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Adhesion 1 Gal. White Bonding Interior/Exterior Primer

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  • Interior/Exterior water based multi-surface bonding primer
  • Seals porous surfaces
  • Bonds to a variety of “tough-to-paint” surfaces
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New Name, Same Hardworking Formula, KILZ ADHESION 1 gal. Primer is a water-base, modified-acrylic primer specifically formulated to bond to a variety of "tough to paint" surfaces. Its advanced chemistry provides a sound anchor for topcoats while reducing or potentially eliminating the need for sanding dense, glossy surfaces. Use on a variety of surfaces including kynar, PVC, vinyl, formica, glass, tile, glazed brick, chalky paints, glossy finishes, fiberglass and metals.
  • For use on interior and exterior surfaces
  • Securely bonds to hard, glossy surfaces
  • Topcoat with latex or oil-based paint, epoxy, shellac, lacquer
  • Easy clean up with soap and water
  • Apply topcoat after using KILZ Primers
  • Easy application using a brush, roller, or sprayer
  • Limited warranty
  • Sun and fade resistant
  • Provides good tensile strength and tear resistance
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  • Online Price includes a Paint Care fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, ME, MN, OR, RI, VT, WA
  • California residents

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Paint/Stain/Waterproofer Product TypeGeneral PurposeGeneral PurposeGeneral PurposeSealer
Primer PurposeColor Changing,Low Odor,Sealant,Stain Blocking,UniversalColor Changing,Difficult Surfaces,Low Odor,SealantRust-ResistantColor Changing
Container Size1 Gallon1 Gallon1 Gallon5 Gallon
Surface Material UseBrick,Concrete,Drywall,Fiberglass,Metal,Plaster,Plastic,Stucco,Vinyl,WoodCeramic,Concrete/Brick/Masonry/Stone,Drywall,Fiberglass,Glass,Metal,Plaster,Plastic,Vinyl,WoodGalvanized Metal,MetalDrywall
Application MethodBrush,Paint Sprayer,RollerBrush,Paint Sprayer,RollerBrush,Paint Sprayer,RollerBrush,Paint Sprayer,Roller
Paint/Stain FeaturesFast Drying,Low Odor,Mildew Resistant,Sealer,Tintable,Top Coat RequiredFast Drying,Low Odor,Sealer,Tintable,Top Coat RequiredFast Drying,Rust Preventative,Tintable,Top Coat RequiredSealer
Base MaterialWater BasedWater BasedEpoxyWater Based
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Container Size1 Gallon


Application MethodBrush,Paint Sprayer,RollerBase MaterialWater Based
Coating Product CategoryPrimerColor FamilyWhite
Color FamilyWhitesColor/FinishWhite
Dry to touch (min.)30 minInterior/ExteriorExterior,Interior
Number of coats recommended1Number per Package1
Paint/Stain Clean UpSoap & WaterPaint/Stain FeaturesFast Drying,Low Odor,Sealer,Tintable,Top Coat Required
Paint/Stain/Waterproofer Product TypeGeneral PurposePrimer PurposeColor Changing,Difficult Surfaces,Low Odor,Sealant
Surface Material UseCeramic,Concrete/Brick/Masonry/Stone,Drywall,Fiberglass,Glass,Metal,Plaster,Plastic,Vinyl,Wood

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.8
    out of 320 reviews
  • 97%recommend this product
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Excellent product
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I brought this product that was recommended by my contractor. My bathroom had hot pink tiles from 1955. This product bonded perfectly for the tile to be painted a modern color. My bathroom is now modern, fresh, and clean. Turned out great, no peeling, bathtub and shower area’s are looking great as well. Thanks Kilz for a great product!!
    • Recommended
    Great on painting mirrors!
    [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I restyled (2) semi matching China cabinets, however 1 had a mirror in the back panel. To update the look, I painted over the mirror with Kilz Adhesion and then used latex paint over the Kilz. Turned out perfect using your product
      • Recommended
      Great Adhesion
      [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Im a professional for over 2 decades, both with contractors and private companies. We had a job , painting new plastic panels for a waterpark activity structure during a the covid shutdown of 2020. I needed a high adhesion primer that would adhere to plastic but also not lift or bubble, when finishing with an 2 part MEK based industrial, marine epoxy the customer picked out. Excellent finished job. !
        • Recommended
        Adhesion exterior primmer
        [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Used as primer on 36 year old "Masonite" type siding. Power washed, sanded one coat Adhesion followed by two coats acrylic latex sold stain.. I tested Adhesion primer two years ago on the house and it outperformed two other high bond primers.
          • Recommended
          Perfect for countertops
          [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I'm doing a faux marble painting technique on my counters. I needed the best bonding primer available. After some research, I chose Kilz Adhesion. It sticks to anything, and anything sticks to it. I'm very happy with the results!
            • Recommended
            Used this on a kitchen cabinet project - oak to white. This product provided very good adhesion, ...
            Used this on a kitchen cabinet project - oak to white. This product provided very good adhesion, coverage, dry time, and very easy to sand. It took 2 coats of Kilz primer and 2 coats of top coat to cover the oak. No worries with sticking to the lacquer finish. Cleaned cabinets with Simple Green, lightly sanded, and applied Kilz. Very good product.
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            Holding tight!
            [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I bought this to use on a TV armoire that wood and particle board. It was very heavy and needed to be painted in the house so all over sanding in my living room was not an option. I painted 2 coats inside and out, followed by 2 coats of interior eggshell finish paint and 2 coats of satin clear acrylic. I am using this piece to store fabrics in. It has been over a year since I completed the project (except for the knobs...not sure what I want still) and the paint has stayed on the armoire. I use this armoire almost on a daily basis while sewing and the KILZ ADHESION PRIMER has held up to its claims! I'm in the process of stripping a wood high chair, regluing it all back together, etc. I intend to paint it to use as a youth chair so I will use the KILZ ADHESION on it also. I admit I was skeptical to use this product but am glad I did!
              • Recommended
              Covers tile
              [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I bought this primer to cover my ugly avocado green tiles in my bathroom. It took two coats, but it covered the tile and grout 100%. Then I was able to paint the tile and it looks amazing! I also primed my maple wood cabinets and then painted them this amazing grey.
                • Recommended
                Great product!
                [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] We decided to stencil our kitchen and dining room floor that already had ceramic tile, so we used Kilz Adhesive Primer under our base coat to grip the paint to the tile. I found three primer to be easy to work with and the price was good too!
                  • Recommended
                  Works wonders
                  [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I painted some knotty pine kitchen cabinets with a lot of varnish. I used Kilz Adhesion and it worked amazingly. Paint went on beautifully.
                    • Recommended
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