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5 gal. White/Base 1 Flat Exterior Paint

Contains 5 gallons ($23.40 /gallon)
$117.00 /pail
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  • Paint with good hide and coverage for outstanding value
  • Great for siding
  • Scrubbable, washable finish for everyday traffic
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Product Details

Glidden Essentials exterior paint is a budget-friendly solution for use on a variety of exterior surfaces. It offers good coverage, can be tinted, and is 100% acrylic - all backed by a 15-years warranty. For more than 140-years, painters have trusted Glidden and Glidden paints to help them achieve smart, beautiful results and Glidden Essentials paint delivers on this tradition with a quality finish at an exceptional value.
  • Provides good coverage
  • For use on a variety of exterior surfaces
  • 100% acrylic
  • Dries to the touch in 30 minutes
  • Long lasting beauty
  • Covers approximately 300 sq. ft. - 400 sq. ft. per gallon
  • Easy soap and water cleanup
  • Online price includes PaintCare fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, ME, MN, OR, RI, VT, WA
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From the Manufacturer



Container Size: 5 Gallon


Container Size5 Gallon


Approximate Coverage (sq. ft.)1750Base MaterialLatex
Color FamilyMultiColor/FinishWhite
Dry to Touch (min.)30 minHexadecimal ValueEBEBE9
HSL Value60.0:4.8:91.8Minimum Temperature for Use (F)35
Number of coats recommended2Paint & Primer in OneNo
Paint Key FeaturesLow Temperature, TintablePaint TypeExterior Paint
Paint/Stain Clean UpSoap & WaterProtection TypeUV/Fade Resistant
ReturnableNon-ReturnableRGB Value235:235:233
SheenFlat/MatteSurface Material UseAluminum, Brick, Composite/Vinyl, Concrete, Masonry, Metal, Vinyl, Wood
Time before recoating (hours)4Tint BaseBase 1

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and ListingsNo Certifications or ListingsManufacturer Warranty15 Year Warranty/Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

Q:Can I use any type of reducer to lower their viscosity o. This paint
by|Nov 21, 2023
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Q:Can it be mixed to fit what I want
by|Nov 6, 2023
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A:  Hello Nina, yes, you can get it tinted to whatever color you would like.

by|Nov 13, 2023
    Q:Can you use this paint on the interior side of a steel door
    by|Nov 3, 2023
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    A:  Hello Jean, I would not recommend it. Please call 1-800-441-9695 for a recommendation.

    by|Nov 13, 2023
      Q:some paint dried on a push button electric light switch on a exterior light post . the push button is stuck. help.
      by|Oct 27, 2023
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      A:  Hello John, this product is soap and water cleanup.

      by|Nov 3, 2023
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        Customer Reviews

        4.3 out of 5
        • 4.3
          out of 14,675 reviews
        • 79% recommend this product
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        runny, doesn't hide
        This is by far the worst paint I've ever had to use. It runs down the walls and forms drips long after putting in a coat. I'm doing a light yellow in a pure white base over a tan color and it's terrible.
          Terrible coverage
          I bought the Glidden Premium white base to paint the interior of a closet. I tried to balance quality (it’s a closet) with cost. This paint had the worst coverage I’ve ever experienced. Even with priming before applying this paint, I’m probably going to need three coats. The amount of extra time spent on this project isn’t worth saving the $12 extra I could have spent on a quality Behr product.
            Deceptive marketing
            I have a gripe about the marketing tactics used by HD in that they tell you in the specs the container size not the actual amount of paint included in that container. My “5 gallon” bucket sold and marketed as 5 gallons only has 4.53 gallons of paint. I suppose people are either too busy, lazy, or just bad at math to notice when giant corporations use these sneaky tactics to generate millions. Might seem trivial to some but personally I’m just tired of watching the wealth aggregate to the top 1%.
              1 found this review helpful
              Goes on kinda thick. Dries kinda soft. We're-doing the ceiling in flat, due to streaks. Washes well.
                Not drippy and hid well with one coat and just a few touch ups!
                  I love this color. Paint applied beautifully to the walls. I would buy this paint again and recommend to others.
                      Great 2 coat coverage
                      I love this no odor paint/primer, as I’m sensitive to all smells. I needed to cover ugly wallpaper in my bathroom. I was only going to cover it with primer and then use peel and stick wallpaper. The wallpaper was deep colored and tight to the wall. Anyway after covering it with the white primer/paint, it was like new drywall so I’m leaving it as is. I truly love my bathroom after 20 yrs again. I did have to cover it twice. It dries within minutes which makes going over it twice so convenient. ❤️
                        • Recommended
                          I used this paint-primer because it was recommended on a site regarding has low to zero voc. There was very little odor. And that came from a pack of paint fragrance “ Clean Air”, that I added. Totally unnecessary.This paint- primer was used to cover wallpaper my bathroom. It did take two coats but I absolutely finally love my bathroom. I also painted the ceiling, sink cabinet and a stand alone cabinet. Oh yeah and the bathroom door. I’m ecstatic.
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