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The following product(s) is required to properly prep and pre-treat wood prior to any stain project.
Required product
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.
Required 3rd party product
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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Dining room with a peach colored wall and a can of Behr Ultra Scuff Defense Interior Extra Flat Paint in the foreground Mobile version of dining room with a peach colored wall and a can of Behr Ultra Scuff Defense Interior Extra Flat Paint in the foreground
BEHR ULTRA® SCUFF DEFENSE Interior Extra Durable Flat
Flat Paint That’s Too Tough To Scuff

Some paints protect your walls. Others focus on appearance. BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE Interior Extra Durable Flat Paint does both, refusing to compromise quality or durability for aesthetic excellence.

FEATURES

Advanced scuff and mar resistance helps protect walls in busy households.

Flat look for a modern, refined aesthetic.

Exceptional burnish resistance provides an easy-clean finish for long lasting beauty.

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Why Choose BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE?
BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE Interior Extra Durable Flat Paint & Primer* empowers painters with the confidence to know they’ll not only achieve the modern, flat look they desire, but also the protection they need for their high traffic areas.

 

AVAILABLE SHEENS

Choose from 4 sheens

BEHR ULTRA<sup>®</sup> SCUFF DEFENSE<sup>™</sup> Interior Extra Durable Flat
BEHR ULTRA® SCUFF DEFENSE Interior Extra Durable Flat
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BEHR ULTRA<sup>®</sup> SCUFF DEFENSE<sup>™</sup> Interior Eggshell Enamel
BEHR ULTRA® SCUFF DEFENSE Interior Eggshell Enamel
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BEHR ULTRA<sup>®</sup> SCUFF DEFENSE<sup>™</sup> Interior Satin Enamel
BEHR ULTRA® SCUFF DEFENSE Interior Satin Enamel
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BEHR ULTRA<sup>®</sup> SCUFF DEFENSE<sup>™</sup> Interior Semi-Gloss Enamel
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1 HR Dry Time
2 HR Recoat Time

Paint coverage icon.

250-400 Sq. Ft.
Coverage per Gallon

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Soap & Water
Clean Up

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Protect
from Freezing

Properly prepared coated and uncoated Interior surfaces. Ideal for Family Rooms, Living Rooms, Dining Rooms, Bedrooms, Hallways and Ceilings.

  • All surfaces should be properly prepared and cleaned
  • Remove loose paint, wash off dirt and grease with detergent, rinse and allow to dry
  • Remove mildew stains with a mildew stain removing product
  • Scuff sand glossy surfaces and repair imperfections
  • Remove all dust with a damp cloth, allow to dry
  • Allow new stucco, plaster and masonry to cure for 30 days before painting
  • Use BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE as a primer for properly prepared uncoated or painted interior surfaces, including woods that contain tannins (two primer coats required for redwood and cedar) and heavily stained areas.
  • Lock in stains with BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE Paint as a spot primer.  
  • For heavy stains, test for stain bleed-through by applying BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE Paint to a small section. If stain bleeds through, spot prime another coat to the stained area and test again before topcoating. If bleeding continues, a longer dry time is needed before topcoating.
  • 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 SCUFF DEFENSE Paint if needed
  • Apply when air and surface temperatures are between 50-90°F (10-32° C)
  • Stir paint occasionally
  • Intermix containers of same product to ensure color and sheen uniformity
  • Use a high quality 3/8-1/2 nap roller cover, nylon/polyester brush or airless sprayer (.015-.019" spray tip, 60 mesh filter)
  • Do not thin if user 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 required additional coats for complete hide
  • Darker colors may require additional 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
  • Do not use on floors

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

BEHR ULTRA® SCUFF DEFENSE Interior Extra Durable Flat
BEHR ULTRA® SCUFF DEFENSE Interior Eggshell Enamel
BEHR ULTRA® SCUFF DEFENSE Interior Satin Enamel
BEHR ULTRA® SCUFF DEFENSE Interior Semi-Gloss Enamel

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

1 HR Dry Time
2 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 coated and uncoated Interior surfaces. Ideal for Family Rooms, Living Rooms, Dining Rooms, Bedrooms, Hallways and Ceilings.


  • All surfaces should be properly prepared and cleaned
  • Remove loose paint, wash off dirt and grease with detergent, rinse and allow to dry
  • Remove mildew stains with a mildew stain removing product
  • Scuff sand glossy surfaces and repair imperfections
  • Remove all dust with a damp cloth, allow to dry
  • Allow new stucco, plaster and masonry to cure for 30 days before painting
  • Use BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE as a primer for properly prepared uncoated or painted interior surfaces, including woods that contain tannins (two primer coats required for redwood and cedar) and heavily stained areas.
  • Lock in stains with BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE Paint as a spot primer.  
  • For heavy stains, test for stain bleed-through by applying BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE Paint to a small section. If stain bleeds through, spot prime another coat to the stained area and test again before topcoating. If bleeding continues, a longer dry time is needed before topcoating.
  • 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 SCUFF DEFENSE Paint if needed

  • Apply when air and surface temperatures are between 50-90°F (10-32° C)
  • Stir paint occasionally
  • Intermix containers of same product to ensure color and sheen uniformity
  • Use a high quality 3/8-1/2 nap roller cover, nylon/polyester brush or airless sprayer (.015-.019" spray tip, 60 mesh filter)
  • Do not thin if user 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 required additional coats for complete hide
  • Darker colors may require additional 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
  • Do not use on floors

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


BEHR ULTRA® SCUFF DEFENSE Interior Extra Durable Flat
BEHR ULTRA® SCUFF DEFENSE Interior Eggshell Enamel
BEHR ULTRA® SCUFF DEFENSE Interior Satin Enamel
BEHR ULTRA® SCUFF DEFENSE Interior Semi-Gloss Enamel

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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