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KILZ KWIK-START 5-gal. White Interior Water-Based Primer Sealer


KWIK-START 5-gal. White Interior Water-Based Primer Sealer

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Product Overview

KILZ Kwik Start is a new general use primer-sealer with light stain-blocking. It's a fast-drying, latex primer sealer formulated to minimize problems caused by minor stains, color changes, surface textures and porosity differences. When brushed, rolled or sprayed KILZ Kwik Start can be top-coated after one hour with latex or oil-base paint.

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  • Use on drywall, masonry and brick
  • Seals porous surfaces
  • Blocks light surface stains
  • Easy soap and water clean-up
  • Seals surfaces for uniform finish
  • Online Price includes Paint Care fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, MN, OR, RI, VT

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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
No additional features
Primer Purpose
Color Changing
Substrate/Surface Use Type

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Limited Warranty

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Customer Questions & Answers

is this primer for new drywall or can it be used either way?

Asked by: Dsears
I use it either way with no problem
Answered by: Poetic
Date published: 2015-09-20

Will this primer help me cover brown wood paneling? I would like to paint the paneling in a light color vs rip out.

Asked by: Supermom1714
Hello Supermom1714, Thanks for your interest in our Kilz Kwik-Start Primer. Yes, this product can be applied to wood paneling. Please be sure to follow all label instructions for best results. Well wishes for your project! -Joshua
Answered by: KILZProblemSolver
Date published: 2016-10-18

Can I use this type of primer if I am pregnant?

I am going to be painting the inside of my house soon and I am 16 weeks pregnant, so my first trimester is over. Does this have really strong fumes? I am going to wear a mask but still, do I need to sleep somewhere else for the night?
Asked by: Laurette
Hello and thank you for your interest in our KILZ Kwik Start primer and for checking on safety of using the product during your pregnancy. KILZ Kwik Start will be safe for you to use as long as you follow the label instructions when applying and also using appropriate safety measures (wear eye protection and if possible use a common particulate mask to prevent inhalation of any fumes). The primer itself is a water-base, with virtually no odor and has a low Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) rating. Please make sure the area is well-ventilated when painting. Hope this helps and best of luck on your project!
Answered by: KILZProblemSolver
Date published: 2015-09-20

can the kilz quick start be used on the smooth side of osb?

if not what can be used.
Asked by: retiredoldman
Dear retiredoldman, Kilz Kwik-Start Interior Water-Based Primer Sealer is not recommended for oriented strand board (OSB) but is a perfect primer for drywall, masonry and brick. A better choice for OSB would be Kilz Premium Water-Based Interior / Exterior Primer, Sealer and Stain Blocker. Thank you for your question and good luck with your project!
Answered by: KILZProblemSolver
Date published: 2015-09-20
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Customer Reviews

KWIK-START 5-gal. White Interior Water-Based Primer Sealer is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Pail we bought was very thin and ran badly on wall I purchased a 5 gallon pail of Kilz Kwik-Start the other day to prime our new home and was very displeased with it. It turned out to be very thin, and after applying it to the wall, started to run off the wall. We just thought it was a thin product, and used it on the walls. We were not pleased with the coverage of the product at all. In order for it to not run, I had to put it on so thin, that we had to put two coats on each wall. We needed more to finish the job and bought 2, one gallon cans of Kwik-Start, and found it to be thick like other normal paint we have used in the past. I do not know if this was simply a bad batch, but would like some response.
Date published: 2013-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does the job as advertised! We bought this to repaint some kitchen chairs, and used this as primer under the paint. This effectively covered the under color, filled in the gaps, sealed the wood, and was "paint ready" in a matter of a couple hours really. Was a bit pricey for the small can we got, so if in doubt, go with a larger size to begin with, so you dont have to go back and buy a second can.
Date published: 2013-08-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good value Easy to use, rolled out after spraying on new raw sheet rock. Filled in well. Was able to top coat in the hour \. Good value for the price
Date published: 2013-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solves it all! I bought this product because I really didn't know what to buy, but I'm glad I did! It filled in imperfections and my paint and wallpaper turned out great! This is a must try!
Date published: 2013-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Kiwik 5-Gal Interior Primer Sealer The Primer Sealer looks good on my ceiling and walls. It dries quickly. I wish I would've bought this earlier before I painted my walls but it's okay, I went over it again because I needed that protection. It doesn't have a glossy look but more like flat paint. I would definitely buy it.
Date published: 2014-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good thick paint Good thick paint, dries fast, very smooth when applying.
Date published: 2014-03-18
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