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About Primers


Premium Wall & Wood Primer

If you’re looking for a top-of-the-line interior primer, you can’t do better than this. Our Premium Wall & Wood Primer is the perfect choice for showcase rooms and upscale residential and commercial interiors – giving you the finest, most luxurious finish.


  • Assures professional results on wood trim, doors and walls – and provides the smoothest finish on decorative surfaces like crown molding and window and door casings
  • Allows the finish coat to develop a full and consistent sheen and offers exceptional ability to maintain topcoat gloss
  • Ideal for use under ProClassic® and Cashmere® topcoats

Multi-Purpose Latex Primer

A general-utility primer ideal for both interior and exterior applications. Its wide versatility and strong adhesion properties make it a universal favorite – plus it works without the solvent odors and high VOCs common with most stain-blocking primers.


  • Adheres tightly to glossy paint and paneling, and difficult surfaces like PVC piping, wall laminate and galvanized metal
  • Effectively blocks solvent-sensitive stains – such as tar, grease and ink
  • Achieves a consistent finish and dries quickly for recoats

Multi-Purpose Oil-Based Primer

Even though it’s oil-based, this versatile sealer is low odor – making it a great choice for using in occupied areas. It’s an exceptional whole-house primer that really does live up to its functional name.


  • Can be used on many interior surfaces – including wood, hardboard, cured plaster, paneling and ceiling tiles
  • Seals out odors and great at blocking stains – especially wood tannin stains and water-based stains

Drywall Primer

A dependable, economical primer you can count on to seal new drywall and previously painted walls – resulting in a uniform, consistent finish.


  • A great choice for basic priming at an affordable price
  • Well-suited for priming under flat topcoats
  • Performs on drywall, wood and plywood

Harmony® Wall Primer

Need an environmentally preferred primer for walls and trim? Harmony is made with an exclusive zero-VOC, low-odor and formulated without silica.


  • Meets even the most stringent environmental standards – displaying our respected GreenSure® designation
  • The virtually odor-free formula makes it ideal for priming in occupied areas

Pre-Wallcovering Primer

This unique labor-saving primer makes wallcovering easier to install. Allows freshly pasted wallcovering to easily slide over the primed surface for precise placement.


  • Primes, seals and sizes in one coat
  • Promotes wallpaper adhesion and dries in two hours
  • Protects walls from damage during wallcovering removal

Drywall Conditioner


  • A special-purpose repair primer ideal for new construction
  • Seals and conditions drywall that has been severely scraped, scratched, punctured or gouged
  • Clear, low-odor formula creates a sound base for drywall patching and eliminates bubbling

High Build Primer


  • Covers a wide range of irregularities found in new construction interiors
  • Ideal for minor drywall damage – filling scratches, sanding grooves, nicks and pinholes
  • Improves topcoat performance and produces a uniform, ready-to-finish wall surface

ProBlock® Primer


  • Similar to Multi-Purpose Oil-Based Primer, but without low-odor properties
  • Low-VOC formula complies with most regulations including OTC, LADCO and CARB
  • Blocks stains and offers an economical price point
  • Dries quickly and assures a uniform finish

Easy Sand Primer


  • Perfect for priming new residential bare drywall and wood trim
  • Sands easily to a smooth surface – saving time and yielding a professional finish
  • Quick dry time allows for recoat in one hour – ensuring fast production with great gloss retention

ProGreen 200 Low Odor Interior Latex Primer


  • Seals new drywall and previously painted surfaces
  • Low VOC and low odor, environmentally preferred formula

ProMar® 200 Wall Primer


  • A premium commercial wall primer
  • Great for interior use on walls and ceilings
  • Provides excellent hide and can be used under flats and enamels

ProMar® 400 Wall Primer


  • A commercial primer that provides an excellent value
  • Good for priming and sealing drywall
  • Can be used under flats and enamels

Adhesion Primer

Got a hard, slick surface to paint? Our Adhesion Primer is the answer. It bonds tightly to interior and exterior surfaces typically considered “unpaintable” – like ceramic wall tile, round PVC piping, plastics, laminate, glass and fiberglass.


  • Solves tough adhesion challenges for varnished woodwork, kitchen cabinets and wood paneling - as well as previously painted surfaces
  • Dries quickly to a smooth, even finish
  • Accepts a wide range of topcoats – oil, latex, semigloss and gloss, even water-based epoxies

White Pigmented Shellac Primer

A favorite for fire restoration work, White Pigmented Shellac Primer blocks stubborn stains caused by fires, floods and pets – as well as imbedded cooking and cigar smoke odors. It’s our highest performing primer for permanently sealing out the toughest stains and odors in one coat.


  • Provides excellent adhesion to virtually any interior surface – from previously painted surfaces, wood and paneling, to cured plaster and ceiling tiles
  • Can be used as a spot primer for exterior applications
  • Also effective for spot priming knots and severe tannin stains on bare wood

Loxon® Concrete & Masonry Primer

Loxon Concrete & Masonry Primer is perfect for sealing and conditioning porous above-grade masonry surfaces. It tolerates the high pH common in new masonry and ensures a uniform look and long-lasting finish on both interior and exterior surfaces.


  • Seals and adheres to concrete, plaster, brick, stucco, fiber cement siding and EIFS exterior insulated siding
  • Masks pinholes and surface imperfections while preventing peeling caused by alkali salt damage
  • Saves the time and money typically lost while waiting for complete curing of concrete surfaces

Fast Drying Primer


  • Gets the job done quickly – allowing for faster production and recoats in one hour
  • Alkyd formula blocks stains and can be used on both interiors and exteriors
  • Ideal for cold-weather priming – even in temperatures down to 40?F

PrepRite® Block Filler

Minimizes pinholes and minor surface imperfections on masonry block and uneven surfaces, allows topcoat uniformity.


  • Allows topcoat on concrete block to be smooth and uniform
  • Use on unpainted masonry, cement, concrete and flat-surfaced concrete block

PrepRite® ProBlock® Interior Stain Blocking Alkyd Primer / Sealer


  • Low-VOC formula complies with most regulations including OTC, LADCO and CARB
  • Blocks stains and offers an economical price point
  • Dries quickly and assures a uniform finish

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3-Part CSI specifications for Primers

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