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Internet # 203939933

Model # 85001

1 gal. #STC-33 English Brick Semi-Transparent Flat Interior/Exterior Concrete Stain

  • Protects and beautifies interior and exterior concrete surfaces
  • Ideal for Concrete Porches, Patios & Walkways
  • Household Chemical Resistant Durable, Semi-Transparent Finish
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About This Product

The BEHR Premium Semi-Transparent Concrete Stain is an interior/exterior stain for vertical/horizontal surfaces that will protect and add color while allowing the natural concrete and texture to show. This 100% Siliconized Acrylic formula was created with high-performance, acrylic resins, that form a strong long-lasting, semi-transparent film on properly prepared surfaces. Ideal for use on uncoated and unsealed patios, pavers, driveways, walkways, garage floors, pool decks and other concrete floors.


  • Ideal for interior and exterior, horizontal and vertical surfaces
  • Resists scuffing, fading, cracking and peeling
  • Resists household chemicals and hot tire pick-up
  • Siliconized 100% acrylic
  • Available in custom colors (available in store only)
  • 250 - 400 sq. ft. of coverage per gallon
  • Durable flat finish
  • Easy clean-up with soap and water
  • Actual paint colors may vary from on-screen and printer representations
  • Online Price includes a PaintCare fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, ME, MN, OR, RI and VT
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Product Information

Internet # 203939933

Model # 85001



Container Size1 GallonCoverage Area (sq. ft.)500


ApplicationConcrete StainApplication MethodBrush, Paint Sprayer, Roller
Base MaterialWater BasedColor FamilyRed
Color/FinishEnglish BrickDry To Touch Time (hh:mm)01:00
Interior/ExteriorExterior, InteriorMaximum Optimal Temperature (F)90
Minimum Optimal Temperature (F)50Paint/Stain Clean UpSoap & Water
Paint/Stain FeaturesPrimer RequiredRecommended Number of Coats2
ReturnableNon-ReturnableStain & Sealer In OneNo
Substrate/Surface Material UseBrick, Concrete, StoneSurface LocationBasement Floor, Patio
Time before recoating (hours)4Tinted / BaseTinted
TransparencySemi-TransparentVertical/HorizontalVertical / Horizontal

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer WarrantyBEHR Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

Q:I used this stain and was very happy with the result. I have a small section that i would like to use more on. Is there anyway i can get more as i see its discontinued?
by|Nov 3, 2020
1 Answer
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A:  Hi EE, Thank you for writing in. Behr Semi-Transparent Concrete Stain No. 850 has been replaced by Behr Semi-Transparent Decorative Concrete Stain No. 855, which can also be tinted to English Brick STC-33. It looks like that purchase option may not be available online. I recommend checking with your local Home Depot, as they may have the stain available in-store. I hope this information was helpful. Please feel free to reach out with any additional questions you may have. Best of luck with your project! ~Doris

by|Nov 3, 2020
    Q:can this be applied to exterior brick walls
    by|Jul 11, 2020
    1 Answer
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    A:  Hi mcneil - Thank you for your question. While our Semi-Transparent Concrete Stain can be applied to brick, we recommended using it on horizontal surfaces only. You may want to check out our Solid Color Concrete Stain which can be used on brick walls. Click here to view some of the premixed colors: https://www.homedepot.com/b/Paint-Concrete-Coatings-Concrete-Stains/BEHR-Premium/N-5yc1vZcg1sZ9m2/Ntk-EnrichedProductInfo/Ntt-solid%2Bcolor%2Bconcrete%2Bstain?NCNI-5&storeSelection=577,6985,566,6806,6525&experienceName=default. Best - Sara

    by|Jul 14, 2020
      Q:Can this be applied to masonry on the sides of houses? Will spraying it on work better if the mas...
      by|Jun 10, 2020
      1 Answer
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      A:  Hi Tammy - Thank you for your question. We don't recommend applying this stain to vertical surfaces. Due to the watery consistency, it may be difficult to achieve a uniform finish on masonry walls. You may want to reach out to your local Home Depot for some suggestions on a similar semi-transparent finish that is suitable for masonry walls. They may be able to point you in the direction of a good one. Best wishes for your project! - Sara

      by|Jun 14, 2020
        Q:how many square feet does this one gallon cover?
        by|Jun 1, 2020
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        A:  This one gallon can cover up to 400 sq.ft.

        by|Jun 3, 2020

          A:  Hi Carolyn, Thank you for your question. A gallon will cover 250-400 sq. ft. Best - Sara

          by|Jun 8, 2020
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            Customer Reviews

