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BEHR PREMIUM DECKOVER™ Cleaner is ideal for cleaning and brightening areas coated with the DECKOVER coating.  Use this product on exterior surfaces coated with DECKOVER including Decks, Fences, Siding, Patios, Walkways, Porches and Boat Docks. It's easy to use with no mixing required.  DECKOVER Cleaner is extremely effective on dirt and against greasy, oily stains such as barbeque grease. 

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Use as a maintenance cleaner on Exterior surfaces coated with the DECKOVER® coating
Up to 18 m2 per Gallon

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Product Usage

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Full Strength:
18 m2

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Keep Surface Wet
During Use

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Where to Use

Use as a maintenance cleaner on Exterior surfaces coated with the DECKOVER® coating including Decks, Fences, Siding, Patios, Walkways, Porches and Boat Docks. Extremely effective on dirt and against greasy, oily stains such as barbeque grease. Ideal for use on grime and most fluid stains. DO NOT USE ON: Uncoated wood surfaces, or non-DECKOVER coated surfaces.

Usage Summary

The following steps are required.

  • Wipe up any excess oil and grease.
  • Sweep away dirt and loose contaminants.
  • Test Patch: Test product on an inconspicuous area to ensure product performance.
  • Protect grass and any nearby plants by dampening these areas with water and covering with plastic drop cloths.
  • Prevent all rinse solution from entering storm drains.
  • Product is ready to use and does not require dilution.
  • Use goggles during application.
  • Wear acid resistant clothing, boots and gloves.
  • Actual coverage will depend on method of application and cleaning technique.
  • Apply BEHR PREMIUM DECKOVER Cleaner No. 5009 directly on dry, stained areas and work into surface with stiff bristled, non-metal brush or broom.
  • For best results, use a plastic watering can or plastic pump sprayer to evenly distribute product.
  • Let stand 10-20 minutes then scrub vigorously.
  • Do not allow product to dry on the surface.
  • NOTE: Heavily stained areas or older stains may require additional application.
  • After application, thoroughly saturate surrounding grass and plants with fresh water.
  • Rinse surface thoroughly with fresh water while scrubbing to properly remove all remaining residue.
  • Rinse using garden hose.
  • Remove excess water with a non-metal squeegee or mop.
  • Thoroughly rinse all surfaces, clothing and tools with fresh water after use.
  • In case of contact with non-DECKOVER painted or finished surfaces, rinse immediately with fresh water.
  • Properly dispose of soiled rags.
  • To recycle or properly dispose of product in your community, contact your household refuse collection service.

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For one year from the date of purchase, Behr Process Corporation warrants to the original consumer purchaser, (1) that the product meets Behr Process Corporation’s manufacturing specifications, and (2) the performance of this product when applied according to the label instructions and specifications. If this product is found not to perform as specified on the label within one year from the date of purchase, 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. 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 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 PREMIUM DECKOVER® Cleaner is rated 3.3 out of 5 by 735.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Investment Ever! I am writing this review 3 years after I have applied this product to my vacation home deck in mid Michigan and would like to say it has held up tremendously well! It is very disappointing to read others reviews, saying how terrible this product is and not to buy. The key to making this product satisfying, is in the preparation. If you don't prepare your deck properly, then you won't get the results as expected. I spent the entire 4th of July week in 2015 preparing and applying the Behr Deck Over product to my 450 sqft treated wood deck that is nearly 25 years old. After power washing my deck, I rented a floor sander from our local rental store. (see attached pic). I sanded the entire deck right to the bare wood. I then applied the deck cleaner and let it dry well before applying two coats of Behr Deck Over. With the harsh winters we have in Michigan, I was a bit skeptical on what I would find in the spring time based on the reviews that I read. Needless to say, after 3 winters, this product has held up amazingly well. (see attached pic) All I do is lightly power wash it and it looks just as good as it does when I applied it. My advise is, if you're intending to make this a quick weekend project, this product is not for you!!
Date published: 2018-06-25
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