BEHR PREMIUM® Color Enhancing Sealer No. 982

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BEHR PREMIUM® Color Enhancing Sealer is an easy-to-use, penetrating sealer that enriches and deepens the colors found in porous substrates to provide an attractive natural look. It also has excellent water repellency, thereby, lowering maintenance costs to the end user and extending the life of the substrate.

Natural Finish
Best for use in
Horizontal and vertical uncoated porous natural stones and masonry surfaces
175-400 Sq. Ft. per Gallon

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Product Usage

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175-400 Sq. Ft.
Depending on Porosity

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Dry Time:
24-72 hours to cure

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Until Saturated

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from Freezing

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This product is ideal for horizontal and vertical uncoated porous natural stones and masonry surfaces such as: concrete pavers, flagstone, slate, limestone, sandstone, brick, cobblestone, stacked stone, and more.

Do not use on smooth, glazed, or polished surfaces. Not recommended for use on areas subject to hydrostatic pressure such as basement walls or floors. NOTE: SURFACE MAY APPEAR SLIGHTLY DARKER. IT IS ADVISABLE TO TEST THE PRODUCT ON AN INCONSPICUOUS AREA BEFORE GENERAL APPLICATION TO ENSURE THE DESIRED APPEARANCE IS ACHIEVED.

CAUTION: Surfaces may become slippery when wet. Use caution when walking on surface when moisture is present.

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  • All surfaces must be clean, sound, dry, and free of any dirt, oil, and grease.
  • Remove all dirt, oil, or grease using a cleaner/degreasing product or detergent. Follow all manufacturer’s label instructions.
  • Use a paint stripper to remove any previous coatings or sealers. Follow all manufacturer’s label instructions.
  • Test: Sprinkle a few drops of water onto the surface.
  • If water is quickly absorbed and the surface feels like 150 grit sandpaper, the surface is ready.
  • If water beads or rolls off the surface, additional cleaning may be necessary.
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  • Stir or mix product thoroughly before and occasionally during application.
  • Use product when air and surface temperature is between 50–90° F (10-32° C).
  • Apply using a high quality pump sprayer, 1/4” – 3/8” nap roller, synthetic brush, or a sponge pad applicator until saturated. Multiple coats may be necessary on very porous surfaces. Apply within 24 hours of initial application.
  • DO NOT ALLOW PRODUCT TO POOL. Remove any puddles by back rolling using a nap roller or by wiping up excess with a clean cloth before it cures.
  • On vertical surfaces, apply from the bottom up and saturate well. Avoid dripping and clean up any excess with a clean cloth before it cures.
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  • Longer dry time required in cooler temperatures and in higher humidity.
  • Water and stain repellency starts to develop within 24 hours.
  • Allow 24-72 hours before subjecting surface to automotive tires, heavy foot traffic, or repositioning furniture.
  • Wait at least 30 days before rinsing or cleaning.
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  • Properly dispose of all soiled applicators and rags after use and protect unused product from freezing.
  • For disposal of empty containers and unused product, contact your household refuse collection service.

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For three years 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 three years 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. 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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