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MAX 1-gal. White Water-Based Interior Primer, Sealer and Stain-Blocker

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KILZ MAX is a new generation water-base primer, sealer and stainblocker offering performance of traditional oil- and shellac-base primers. It tackles tough stains including severe water damage, rust, smoke, nicotine, grease, tannin, ink, pencil, felt marker, pet stains and more. KILZ MAX also seals persistent pet, food and smoke odors.

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  • Performance of oil and shellac - Benefits of Water
  • The Ultimate problem solver
  • Tough on stains and odors, not tough to clean up
  • Dries hard, sands easily - a great enamel undercoat
  • Use on interior surfaces including drywall, woodwork, plaster, masonry, brick, painted metal, ceramic tile, glass and properly prepared glossy surfaces
  • Can be top-coated with latex or oil-base paint
  • Offers superior adhesion
  • Low odor, non-flammable, non-combustible
  • Online Price includes Paint Care fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, MN, OR, RI, VT

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Can you use KILZ Max to prime a grease stained kitchen ceiling?

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San Diego CA
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January 15, 2016
Can you use KILZ max on a grease stained kitchen ceiling?
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San antonio.tx
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April 5, 2016
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You really need to get that grease off..scrape it with a spatula or puddy knife.it will bleed thru all paints eventually..good luck
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March 12, 2016
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You can not just apply over grease. You do have to do some cleaning first. I will seal it cleaned but not like a coating of it. I would go to oil primer as well, safer bet. You will still need to clean it at least with TSP.
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Thornton, CO
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February 16, 2016
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Yes I have used it on an oiled garage floor. but I would use the oll base as the latex waterbase may separate on the oily ceiling
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January 19, 2016
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Hello and thanks for your question. Yes, Kilz Max is formulated to tackle tough stains including medium to heavy grease stains and more. Before application, please make sure surface is in proper condition and clean from the grease. If washing is necessary, use a non-soapy detergent or a TSP substitute. Rinse well and allow to dry.
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will this take care of a serious pet oder?

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November 3, 2015
i rented out my house and a great dane urinated on the floors and walls the smell is unbearable and i was wondering if i could pull out the carpets and use this product on the floor and drywall to get rid of the smell.. they rented the place for 6 years so i'm thinking it's pretty bad.

thanks
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June 22, 2016
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Not well for serious problems.
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San antonio.tx
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April 5, 2016
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it will work on the walls...but not the floors...youll have to sand them down..sorry but you will always smell it if you dont. also id rent a steemer machine and go over the floors and all the cracks after you sand them down..you could do all this in one week end...good luck friend
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Denver, CO
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November 25, 2015
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Seriously consider NATURE’S MIRACLE® Scented Stain and Odor Removers. Instead of covering the odor it removes it entirely. I do not work for the company, but have used it for years. The stuff is a bit expensive and can be found in pet stores.
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November 7, 2015
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Odor blocking primers can't and will never truly get rid of a smell unless the source of that odor is neutralized.
WIth that said, you can certainly try to prime ONLY after cleaning and disinfecting the areas affected by the pet stains.
Once that is done, apply the primer and see what happens.
Joseph
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I just need to do a stair landing and some spots on the floor for cat urine smell before installing new carpet. Do I need to buy a whole gallon?

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you really need to get that cat urine up...it will always be up there..maybe a quik sanding with a hand sander ..wont take long and then use this kilz with stain blocker...good luck..
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Hello, Consider using Nature's Miracle for cat urine. It will destroy the smell instead of covering it. Just thinking, and it absolutely works.
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That's how its sold.
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November 26, 2014
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Thank you for your inquiry! KILZ MAX is our "go-to" odor blocking primer and will absolutely solve your problem. However, it only comes in a 1 Gallon and nothing smaller. Sounds like you have a "spot" pet urine problem on your stair landing . Another product you can consider if you don’t mind using an oil-base primer is Kilz Original (quart size or aerosol). Since this is an oil-base it will have some Read More
Thank you for your inquiry! KILZ MAX is our "go-to" odor blocking primer and will absolutely solve your problem. However, it only comes in a 1 Gallon and nothing smaller. Sounds like you have a "spot" pet urine problem on your stair landing . Another product you can consider if you don’t mind using an oil-base primer is Kilz Original (quart size or aerosol). Since this is an oil-base it will have some odor while applying and needs good ventilation. Either way, please follow instructions on the label and allow the primer to dry fully before putting the topcoat (if any) before re-carpeting. Good luck on your project! Read Less
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Can we use this on the garage floor?