            4.2 out of 5
            • 4.2 out of 65 reviews
            • 80% recommend this product
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            restored old brick
            I used this stain to restore old faded brick. The reaults are amazing! They look brand new!
              • Recommended
              Very pleased so far
              My planter bricks date back to 1949. They're faded, have a few paint drips and even tire tread marks, but have held-up quite well. So, I checked Home Depot's options for sprucing them up, as that would be less expensive than replacing the bricks altogether. I scrubbed the bricks clean with vinegar, but was unable to get all the paint drips and tire marks out completely. However, even tho' this stain has some transparency, it came out more than perfect for me. The bricks are looking so new again, I'm actually hoping the sun will fade the stain a little. I'm writing this one day after staining. If time affects this stain in a bad way, I'll be back to warn you. I've uploaded a photo of my project so you can compare the stained bricks on the left with the untreated bricks on the right.
                • Recommended
                It’s not what you expected
                I bought two different color thinking I was wrong but not, the color of the bottle or the flyers display was so different
                Response from BehrMay 28, 2020
                Hi Dany,

                Thank you for your review. I'm sorry to hear that the colors purchased seem different! I recommend comparing the physical swatch in our Concrete & Wood Floor Coatings brochure to the dried stain dab on the lid of your can. If they match, the color is correct. When working with multiple cans, it's also best to intermix them to ensure a uniform color. If the color swatch and stain dab don't match up, the color may have been mixed incorrectly, and we recommend continuing your project with the right color. We'd be happy to assist you further. Please feel free to reach out to us directly at your convenience. We look forward to hearing from you! - Sara Behr
                  Good Stain For Driveway
                  I originally applied this stain on my driveway (2 coats) and walkway 2 years ago after acid washing and pressure washing. It went on very easily and lasted well except for a couple of spots on some new concrete that pealed off because of RV tires. I recently put on two more coats and it came out fantastic. I changed the lines in the driveway and walkway to a darker shade which looked much better than the lighted stain before. I used the English Brick on the large areas and the Natural Henna on the lines.
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                  28 found this review helpful
                  Perfect for Old Concrete around Pool
                  [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] We live in Iowa and each year the winter is tough on everything! So I put a new coat of Saltillo Tile color Behr Semi Transparent Concrete Stain on. I put on knee pads and use a roller/ trim brush and get er' done. Beautiful afterwards next to the pool.
                    • Recommended
                    Went on very easily!
                    [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I bought this product about 3 weeks ago. I prepared my surface according to the directions on the can and applied it and was very happy with the results. I flowed on very easily and filled in the cracks I had and when dry, it looked just perfect! I will certainly use it on the next house rehab that I do!
                      • Recommended
                      Easy to apply
                      [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Using a long-handled roller made staining the patio easy. The color was true to the sample, and the finished job looked good.
                        • Recommended
                        Not durable.
                        After much comparison and shopping around we purchased Behr Semi- transparent concrete stain after having good luck with their other products. All the directions were followed for application and curing, but we are now finding that the stain is not the least bit durable to the elements. We live in Minnesota and the ice is pulling most of the color right up. This is the first season, so I would expect more from this considering all the work it took to apply and the price for the product. It looked great, but if it does not last, then that os worth nothing. Very disappointed. I will be posting in social media to for-warn others
                        Response from Doris, Behr Customer CareFeb 5, 2021
                        Hi DGrace,

                        Thank you for reviewing Behr Semi-Transparent Concrete Stain. I'm very sorry to hear about the adhesion issue experienced, as it isn't typical or what we want our customers to go through. I understand how disappointing this must be, and I want to find a way to help.

                        The remaining stain can be removed with a stain stripper, power washer, or sander. For best results when staining concrete, we recommend etching with something like muriatic acid until the surface feels like 150-grit sandpaper. Higher porosity should allow the stain to penetrate better for longer-lasting results.

                        I have emailed you directly and look forward to assisting you.

                        Kindest regards,


                          Really great product. Color looks great and it adheres...
                          Really great product. Color looks great and it adheres well.
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                          Used concrete stain not happy with resulting color
                          We stained our concrete patio with behr solid concrete stain (loden color), the resulting color isn’t at all like the color we chose . We think we might over spray with a semi transparent stain to alter the color and tone it down (charcoal) will this work? Currently it is way too bright (orangish ). Or do you have another suggestion? I do not want to leave it as is.
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