changed from a golden color to the mushroom bisque and it is EXACTLY what I wanted. Accented with a dark brown also the Behr Marquee. Absolutely a BEAUTIFUL combination.
Date published: 2019-06-10
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