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Before you fill up your orange shopping cart with Home Depot goodies, you might want to check out some product reviews from Consumer Reports.

CR featured a variety of Home Depot products – ranging from lawn mowers to paint – in its recent Get It or Forget It series.

In addition to brands and products you can find at other retailers, the popular home center features a number of Home Depot exclusives. “Many offer standout performance at a competitive price,” CR noted. But not every product the Depot sells is a winner.

Below, we’ve highlighted three studs and three duds from CR’s list.

These products were labeled winners:

  • Behr paint. At $32 to $34 per gallon, Behr Premium Plus Ultra, a Home Depot exclusive, is a top-rated satin/eggshell and flat/matte interior paint. The Behr Premium Plus Ultra exterior paint, priced at $31 to $40 per gallon, also gets high marks from CR.
  • EcoSmart light bulbs. While not all EcoSmart bulbs get superior ratings, the EcoSmart 100W soft white CFL and EcoSmart 6 inch 9.5-watt 65W LED Downlight ECO 575L are highly recommended by CR.
  • Ridgid cordless drill. If you’re looking for a good drill, the Home Depot exclusive Ridgid R86008K is listed as a CR Best Buy, “combining superb speed with solid power, handling, and run time,” CR said.

The items below are Home Depot losers, according to CR:

  • Brinkmann grills. The economy line of grills from Brinkmann didn’t earn high marks. CR said the grills have “so-so high and low heat performance.”
  • Home Legend flooring. “We haven’t tested all the flooring materials sold at Home Depot, but we would advise you to think twice about several products from the exclusive Home Legend line,” CR said. The Home Legend Lisbon Natural HL9311LN was one of CR’s lowest-rated engineered wood floors. The flooring had poor resistance to fading, denting, and scratching, it said.
  • Glidden paint. While Behr received high ratings from CR, the Glidden exclusives at Home Depot didn’t fair nearly as well. CR said the High Endurance and Duo lines were subpar.

Check out ConsumerReports.org for a full list of the studs and duds at Home Depot.

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Glidden® High Endurance® Plus Grab-N-Go® Interior Paint + Primer

Area Preparation:
Surface must be clean and dry. Remove all loose, peeling paint, dirt, grease, and any other
surface contaminants. Putty all nail holes and caulk all cracks and open seams. Sand all glossy, rough, and patched surfaces. Plaster, concrete, and masonry surfaces must be completely dry, free of efflorescence, and allowed to cure for 30 days prior to painting. When applied to an uncoated substrate or to bare wood, two coats are required with the first coat acting as the primer. Uncoated substrates, repaired surfaces, or lightly stained areas may require additional coats. For severe stains, water marks, and other challenging conditions, such as bare metal or chalky surfaces, use an appropriate specialty primer.
Application:
Stir thoroughly. Apply with a high-quality brush, roller (nap size – 3/8″ for smooth surfaces and up
to 3/4″ for rough or textured surfaces), paint pad, or by spray equipment. For airless spray application, use tip size .015″ to .021″ and pressure range of 1500 to 2000 psi. When using more than one container of the same color, intermix to ensure color uniformity. Do not thin.
Application Temperature:
Apply only when air, product, and surface temperatures are between 50°F (10°C) and 90°F (32°C).
Drying Time:
Normally dries to touch in one hour at 77°F (25°C) and 50% relative humidity. Allow four hours before
recoating. Drying times listed may vary depending on temperature, humidity, color, film build, and air movement. Wait at least 30 days after painting before cleaning the surface with a non-abrasive, mild cleanser. Very deep colors may require longer to fully cure.
Coverage:
One gallon will cover about 300 to 400 sq. ft. (28 to 37 sq. meters) per U.S. gallon (3.78 L) on primed, smooth,
nonporous surfaces. Coverage figures do not include material loss due to surface irregularities and porosity, or material loss due to application method or mixing. Some colors, drastic color changes, or porous surfaces may require more than one coat to achieve a uniform finish.
Cleanup:
Clean tools with warm, soapy water.
Warning:
Please refer to the Product Label, Technical Data Sheet (TDS) or Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for safety and detailed application instructions.