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Zinsser 1 gal. B-I-N Shellac-Based White Interior/Spot Exterior Primer and Sealer
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Zinsser

1 gal. B-I-N Shellac-Based White Interior/Spot Exterior Primer and Sealer

  • High hiding, fast dry primer permanently blocks stains and odors
  • Primes and seals drywall, woodwork and subfloors
  • Great for restoration projects or tough pet odors
$41.98 /each

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Zinsser B-I-N 1 gal. Shellac-Based White Interior\Spot Exterior Primer and Sealer can be used in low temperatures and sticks to any surface without sanding. The primer seals stain from water, smoke and fire damage. It also stops bleeding knots and sap streaks. Dries to the touch in just 20 minutes. Recoat after 45 minutes.

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  • Great for interior use in ceilings, walls, doors, trim, cabinets, furniture and more and spot priming on exterior surfaces
  • Covers up to 500 sq. ft.
  • Flat/matte white finish
  • Shellac based formula blocks odors permanently and completely and seals severe stains from water, smoke, fire damage and more
  • Permanently seals odors from fire and smoke damage, mold and mildew, cigars and cigarettes, pet urine and more
  • Excellent adhesion to glossy surfaces without scuff sanding, permanent stain blocker for severe stains and odors
  • Dries to the touch in 20 minutes
  • Online Price includes Paint Care fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, MN, OR, RI, VT

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Customer Questions & Answers

porcelain tile question

What type of mortar/thinset should I use over a Zinnser BIN sealed concrete slab if I want to lay porcelain tile? Any polymer modified all purpose thinset, like Custom Building Products FlexBond or Mapei Ultraflex?
Asked by: tedo
You will need to read the manufacture?s label on the mortar/thinset to see what product will best fit your needs. I sent this query since you are the manufacturer. What type of mortar/thinset works best? Not asking for a brand name if you don't want to say, but should be able to answer whar type -- please advise.
Answered by: Tedo
Date published: 2016-07-27

exterior cedar trim

I am having an exterior chimney chase torn down to the frame and rebuilt. It will be done in cedar to match the other homes in the sub division and to keep it like the original. Is this primer suited for priming exterior cedar? I've seen many people say to use this product on forums, but it states here that it is for spot priming on exteriors. Can someone give me a definite answer please.
Asked by: mjmcconnell
Use Zinsser oil-based Cover Stain as it has better workability. Zinsser Shellac-Based dries too quickly and brushes or rollers will get stiff if you are doing sustained work on a larger project. I suspect that is why the manufacturer recommends it for quick, spot exterior priming. I prefer Shellac when I can use it, but oil-base is more versatile. Both are great primers.
Answered by: djbzz
Date published: 2016-05-11

Will this work well on wooden walls that have been varnished in the past?

Asked by: Cat
Rust-Oleum Zisser B-I-N Shellac-Based Primer and Sealer will adhere well to smooth/glossy surfaces. Please, note surfaces should be clean, dry, sound and free of dust, dirt, excessive chalky material, grime, grease, oil, wax, mildew, wallpaper adhesive, or any contamination that may interfere with adhesion. If unsure of cleanliness, always wash the surface with household ammonia and water solution, appropriate cleaning solution or solvent (do not use TSP as a cleaner).
Answered by: Rust-OleumSupport
Date published: 2017-02-27

I forgot to clean floor before applying this for cat urine odor and still smell cat urine odor. What can I do?

