Priming helps ensure a better quality finish that will last by addressing surface problems prior to painting
KILZ has water-based and oil-based primers to help in different ways
From KILZ 2 ALL-PURPOSE to legacy oil-based KILZ ORIGINAL primers to our specialty products, there is a Kilz primer for you.
Sealing the surface helps achieve a uniform professional quality finish using less coats of paint
Our high hiding primers hide previous colors well; making them ideal for color change projects
Our stain blocking primers are proven performers when it comes to blocking stains to prevent leaching through the topcoat
Excellent adhesion to the surface and also to the topcoat paint helps ensure a longer lasting quality finish
Most pros apply primer to drywall to seal the surface and ensure a uniform finish
Primer fills the grain in the wood helping to smooth out the finish
Painting over brick is a popular alternative to replacing it. Priming first before painting helps make it look its best
Priming with alkali-resistant primer helps solve adhesion problems caused by high pH levels in some masonry
Lime from plaster can cause stains to bleed through the topcoat. Stucco may absorb moisture from the topcoat discoloring it.
KILZ has multi-use, multi-surface primers and specialty primers that solve specific problems including hard to paint surfaces
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