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KILZ 1-gal. White Oil-Based Interior/Exterior Primer, Sealer and Stain-Blocker
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KILZ

1-gal. White Oil-Based Interior/Exterior Primer, Sealer and Stain-Blocker

  • Use on wood, plaster, concrete, iron, steel, paneling
  • Restoration grade stain and odor blocker
  • MPI #5 and M136 approved
$18.48 /each

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KILZ COMPLETE is a premium quality primer, sealer and severe stain blocker. It is ideal for blocking severe fire and smoke damage, tannins from Cedar and Redwood and other bleeding stains. KILZ COMPLETE offers great penetration and adhesion, quick dry time and a dry film that is mold resistant.

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  • Suitable for interior and exterior applications
  • Ideal for home and professional use
  • May be topcoated with latex or oil-base paint
  • Oil-based formula provides excellent adhesion and hiding capabilities to help reduce the number of top coats needed
  • Resists stains to ensure lasting beauty
  • Mildew-resistant coating ideal for high-humidity areas such as bathrooms and laundry rooms
  • Seals persistent smoke, pet and food odors
  • Penetrates and seals porous surfaces for uniform finish
  • Fast Dry - Quick Recoat in one hour
  • Online Price includes Paint Care fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, MN, OR, RI, VT

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Can the Kilz complete primer be tinted?

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Rutland, VT
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April 2, 2014
I need to use this primer on a living room wall that has some soot stains on it. I was wondering if I can tint this primer with the color that I will be painting the wall.
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August 30, 2016
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it Absolutely can as you will see on the can that it is tintable.
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Tri-Cities, WA, USA
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October 28, 2014
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yes it can because I had them do that for me
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Canby Oregon
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September 2, 2014
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I imagine it could be tinted but i'm not sure why you would need that. It accepts top coats well and is covered easily. Its best use is to cover bare wood or to cover stains or change dramatic colors then it needs a top coat.
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St. Louis, MO
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April 7, 2014
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Yes, it can be tinted with up to 2 oz. of universal colorant. Tinting is not recommended for stainblocking applications. If you have additional questions, please contact us directly at ask@kilz.com. Thanks!
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April 3, 2014
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Hi Beckster, I contacted Behr to get you an answer from their technical personal.
Behr stated you can add up to 2 ounces of a color, that will get you toward the color you want to paint the wall.
However you can not tint the primer to the same color as your paint. The reason is there is not enough room in the primer can to allow for a full paint formula to be added.
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Hi Beckster, I contacted Behr to get you an answer from their technical personal.
Behr stated you can add up to 2 ounces of a color, that will get you toward the color you want to paint the wall.
However you can not tint the primer to the same color as your paint. The reason is there is not enough room in the primer can to allow for a full paint formula to be added.
So what that means, if you're painting a shade of say yellow, you can add up to 2 ounces of yellow to try and get close to the color of your paint. Read Less
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can this be used also as top coat on an exterior application?

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AZ
July 28, 2013
I want to paint the exterior of my house and am wondering if this would be good for both primer and top coat?
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Little Rock, AR
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August 13, 2016
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Absolutely not - however Home depot carriers exterior top-coat/primer mixed. Never us interior paint on your exterior. They contain very different resins and additives.
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wouldn't recommend it as a top coat. It is best used as a base on bare wood or to cover stain that bleeds through top coats. no UV protection so it would fade fast in the sun.
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Madison, AL, USA
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I wouldn't recommend as a topcoat on your house. You will have better coverage, protection, and finished look with a quality topcoat paint. It's worth the time and investment for your home to do it right.
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Hello! Primers should not be used as a top coat. We recommend that you apply a topcoat after you use a primer. The purpose of a primer is to give a good base for the top coat. If a primer is left on the surface without a topcoat it can yellow and chalk over time. Also, if a primer is not re-coated after a few weeks, you might experience issues such as poor adhesion and peeling when you decide to repaint. Read More
Hello! Primers should not be used as a top coat. We recommend that you apply a topcoat after you use a primer. The purpose of a primer is to give a good base for the top coat. If a primer is left on the surface without a topcoat it can yellow and chalk over time. Also, if a primer is not re-coated after a few weeks, you might experience issues such as poor adhesion and peeling when you decide to repaint. If you have additional questions, please contact us directly at ask@kilz.com. Thanks! Read Less
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Can i put 2 coats on my walls

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September 27, 2016
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Hello Juan,
We appreciate your question. Yes, if need be, multiple coats can be applied for things like better stainblocking. Please follow all label instructions for best results. Well wishes for your project!
-Joshua
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You sure can. and it is recommended that you use a second coat.
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June 7, 2016
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Yes, you can add two coats of the sealer and stain blocker.
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can u use on concrete?

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can u use it on concrete?
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Definitely.
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KIlz website says it can be applied to cured concrete and brick/mortar after 90 days but I would not use it on concrete myself. Concrete is porous and absorbs Moisture so alkyd primers aren't usually recommended for it. Go with KIlz Premium or KIlz Max (Apply after concrete has cured for 30 days).
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August 21, 2015
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Hello and thank you for your question. Yes, KILZ oil-based primers are suitable for use on masonry including concrete block as well as brick. For a more durable and flexible primer film, we suggest KILZ Complete interior/exterior oil base primer. Be sure to follow all back label instructions and best of luck on your project.
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Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 60 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by KILZ COMPLETE White Oil-Based interior/exterior primer The paint easily applied to a seating area that I built from old pallets. The seating would be stationary outdoors which is why i needed this product. The coverage over the untreated wood was perfect. It has rained on the finished product several times now and the sealer is working very well. Even the oil base paint washed off my hands easily with a gently soap scrub. August 30, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Amazing Amazing product, amazing results. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! September 27, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This product WORKS! I was having repeat problems with having Behr stain stick to portions of our wood deck. While it might be too soon to say this was a lasting solution, there are already signs that this primer was far better than the others I have tried. It sticks to wood like glue and is easy to apply. I am very encouraged.. September 20, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by OK but not equal to Zinsser Cover Stain My local store was out of stock on Zinsser cover stain. I needed an oil base primer for new wood so I had to buy this. This was not pigmented nearly as well as the Zinsser, and did not cover nearly as well. Also it had to be stirred nearly constantly to keep whatever pigment was in the primer mixed, otherwise only the oil base would be applied. Real disappointment compared to the Zinsser cover stain, in addition to selling for 1.00 mor per gallon. I'll go across the street to Lowes instead of buying this again. September 13, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great product I used this to prime kitchen and bathroom cabinets so the could be painted. This is a great primer. The cabinets turned out awesome.I highly recommend this product. I would buy it again. September 22, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best primer to do the job right the first time! Excellent primer! It seals and covers well. Painting in shade on sunny day and it dries quickly. I also primed over black facia boards and it covers well! I don't buy any other primer, just Kilz. September 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Kilz does the job. Using this brand of Kilz to prime a slightly rusty outdoor metal storage bldg. - works good. Also using to prime wood paneling in a garage - works good here also. September 13, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by need a gas mask while kilz is a great product, the oil base has a very strong smell, I knew that ahead of time, it has been quite a few years since I have used oil base indoors, but per Home-Depot recommendation I purchased anyway , it was suggested this as best product for o s b board, after 5 days the smell is finally dissipating , hope it holds up over time. August 16, 2016
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