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I've heard some positive feedback regarding Behr Deckover. When I search for reviews they seem to be mixed. I couldn't find anything on this forum regarding this product (I'm sure it's hiding on this forum somewhere). Most of the positive (5 stars) reviews seem to be on Behr's website. I'm not too quick to accept that source.

Have any of you guys used this product? Has anyone gone back to see how it's holding up?

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There are 5 star reviews next to 1 star reviews on the Home Depot site, as they sell this product. There are a few products like this, a thick elastomeric coating. It appears that it does not weather freeze /thaw well, especially this past year.

If it is being used in a mild environment/climate, it seems to work well. Of course,
people use it on badly damaged wood (which should be replaced or repaired), and some of the poor results are due to that type of application.
 

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It's Behr...:laughing::no:
 

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It's Behr...:laughing::no:
That's what I told a buddy of mine who asked me about it last Wednesday. "It's Behr".

Nothing about a product like that seems that it would work well for an extended period of time. It's probably a lot like a bandaid, and when you take it off, or it falls off, what's underneath probably will look worse than when you put it on.
 

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Rustoleum has a similar product.

My buddy had a few spot failures on the deck he used on his camp.

Expensive chit!

I'm with Leo, and biker.

I don't speak Behr.
 

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I've seen it on one deck and it looked like crap. You might as well just mop the deck with tar. And I agree with the others Behr is junk. It should have been named Behr Barfover.
 

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These type paints have a modified elastomeric added to them. Not a bad idea...was bound to happen. Before these products, I would use pure elastomeric (Shursticks Permapatch 101). It's thick and flexible and adheres well. They just added it to a deck paint somehow. Will marvels ever cease?
 

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I'm not a big fan of Behr products. But when I saw one of my neighbors decks that she put it on I was amazed. I looked very closely at it and thought it was too good to be true. I have to give it a thumbs up.

I'm actually planning on using it on one of my customers decks as soon as our Summer rains are done with.

It is not thick and pasty at all. There is another product that was displayed at Lowes (I think) that looked really thick.
 

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I'm not a big fan of Behr products. But when I saw one of my neighbors decks that she put it on I was amazed. I looked very closely at it and thought it was too good to be true. I have to give it a thumbs up.

I'm actually planning on using it on one of my customers decks as soon as our Summer rains are done with.

It is not thick and pasty at all. There is another product that was displayed at Lowes (I think) that looked really thick.
If I'm not mistaken there are different products some thicker that others. The thinner ones I would imagine look better.
 

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Since it seems that I am the first to post who has actually used it, I would say it's a pretty decent product.

I'll let everyone know how it holds up over the winter.

And I'm not a Behr fan either.
 

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I hate Behr. I've used their products and hate them. Never again. I wouldn't use their stuff if it was free.

But, when I'm looking for opinions, I usually go to Amazon to get customer testimonials.

I wish you an TNT luck and hope all works out well.
 

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I'm in the middle of a job right now using the Olympic Rescue It! So far I like it. My biggest beef is difficulty getting it down between the boards.

I figured the Rescue It! would not work so well on the lattice, so I got the matching stain for that. The stain is almost as thick!
 

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With 15 years of experience in deck coatings, I'm going to give you one word of advise when it comes to Behr, RUN! Every year they rename old deck products, slap on some new buzz word like nano and then give it an unreal warranty. They have a 4 year warranty on there deck stains now. The only deck stains I suggest are Sikkens, Cabot, and Flood, these are in order of quality in my opinion. Now to get back to deck over.

This stuff is meant as a band aid for someone that wants to get one more year out of their deck or they are selling their house. This stuff will not stretch as they claim, I've seen their displays in Home Depot, where the board cracked and split and the deck over split with it. Now for all the poor people that have applied this stuff. When the weather turns cold and the wood begins to expand and contract, this product will fail. For starters it's a Behr product. So when spring rolls around and the 40% of the coating has failed, how are you going to get the rest off that is still adhering? Your standard deck stripper sure isn't going to remove this stuff, your not going to power wash it off, so unless your going to take a heat gun and a scraper, you're stuck with this junk. So now your deck is going to look like 100 year old apartment window trim, nasty!

Stay away from this stuff. Come next year, the horror stories will start popping up on all the forums.
 

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With 15 years of experience in deck coatings, I'm going to give you one word of advise when it comes to Behr, RUN! Every year they rename old deck products, slap on some new buzz word like nano and then give it an unreal warranty. They have a 4 year warranty on there deck stains now. The only deck stains I suggest are Sikkens, Cabot, and Flood, these are in order of quality in my opinion. Now to get back to deck over.

This stuff is meant as a band aid for someone that wants to get one more year out of their deck or they are selling their house. This stuff will not stretch as they claim, I've seen their displays in Home Depot, where the board cracked and split and the deck over split with it. Now for all the poor people that have applied this stuff. When the weather turns cold and the wood begins to expand and contract, this product will fail. For starters it's a Behr product. So when spring rolls around and the 40% of the coating has failed, how are you going to get the rest off that is still adhering? Your standard deck stripper sure isn't going to remove this stuff, your not going to power wash it off, so unless your going to take a heat gun and a scraper, you're stuck with this junk. So now your deck is going to look like 100 year old apartment window trim, nasty!

Stay away from this stuff. Come next year, the horror stories will start popping up on all the forums.
I've used Flood. Great Stuff!
Still looks great on a roof top deck after four yrs.
 

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I agree Flood is a good product. I like brushing Sikkens and Cabot better but as far as a durable finish, Flood is excellent.
 

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I've used it over a redwood deck (previously painted) and an unpainted concrete floor (interior, unprimed). Goes on well and acts just like paint. I was worried that the consistency would lead to bad texture, but it levels out fine. I used a 1/2" nap roller and brush for the cut-ins. Haven't been back to check them out recently, but I was there after application and worked on the surface and it didn't feel super tender. Sometimes you get the sense that the stuff will just peel up, but it seemed well-adhered to me.

One complaint is the sheen is quite flat and so the interior concrete application showed a lot of footprints which the customer was unhappy about. Contacted Behr customer service. They're nice, but not super knowledgeable. They recommended using the low-luster sealer over the deck over for a semi-gloss sheen. I applied that and it looked good. A few cloudy spots were there the next day, but I buffed them out with a slightly damp sponge and everything looked fine after that.

Wish they made it in semi-gloss. I'd use it again.
 

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It is not thick and pasty at all. There is another product that was displayed at Lowes (I think) that looked really thick.
Deckover is about the consistency of sour cream.
Also, it stinks pretty bad so I'd use a mask and exhaust fan if you're applying it indoors.
 
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