Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 1222
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Shimmy Terrible color coverage
Used this paint to cover a previously painted wall and the color coverage was horrible. The original color was a lighter green and the top cover was a cream white. After one coat the green was easily showing through the top coat and the room needed a second coat.
I could see if there was a dramatic change in color like a deep red to white, but the original color was a soft color and this wouldn't cover in one coat. This was the worst coverage of any paint I've used in the past 30 years.
When I went back to the store, they said this paint doesn't claim to cover in one coat; it says "hides in fewer coats'
Won't be using Behr paints again.
August 22, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by JPN80 French Silver PPU18-05 mainly medium lavender grey, Needs at least 2 coats for knockdown textured walls
Packaging: The paint cans were well packaged and no paint leaked from the cans.
Paint Color: French Silver PPU18-05 is a medium lavender grey in most light; I thought it would be more of a medium blue grey based on how the color appeared on my computer, which is partially correct. If it's overcast, it looks medium grey. Likewise, if it's bright and sunny, the color looks more blue-ish medium grey. Despite being a moody color (i.e. the color appears to change in different light), it's a neutral tone that does well with most colors except for cooler medium blues. For example, it matches well with builder grade beige paint (in my case, Sherwin Williams D.R. Horton White), Behr Baritone 680F-7 (deep brownish purple - another moody color), and Behr Parsnip 440A-1 (light minty green).
Paint Application, Cleanup, and Smell: This paint was still too thick to apply with a nap roller or a Wooster brush; once I thinned the paint with water per manufacturer recommendations for paint sprayer application, the paint adhered to the walls smoothly. Since my walls are knockdown textured, I have to have 2 coats of any paint brand and this one was no exception.
Cleanup was easy - just wash painting supplies in soap and water.
The paint smell from the eggshell finish was about the same as Glidden eggshell paint finishes; SH and BM eggshell finishes are a bitter stronger than Behr's.
October 1, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Al Good paint
Easily covers walls, dont have to waste time putting on primer
October 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by jevo Great Coverage
I chose to use Behr's White Metal color and it came out great. My painters have been able to achieve great coverage in one coat over an olive green. The color is true to the sample and paint chip. So far, I am very satisfied.
September 21, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Thapickypainter EXCELLENT PAINT AND COVERS VERY WELL
This is the brand I strongly recommend to my customers that hire me. It covers in one coat, if applied right with the exception, dark reds or burgundies do require two coats. But I used Valspar in past and that brand always requires two to three coats for good coverage, it is like, transparent when it goes on and I am not happy when I walk onto a job and see Valspar or any other brand of paint. I know I will be applying two or more coats.
STRONGLY RECOMMEND THIS BRAND FOR GOOD COVERAGE, GOOD QUALITY AND PROFESSIONAL COVERAGE.
If you don't get good coverage with one coat then you are not applying it properly and are not using the right nap with roller covers. There is a difference in naps on covers and you must know the right nap to use on different surfaces. If in doubt, get online and do your research but this is the only brand I prefer to use and I am a professional interior painter with 25 years experience.
April 18, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by BDog Paint
Coverage is wonderful.colorlooks great.Awesome job.
October 25, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by NCBUCKEYE Painted a small bedroom (10'x13) and 1 gallon only covered approximately 75% of the room. It did a great job of 1 coat coverage, but the Behr Premium Plus Ultra paint with satin finish is very thick and required constant reloading on high quality Wooster rollers and brushes. When I went back to Home Depot for a 2nd gallon and I spoke to the gentleman behind the paint counter about my displeasure in the area coverage and he just shrugged his shoulders. Not a good experience at all.
October 24, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by swtjen01 Excellent paint! Buy floetrol to add to your paint.
This is excellent paint. I painted my daughters room and it looks great. My strong suggestion is that you buy Floetrol to add to the paint. It eliminates brush and/or roller marks and to me it seems to even out the paint application. It will also help with some of the issues I read where people complained that the paint "lifted" back onto the roller or had roller marks. The actual issue is painting technique and/or cheap roller covers. Don't cheap out on the rollers and make sure you load enough paint..
REASONS WHY PAINT "LIFTS" WHEN ROLLING OR SHOWS ROLLER MARKS
(1) Rolling back over the freshly applied paint after it has had enough time to start to "set up". If you're going to roll over a freshly applied film, do so while the paint is still wet - not after it's had a few (or several) minutes to dry.
(2) If you can see the product "lifting" from the surface as you roll over it (and not because of what's described in #1), that is a tell-tale sign of a cheap roller cover.
If you buy floetrol and a good roller cover you will be pleased with the outcome. The paint results will look solid and uniform. I can speak from experience because initially every time I tried to paint it always looked awful and I had all but given up on ever painting again; then I received some advice from a friend who paints professionally. I hope this will help someone else out too.
October 19, 2016