Behr Ultra™ Stain-Blocking Ceiling Paint

Behr Ultra™ Stain-Blocking Ceiling Paint


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    • For advanced performance and stain-blocking on all of your home's ceilings. choose BEHR ULTRA™ Stain-Blocking Ceiling Paint. Its flat sheen hides minor surface imperfections and can be tinted to light colors.



    A flat sheen has a matte, non-reflective finish that's easy to clean, touches up well and will also hide minor surface imperfections.

    Best for use in

    Properly prepared coated and uncoated Interior Ceilings.


    250-400 sq. ft. per Gallon



    Where to Use

    Properly prepared coated and uncoated Interior Ceilings.

    Usage Summary
    Preparation & Prime
    • Remove loose paint, wash off any dirt and grease with detergent, remove mildew stains with a mildew stain removing product.
    • Scuff sand glossy surfaces.
    • Countersink nailheads, repair imperfections and sand smooth.
    • Remove all dust with a damp cloth, allow to dry.
    • Allow new stucco, plaster and masonry to cure for 30 days before priming.
    • Make sure that there are no active water problems and that any previous water damage is fully dry.
    • Use BEHR ULTRA™ STAIN-BLOCKING CEILING PAINT as a primer for repaired or uncoated surfaces.
    • Lock in stains with BEHR ULTRA STAIN-BLOCKING CEILING PAINT as a spot primer. For heavy stains, test for stain bleedthrough by applying BEHR ULTRA STAIN-BLOCKING CEILING PAINT as a topcoat to a small section. If the stain bleeds through the topcoat, spot prime another coat to the stained area and test again before topcoating the entire ceiling. If bleeding continues, a longer dry time is needed before topcoating. Additional coats may be needed to achieve hide.
    • For drastic color changes, apply a primer coat of BEHR ULTRA STAIN-BLOCKING CEILING PAINT if needed.
    • Use product when the surface and air 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 an airless sprayer (.015-.019” spray tip, 60 mesh filter).
    • Popcorn style acoustic ceilings; use acoustic ceiling roller cover (1/2-3/4” nap) or airless sprayer (.015-.019” spray tip, 60 mesh filter).
    • Coverage is 250-400 sq. ft. (23-37 m2) per gallon depending on the surface texture, porosity and application method.
    • Do not thin if using 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.
    • Multiple coats may be required to complete hide.
    Dry Time
    • Dries to touch in 30 minutes at 77°F (25°C) and 50% humidity, re-coat in 1 hour.
    • Longer dry time required in cooler temperatures and in higher humidity.
    Clean Up & Storage
    • Use soap and water.
    • Properly dispose of all soiled rags and protect unused product from freezing.
    • For disposal of empty containers and unused product, contact your local household refuse collection service.

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