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


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

$33.97 /each

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Product Overview

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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Customer Questions & Answers

Can we use this on the garage floor?

The lady we bought our house from smoked in the garage. What can I use on the floor?
Asked by: shelly
I wouldn't put this on a garage floor. I don't think it would hold up to traffic. I'd use some kind of harder product made specifically for outdoor flat concrete.
Answered by: Washer
Date published: 2017-02-03

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

Can you use KILZ max on a grease stained kitchen ceiling?
Asked by: SKE
You really need to get that grease off..scrape it with a spatula or puddy will bleed thru all paints eventually..good luck
Answered by: Betty
Date published: 2016-04-06

will this take care of a serious pet oder?

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
Asked by: kent
Not well for serious problems.
Answered by: gpgib
Date published: 2016-06-23

Max over wall that has wallpaper glue

Removed wallpaper; glue laborious to remove. Can Max be used over wall that has wallpaper glue? Thanks!
Asked by: BobJax
Hi BobJax, Thanks for your question. We don't recommend applying Kilz Max on top of wallpaper adhesive. If you're unable to remove the adhesive though, you may want to use an oil-based primer instead, like our Kilz Original, which can be viewed here: Good luck with your project! - Sara
Answered by: KILZProblemSolver
Date published: 2016-10-27
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Customer Reviews

MAX 1-gal. White Water-Based Interior Primer, Sealer and Stain-Blocker is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 136.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Impressive. I bought a 50-year-old house and was working to restore a basement utility room that had been used as a kitchen by a past owner. It was bad - my daughter called it a "murder scene". The walls were plaster over cinder block with many coats of unknown type paints. After some cleaning and light sanding with 220 grit paper, I was going to use a shellac-based primer. No windows in this room and minimal ventilation, so I wasn't looking forward to it. Then I ran across this stuff. It went on easy and covered all of the stains, marks and splatters that were on the walls. In one coat. I don't give away five stars easily, but this stuff is worth it.
Date published: 2016-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the best latex primer I've ever used I used kilz max on a customers house recently. They had a grease fire in the kitchen so the ceilings and walls were heavily covered with smoke damage. I sprayed two coats of kilz max on ceilings and walls. The product covered so well I could have just left the ceilings with no top coat. I recommend this product to pros and home owners. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best product ever! I used this to seal old pet stains on subfloor before installing hardwood floors. This does such a great job of sealing everything in. There isn't any hint of the old pet stains at all! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from saved the day-dead animal in wall smell... Kilz Max saved us. I noticed an odor around our linen closet but with teenage boys in the house....A few days later I had to put clean towels away and open the door and the smell hot me. Dead something. So I donned a facemask and rubber gloves and pulled everything out (a 6' wide x 30" deep closet packed pull) to find whatever had died. There was nothing dead. But the closet smelled worse empty. DH went into the attic and found a raccoon decaying between the wall studs benind the closet, about 4 feet down and no way to get it out (it would have fallen apart anyhow) The only thing we could do was wait for it to stop stinking, but ugh! THe smell was seeping into the wall beind the closet. Did I mention my parents were going to be visisting for a week the following week? So I bought sone Kilz Max, opened up all the windows and gave the inside of the closet 2 coats of Kilz Max. The Kilz Max did the trick, no more dead animal smell. Of course I had wash everything that came out of the closet- 12 loads in all. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No more pet odors in our new home Great product of hiding pet odors. Great product with great results [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pet odors be gone!! We recently purchased a used home where, without our knowledge, animals controlled the entire home & used it as their personal litter box. Once we finally pulled all the carpet and pad, we could see that we needed to block this before new "anything" could be installed. Enter: 5 gallons of KILZ MAX!!! One coat down and all these worries were gone! We have new carpet and can actually lay down on it and not be reminded of why we do! Thank you Kilz!!!! This product is legit!!! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-09-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Covered smoke smell We purchased a home that had 40 years of smoke on the walls. We needed a primer that would cover the smoke smell after we TSP washed the walls. The smell was quite intense in the home. In one of the rooms, we used the Kilz 2 thinking it did a good job and after we painted over it, within a week we could smell the smoke again. Especially in the summer heat. We went back to the Max to take care of the smoke. It did a very good job on the first round. I would recommend it for any house trying to cover many years of smoke.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Covering up BAD...seriously BAD pet odor We recently bought an old farmhouse with the intent to renovate room by room over time...the previous owner had several animals who apparently liked to use the carpeted living room rather than go outside :/ we removed the carpet and pad before even moving in. While that helped it still smelled, I tried everything...baking soda and vinegar...scrubbing with soap and water..every DIY remedy online.....even straight up bleach scrubbed into the subfloor nothing worked! I have used kilz regular primer before and knew the coverage was unbeatable so I found the kilz maxx odor blocker which of course was the highest price can but it was worth it! Rolled 2 coats on the subfloor smell was gone and hasn't returned! I'm a kilz believer for life! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-11-10
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