Primer

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$45
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Rated 4.9 out of 5
Based on 119 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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1 Quart covers 95 - 105 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 119 reviews
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119 Reviews
Reviewed by Anna C., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
25 - 34
Painter
DIY
Skill Level
Intermediate
State (US)
California
Room Type
  • Nursery
Product Standouts
  • Low Odor
  • Good Coverage
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Good Value
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Excellent

Loved the primer which we used for the nursery.

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Reviewed by Danielle H., from United States
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

More coverage than expected

I found this primer more difficult to work with than the paint-- it doesn't roll out as smoothly and easily as the paint (although maybe that's normal for primer-- this was the first time I've used primer). However, it did the job and it covered more area than expected based on the calculator, so I can return the extra gallon I bought (and put the money towards buying more paint!)

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Reviewed by Brian G., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
35 - 44
Painter
DIY
Skill Level
Intermediate
Room Type
  • Bathroom
Product Standouts
  • Low Odor
  • Quick Drying
  • Good Coverage
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Seems fine

It took two coats to cover some light yellow paint. Seems like good stuff. I used it with Clare's roller cover and had no problems with splatter. It seemed easy to apply consistently.

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Reviewed by Tara R., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
65+
Painter
Hire a pro
Skill Level
Professional
State (US)
New York
Room Type
  • Living Room
Product Standouts
  • Eco-Friendly
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Primer

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Reviewed by Ameenah R., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
45 - 54
Painter
Hire a pro
Skill Level
Professional
State (US)
New York
Room Type
  • Living Room
Product Standouts
  • Good Value
  • Low Odor
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Good Coverage
  • Quick Drying
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Great Coverage

I wanted to ensure a former color was not noticeable. The primer can in handy and ensured the entire room is aligned in color.

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