Can I mop with bleach
Asked by: bj
Happy to help, BJ! Once Rust-Oleum Zinsser B-I-N Shellac-Based Primer and Sealer has fully cured, after at least 3 days, we recommend cleaning the surface with a suitable enzyme cleaner that will help remove pet stains and odors. We do not recommend using bleach or ammonia to remove odor from the surface since it will not be very effective. The surface will then need to be cleaned, thoroughly rinsed, and then allowed to dry before recoating with the primer. Please keep in mind, when using this primer on a floor surface, it needs to be used under suitable floor paint, carpeting, or tile.
Answered by: Rust-OleumSupport
Date published: 2017-02-13
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1 gal. B-I-N Shellac-Based White Interior/Spot Exterior Primer and Sealer is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 23.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This primer is fantastic! Purchased it on the recommendation of the Home Depot salesperson and it... This primer is fantastic! Purchased it on the recommendation of the Home Depot salesperson and it worked great. Had a room with very extensive (many years worth) cigarette smoke odor into the drywall, with a few stains and this product eliminated the odor and hid the black marks well. Wish I had used this in all the rooms as it made this one room look the best of all after painting. Dries very quickly, has a little strong odor during use so have windows wide open for fresh air (the odor disappears in a few hours). Would highly recommend this product, it's better than any other primer I've used, worth the cost. NOTE: This primer is very thin, it will easily drip off your brush or roller. It's also not easy to clean up, plan to trash your roller and brush or you'll be working hard to clean it (not water based). Since it was primer, I used inexpensive brush and roller, still covered well. Again, keep the windows open while using and NO flames or smoking around it.
Date published: 2016-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works! Bought a condo and upon removing carpet and pad was horrified to find (and smell) several cat urine stains. I have a cat myself and didn't want her to follow in the previous owner's pet's bad habits. I did much online research and Bin came highly recommended. Used it on several areas, one of which was heavily concentrated. I applied two heavy coats (allowed time to dry in between coats) and no more urine smell! My cat was the true test. After new flooring was installed, I moved my cat in and she hasn't detected any smell!
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Used to cover dog urine odor in new house. We took up the carpet & pad. Sprayed the floors with... Used to cover dog urine odor in new house. We took up the carpet & pad. Sprayed the floors with a product from the pet store and them painted the floors with Zinsser to seal the odor. Worked great. We have been in the house for two months and no odor. We also used it to cover an odor in the kitchen cabinets. We washed the inside with several disinfectants which did nothing. So, I painted the inside with Zinsser then covered that with a semi-gloss paint. Odor is gone from cabinets too.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this primer This is an excellent primer where the extreme adhesion is needed for a mixed patchwork of old exposed plaster and old paint. Cleanup is reasonably easy using "Bioflame" alcohol, which is mixed ethanol/isopropyl alcohol - safer than other denatured alcohols which contain toxic methanol.
Date published: 2016-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for urine odor on Subfloor Removed carpet to install hardwoods in a living room and found that the previous owner's dogs had used the room as their own private toilet for years. There were literally stains covering the entire 150 sq ft room, and the urine stench was unbearable. After some research, I decided to roll on a coat of BIN Primer. Best decision I could have made. As soon as the primer dried, the urine odor was gone. Not just covered up, but gone. I literally put my nose within an inch of the floor and could not smell a thing. I was worried I'd have to replace the subfloor but BIN came to the rescue.
Date published: 2016-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works for pet stain odors on acoustic subfloor Had horrible pet stain odors. Two coats and they are now undetectable, even with my nose right to the floor. Notes: definitely needed two coats. The consistency is more like water than paint. The alcohol fumes are strong - open windows. Dries quickly - recoat in 30 min.
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This stuff works I used this product on a concrete floor to block unbearable pet urine odor. Scrubbed the floor and used a wet vac to clean up. Let the floor dry then applied two coats of this product. Pet odor is gone. Ready for the carpet installers! It is toxic. Follow directions and use a mask!
Date published: 2016-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product, just be sure to ventilate and/or wear a respirator Excellent product. Worked great covering 1960s wood paneling and urine odor in subfloor. Fumes are potent, so be prepared. While ventilation is good, I would also recommend getting a half-face respirator with OV/P100 cartridges - HD sells them and they are not complicated to use. You're worth it! With regards to applying the product itself, it dries to the touch extremely fast. When I did the first coat on the paneling, I was hoping I could go fast enough to wet-lap the brush and roller work like you would with traditional painting - nada. Not happening. The second time around, I did all the brush work first, which included edging around trim and priming all the grooves in the paneling. When priming the grooves, I feathered the overlap on the panels itself to limit brush marks. After the brush work, I went back and used a regular 3/8" nap roller. No noticeable brush marks, and only a few spots I need to sand to get rid of drips (oops - not a pro here, just a rookie DIYer). The walls look well prepared for paint!
Date published: 2016-07-08
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