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How To Apply BEHR PREMIUM® Protector and Waterproofer

Skill:  Novice DIY'er

Protect your surfaces from corrosion, spalling, efflorescence and freeze-thaw damage with our premium waterproofer.

For Best Results:

Make sure your surface is cleaned and prepped before applying the waterproofer. 
For new or uncoated surfaces, refer to: Preparation of Uncoated Concrete for Sealers 

For uncoated pavers, brick or natural stone, refer to: Preparation of Uncoated Pavers, Brick or Natural Stone

For coated concrete: refer to: Preparation of Coated Concrete for Sealers

Suggested Supplies
  • Broom (Stiff Bristle)
  • Rags
  • Scrub Brush
  • Protective Apparel
  • Hose
  • Chemical Resistant Gloves
  • High Pressure Nozzle
  • Mop
  1. Step 1

    After the surface is cleaned and prepped, apply the BEHR PREMIUM® Protector and Waterproofer until the surface is saturated. Apply the product to a dry surface with a brush, roller or garden sprayer.

    The spread rate is 250 sq. ft per gallon. Use when air and surface temperatures are between 50-90 degrees F. Do not apply in direct sunlight, on wet surfaces, or if rain or heavy dew is expected within 24 hrs.
  2. Step 2

    Remove any puddles by spreading product to drier areas or by wiping off excess with a clean cloth.

  3. Step 3

    On vertical surfaces, apply the waterproofer from the bottom up and saturate thoroughly.

    The Proterctor and Waterproofer will cure within 24-48 hrs.
  4. Step 4

    Once dried, rough, vertical surface may be coated with an oil or latex-based paint or primer. DO NOT paint horizontal surfaces after applying this product.

    Clean up with soap and water.