Primer

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$42
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Rated 4.9 out of 5
Based on 82 reviews
Our fast-drying, multi-surface primer applies easily to conceal imperfections and block stains while providing a long-lasting bond to a variety of interior 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.
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Primer that checks all the boxes

Zero VOC

GreenGUARD Gold Certified

Ultra Low Odor

Applies Easily

Blocks Stains

Fast Drying

The best base for a flawless paint job

If you’re painting over a higher gloss finish, a darker color, or have stains to hide, our premium acrylic Primer is a must-have.

GREENGUARD Gold Certified

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average rating 4.9 out of 5
Based on 82 reviews
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82 Reviews
Reviewed by Chris S., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
55 - 64
Painter
DIY
Skill Level
Advanced
State (US)
California
Room Type
  • Bedroom
Product Standouts
  • Low Odor
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Clare Primer

It provided good coverage and rolled out realatively smooth and no noticable smell.

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Reviewed by Janice R., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
55 - 64
Painter
DIY
State (US)
Ohio
Room Type
  • Kitchen
Product Standouts
  • Low Odor
  • Good Coverage
  • Quick Drying
  • Washable
  • Eco-Friendly
Rated 5 out of 5
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Fabulous primer

This was my first time using your primer product. I use a brush to apply and not a roller. It covered the cabinet surface with no trouble. It took 1 coat of primer a 1 coat of paint. The paint adhered to the primer just as expected. Great appearance.

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Reviewed by Amanda S., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
25 - 34
Painter
DIY
Skill Level
Professional
State (US)
New Mexico
Room Type
  • Bedroom
Product Standouts
  • Super Convenient
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Quick Drying
  • Low Odor
Rated 5 out of 5
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Awesome base

I was going from a satin sheen to Clare's wall paint and wanted to make sure my paint didn't fail over time, so I ordered the primer. It went on very easily, and like their other paints, has virtually no odor. I do wish they could do a tinted primer, because I put their Goodnight moon over the primer, which is incredibly dark, but that's just a personal preference thing.

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Reviewed by Nicole F., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
35 - 44
Painter
DIY
Skill Level
Beginner
State (US)
Minnesota
Room Type
  • Bedroom
Product Standouts
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Low Odor
  • Good Coverage
  • Quick Drying
Rated 5 out of 5
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Be bought the primer, just in case.

We bought the primer and used it, but really the paint didn’t need it. It covered great on its own. When we paint the bathroom next we’ll definitely need the primer. We’ll be going from a Brown to a blueish green. It was easy to apply and covered nicely too.

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Reviewed by Jill C., from United States
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Painter
DIY
Skill Level
Intermediate
Room Type
  • Kitchen
Product Standouts
  • Low Odor
  • Quick Drying
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Good Coverage
Rated 5 out of 5
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Great coverage!

This covered over dark paint like a champ. Paired with Clare paint supplies - super easy job!

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