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Customer Reviews for BEHR Premium DeckOver 1 gal. #PFC-63 Slate Gray Solid Color Exterior Wood and Concrete Coating

Internet #204226867

Model #500001

  • Rejuvenates properly prepared old, dull wood and concrete
  • Solid color creates a natural, smooth, slip-resistant finish
  • Easily applied using brushes, rollers, or sprayers after prepping

Customer Reviews

  • 3.3
    out of 805 reviews
  • 58% recommend this product
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I spend a couple hundred dollars on this product spent weeks doing preparation washing, some sand...
I spend a couple hundred dollars on this product spent weeks doing preparation washing, some sanding, filling cracks 3 times to fill followed directions EXACTLY, it took forever to prep according to directions. The product didn't even last one season. Anywhere there was a crack the product lifted from the deck in large areas. A chair scratched the paint and I didn't repair it the next day it rained and area around the scratch peeled in an area 4 inches by 12 inches. This same failure occured in many places and now I have to remove all this crap and redo my deck. This is a great disappointment as I have used Behr products for years on several houses on the siding, inside on all walls and always been a good company but this product is crap DO NOT BUY.
by Bware
Response from BehrAug 6, 2018
Hi Bruce,

Thank you for your review, and I am sorry to hear about the product lifting and scratching so easily. To look into helping you with this, please reach out to us directly. We can then assist you further; we hope to hear from you. -Edith Behr
1 person found this helpful
Bought 5 gals and just finished a small front deck and 12x16 deck . Best stain I , have ever used...
Bought 5 gals and just finished a small front deck and 12x16 deck . Best stain I , have ever used . It's very think like glue but great stuff .. Small deck had 29 pickets other had 89 pickets . Pressured washed both let dry 72 hrs an done 2nd coat went on great
by Silverfox
Not recommended if you have dogs! We completely sanded our deck before applying the DeckOver/Slat...
Not recommended if you have dogs! We completely sanded our deck before applying the DeckOver/Slate Gray and did two coats. A few days later, we let the dogs on the deck and it's all scratched up. They had their nails recently clipped, too.
by ATurner
Response from BehrSep 22, 2017
We regret to hear of the negative experience you have had with our product and we would like to help.In reading your review, it sounds like the coating scratched up easily when your dogs went on the deck. To fix this, we recommend sanding the affected areas, cleaning with the All-In-One Wood Cleaner and touching up. The coating takes about 3 days to cure, and once cured you should not keep experiencing this issue. A customer care representative has reached out to you directly to help and also provide some tips. Behr
Followed the directions without exception. Applied this product on 08/31/2013 (temp mid-80s) woo...
Followed the directions without exception. Applied this product on 08/31/2013 (temp mid-80s) wood was not hot to touch and it was not applied in direct sun. I am putting on a new coat in late June 2017. I believe surface prep is key, as is allowing the wood to dry completely before applying this product. Mixing it with a high speed drill with a drum mixer attachment is big factor too. Also mixing it every hour seems to ensure the ingredients continue to be well blended . I like to use the brush versus a roller for the first coat -- takes a lot more time, but I coat my 800 sq foot deck over the course of several days. (usually three hours per day). High traffic area and top railing surface requires more attention and yearly touch-ups, but that was more cautionary versus a required action. First two photos are before/after pics from 2013. The next two are what the deck looks like today. I'll apply a second coat with a roller.
by TheGuch
Don't waste your time or money. I put this stuff on my COVERED deck last fall and ''tis peeling ...
Don't waste your time or money. I put this stuff on my COVERED deck last fall and ''tis peeling away like latex paint. very dissatisfied with this product.
by Jamie9427
Response from BehrJun 30, 2017
Customer satisfaction is important to BEHR and we appreciate your feedback, our customer care team has reached out to you directly to help. Behr
Dissappointed in Galesburg
Product was applied as directed 2 years ago looks like it was done 20 years ago!
by spuds
1 person found this helpful
Outstanding product
My deck had not been painted or treated for more than 6 years. Cracks and hail damage. Two coats of this product did exactly what is advertised. Make sure you follow directions and apply as indicated on the label. Wonderful result and very pleased with the outcome.
by JHN620
3 people found this helpful
I was not impressed
The product went on as advertised and did cover more than I thought. It looked really nice for a week or so. Problem is I ordered in Sage which is lighter color and any dirty foot prints show bad. I thought it would just wash off but after 4 weeks I tried scrubbing the deck off and the foot prints will not come up. I used a good floor cleaner and medium brush but foot prints will not come off. I would not recommend this product for anyone with dogs or children who track dirt.
by Manitman
10 people found this helpful
Great Coverage
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Made my 25 year old deck look Great! Covered the cracks & checks in wood better then any other product I tried. It is a little thick and does dry quick.
by RCW4
Deckover makes deck look like new!
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I have an older deck and have maintained it over the years using many products. When I first tried Deckover, many years ago, it was great! I have continued to use it and my deck looks like it is brand new every time I put down the Deckover. (Usually very 3-4 years). It is easy to use and covers and protects with a good solid coat. This is an excellent product and I highly recommend it.
by Gordie
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