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BEHR Premium 5-gal. Basement and Masonry Waterproofing Paint
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BEHR Premium

5-gal. Basement and Masonry Waterproofing Paint

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Product Overview

The BEHR 5-gal. Basement and Masonry Waterproofing Paint with NanoGuard technology is an interior/exterior waterproofer specially designed for porous concrete and masonry surfaces. This low odor, masonry waterproofer is formulated for waterproofing above and below grade basement walls, masonry walls, retaining walls, cinder and concrete blocks, stucco and brick.

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  • Specially designed for porous concrete and masonry surfaces
  • 5-gal. container will waterproof up to 625 sq. ft.
  • Creates a durable and decorative finish that resists water seeping under hydrostatic pressure
  • Resists mildew
  • Alkali-resistant coating
  • NanoGuard innovative coating
  • Withstands up to 10 lb. of hydrostatic pressure
  • Dries to the touch in about 1 hour
  • Number of coats recommended is 2
  • Drying time between coats is about 4 hours
  • Click here to learn more about waterproofing
  • Online Price includes Paint Care fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, MN, OR, RI, VT

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Can I appy this to stucco exterior wall with hairline crack (water is seeping inside my window). Or would you recommend another product?

Asked by: Nick
I'm a general contractor and see this all the time. If the crack it from the stucco shrinking and pulling away from the window frame, you need s good exterior caulk. If vulkem 116 has a color that matches ok I recommend that, otherwise Quad OSI would be a second. Here in Burnsville, MN our tempstures are drastic and can be difficult for cheaper products. If the crack is in the middle of the wall somewhere, an elastomeric paint will be a good "fix". The only thing that seals the wall with cracks is scim coating the wall to ensure uniformity in color and texture. Good luck!
Answered by: CapstoneBros
Date published: 2017-02-25

Is this an Odor Blocker Also?

I was thinking of using Kilz Oil Based Primer and Sealer because it has an Odor Blocking trait. Does this block odor also?
Asked by: BigBern
Although this is not specifically an odor blocker, I did notice an improvement in the basement air after using it. A very subjective of a thing but worth mentioning.
Answered by: Jess
Date published: 2016-07-16

Can you use on a basement floor, getting a little seepage in 2 small spots?

Asked by: Mary
Just got off the phone with the Manufacturer. Behr does not recommend this product for floors. Walls only. -Jon.
Answered by: Jon
Date published: 2016-12-12

Can this product be applied using a sprayer?

Asked by: Anonymous
Yes. I sprayed this product with a Graco 495 with a 517 tip on full bore. No problems, worked like a champ. Spray product on and backroll with a 3/4 nap. Didn't even need a brush. Spraying this product is my preferred choice for this product... pressing a 9" inch roller into concrete all day gets old real quick.
Answered by: hardmf
Date published: 2016-12-30
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5-gal. Basement and Masonry Waterproofing Paint is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 91.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Appearance and Adherence Applied to unpainted dark gray cinder block walls to brighten appearance of basement After a month, it looks fine. Did not use primer. Brushed on heavy first coat to fill in pores; this was essential to obtaining good coverage in two coats. Applies smoothly, but allow plenty of time--especially for first coat. Paint is very thick and difficult to stir. I bought a gallon at a time, so HD could put paint in shaker shortly before application. Basement is dry, so cannot judge water blocking ability. No bad smell. Good appearance and adherence. HD Memorial week rebate of ten dollars per gallon was a nice added incentive. I'm a happy customer.
Date published: 2016-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tough paint I didn't do a whole lot of surface prep for a clean are block basement wall. Scraped it with a stiff brush and put on 1 thick layer with with a cheap brush with a few touch ups afterward. Some of the block was very slightly damp from condensation and it was no problem to paint over it. I just put a fan on it and it dried in no time. It was easy to apply, went on easily but not too drippy either. After a week or so I tested the adhesion with a wire brush and it took a lot of hard scraping to get through the layer of paint. It cleans up and touches up easily. There was a very slight ammonia smell but I had no problem painting indoors for hours with this paint. Its great if you can ventilate the area but it does not smell strong.
Date published: 2016-07-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Waterproofing paint Needs two coats but works well. Goes on a little thick.
Date published: 2016-10-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works to waterproof basement walls IF you follow directions Surface must be clean and dry - any moisture or efflorescence and it won't adhere, no paint will. You also need to solve leak source - paint won't stop a flood. I used it on a leaky basement laundry room. 1st redirected downspouts and graded soil away from house. Then cleaned interior bsmt walls with UGL etch. Spent 2 weeks with dehumidifier drying out walls to bone dry. Skimmed with Sacrete surface bonding cement and let dry completely (another 2 weeks). Two coats of Behr waterproofer and basement has been dry for a year - had been damp for 20! Take your time, follow instructions, and this is a great deal. BUT you need to solve your leak source whether drainage/grading or water supply/downspout. Wife wanted it tinted slate blue (over my objections) and must admit she was right, color looks good. Also have used this under foam board insulation when finishing basements.
Date published: 2016-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product! Finally I don't have puddles on the floor of my Michigan basement every time it rains or the snow melts . I applied 2 coats to the walls with a large brush due to the stones. It was an easy Saturday morning . No mess, stays where you put it. Dries quickly and no smell. That afternoon we had an unexpected down pour and not a drop made it through.
Date published: 2016-10-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The coverage for the first coat over old cinder block was 60 Sq Ft per gallon the second coat was... The coverage for the first coat over old cinder block was 60 Sq Ft per gallon the second coat was much better at 120 Sq Ft per gallon. Vary happy with the results!
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Paint went on smoothly. As directed we needed 2 coats. First was sucked right in the block, secon... Paint went on smoothly. As directed we needed 2 coats. First was sucked right in the block, second covered real nice.
Date published: 2016-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We used Behr Basement & Masonry Waterproofing Paint for a very difficult application. The floor ... We used Behr Basement & Masonry Waterproofing Paint for a very difficult application. The floor was a crumbling concrete with a great deal of dust that just kept coming up, regardless of how much we scrubbed it. There was not enough time or money to go through the process to correct the issue, so we crossed our fingers and painted over the mess. This paint rescued us from our problem with flying colors. The floor now looks wonderful and more than paid for itself in time and performance. It was easy to apply an covered much better than we expected, given the less than desirable condition of the floor! Behr B&M surpassed our expectations and after a month, it still looks brand new. Thank you so much, Behr!
Date published: 2016-12-06
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