Interior/Exterior Primer

Regular price
$45
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Rated 4.9 out of 5
Based on 137 reviews
Our fast-drying, multi-surface paint primer applies easily to conceal imperfections and block stains while providing a long-lasting bond to a variety of interior and exterior surfaces. It’s the foundation for a flawless paint job.
Our zero-VOC Primer is low-odor and GREENGUARD Gold certified. Our multi-surface paint Primer is suitable for a variety of interior and exterior surfaces including drywall, wood, stonework, and hard-to-stick surfaces like aged oil-based paint, aluminum, and galvanized metal.
Size
1 Quart covers 55 - 70 sq ft 1 Gallon covers 225 - 275 sq ft
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Zero VOC

GreenGUARD Gold Certified

Ultra Low Odor

Applies Easily

Blocks Stains

Fast Drying

The best base for a flawless paint job

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average rating 4.9 out of 5
Based on 137 reviews
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Reviewed by Kristie H., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
25 - 34
Painter
DIY
Skill Level
Intermediate
State (US)
Maryland
Room Type
  • Entryway
Product Standouts
  • Quick Drying
  • Good Coverage
  • Super Convenient
  • Low Odor
Rated 5 out of 5
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Great basic primer

Good primer that was easy to apply and provided a smooth surface for paint.

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Reviewed by Alexandra F., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
35 - 44
Painter
DIY
Skill Level
Intermediate
State (US)
California
Room Type
  • Bedroom
Product Standouts
  • Good Coverage
  • Quick Drying
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Low Odor
Rated 5 out of 5
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Astonishing - so great!!

I have been planning a pretty big paint job of two bedrooms all summer and knew I’d need primer to get it done right because the old paint was so grungy with stains. It was important to me to find a primer that was truly low VOC because I have asthma, and that would provide full coverage. Clare’s primer is shocking low in odor, and it completely covered a darker old shade of paint with old marks and stains in one coat. I am in awe… and in love!!!

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Reviewed by Patrick M., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
35 - 44
Painter
DIY
Skill Level
Beginner
State (US)
North Carolina
Room Type
  • Nursery
Product Standouts
  • Low Odor
  • Quick Drying
  • Super Convenient
  • Good Value
Rated 5 out of 5
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Excellent for worn surfaces

Over the ~9 years in our home, I have hung various things and created scratches and dents in the room that turned out to be the nursery for our firstborn. This was a great, safe product to prep the walls for Clare paint!

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Reviewed by Alethea C., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
45 - 54
Painter
DIY
Skill Level
Intermediate
State (US)
Florida
Room Type
  • Bedroom
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen
  • Entryway
  • Kid's Room
Product Standouts
  • Low Odor
  • Good Coverage
  • Quick Drying
  • True to Color
  • Super Convenient
Rated 5 out of 5
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Excellent!

I love everything about Clare paints! They go on smooth and vibrant and the colors are to die for! This primer makes everything ready for that glorious paint, giving the wall a “tooth” for the paint to hold onto and cleaning up any imperfections or color variations. Like I said, excellent!

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Reviewed by Rita M., from United States
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I recommend this product
Product Standouts
  • Good Coverage
  • Super Convenient
  • Washable
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Eco-Friendly
Rated 5 out of 5
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Great primer!

The primer did a great job at covering super dark colours. No splatter!

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Interior/Exterior Primer
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