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April 29, 2016
The lady we bought our house from smoked in the garage. What can I use on the floor?
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You can . however like any paint over time it will become damaged by hig traffic like cars bicycles and other traffic .
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isnt the garage floor concrete...then use concrete paint or it will come up..are u trying to cover stains??if so use a gray concrete paint..this works on walls.
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I used it on a plywood under floor to kill pet odors before putting down new carpet. It worked very well, but I would read what it says on the can to see if it is meant to be used on concrete, I would think it would be stated on the can.
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 106 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Amazing primer I'm repainting all the trim in my house and I've used this primer prior to applying 2 coats of Benjamin Moore Advanced Satin paint. It goes on easily with a brush or HVLP sprayer. It dries to the touch in an hour and is sandable after 12 hours. It levels well and bonds very well. All surfaces were sanded and wiped clean of dust prior to painting. I've used many other primers for indoor painting jobs and this one is by far on the top of my list. August 9, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by This is not the sealer/stain-blocker you want We recently purchased a house where the previous owner had a misbehaving cat. The cat had managed to P in every corner of carpeted floor (thankfully only 3 rooms). This had gone on for so long that the subfloor was saturated. They somehow managed to get it dry enough that the odor wasn't obvious in any of our walkthroughs or inspection. Shortly after we purchased the home we had the carpets cleaned and when you add that water to dried up cat P ... POW it activates and smells worse than you can believe. We pulled up the carpet and padding to assess the damage and saw the subfloor was pretty bad in the corners of the rooms. I let the areas dry, sanded them, scrubbed the areas with a bleach & water mix, let it dry again and applied 3 coats of Kilz Max to each corner letting each coat dry before applying the next. This not only did not stop the smell, but the cat P began to leach through the less than max sealant leaving a discolored yellow stain in the white primer. If you think you should use something like this, please don't use anything water based. It's garbage and poorly marketed as being a stain/odor blocker. Go with an oil based product and you might have more luck. Us... we had the subfloor replaced. Thanks for nothing Kilz! August 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Used for dog urine on floorboards prior to carpeting After I tore up my old carpet, I discovered lots of dog urine stains on the floorboards. First, I scrubbed with hydrogen peroxide, several applications. Then I rolled on Kilz Max. The worst areas needed 3 coats, but 1 coat was sufficient for most of the areas. Kilz Max worked amazingly well. No urine smell, and the new carpet smells wonderfully! August 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Product I bought this product to kill animal odor on an enclosed porch of a condo I recently purchased. This stuff works. After a week the smell is still gone. It was easy to apply and I am happy I tried it. July 19, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Odor Control after animal damage Preparing a home for sale after owner allowed a pet to severely damage floors requiring removal of all carpeting and pads, with staining and odor into the plywood. The Kilz is greatly improving the condition although in places it is so damaged several coats are necessary. Without the Kilz the plywood base would have to be replaced. July 26, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Used for sealing subfloor with pet urine stains and odor. Applied 2 coats (3 in some areas). Covered stains well and sealed odors. Then applied peel and stick tiles. Highly recommend. June 21, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Gets rid of wall odor / ghost odor Only primer that covers up smell of contaminated paint. This issue is called wall odor or wall odour phenomenon that Kilz Max can resolve. Kilz Max has it's own slight unique odor that is mostly gone within a week and completely gone after top coating with 2 layers of quality paint. July 3, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Disappointed I put on 3 coats of Killz Max, whitch indicated that it would stop pet odor. After 3 coats smelled good for a few days, then the smell crept through and although less now, it's still there. I am going to try Shellac next, which was also recommended by HD, but not available there. June 22, 2016
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