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Glidden Professional 1 gal. Gripper White Primer Sealer

Glidden Professional

1 gal. Gripper White Primer Sealer

  • Same Great Product, New Label
  • All-purpose primer and sealer that provides excellent adhesion
  • Quick dry formula allows for same day topcoat
$2198 /each
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Product Overview

Gripper Interior/Exterior Primer & Sealer is a premium acrylic primer and sealer designed to meet the variety of challenges experienced in the residential, commercial and multi-family markets for a multi-purpose primer. This fast-drying, all-purpose, bonding primer and sealer is suitable for interior or exterior application with its excellent adhesion to a variety of surfaces. Ideal for use on properly prepared interior or exterior wood, masonry, plaster, wallboard, cement, brick and stucco.

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  • Interior/exterior formula
  • All-purpose
  • Great adhesion
  • High hiding
  • Excellent sealing and adhesion
  • Quick dry and recoat
  • Available in grey
  • MPI approval in categories #6, #17 and #39
  • Actual paint colors may vary from on-screen and printer representations
  • Online Price includes Paint Care fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, MN, OR, RI, VT

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Container Size
1 GA-Gallon


Application Method
Brush,Paint Sprayer,Roller
Coating Product Category
Color Family
Dry to touch (min.)
Paint/Stain Base Material
Paint/Stain Clean Up
Soap & Water
Paint/Stain Key Features
Inverted spray ability,UV/Fade Resistant
Paint/Stain/Waterproofer Product Type
General Purpose
Primer Purpose
Difficult Surfaces
Substrate/Surface Use Type

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Guaranteed Results

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Customer Questions & Answers

Can this primer be used to prime over a cinder block interior wall that has been painted with an oil based paint? Will it hold, or will it lift off?

Asked by: Rustycat
I used it on the cinder block walls in my basement over an oil-based paint and I have not experienced any problems in the two since. I probably should add that my basement is very dry.
Answered by: onedogguy
Date published: 2017-01-04

Can I use a spray gun to apply this glidden gripper primer?

I have a HPLV spray gun and air compressor. Is it recommended that I spray on this gripper primer for a more smoother application? If so, what do I have to do to spray it properly? Should I dilute it and if so, with what and how much? I'm refinishing my maple kitchen cabinets with white paint.
Asked by: Eddie
Yes, but for gods sake clean your sprayer thuroughly after. This stuff is like glue. I love it, but would not spray it.
Answered by: Guy
Date published: 2017-04-12

pianting my garge inside should i prime it first and is this product good for that.

Asked by: brown
If you are painting over new drywall this stuff is at good as it gets. You will never have to paint the inside of the garage again. If not concerned about the final finish there might be less expensive alternative though.
Answered by: jah
Date published: 2016-01-06


Does this product have a harsh odor?
Asked by: Anonymous
No, I found it to be low odor and smelled less than other primers I have used.
Answered by: DebinNJ
Date published: 2015-09-17
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Customer Reviews

1 gal. Gripper White Primer Sealer is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 89.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Holds true to its name "Gripper" I've been a handyman for fifteen years and this primer is the best I've used!
Date published: 2017-05-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best primer on the market! I was renovating a 1964 farm house with dark wood paneling. I needed to paint the paneling because ripping it down & putting up drywall was too expensive. I tried so many different primers & I can honestly say that Glidden Gripper was the very best. It took 4 to 5 coats of other primers to cover the dark paneling but I was able to get the job done with 1 good coat of glidden gripper with a light second coat in the darker seams. It filled in the cracks beautifully, saved me days of labor & a lot of money. The walls were so smooth that you can't even tell its paneling. Gripper will always be my first choice in primers!! Thank you for an amazing product!! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for priming new drywall for paint Have a newly built house with textured walls and man do they suck up paint. I typically have to do 3 coats of paint to get even coverage. Decided I was tired of using $35 cans of paint as "primer" and gave this a try and it works excellent. Only had to do one coat of gripper and one coat of paint. Only negative is I found the fumes to be pretty strong but that can be subjective depending on how sensative you are.
Date published: 2017-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I had been using an oil based exterior primer, but having problem with peeling after top coating ... I had been using an oil based exterior primer, but having problem with peeling after top coating with latex paint. Also, the oil based primer turned yellow, if not top coated within a few weeks. Switched to this, which is about the same price, and love it. A little thick, but after a few months, no peeling problems or yellowing.
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pleasantly surprised I was shocked (and still am) at how well this works! I wanted to refinish a big dark-stained chair but it has so many curves in the arms and nooks & crannies around the legs, I thought it would take me days just to sand it down everywhere. A very helpful salesman at HD recommended this and wow, it stuck to that chair! It's now three years later and it looks exactly the same as the day I finished it. One coat of Gripper, two coats basic white wall paint and voila, perfect "new" chair. If they allowed photos on here I'd share the before/after. Who knows how much time and elbow grease this saved. Great product.
Date published: 2011-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We use gripper as a primer for everything! We have... We use gripper as a primer for everything! We have oil based paints in the house we bought and it works like a charm letting us use latex based paints.
Date published: 2017-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked as I expected!... Worked as I expected!
Date published: 2017-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent and Oustanding Primer I have used many primer paints over the years. The Glidden Gripper indoor/outdoor primer is absolutely a great primer. Application is a dream, the consistency is perfect in that there is hardly any dripping or splatter when applying. Most applications only need one coat unless you have a wife like mine who always demands the second coat! Highly recommend this product. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-09-03
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