BEHR PREMIUM® Solid Color Concrete Stain

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A durable solid color stain designed to help protect and enhance both exterior and interior, vertical and horizontal concrete surfaces. This Siliconized 100% Acrylic formula is designed to provide a long-lasting durable finish.

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Flat finish.
Best for use in
Interior & Exterior concrete and masonry surfaces
Rough: 400-500 Sq. Ft per ; Smooth; 500-600 Sq. Ft. per Gallon

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Product Usage

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Rough Surface
400-500 Sq. Ft
Smooth Surface
500-600 Sq. Ft.

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2 HR Dry To Touch
2-4 HR Recoat Time

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Soap & Water

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from Freezing

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Properly prepared Interior or Exterior surfaces such as: Concrete, Masonry Walls, Basements, Patios, Sidewalks, Driveways*, Garage Floors*, Tennis Courts, Cement Blocks, Pillars and Brick. Not for use on surfaces subject to hydrostatic pressure.

  • * Driveways and Garage Floors - Lack of proper surface preparation and/ or over-application can lead to automobile tires lifting the product from the surface.
  • CAUTION: Stained surfaces may become slippery when wet. Use caution when walking on surface when moisture is present. Use a product such as BEHR PREMIUM® NON-SKID NO. 970 to help prevent slipping.
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New and Uncoated Concrete or Masonry Surfaces:

  • New concrete must cure for a minimum of 30 days.
  • For proper penetration and adhesion of topcoat, use a concrete & masonry cleaner and etcher to clean and etch the surface. Remove mildew stains with a mildew stain removing product. Follow all label instructions.
  • Apply a product such as BEHR PREMIUM Concrete & Masonry Bonding Primer No. 880 to increase adhesion of topcoat to the surface. Follow all label instructions.

Painted, Stained or Sealed Concrete:

  • Option 1- To completely strip the entire surface, use a concrete & masonry paint stripper product.
  • Option 2- To recoat over an existing coating, remove any loose or peeling paint and scuff sand the surface.
  • Clean previously coated surfaces in sound condition.
  • Clean and etch any bare concrete surface.
  • Spot prime all uncoated areas with a product such as BEHR PREMIUM Concrete & Masonry Bonding Primer No. 880 to increase adhesion of topcoat to the surface. Follow all label instructions.
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  • DO NOT THIN. Intermix all cans of same product to ensure color uniformity. Stir stain before and occasionally during application.
  • Use product when air and surface temperatures are between 50-90°F (10-32°C).
  • Apply a thin, even coat using a 1/4"-3/8" nap roller cover, pad applicator or a nylon/polyester brush at a spread rate of 400-600 sq. ft. (37-56 m2) per gallon. Use long, even strokes in one direction to avoid lap lines.
  • Since concrete varies in texture/porosity, two coats may be required for uniform color appearance. Apply a second coat (in a criss-cross direction) if uniformity is needed. Recoat after 2-4 hours. Periodic touch-ups may be necessary.
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  • Longer dry time required in cooler temperatures and in higher humidity.
  • Allow 24 hours for light foot traffic.
  • Park tires on corrugated cardboard for 14 days after applying stain. After two weeks, dry stained surface may be cleaned with a mild, non-abrasive liquid detergent.
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  • To recycle or properly dispose of product in your community, contact your household refuse collection service.

