BEHR PREMIUM
Textured DECKOVER®

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Bring new life to old wood and concrete surfaces with BEHR PREMIUM TEXTURED DECKOVER. This 100% acrylic formula conceals cracks and splinters up to 1/4", and creates a textured, slip-resistant finish that also resists cracking and peeling. It's available in 54 solid custom colors, and is also great for decks, railings, patios, composite decks, pool decks and walkways.

Finish
Creates a textured, slip-resistant finish
Best for use in
For properly prepared exterior weathered or cracked horizontal and vertical wood, concrete and composite surfaces.
Coverage
1st Coat 75 Sq. Ft; 2nd Coat 75 Sq. Ft.

Read important application instructions to ensure optimum paint performance.

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Product Usage

Must Prep
Before Use

2 Coats Required 
 

Horiz. Spread Rate:
1st Coat 75 Sq. Ft
2nd Coat 75 Sq. Ft.

Clean-Up
Soap & Water

Where to Use

Recommended for properly prepared interior and exterior weathered or cracked horizontal and vertical wood and composite surfaces such as Decks, Railings, Porches and Boat Docks. Also great for concrete surfaces such as Pool Decks, Patios and Sidewalks. Do not use on drivable surfaces such as garage floors.

Usage Summary
Preparation

Proper surface preparation is required.

  • Exterior Wood Surfaces: Replace rotting or unstable boards and remove loose splinters.
  • For failing coatings or to remove loose wood fibers, use a product such as BEHR PREMIUM® No. 64 Wood Stain & Finish Stripper followed by BEHR PREMIUM® No. 63 All-In-One Wood Cleaner to neutralize the wood.
  • When No. 64 is not needed, a product such as No. 63 MUST be used to remove mill glaze and clean the wood surface.
  • After using either No. 64 or No. 63, rinse thoroughly with a garden hose or pressure washer.
  • When rinsing with a pressure washer, use the broadest spray pattern while keeping the nozzle at least 24" away from the surface. Allow area to dry at least 24 hours before coating. Lightly sand to remove remaining wood fibers/fuzz.
  • Concrete Surfaces: Avoid areas that are structurally weak or subject to hydrostatic pressure above 8 psi.
  • Allow new surfaces to cure for 30 days.
  • Use a product such as BEHR PREMIUM No. 992 Concrete & Masonry Paint Stripper to strip peeling coating.
  • Use a product such as BEHR PREMIUM No. 991 Concrete & Masonry Cleaner & Etcher to clean and etch uncoated concrete or No. 990 Concrete & Masonry Degreaser & Cleaner on sound, coated surfaces prior to coating.
Application
  • Use product when air and surface temperatures are between 50-90˚ F (10-32˚ C).
  • Avoid applying in direct sunlight or to hot surfaces. Do not use if rain is expected within 24 hours. The surface must be completely dry before application.
  • Avoid painting if humidity is expected to be greater than 80%.
  • Intermix multiple containers to ensure color uniformity. Stir product occasionally throughout application.
  • DO NOT THIN PRODUCT. For nail holes and cracks up to 1/4", completely fill in with Textured DECKOVER® coating using a nylon/polyester brush and allow to dry prior to rolling.
  • Deep nail holes and cracks may require additional filling.
  • For edges, corners and in between wood boards, apply using a nylon/polyester brush.
  • Use pressure while rolling and apply a generous, even coat using a 1/2" nap roller.
  • For a smoother texture, use a brush or thinner nap roller (i.e. 1/4").
  • For vertical surfaces such as railings, use a nylon/polyester brush or roller and apply two thin coats at a spread rate of 400 sq. ft. per gallon.
  • Do not use with airless sprayer.
  • For optimum performance, film uniformity, leveling and to cover cracks, a second coat MUST be applied.
  • Maintain a wet edge when applying.
Dry Time
  • 4-6 hours before recoat. Dries to touch in 4 hours.
  • Wait 24-48 hours before light foot traffic. 72 hours to full cure.
  • Additional dry time may be needed in cooler temperatures and higher humidity.
  • Premature heavy traffic will cause coating failure.
Disposal
  • 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. In the event this product proves to be defective 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 Textured DECKOVER® is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 172.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Better than a 2 or 3 year stain NW Ohio: First applied in 2014/August to a 23 year old deck. Followed directions but did not sand rough wood thoroughly. Lasted two years with several peelings. Reapplied, 2016, after thoroughly cleaning, professional sander rental and Behr deck cleaner. Lasted better but still had over 20+ small peeling spots. Now, late August 2018 redooing w same Deck Over at Home Depot and complete prep as in 2016. first painting peeling spots, drying 6 hours and repainting entire horizonal and vertical wood. I also replaced horizontal seating planks and corner built in tables.. HOPING for best....... I still think this is better but more expensive to eliminate more frequent staining.
Date published: 2018-08-22
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