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Behr Marquee Paint Reviews

By on June 8, 2013 in Product Feedback

Behr announces Marquee, a new line of paint for contractors:

“The MARQUEE product is our most premier paint that delivers best-in-class performance and the ultimate in dirt resistance, ensuring exterior surfaces look freshly painted longer with reduced fade,” said Colin Jaffe, senior vice president of operations for professional products and services at Behr. “MARQUEE paint remains looking beautiful and luxurious, even under extreme weather conditions, allowing a professional to increase customer satisfaction and reduce the number of future repaints required—which in turn increases business efficiency and profitability.”

You can find out more by visiting the Behr Pro site here.  

Have you tried Behr Marquee yet? Leave a review below and tell others what your impressions are!

Marquee satin

★☆☆☆☆
1 5 1
I agree with all comments. This is the worse paint I have ever used. I am stuck with a full expensive gallon that I will not use. It streaks and blotches so bad. I have painted with lots of brands of paint and have never had any do what this does.

marquee, all paint products

★☆☆☆☆
1 5 1
I saw a comment about paint smelling like pee ammonia smell.. if any paint product freeze's it will get that smell the more times it freeze's the more it smells if you get it from the store brand new that day like that take it back . it was not properly stored at home depot ... there guarantee will not be held up other wise

Marquee Paint

★☆☆☆☆
1 5 1
After prepping the walls and putting the first coat on I noticed in sunlight the painted surface Is blotchy . Put a second coat on for no avail . 2 gallons of paint @ $42.00, and now have to figure how to correct this mess! Goodbye Behr!

marquee paint

★☆☆☆☆
1 5 1
this is the worst painting experience I've ever had. marquee paint dries so fast leaves streek lines. on second coat and still not right. never use the word hate, i hate this paint

Behring marquee matte

★☆☆☆☆
1 5 1
Terrible coverage. Dries uneven. The very problems I tried to avoid by using a so called 'superior paint'. This paint gave the worst paint results I have ever seen. Very disappointed . Avoid this paint it's not worth the money

Marquee

★☆☆☆☆
1 5 1
Avoid this paint! Both husband and I suffered swollen red and watery eyes, sore throat and headaches after painter painted two rooms. This is day three and still having symptoms. My husband has never had an allergy before and the paint also smells like cat pee when applied ( ammonia in it I think)

BEHR Marquee

★★☆☆☆
2 5 1
Not a one coat coverage. I followed the manufactures instructions regarding roller nap. Trim is 2 coats, if you apply it really heavy to cover the wall it runs, if you go over it too much with roller the paint comes off the wall. It dries out fast on your brushes and very thick paint. Not with the money. Going back to BEHR Ultimate.

Marquee Semi-Gloss Exterior

★☆☆☆☆
1 5 1
I love Behr products and always used them in our projects. Also, we had used the interior eggshell marquee paint and been very satisfied. We invested in the exterior semi-gloss paint for a beadboard porch ceiling. WE ARE VERY DISAPPOINTED! I'm not sure we would have taken on this project if we thought it was going to need two coats! We used good brushes, an "approved" marquee colour and heavy coats but it is still not one coat coverage. I am frustrated and angry. The paint is also very expensive. I had read reviews of the exterior marquee paint on Homedepot.com but chose to ignore the poor ratings - regret that I did not heed the warnings.

Behr Marquee

★☆☆☆☆
1 5 1
This is NOT a 1 coat paint. I got a rich orange colour and it took 4 coats to cover a light beige. I used Purdy rollers and saturated the roller as per the instructions on their website. I went back to Home Depot for more paint as I ran out after one wall and got them to colour match it into CIL Duo which worked perfectly in two coats. Was also twenty bucks cheaper. Won't be using Behr again

Chips Within 8 Months

★☆☆☆☆
1 5 1
First off, this is not a one coat paint. Second, it chips away after 8 months. I scraped our front porch prior to applying and now see cracking and paint peeling away in many locations. Like their indoor paint, but they need to make a better outdoor paint.

Not worth it

★★☆☆☆
2 5 1
I am so disappointed in this paint!! I had a small room with a light blue gray color and wanted something that would cover in one coat...this paint was not it. I have worked on paint crews before and should have followed my instinct and gone with two coats of a less expensive paint! This paint streaks badly and now will have to purchase other paint to cover it up. Twice the work and three times the money!! Will not use again!!!

Remodeling Home

★☆☆☆☆
1 5 1
Sadly after reading all these comments wish I would of looked at this sight before buying this paint. Definitely not a one coat painty. What 2 gallons should of covered took a little over 3. After the competition of our project which was a couple weeks later when hanging things back up the paint would chip when anything would touch it. Would definitely not recommend this product what so ever. I love all the other Behr products just not this one
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