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We bought 6 gallons of the product and the 20 year old deck looked pretty darn good...until after winter.The product is blistering and peeling big time off the deck and the yard is a mess.

I've got a deck now that looks awful and dried deck over paint strips and chips all over my yard. I will never, ever buy another Behr product again and I will tell all my friends to never buy a Behr product again.

We spent hours applying the paint and not we' re faced with either tearing the deck down or sanding the deck over off and apply a better product.This was just and awful consumer experince.

Review about: Behr Paint.

Monetary Loss: $200.


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Minnesota, United States #1353637

Worst *** ever!Going on year 4 of this sh** peeling off in chunks.

We have tried everything to remove the remaining paint. Nothing works! Our deck looks horrible. Our next step is a sand blaster.

Every time I go on my deck I get pissed all over again!Definelty don't buy this *** if you live where it snows!

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada #1344469

I have the same problem just the wind blowing on it lifts it up and blows around the yard used it 3 years ago and was good last year applied it to lower deck and used the wash to the directions and in the spring lifts and peels in big pieces but the old one looks great last year must have been a bad year will never trust it again.

Oak Harbor, Washington, United States #1338162

After reading all of these comments and some of the company's responses to the issue, perhaps a class action lawsuit is in order?

Here are my observations:

I think Behr developed this product with places like Arizona and deserts in mind because in the PNW, it is nearly impossible to get a truly dry deck!

What ever happened to the customer being right?

Why aren't these companies LISTENING and reading these comments.

I'm not going to be buying their products anymore with poor customer service or a product that can't be used is certain locales.

Just limping my old deck along until I am ready to replace it with a MORE DURABLE product more in keeping with the area: Trex and those kinds of products come to mind....Then, all I need to worry about is pressure washing once a year. Gotta do that with the house, so???????

BEHR, instead of being defensive and blaming the customer (some of us don't have the latitude to get what you'd define as a truly dry deck ~ wood takes weeks to properly dry in my area), why don't you be PROACTIVE and develop something that works universally in all areas, instead of shrugging us off?After all, isn't that good business???

Newburgh, Indiana, United States #1334723

Yep. Same here and I am having a lot of trouble trying to remove it.


I also think it sucks I wish I knew it was garbage before I spent so much time and money on it ! Very disappointing


May as well add my two cents here.I stripped our 15 year old deck of all finishes (that's at least four layers of various stains and paints), washed it, dried it, and applied this stuff.

I made sure to follow the instructions to the letter and that the deck was dry, clean, and sanded before starting. The paint went on beautifully and looked great... for ten months or so. As soon as the first snow came, there went that beautiful finish.

As time passed it got worse and worse and we finally decided to strip it and start over. One problem--it won't come off! We've used a professional-grade power washer, a belt sander, and paint thinner/scrapers with no success! While about 60% came off, the rest is fused to the wood and taking it up is proving impossible.

This has been the worst outdoor painting experience I've had, and I will never buy a Behr product again.Just goes to show: if it looks too good to be true, it probably is.

to Anonymous West Fargo, North Dakota, United States #1325902

Pittsburgh Paints Revitalize is piece of *** also. Has ruined my whole deck.

to Anonymous Kansas City, Missouri, United States #1333892

Hey there!I'm in the same boat as you down to the tee.

I got 60% of it off but agree the rest is basically fused to the boards.

What did you end up doing?Did you just paint over it again or did you replace boards entirely?

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States #1317007

Behr Deck over sucks

Wasilla, Alaska, United States #1314267

Absolutely awful product 10 percent of the product hangs on and hangs on and on burn it off? There should be a class action law suit

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