BEHR® Oil-Base Semi-Gloss Enamel

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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.

Finish
Semi-Gloss Finish.
Best for use in
Ideal for Wood, Drywall, Plaster, Masonry, Metal, Well-bonded Wallpaper, Brick, Stucco, Aluminum and Cinder Block.
Coverage
350-550 Sq. Ft per Gallon

Read important application instructions to ensure optimum paint performance.

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Product Usage

4-5 HR Dry Time
24 HR Recoat Time

350-550 Sq. Ft.
Coverage per Gallon

Mineral Spirits
Clean-Up

Protect
from Freezing

Where to Use

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.

Usage Summary
Preparation & Prime

Proper surface preparation is required

  • Allow new stucco, plaster and masonry to cure for 30 days.

Clean

  • 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.

Prime

  • Use a product such as BEHR PREMIUM PLUS® No. 436 Exterior Multi-Surface Primer & Sealer. Follow all label instructions.
Application
  • 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).

Dry Time
  • 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.
Disposal
  • Properly dispose of all soiled rags.
  • For disposal of empty containers and unused product contact your household refuse collection service.

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LIMITED WARRANTY

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® Oil-Base Semi-Gloss Enamel No. 3800 is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 32.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this oil-based paint My deck has been painted (water based paint), stained, sanded, new boards added, and it always looked sad and droll. My painter suggested I use an oil-based paint which is not very popular, but I did so. My deck gleams with beauty and I admire it every day when I come and go. The paint lasts, looks great, and was very easy to apply. I am going to use my rebate check to buy more of this paint for my garden shed. Very happy customer.
Date published: 2018-12-04
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