Model # 182729

Internet #202041135

Rust-Oleum Specialty Specialty 27 oz. Gloss White Dry Erase Paint Kit-DISCONTINUED

Discontinued Rust-Oleum Specialty

Specialty 27 oz. Gloss White Dry Erase Paint Kit-DISCONTINUED

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Product Overview

The Rust-Oleum Specialty 27 oz. Gloss White Dry Erase Paint Kit provides a smooth, hard finish that creates a writeable and erasable surface for dry-erase markers. This paint kit is ideal for use on interior surfaces such as drywall, masonite, wood, cement and metal. Cover up to a 12 sq. ft. area with this paint kit and allow up to 3 days before applying dry-erase markings.

  • Water-base formula provides a white writing surface for dry-erase markers
  • Suitable for indoor use on drywall, masonite, wood, cement and metal
  • Part A and B mix easily and are ready to paint immediately
  • Dries to the touch in 1 hour
  • Allow to dry for 2 days before applying dry-erase markings
  • 27 oz. can provides coverage for up to 12 sq. ft.
  • High-gloss finish
  • Actual paint colors may vary from on-screen and printer representations
  • Online Price includes Paint Care fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, MN, OR, RI, VT

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Container Size
1 QT-Quart
Coverage Area (sq. ft.)
Product Size (oz.)


Aerosol / NonAerosol
Application Method
Dense Foam Roller
Application Method
Coating Product Category
Color Family
Dry to touch (min.)
Interior Paint & Stains Product Type
Faux/Decorative Paint
Mildew Resistant
Paint & Primer in One
Paint/Stain Base Material
Paint/Stain Clean Up
Lacquer Thinner
Paint/Stain Key Features
No additional features
Primer required
Time before recoating (hours)
Tint Base
Base 1

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Satisfaction Guaranteed

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Customer Questions & Answers

I applied the product as per instructions and waited 4 days just to be safe. Cannot get the marking off at all

At first I thought that I inadvertently used a permanent marker, but after putting on my glasses realized it was in fact a black dry erase board pen, the same one we used in the past on our old board. I was relieved to find that using Goof-off I was able to remove the writing, but this will not work moving forward. What should we do?
Asked by: RobH
I'm sorry you were experiencing a problem with the product. I suggest you contact Rust-Oleum directly at Customer Service (877) 385-8155 or you can send them a message at
Answered by: Tangelo
Date published: 2015-11-07

Does not erase completely.

I painted a portion of a wall but it does not erase completely. We waited the suggested 3 days; should I paint another coat on top, does it possibly need to be thicker?
Asked by: Anonymous
Hello AJR, I'm sorry you are having problems erasing. I suggest using rubbing alcohol on a soft, clean rag to remove the residue. This should get off any of the remaining marks. - Christine
Answered by: ChristineHDATL
Date published: 2015-11-07

Coloring and Tinting ?

Can this dry erase paint be colored or tinted? I don't want to effect the dry-erase function in any way by coloring.
Asked by: Anonymous
This product cannot be tinted or colored. I'm sorry about that. :( - Christine
Answered by: ChristineHDATL
Date published: 2015-11-07

I am preparing my house for sale and need to remove the dry erase rustoleum on 5 x 7 area on my wall. Suggestions for removal of this product please.

Asked by: Anonymous
Handy, typically the surface is simply painted over. You should have no problems with priming over the Dry Erase with a wall primer such as our Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3 Primer and then painting with the product of your choice. Removal would require that the Dry Erase be sanded off, and should not be necessary.
Answered by: Rust-OleumSupport
Date published: 2015-09-17
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Customer Reviews

