Where to Use
Properly prepared coated and uncoated Interior surfaces. Ideal for Family Rooms, Living Rooms, Dining Rooms, Bedrooms, Hallways and Ceilings.
Preparation & Prime
- All surfaces should be properly prepared and cleaned
- Remove loose paint, wash off dirt and grease with detergent, rinse and allow to dry
- Remove mildew stains with a mildew stain removing product
- Scuff sand glossy surfaces and repair imperfections
- Remove all dust with a damp cloth, allow to dry
- Allow new stucco, plaster and masonry to cure for 30 days before painting
- Use BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE as a primer for properly prepared uncoated or painted interior surfaces, including woods that contain tannins (two primer coats required for redwood and cedar) and heavily stained areas.
- Lock in stains with BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE Paint as a spot primer.
- For heavy stains, test for stain bleed-through by applying BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE Paint to a small section. If stain bleeds through, spot prime another coat to the stained area and test again before topcoating. If bleeding continues, a longer dry time is needed before topcoating.
- For drastic color changes or when applying deep colors denoted with a dagger on the color chip, apply a tinted primer coat of BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE Paint if needed
- Apply when air and surface temperatures are between 50-90°F (10-32° C)
- Stir paint occasionally
- Intermix containers of same product to ensure color and sheen uniformity
- Use a high quality 3/8-1/2 nap roller cover, nylon/polyester brush or airless sprayer (.015-.019" spray tip, 60 mesh filter)
- Do not thin if user a roller or brush; however, if using a sprayer and thinning is required, thin with water at a rate of no more than 1/2 pint per gallon
- Certain colors may required additional coats for complete hide
- Darker colors may require additional dry time between coats
- Cooler temperatures or higher humidity may prolong drying time
- After 4 weeks, cured paint film may be cleaned with a mild, non-abrasive liquid detergent
- Dry paint film is mildew resistant
- Do not use on floors
For disposal of empty containers, unused paint and soiled rags, contact your household refuse collection service.