BEHR ULTRA™ SCUFF DEFENSE™ Interior Extra Durable Flat

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BEHR ULTRA™ SCUFF DEFENSE™ Stain-Blocking Paint & Primer* sets a new standard for flat paint durability. The formula features breakthrough innovation to deliver a rich flat finish that is truly durable enough for high-traffic areas. Don't settle or compromise between the flat look you desire and higher level of durability you require.

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

Finish
Flat Finish with Scuff Resistance of a Gloss
Best for use in
Ideal for busy high traffic areas, family rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms and ceilings
Coverage
23-37 m2

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Pink and purple colored brush strokes

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Product Usage

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1 Hr Dry Time
2 Hr Recoat Time

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23-37 m2
Coverage

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Properly prepared coated and uncoated Interior surfaces. Ideal for Family Rooms, Living Rooms, Dining Rooms, Bedrooms, Hallways and Ceilings.

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Preparation & PrimeBlank space if empty.
  • 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.
ApplicationBlank space if empty.
  • 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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For disposal of empty containers, unused product and soiled rags, contact your household refuse collection service.

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LIFETIME LIMITED WARRANTY

Behr Process Corporation 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 Process Corporation 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 Québec. 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. The above provisions are not intended to operate where prohibited by law. This limited warranty is the only warranty provided by Behr Process Corporation unless extended by a provincial consumer statute. To obtain warranty service, call 1-800-854-0133 ext. 2, or contact Behr Process Corporation at 2750 Centre Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2A2L3. Behr Process Corporation 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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BEHR ULTRA™ SCUFF DEFENSE™ is rated 2.1 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don’t waste your money I always only buy Behr paints as they are easy to use and typically only take one coat. This stuff is garbage. I covered a light grey with a dark blue scuff defense. Not only did it require 2 coats but also still had to go back for 3 rd with touch ups. And it really looks “patched” and uneven. It streaks, it runs, not good coverage at all and it’s overall a waste of your money. I am not a professional painter, but have painted rooms before with much more difficult color cover with half the issues. I’m so disappointed by Behr because I usually love all of their products and have been using them for years! I bought white to do my trim and I’m not even sure it’s worth bothering because this paints garbage. 2 gallons of paint and hours of painting, to have to go buy another paint and redo the project.
Date published: 2020-10-19
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