Specialty 27 oz. Gloss White Dry Erase Paint Kit-DISCONTINUED is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 21.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Overall it's a worthwhile product. I painted my dry erase kit over drywall which had three layers of paint on it. I sanded a 6'x6.5' area first with 120 grit then 220. It appears smooth but not as smooth as an off the shelf white board. Erasing works very well but is slightly different process than a typical whiteboard. If you just use a dry eraser it will remove almost no ink at all. Use the Expo dry erase cleaner and it wipes right off like a white board typically does. I did however find that the Expo pink dry erase marker does not erase so well; even with the cleaner. It left an orange tint behind that will not erase even with alcohol. Test all your markers on a scrap piece before testing them on your wall and you'll be fine.
Date published: 2012-03-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Results Used this paint for our new office, bought 7 cans of the stuff of cover a 15 x 10 ft area wall. I've read so many reviews about how to apply and want pens to use etc. so I was a little worried but it came out great. We followed the instructions on the tin and actually left it for 5 days after paint to dry even though it said 3 day was sufficient. I have used both low odour and regular dry erase pens in several colours, both types comes off great with a whiteboard eraser and if faint lines are left use the whiteboard care spray and they lift right out. Happy Doodling.
Date published: 2013-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from How to apply to easily erase markers. Most of the reviews say the markers were very hard to remove. What you want to do is apply one coat and let it dry for 24 hours, then apply a second coat and let dry for 24 hours. Do this 3 times and the markers will wipe off with a cloth or eraser.
Date published: 2012-10-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Application is everything Before purchasing this product I researched what other people said and mistakes they made. What I found was that everybody loved or hated it. No middle of the road. The way it is applied is everything. This is a great product if you Follow The Directions. Lessons learned: 1. Sand and primer the wall first! The wall must be smooth. Don't plan on just going over a wall that has been painted or primered with a standard roller. Use a foam roller for smooth application. (614-FOAMQ at Home Depot). A rough surface will be difficult to erase. 2. The paint has a limited shelf life. If it has separated and is clumped at the bottom, return it and get a new one. 3. Paint it on using the foam roller (again 614-FOAMQ). The can will cover 50 sq ft with 2 coats. Do the 2 coats 30 minutes apart. The paint is a two part mix. Mix it and use it all within 2 hours. 4. Wait 2 days before writing on it. 5. Avoid "Low oder" pens as they are harder to erase. 6. Often erases with a towel, slightly dampted with whiteboard cleaner better than an eraser.
Date published: 2010-12-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Works, but..... I had sticker shock when considering the Idea Paint product so I was pleased to see a more affordable alternative. We wanted to apply the paint to a wall in the kid's playroom. We had ruled out the chalkboard paint not wanting to have to deal with the chalk dust mess so this seemed an ideal alternative. I purchased the Rust Oleum product after searching for alternatives to Idea Paint and reading reviews. If it didn't work then I wasn't out a lot of money. The box comes with two small cans and easy to follow instructions. I applied Kilz primer to the wall then sanded it. I applied the dry erase paint with a foam roller. I was expecting strong chemical odor, but it was very minimal if at all. There was enough paint to coat a 5'x5' wall section with 3 coats. I let it dry for 2.5 days before letting the kids have at it. Seems to work fairly well, but does not erase easily at all. I already had a dry erase brand eraser and that is useless. I tried both regular and low-odor pens with the same result. What works like a charm is an all-purpose spray cleaner (I used Fantastik). Cleans it right off in one swipe. But the drawback is that the spray cleaner has a strong chemical smell so will be looking for another option. Bottom line is that I'm moderately pleased. It's possible that spending the extra $$ for Idea Paint would be worth it, but this works fine if you're looking to save money and are willing to temper your expectations that it's going to work exactly like a dry erase board (as far as cleanup goes). I give 3.5 stars.
Date published: 2011-11-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from gOOD IF YOU USE THE CORRECT TOOLS So to apply this product so it looks it's best use a spray gun. That is what I used and it came out amazing. If you use rollers or foam brush you end up just making a huge mess.
Date published: 2011-05-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not worth a dime I am a contractor and I have extensive experience with all types of wall coverings. I followed the instructions for this product exactly. It performs horriblly the only thing that erased common name brand dry erase marker from it was a "magic eraser" from Mr. Clean. I tested and the "magic eraser" works on regular semi gloss too. In other words you might as well write on your wall and use a magic eraser and save yourself money and time. In fact the semigloss held on after the "magic eraser" was used. The dry erase paint came off. I am not a Rustoleum basher either their other products are just fine (at least every other one I have ever used). In short this product is a total waste.
Date published: 2012-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What fun! We painted an entire wall in my son's college Condo! The roomates and friends have so much fun leaving notes, drrawing pictures and even brainstorming in study sessions! It's not just for kids!
Date published: 2010-09-04
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