I bought 10 gallons of Deckover to cover a deck of approx. 500 square feet.
Applied it in October, 2013. It looked great and I was very satisfied. The next spring, after a normal winter in Virginia, the Deckover began to peel in a small area. That small area soon grew to include every board on my deck.
I contacted the Home Depot where it was purchased and was directed to deal with Behr directly. Every time I called (and it was many times over the course of more than a year), I was given suggestions to rent a deck sander, use *** Behr provided, try a stronger *** made by a competitor, use a power washer, etc. Behr paid for all of the products used in these attempts, but I provided the labor. My deck looks absolutely terrible.
Glad I'm not selling my house soon, it would be a show stopper. I have asked for a Behr representative to take a look at the problem first hand, but they will not send anyone. I have even had a deck contractor look at it recently. He tried a *** that his paint vendor recommended, but it too was no match for Deckover.
Not sure why it so difficult to take up completely since it peels so much. At any rate, I'm not sure where to go next. Two contractors, who evidently are familiar with the product, are of the opinion that the only solution is to replace the decking. By the way, the latest technical solution offered by Behr is to cover it with another coat of Deckover.
Of course, since the old coatings are peeling, i would guess that whatever you put over it would be victims of the base ccoats peeling. Anyone have any ideas?
This reviewer shared experience about bad quality and wants this business to offer any options to resolve the issue as the author lost $5000. The author is overall dissatisfied with Behr. The most disappointing about behr deckover paint from Behr was deckover paint, it peels off and no real solutions offered , but reviewer liked looked great at first. Reviewer wants customer support to reach out to him or her ASAP for further discussion of this matter.
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