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Behr Premium Plus Semi-Gloss Enamel (Home Depot)
 
Approximate retail price:
$32
Summary: This model has been tested by our experts.
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Community icon7 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Semi-gloss exterior paints
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1.0
Awful coverage
6/19/2014
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Comment:
This is the worst paint I've ever purchased and I'm surprised by the CR reviews. I painted a steel entry door that was already painted white but had faded over time. I bought a gallon of white to paint over it but after the second coat I can still see the old white showing through in several places. This product is has a watery consistency and is too transparent to apply with just one or two coats. Believe the other reviewers when they tell of similar problems.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Easy to apply and covered well
12/8/2011
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Easy Application
Good coverage
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Comment:
I painted my house 2 years ago. Using a darker color, I rolled the paint without priming. This paint covered easily and saved time over separate priming. It has performed well so far, with no fading or peeling.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

(6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Too thin
10/18/2011
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I bought a can without reading the reviews. It's too thin. I'm using a professional brush lightly loaded and I still had drops falling off. Some of the drops were tiny, which is a good indication that the paint is thin and doesn't have enough surface tension. In all but the thinnest coats I had paint running down my door frame. It will take three coats to obtain a thick finish. Kilz 2 is thicker. I'm going to try to return for a different brand of paint.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The Behr Premium Plus Semi-Gloss Enamel (Home Depot) is part of the Paints test program at Consumer Reports. The Behr Premium Plus Semi-Gloss Enamel (Home Depot) Paints features and specs include Resists color change, Resists cracking, Resists dirt, Resists mildew, VOCs (grams/liter). In our lab tests, Paints models like the Behr Premium Plus Semi-Gloss Enamel (Home Depot) are reviewed on Overall score, Appearance after 3 years, Appearance after 6 years, Appearance after 9 years. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Behr Premium Plus Semi-Gloss Enamel (Home Depot) based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Behr Premium Plus Semi-Gloss Enamel (Home Depot) include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Behr Premium Plus Semi-Gloss Enamel (Home Depot).
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