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For one year from the date of purchase, Behr Process Corporation warrants to the original consumer purchaser, (1) that the product meets Behr Process Corporation’s manufacturing specifications, and (2) the performance of this product when applied according to the label instructions and specifications. If this product is found not to perform as specified on the label within one year from the date of purchase, 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. To the extent permitted by applicable law, any implied warranties including the implied warranties of merchantability and of fitness for a particular purpose, are limited to the duration of this express warranty.  Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation 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 PREMIUM® Solid Color Concrete Stain is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 85.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfect look I used a good number of other brand paints prior, but now I have been using behr paints for over 20 years. I decided to try the Solid concrete stain on our outside concrete patio which is about 80 years old, thats right the concrete according to the previous owner laid the concrete in 1940.I filled in some small cracks & It was cleaned good & I used the primer as suggested and it came out perfect. It has held up great as we are only a few hundred feet from the ocean. Everyone that sees it is amazed. We highly recommend it !
Date published: 2018-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unbelievable Coverage! I used this stain on an old concrete basement floor. It was covered with rust stains, oil and dirt. I cleaned the floor with a diluted muratic acid solution, rinsed and then applied the stain. One coat covered! I used two and then applied two coats of the Behr Sealer. I am very pleased with the outcome.
Date published: 2018-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Think OUTSIDE the PAINT I bought this in white the first time to do my fireplace in 1898 home. Staining that dark old brick was the best thing I ever did! I went a step further and decided to do the old foundation to in "Inviting Veranda" to match the Behr porch and floor paint. In addition I purchased two other Behr concrete stains to make a sporadic color to the smooth face concrete block. You never have to worry down the line about scraping when using stain. If you get tired of it you can change it easily. Loved my choices and decided to seal the outside foundation with a gloss sealer. I received many compliments from passerby's, other mason experts, and received a beautification award for my house from the city without even applying. People ask if that''s paint. My quick answer is "No. It's Behr Concrete Stain."
Date published: 2020-10-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stained Twice with Two Colors The original, Coronado stain was actually a certain Texas football team color. Instead of stripping, I ordered Dark Walnut and applied it as a third coat using the sponge off method. Achieved the acid stain look, and so far no issues due to my nonstandard application method.
Date published: 2020-10-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from In need I bought 10 gallons of this product this spring and summer to stain my concrete driveway and walkway. The product is easy to apply and I really like the product. I need 4 more gallons of the products, but Home Depot has discontinued carrying the product. While I like the product but can't recommend the product since it isn't available.
Date published: 2020-08-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good coverage We were leery about staining our concrete porch floor but it looks fantastic and freshens up the exterior.
Date published: 2020-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Decorative painted floor I painted a full commercial ballroom 8-10 years ago with this product. The nice thing is when it does scratch I can touch it up and it always looks nice.
Date published: 2020-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tennis court coating Just finished 1/2 of my tennis court I pressure washed the surface first removing dirt and cracked paint Then I applied 2 coats of green concrete stain The first coat soaked into the concrete and the second coat brought out the solid green that I was looking for As a licensed general contractor for the 30 plus years I have used Behr paint for all my custom spec and remodeling projects Thank you
Date published: 2020-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to put down I have a stamped concrete pool deck. Live in New England, every year I put on a new coat or touch up. Takes about 4 hours either early morning or late afternoon in May. Pretty easy to use, and an even finish. Every so often even change colors! Would recommend if you want to save money and DIY.
Date published: 2020-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from long lasting I panted my concrete 2 season ago and it is just now looking like it need sone touch up. It is the area next to my driveway which gets a lot of traffic so I thought I would need to do this every spring. but that is not true
Date published: 2020-05-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Somewhat durable Have had it on my driveway (rough concrete) for a couple years. First the coverage was nowhere near what the label says but Behr was nice enough to provide me with an extra gallon. It does come off when hot tires are parked on it and I've had mildew starting with my second summer - will have to pressure wash it and that will probably blow off some of the stain requiring re-application.
Date published: 2020-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pool Deck Coating I just completed re-coating the pool deck with this concrete stain and it worked great. I have used this same stain before and the results have always been perfect.
Date published: 2020-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect results My husband and I wanted to give a makeover to our concrete patio. The concrete stain was fairly simple to use and the color turned out beautiful.
Date published: 2020-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks great Happy with product, covered nicely. I would buy it again
Date published: 2019-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Old to New Again I bought this product on the recommendation of a friend. It didn't disappoint. It was used on a 15 year old concrete porch and it looks like new.
Date published: 2019-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Goes on easily and lasts I used this product five years ago and now using it again. I prepped my concrete per instructions on the label and the video, it worked great. I am glad it is soap and water clean up. Easy to use. Saw another review where the pic showed the tires picking up the stain - yep poor prep will result in that.
Date published: 2019-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Coverage I use Behr on all my interior and exterior paint projects professionally and personally . This concrete stain had great coverage and u can choose many colors. Make sure to etch your concrete let dry completely. 1 coat went on ok but started chipping off after 6 months I would recommend 2-3 coats.
Date published: 2019-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to Use Colored, stamped driveway was aging and showing it. Used stain to freshen up borders. Easy to use, quick to dry
Date published: 2019-09-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from REFRESHED Our pool deck was worn and sad looking. A splash of color was just what she needed to look refreshed. The color we chose went really well with the brick house and made the blue color of the pool stand out.
Date published: 2019-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Stain Apply two coats tonthe surface and it is perfect and looks awesome!
Date published: 2019-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Coverage I used this on our 32 x 12 lanai and it came out beautiful. Exact color match no difference between the 2 gallons. Went on easy and no streaks. I definitely recommend this product.
Date published: 2019-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent performance and value i have been using this stain for 23 years . It is durable, long lasting,great coverage. I just cleaned a porch i did 3 years ago and the color was 99% there, a few minor color touchups but its been 3 years and last winter was brutal.
Date published: 2019-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great colors I bought the concrete stain to stain my concrete pool floor inside my enclosed pool house. It looks wonderful and was so easy to roll on the 1200 sq ft floor. I love the color and the easy application. Would never use anything but Bear paints and stains on all my projects.
Date published: 2019-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks great Covered all the stains in the original concrete. Looks great. It was hot out when I applied it so the last part I did had spots from my sweat dropping on it. I'm not sure if shoveling the snow off of it will cause scratches but I think it will.
Date published: 2019-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent coverage and durability This stain brought life back to our outdoor hang out area. This stain saved us thousands of dollars by not having to redo our concrete. We just power washed and applied. All our friends loved it.
Date published: 2019-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks great.... Tons of compliments We bought this about 6 weeks ago and put it down on the front sidewalk. It went down well and covered well. It dramatically changed and improved the look of old sidewalk.
Date published: 2019-08-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to use and holds up good to tough weather. this stain is easy to use and had good coverage on concrete. Have been using Behr stain on our house for over 20 years and like the way it holds up to the New England weather.
Date published: 2019-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exact wat I want It’s wonderful, durable I recommend it 100% color amazing , when I try Behr I said never I will use other paint.
Date published: 2019-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great application! It took less time to apply than we estimated, it looks beautiful, it washes well, everything was better than we hoped. Nice product
Date published: 2019-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing product I’ve used this product in the past and will continue to use it. Durable and very amazing product
Date published: 2019-08-07
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