BEHR Premium

Model # 87501

Internet # 203938636

1-gal. #BW-50 Wheat Harvest Basement and Masonry Waterproofer

$27.98 /each



Model # 87501

Internet # 203938636

The BEHR Premium Basement and Masonry Waterproofer with NanoGuard Technology is an interior/exterior waterproofer with a 10 year customer satisfaction guarantee. It is designed for porous masonry surfaces and withstands up to 12 PSI of hydrostatic pressure and 98 mph wind-driven rain. This low odor, mildew resistant waterproofer provides a smooth, decorate finish that is sprayable for easy application. Ideal for use on above and below grade walls, retaining walls, garage walls, masonry walls, cinder blocks, stucco, brick, foundations and landscape walls.

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  • Ideal for interior and exterior vertical concrete and masonry walls
  • 10 year customer satisfaction guarantee
  • Mildew resistant finish
  • Withstands 12 PSI of hydrostatic pressure and 98 mph wind-driven rain
  • 100% Styrene Acrylic
  • Available in custom colors
  • Durable Flat finish
  • 75 - 125 sq. ft. of coverage per-gal.
  • Sprayable, saves application time
  • Easy clean-up with soap and water
  • Online Price includes Paint Care fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, MN, OR, RI, VT

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Coverage Area (sq. ft.) 
Product Size (oz.) 
Coating Product Category 
Wheat Harvest 
Dries clear 
Dry to the touch (hours) 
Maximum hydrostatic pressure (lb.) 
Mildew Resistant 
Number of coats recommended 
Paint/Stain Key Features 
Mildew Resistant 
Paint/Stain/Waterproofer Product Type 
Masonry, Stucco & Brick 
Product Form 
RGB Value 
Time before recoating (hours) 
UV Protection 
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty 
Limited Warranty 


Paint/Stain Key Features: Mildew Resistant
Brand: BEHR Premium
Price: $20 - $30
Coverage Area (sq. ft.): 125
Review Rating: 4 & Up
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Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 12 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good product Good product, tried others Behr works well. Home Depot Stores are helpful. Veterans discount. February 10, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent performance and easy application! We purchased an older home with a leaky basement, and have tried a few different products to seal the walls. One waterproofing paint was so thick and sticky it was like painting with thick maple syrup. The second one didn't cover well and the smell was awful. I started to think we were going to have to hire a contractor if we were ever going to have a dry basement. After some serious frustration and quite a bit of money spent, we tried the Behr waterproofer. What a difference! The paint went on smoothly without any drag at all, even over some rough areas where the wall had been textured with sand. The coverage was great. It has been on the walls for a couple of months now and no water or moisture yet! Very pleased! February 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great paint exceeded my expections!!! My daughter purchased her first home, and the garage walls showed some mold and effervescent. We cleaned the walls, read all the reviews on several companies. I had previously used another product to prevent water from entering my home. So I was surprised at the lack of odor. We picked almond cream. It took two coats, the color was great. The coverage was great. One tip I would say is to work the roller lightly, until the paint is applied, use more pressure when the roller is emptied, working the paint into the holes. Use a full roller to go over areas not completed covered. applied with a full roller. The garage is 14 feet high, I used an extension on the roller, and never climb a ladder. Covered wall great. It has only been up for day, but it looks wonderful. I would not hesitate to recommend this product. Second coat was done in half the time of the first coat. September 21, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Changed my dark moist basement into a usable space I love this product. I was hoping to clean up the basement and make it less damp but I was suprised to find that it made it dry. Although the prep time was very long and tedious, it was well worth it. My preping properly which included regrouting lots of the mortar between the bricks, it was well worth it to do it right. I now have a very usable dry basement that I don't fear to go into! May 12, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Looks Great The application instructions were very good and I tried both a roller & a 4" brush to apply to my block basement walls. I found that I got better coverage filling the nooks and crannies of the porous block surface with the brush. The first coat took a little longer and required more effort than the 2nd coat. As the directions state, a 2nd coat was necessary for full coverage and good color. It also took much less effort and gave more coverage. I had some minor cracks that were filled in and visibly disappeared after the application. The odor was hardly noticeable and was completely gone the next day. I started in one corner and am working my way around the basement. The completed sections are brighter, easier to keep clean and are a major improvement in the appearance. April 23, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Great but very thick I have used this in several areas. It worked great in an underground basement, although it took 6 coats to finally stop the water penetration. I have also used it to paint my stucco home. The material went on quite easily and with 2 coats, it looks like new several years out. The biggest challenge is that it is really thick, think frosting and you get the idea, particularly on a cold morning. Don't try to stir it to mix in the pigment, you will be all day. Every day I was planning to paint, I took it to my local home depot to shake it. Never had a problem that way. It is really hard to roll on and I couldn't imagine spraying it, even though the directions say you can. I used a brush, which took a long time, but it seems very durable so it was effort well spent. I have also used this on wood and it works but it takes several coats, since wood is porous. But once I was done, it was really water proof and looked great. Finally, the custom color selection is pretty extensive, but don't expect every possibility. Deep colors are just not possible and the finish is totally matte, but very smooth to the touch. April 22, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great for the basement Behr Premium Basement Masonry and Waterproofer worked great for my basement. The guy at home depot recommended this for my basement job and so far no leaks. Works great. I will recommend this paint for all your basement waterproofing jobs. December 9, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best basement paint used on walls I bought this paint for my living room walls because I have the basement floor where my living room is located and not only is it only 1 coat but moisture won't be a problem yay!!!!! This paint looks wonderful October 6, 2014
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