Rated 3.5 out of 5 by 902
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by SalishT Not good for me and I don't have a lot of use
I agree with applying this in the early morning. By the end of the day, the stuff was very difficult to work with.
That's not my problem however. The steps of the deck (a porch and deck) are already peeling. These are exposed to the most weather.
Now I'm wondering what I need to do to repair it -- if it's worth it -- or to strip the stuff and start with a different product.
Finally, this stuff was applied on the front of my house. They probably suggest keeping the windows closed, but it didn't occur to me. So my house was filled with a terrible smell. And I was sick for two days afterwards. I have had this problem before, but I usually use latex low odor paint, so it didn't occur to me to do that.
February 13, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by mophead Good Coverage
Using Behr Premium DeckOver on weathered wood, I found that it has good coverage qualities without a critical need for primer. It appears that a second coat may result in slightly better performance, which would indicate a need for primer on raw weathered wood. However, the results without primer for my purpose is excellent. The Silver Gray color is close to the color of new concrete, making this a good choice for painting that material. I'm working on a project now to repaint concrete steps and will report on the results at a later date. For now, without the benefit of how this paint performs over time, I can recommend this product.
September 14, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by mixerdude Revitalizes Weathered Deck
In the before pictures, you can see that the weather had really deteriorated our decking. The original deck paint could not hold up to the sun and the weather, and the wood had split in many locations.
Prior to application, we scrubbed the decking with an all purpose cleaner, and pressure washed to remove the cleaner and loose paint.
The application of the Behr Deck Over was fairly straight forward when applied per the instructions. I do not recommend applying in the direct sunlight on a warm afternoon. The first coat tended to dry faster than we could apply the material.
the second coat was applied early in the morning before the sun hit the deck. It went on much smoother than the first coat. The pictures show the deck following the second coat. We will be applying a third coat, since we have enough left over.
My only "Con" is that the paint shows the footprints and traffic dirt in a relatively short period of time. After a light mopping, the dirt and footprints came right off.
September 28, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Kevin Too early to tell, but so far, so good
I've had this applied on my very old, very weathered deck for about 2.5 weeks now in mid-June 2016, and so far, so good.
It was applied in less than ideal conditions, in partial direct sun, about 80 degrees and low humidity. It had not rained for about 3 days and my moisture meter had the decking at under 8%. I brushed it on to apply it, on over 200 sq. ft. of decking, and also on some vertical surfaces. It was much easier to apply with a wide brush than with a roller. I also feel like you will be able to spread it more efficiently with a brush, and that more product will be wasted with a roller.
It says not to apply if rain is expected within 24 hours. Unfortunately, it did rain about 26 or 28 hours after the second coat was applied. That wasn't in the weather forecast. Let's hope that's enough.
The one main criticism I have so far is that the actual color is VERY different from the in-store brochure as well as the online color guide. VERY different. I originally wanted to do my entire deck in Cedar Naturaltone, which clearly is a light brown in the color brochure. You put it on and it's a bright glowing orange color. After I applied one coat of that on everything, I went to Home Depot and then got additional cans in plain Cedar to do the second coat on horizontal surfaces only. Railings and vertical surfaces I left in Cedar Naturaltone for the contrast. Even the Cedar color is quite far off from the color in the brochure, it's also a bit too orange.
Now let's see if it stands the test of time. I have relatively cold winters here in the northeast and hot, humid summers. I like the texture very much, the matte finish is grippy. And it makes my several decades old deck look like new, almost like composite decking.
July 1, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Richdj This stuff is c..". pealed up after one year
Product was applied one year ago and it is pealing up this year making deck look like ....
July 13, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Heather Home Depot should pay to replace my deck
I prepared my deck meticulously following the instructions. After 6 months, it started peeling. Now after 2 years or so it is an absolute disaster. I can peel off huge strips with my hands. I have uploaded a photo showing how horrible the peeling is. I think there is mold growing under the loose strips that I am peeling off. I can't enjoy my deck anymore it is such an eyesore. I can't believe they are still selling this product. My goal for this summer is to somehow get all of this off my deck or I will have to replace every board. This product is a disgrace and I can't believe I am stuck with this horrible mess.
April 18, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Runswithdogs Terrible. So disappointed, hours of cleaning, hours of painting and it didn't last a whole year.
Spring of 2015, I scrubbed my deck to remove all dead wood, splitters, grime and grunge. It's a second floor deck, with no access to the ground, only entry from our bedrooms. Followed Behr's directions to a T. As you can see from the photo, I might as well have used regular paint. Do not bother with this product, it's not worth the time and energy, you will put in, let alone the cost. The only area that it didn't peel in random spots was in the shade, near the house.
May 23, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Dano won't last a full year
Incredibly expensive, doesn't hold up to high sun and winter weather. Just spent the day power washing the loose stuff off. What hasn't already peeled off comes off in big chunks with little effort. I might just rake up all the pieces blown off the deck and send it back to BEHR.
June 15, 2016