BEHR® Urethane Alkyd Semi-Gloss Enamel

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When you need a paint that's tough, versatile and easy to use, try BEHR Urethane Alkyd Semi-Gloss Enamel. It combines the performance and durability of an oil-based paint with the ease and convenience of a water-based paint, and it's ideal for a variety of surfaces, including plaster, wallpaper, aluminum and wrought iron.

 

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Finish
Semi-Gloss Finish
Best for use in
Ideal for Doors, Trim, Molding, Cabinetry, Plaster, Masonry, Cinder Block, Well-bonded Wallpaper, Brick, Stucco, Aluminum and Wrought Iron.
Coverage
350-550 Sq. Ft per Gallon

Read important application instructions to ensure optimum paint performance.

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Product Usage

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2 Coats Recommended
for Optimal Durability

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2-4 HR Dry Time
4-8 HR Recoat Time
 

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350-550 Sq. Ft.
Coverage per Gallon

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Soap & Water
Clean-Up

Where to Use

Properly prepared Interior/Exterior metal & wood surfaces. Ideal for Doors, Trim, Molding, Cabinetry, Plaster, Masonry, Cinder Block, Well-bonded Wallpaper, Brick, Stucco, Aluminum and Wrought Iron. Do not use on horizontal surfaces subject to foot traffic.

Usage Summary
Preparation

Proper surface preparation is required

  • Allow new stucco, plaster and masonry to cure for 30 days.
  • For interior and exterior surfaces, remove dirt, oil and grease stains with a product such as BEHR PREMIUM® NO. 990 Concrete & Masonry Degreaser & Cleaner.
  • 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 product such as BEHR PREMIUM NO. 991 Concrete & Masonry Cleaner & Etcher. Follow all label instructions.
Prime
  • Interior: On interior surfaces with heavy stains, galvanized metal or wrought iron, use a product such as BEHR PREMIUM PLUS® NO. 75 All-In-One Primer & Sealer.
  • Exterior: On exterior surfaces with heavy stains, wood or metal, use a product such as BEHR PREMIUM PLUS NO. 436 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 and drying process.
  • Certain colors may require 2 or more coats to achieve complete hide and coverage.
  • Use product when air and surface temperature are 50-90˚F (10-32˚C).
  • Apply a thin coat using a high quality synthetic brush, 1/4"-3/8" nap roller or an airless sprayer (.013"-.017" spray tip).
  • NOTE: If touch-up is necessary, same application method is recommended.
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 and protect unused product from freezing.
  • 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® Urethane Alkyd Semi-Gloss Enamel is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 71.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing finish in a water-based product! We are home renovators and have used this product in 10 home remodels and our own home! It finishes beautifully, whether you spray it, roll it, or brush it. And easy to clean up with soap and water! I am also a real estate agent and have recommended this product to clients.
Date published: 2019-02-22
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