BEHR Premium® Wood Effects

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BEHR Premium Wood Effects creates a faux aged look on all types of wood. BEHR Premium Wood Effects allows the user to create 3 different aged looks; Aged Grey, Charred Black and Rustic Brown. BEHR Premium Wood Effects is easy to apply, fast drying and easy water cleanup.

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1 quart can of Behr Premium Water Based Wood Effects, interior


Flat finish prior to adding protective clear finish.

Best For Use In

Properly prepared Interior bare wood surfaces.


200 Sq. Ft. / Qt.

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    Before Use

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    1 Coat 

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    Spread Rate: 
    200 Sq. ft./Qt.

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    Soap & Water

Properly prepared interior bare wood surfaces. Not recommended for floors.

Surface Preparation† (Proper surface preparation is required)

  • Remove any existing finishes with sandpaper or liquid stripper.
  • Aged Wood Effects works best on bare wood.
  • Prepare bare wood by sanding in the direction of the grain with sandpaper.
  • Remove any dust with a clean, dry rag.

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Product Preparation and Color Testing

  • Aged Wood Effects color will vary with different types of wood.
  • To verify the final look, test Aged Wood Effects in an inconspicuous area first.

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Stain Application

  • Stir material thoroughly before and occasionally during use. Do not shake.
  • For best results, use at temperatures between 60ºF (16ºC) and 90ºF (32ºC).
  • Apply with a synthetic bristle brush or foam brush.
  • Allow Aged Wood Effects to sit on the wood for 30 minutes to 1 hour for the final effect. Wiping away is not required.
  • For a lighter effect, apply product and wipe away immediately or lightly sand the finish with fine grit sandpaper once it is dry. To darken, a second coat can be applied after 1 hour.

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Clear Finish Application

  • A topcoat is necessary for the best protection.
  • Wait 1 hour for Aged Wood Effects to dry before applying clear topcoat.
  • For best results, use BEHR Premium® Water-Based Fast Drying Polyurethane as a protective top coat. Test in an inconspicuous area first.

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For disposal of empty containers and unused product, contact your household refuse collection service.
  • For disposal of empty containers and unused product, 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. In the event this product proves to be defective 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. This warranty excludes (1) labor and costs of labor 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. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. 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.  Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights, which vary from state to state. Note to residents of the State of New Jersey: The provisions of this warranty, including its limitations, are intended to apply to the fullest extent permitted by the laws of the State of New Jersey. To obtain warranty service, call 1-800-854-0133. Behr Process Corporation reserves the right to inspect any and all application of the product prior to processing your claim made under this warranty.