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Behr Premium Plus Ultra Satin Enamel (Home Depot)
 
Approximate retail price:
$34
Summary: This is the premium mid-priced paint sold at Home Depot. It is self-priming and environmentally friendly (low VOCs).
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Type: Satin & eggshell interior paints
About - Behr Premium Plus Ultra Satin Enamel (Home Depot)

The Behr Premium Plus Ultra Satin Enamel (Home Depot) is part of the paint test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, interior paint models like the Premium Plus Ultra Satin Enamel (Home Depot) are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Hiding:
Hiding reflects how well a paint covers dark colors mainly with one-coat.

Staining:
Staining shows how well a paint resists tough oil and water based stains.

Gloss change:
Gloss change notes the change in appearance when a paint is cleaned aggresively.
About This Brand

Behr is a leading brand of interior paints and is available exclusively at The Home Depot. Along with water and oil-based interior paints, Behr offers primers, specialty finishes such as Venetian plaster, masonry waterproofers, wood-flooring coatings, and cleaners. Behr is a part of Masterchem, which also makes the Kilz brand of primers and paints.

User Reviews - Behr Premium Plus Ultra Satin Enamel (Home Depot)
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1.0
Scratches off!
6/10/2014
Pros
Cons
Scratches Off
Best Uses
Comment:
I bought a gallon of this paint for my bedroom. I removed all nails and staples and tape. I patched and sanded all holes. I also washed down the walls and baseboards with TSP. It has been just over 3 months and my paint still scratches off with my fingernail. <br /><br />My father had his living room and dining room painted with this paint well over a year ago and it also scratches off with a finger nail. I can not vouch for how well these walls were prepped. <br /><br />I contacted Behr about the issue and they said it takes four weeks for the paint to cure. They said they would refund my money if I was able to provide a receipt and proof of purchase.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
great coverage
6/1/2014
Pros
Covered nicely
Second Coat Not Needed
Went on easy
Cons
Best Uses
Bedroom
Comment:
Only primed one wall of the four due to wallpaper just removed and had not been painted before. This paint went on well and covered nicely. The other 3 walls were a tan color. Really would not have needed the second coat but did just to be safe. Probably the easiest time I have had painting any wall in my house.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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2.0
Does not cover very well.
5/3/2014
Pros
Nice colors
Cons
Does Not Cover Very Well
Best Uses
None I can think of
Comment:
Bought 12 gallons for a new house. Painter called (500 miles away). Won't cover darker paint. Will use the 12 gallons for primer and bought better paint to finish.
How long have you owned it:
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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