How to Apply BEHR PREMIUM® Porch and Patio Floor Paint

BEHR PREMIUM® Porch & Patio Floor Paints are an interior & exterior, 100% acrylic latex, mildew-resistant finish.

For Best Results:

It is essential to have a properly cleaned and prepped surface.

For new or uncoated surfaces, please refer to: Preparation of Uncoated Concrete for Paints & Stains.

For previously coated or weathered surfaces, refer to: Preparation of Coated Concrete for Paints & Stains.

For wood deck, porch, or patio, refer to: Preparation of New or Weathered Wood

  1. Applying porch and patio floor paint

    Step 1

    Once your surface is clean, prepped and primed, apply the Porch & Patio Floor Paint. Stir the paint before applying. Apply a thin, even coat using a 9.5 mm (3/8") nap roller, pad applicator, nylon-polyester brush or airless sprayer.

  2. Pump sprayer

    Step 2

    Do not thin paint if using a roller and brush, However, if using a sprayer and thinning is required, thin with up to 1/2 pint (237 ml) of water per gallon of primer.  Heavy stains may require additional coats.

  3. Floor coating drying on the patio surface

    Step 3

    Let the coating dry. Coating will dry to touch in 1 hour, but allow at least 4-6 hours before deciding if a second coat is necessary.

  4. Beauty shot of finished patio

    Step 4

    Make sure that the surface is fully cured before use. Allow 72 hours for normal use and 4 weeks before rinsing or cleaning with a mild, non-abrasive, liquid detergent.

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Suggested Tools & Supplies
  • Bucket

    Broom (Stiff Bristle)

    Brush (Nylon/Polyester)

    Pad Applicator

    Roller Cover and Frame

    Extension Pole

    Bucket Grid

    Chemical Resistant Gloves

    Hose

    High Pressure Nozzle

    Pressure Washer

    Rags

    Roller Cover and Frame

    Pump Sprayer

    Stir Stick

    Paint Tray Liner

    Paint Tray

    Protective Apparel

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