Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 106
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Ollie 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 SmellyCatX 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 dlkmfs100 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 Gigi 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 abc2016 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 Mel 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 Sampainter 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 gpgib 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