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Merlex Stucco Rust Spot Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Merlex Stucco, Inc. The complaint alleged that the stucco is defective because it contains deposits of iron, which show themselves eventually as rust spots.  Read more

Merlex Stucco on Building

Rust-Oleum Restore Products Peeling, Chipping Missouri Class Action

This class action brings suit against Rust-Oleum Corporation for certain of its Restore products. The complaint alleges that the company made false advertising claims or concealed and omitted material facts, in respect to its Rust-Oleum Deck Start Wood Primer, Restore 2X One Coat Solid Stain, and Restore 4X Deck Coat.  Read more

Hand Peeling Paint off Deck

Behr “Paint & Primer in One” Failure to Adhere or Seal Class Action

Behr Process Corporation sells products it claims are “Paint & Primer in One,” but the complaint for this class action alleges that the products do not act as a primer, wasting the buyer’s time and effort or costing the buyer even more. The complaint claims violations of state laws on things like false advertising and  Read more

Can of Behr Marquee

DeckOver Deck Surface Coating Settlement

Behr Process Corporation is settling a class action about its line of DeckOver deck coatings alleging that they don’t perform as advertised. The allegations include that DeckOver deteriorates quickly, fails to protect surfaces, fails to adhere to surfaces, and causes property damage to the surfaces to which it’s applied.  Read more

Behr and Home Depot’s Defective DeckOver New Jersey Class Action

DeckOver, Behr’s and Home Depot’s new patio and deck coverage product, must have looked promising at first. Although it was three to five times more expensive than paint, its advertising claimed it was five times thicker and more durable and could repair decks by filling in cracks and stopping splinters. Unfortunately, the complaint for this  Read more

Rescue It! and Revitalize Resurfacer Defective Product Settlement

PPG Industries has agreed to settle a class action alleging that its Rescue It! products are defective and do not adhere properly to decking or other substrates, causing the products to peel, crack, and bubble, and causing damage to the property they’re applied to. The products included are the following: Olympic® RESCUE IT!® Wood &  Read more

DeckOver Defective Deck Resurfacing Consumer Fraud Class Action

What if a product advertised to decrease the time and money you had to spend on a task actually increased it? That’s essentially the charge leveled by the complaint for this class action at Behr’s DeckOver resurfacing and restoration product, which Behr claims is more durable (four or five times thicker), improves decks by filling  Read more