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Behr Ultra Scuff Defense®

INTERIOR PAINT THAT'S TOO TOUGH TO SCUFF

Don’t just paint your walls - protect them with BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE Interior Paint.

Features

  • Stain-Blocking Paint and Primer*
  • Scuff-Resistant Finish in Multiple Sheens
  • Antimicrobial Mildew Resistant Paint Finish
  • Outstanding Durability for Busy High-Traffic Areas
  • STAYS LOOKING NEW LONGER® Finish
  • GREENGUARD® Gold Certified**

*A primer coat may be needed on some surfaces. See label for details.

**BEHR ULTRA is UL GREENGUARD GOLD Certified for low chemical emissions. GREENGUARD Certified products are certified to GREENGUARD standards for low chemical emissions into indoor air during product usage. For more information, visit ul.com/gg.

Why Choose BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE Interior Paint?

This innovative paint formula yields a modern, clean look while providing advanced scuff and mar resistance against everyday wear and tear.

Scuff Resistant

Protects your walls from scuffs, mars, and more.

Mold And Mildew Resistant

Advanced, antimicrobial-mildew protection makes this and excellent choice for kitchens & baths.

Washable Finish

This scrubbable, washable paint film
is ideal for busy households.
  • PRODUCT USAGE AND APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    PRODUCT USAGE

    • Clock icon

      1 HR Dry Time 
      2 HR Recoat Time

    • Paint coverage icon.

      23-37 m2
      Coverage

    • Soap and water cleaning a paint brush icon

      Soap & Water
      Clean-Up

    • Thermometer Icon

      Protect
      from Freezing

    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 colour changes or when applying deep colours denoted with a dagger (†) on the colour chip, apply a tinted primer coat of BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE Paint if needed.

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    Application

    • Apply when air and surface temperatures are between 10-32°C.
    • Stir paint occasionally.
    • Intermix containers of same product to ensure colour and sheen uniformity.
    • Use a high quality 10-13 mm nap roller cover, nylon/polyester brush or an airless sprayer (.015 - .019" spray tip, 60 mesh filter).
    • 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 250 mL per 3.79 L.
    • Certain colours may require additional coats for complete hide.
    • Darker colours 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.

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    Disposal

    • For disposal of empty containers, unused paint and soiled rags, contact your household refuse collection service.

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    To consult with a Behr Certified Coatings Professional, call 1-800-661-1591.

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  • SDS & DATA SHEET
  • WARRANTY
    WARRANTY

    LIFETIME LIMITED WARRANTY: Behr Paint Company warrants to you, the original residential consumer purchaser, the performance of this product as described on this label for so long as you reside in your home. THIS WARRANTY IS NOT VALID WHEN THE PRODUCT IS NOT PROPERLY APPLIED TO A PROPERLY PREPARED SURFACE OR CARED FOR IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LABEL DIRECTIONS. This warranty is not transferable. If this product is found not to perform as specified on the label during the warranty period, Behr Paint Company will, at its option and upon presentation of proof-of-purchase (the original receipt), either furnish an equivalent amount of new product or refund the original purchase price of this product to you. The clause of limitation of liability which follows is inapplicable in Quebec: This warranty excludes (1) labour and costs of labour for the application or removal of any product, and (2) any incidental or consequential damages, whether based on breach of express or implied warranty, negligence, strict liability or any other legal theory. To the extent permitted by applicable law, any implied warranties including the implied warranties of merchantability and of fitness for a particular purpose, are limited to the duration of this express warranty. The above provisions are not intended to operate where prohibited by law. This limited warranty is the only warranty provided by Behr Paint Company unless extended by a provincial consumer statute. To obtain warranty service, call 1-800-661-1591 or contact Behr Paint Company at 110-600 Barlow Square S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 5T7. Behr Paint Company reserves the right to inspect any and all application of the product prior to processing your claim made under this warranty.

  • PRODUCT USAGE AND APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
  • SDS & DATA SHEET
  • WARRANTY
PRODUCT USAGE
  • Clock icon

    1 HR Dry Time 
    2 HR Recoat Time

  • Paint coverage icon.

    23-37 m2
    Coverage

  • Soap and water cleaning a paint brush icon

    Soap & Water
    Clean-Up

  • Thermometer Icon

    Protect
    from Freezing

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 colour changes or when applying deep colours denoted with a dagger (†) on the colour chip, apply a tinted primer coat of BEHR ULTRA SCUFF DEFENSE Paint if needed.

Read More

Application

  • Apply when air and surface temperatures are between 10-32°C.
  • Stir paint occasionally.
  • Intermix containers of same product to ensure colour and sheen uniformity.
  • Use a high quality 10-13 mm nap roller cover, nylon/polyester brush or an airless sprayer (.015 - .019" spray tip, 60 mesh filter).
  • 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 250 mL per 3.79 L.
  • Certain colours may require additional coats for complete hide.
  • Darker colours 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.

Read More

Disposal

  • For disposal of empty containers, unused paint and soiled rags, contact your household refuse collection service.

Read More

To consult with a Behr Certified Coatings Professional, call 1-800-661-1591.

Read More

Read More

WARRANTY

LIFETIME LIMITED WARRANTY: Behr Paint Company warrants to you, the original residential consumer purchaser, the performance of this product as described on this label for so long as you reside in your home. THIS WARRANTY IS NOT VALID WHEN THE PRODUCT IS NOT PROPERLY APPLIED TO A PROPERLY PREPARED SURFACE OR CARED FOR IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LABEL DIRECTIONS. This warranty is not transferable. If this product is found not to perform as specified on the label during the warranty period, Behr Paint Company will, at its option and upon presentation of proof-of-purchase (the original receipt), either furnish an equivalent amount of new product or refund the original purchase price of this product to you. The clause of limitation of liability which follows is inapplicable in Quebec: This warranty excludes (1) labour and costs of labour for the application or removal of any product, and (2) any incidental or consequential damages, whether based on breach of express or implied warranty, negligence, strict liability or any other legal theory. To the extent permitted by applicable law, any implied warranties including the implied warranties of merchantability and of fitness for a particular purpose, are limited to the duration of this express warranty. The above provisions are not intended to operate where prohibited by law. This limited warranty is the only warranty provided by Behr Paint Company unless extended by a provincial consumer statute. To obtain warranty service, call 1-800-661-1591 or contact Behr Paint Company at 110-600 Barlow Square S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 5T7. Behr Paint Company reserves the right to inspect any and all application of the product prior to processing your claim made under this warranty.

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  • COATS
  • DURABILITY
  • EASY TO CLEAN
  • STAIN BLOCKING
  • GREENGUARD GOLD CERTIFIED
  • COVERAGE

Valid only when tinted to colours from the BEHR DYNASTY® & MARQUEE® Interior One-Coat Hide Colour Collection. Learn more.

A primer coat may be needed on some surfaces. See back label for details.

*GREENGUARD Certified products are certified to GREENGUARD standards for low chemical emissions into indoor air during product usage. For more information, visit ul.com/gg.