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PVA 5 Gal. White Interior Drywall Primer

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  • Interior water based primer sealer
  • Seals porous drywall and dries quickly for convenience
  • Promotes uniform finish
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About This Product

KILZ 5 Gal. PVA Primer seals porous surfaces and dries quickly, while its flat finish gives a non-reflective appearance. Covering up to 2000 sq. ft. Designed for use on new drywall. It is a fast-drying, interior latex primer formulated to prime and seal new, uncoated drywall and reduce the number of topcoats required to achieve a uniform, professional quality finish.

Highlights

  • Use as a drywall primer for new uncoated drywall
  • Can be applied easily with a brush, roller or sprayer
  • Water-based formula offers a professional look
  • Flat finish provides a non-reflective appearance
  • Apply topcoat after using KILZ Primers
  • Covers up to 2000 sq. ft. per bucket
  • Seals porous surfaces and dries quickly for convenience
  • Allow to dry for 24 hours before top coating
  • Online Price includes a PaintCare fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, ME, MN, NY, OR, RI, VT, WA
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  • Actual paint colors may vary from on-screen and printer representations
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Product Information

Internet # 202665645

Model # PX01005

Store SKU # 454089

Store SO SKU #1000201850

Specifications

Container Size: 5 Gallon

Dimensions

Container Size

5 Gallon

Details

Application

General Purpose

Application Method

Brush, Paint Sprayer, Roller

Base Material

Water Based

Coating Product Category

Primer

Color Family

Whites

Color Family

White

Color/Finish

White

Dry to Touch (min.)

30 min

Interior/Exterior

Interior

Number of coats recommended

1

Number per Package

1

Paint/Stain Clean Up

Soap & Water

Paint/Stain Features

Fast Drying, Low Odor, Sealer, Tintable, Top Coat Required

Primer Purpose

Sealant

Professional Paint Supplies & Values

Pro Supplies

Returnable

90-Day

Sheen

Flat/Matte

Surface Material Use

Drywall

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty

Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

252Questions
caret
Q:Can you apply the primer on a veneer plaster finish wall?
by|Apr 18, 2024
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Q:Is this primer alkali-resistant?
by|Apr 18, 2024
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A:  Hi Barbara, thank you for your question. As it turns out, our Kilz PVA Primer is not alkali-resistant. Instead, I recommend using our Kilz 3 Premium Primer, as it offers alkali resistance. Have a great day! -Lina

by|Apr 18, 2024
    caret
    Q:can this primer be used as a regular white paint final coat for my room walls?
    by|Apr 16, 2024
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    A:  Hi Jdog. Thank you for your question. Kilz primers are not designed to perform like paint and withstand exposure to the elements for extended periods of time, so we do not recommend leaving them uncoated. To avoid any issues, it's recommended to topcoat your primer within 30 days of application. For this primer, you can apply your paint of choice in low sheens per the label instructions. Good luck with your project! -Alex

    by|Apr 17, 2024
      caret
      Q:Can you use this to prime a vanity
      by|Mar 24, 2024
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      A:  Hi Hungry, thank you for your question. Depending on the type of surface, the Kilz PVA Primer is only recommended for drywall, spackle, paintable caulking/filler/grout, and previously painted surfaces in good condition. Have a great day! - Randy

      by|Mar 25, 2024
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        Customer Reviews

        4.5 out of 5

        • 4.5 out of 1,624 reviews
        • 86% recommend this product
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        weird texture left by primer
        We removed the popcorn texture from our ceiling abd did the proper sanding
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        Response from KILZProblemSolverApr 3, 2024
        Hi Kristin, thanks for your review. I'm sorry to hear about the weird texture on your ceiling. To fix this, I recommend gently sanding with 220-grit sandpaper to smooth out the surface. Then, clean and allow to dry before applying the low-sheen paint of your choice. Customer satisfaction is very important to us, so feel free to reach out to our Customer Care team directly for further assistance. They are always happy to help. Enjoy the rest of your day. -Christina Kilz
          • Recommended
          The only negative thing is that it does not cover as much space as the label claims it will. I had to use twice as much product to complete the job. It does leave a great base for my final paint.
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          Fresh drywall's best friend!
          [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I use multiple types of kilz but this is our most go-to as we fill allot of drywall work with our painting company! This one allows the paint to coat the board verses the board soaking up the paint!
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            • Recommended
            GREAT primer!
            We used this to prime our newly installed fresh drywall and the coverage is fantastic! Spreads easily and did not clump for us. We're a bunch of DIYers trying to finish our basement and this product came highly recommended by Reddit. First time using primer so not sure what other primers are like - my only critique is this primer has quite a bit of a strong smell but goes away after it dries.
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              2 found this review helpful
              Terrible primer, major cracking and peeling
              I am a professional GC and have personally sprayed hundreds of gallons of primer and have had professional painters spray thousands of gallons on my custom homes and remodels over the last 20 years. This is by far the worst primer I have ever encountered. After applying over 60 gallons on a 4800 sq ft home it started to crack and peel in certain areas along the corners. Scraped and re-primed those areas only to have nearly 30% of the ceiling do the same thing after the paint was applied.
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              Response from KILZProblemSolverOct 25, 2022
              Hi Jeff, thank you for your review. I'm so sorry to hear about the issues you've run into with our Kilz PVA Primer. That is not typical, and I can understand your disappointment. Customer satisfaction is important to us, and we appreciate your feedback. Please feel free to reach out to us directly so we can learn more about your project and assist. We look forward to hearing from you! -Lina Kilz
                4 found this review helpful
                XLNT new drywall sealer/primer
                Used Liz pVA over new drywall on new construction. I was impressed by the amounts of solids in the product and it’s ability to be back rolled and coverage. This is not a fast dry watery product so there is little to no splatter when rolling. The coverage was impressive and made the new drywall appear like a level 5 finish.
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                  3 found this review helpful
                  I was really pleasantly surprised!
                  [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I ended up doing the drywall finishing myself and I don’t drywall finish. I used KILZ and it covered and laid better than the high priced wall paint from Behr. It corrected some of the “questionable” areas and my room looks amazing. I debated even putting anymore paint on the walls because the primer looked so go. Price for the coverage amount was great.
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                    Did not cover
                    I purchased PVA at Home Depot and had it shook then came right home and painted. It did not cover well at all. You could see wHere I cut in corners and by the ceiling. As well as pencil marks where I drew that I needed to sand more. Then tonight I went to paint a coat of Kilz3. And it won’t stick. Now what do I use??
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                    Response from Ronald, Kilz Customer CareJun 3, 2022
                    Hi there, thank you for reviewing our Kilz PVA Drywall Primer. Sorry to hear that the primer didn’t cover as expected, and then you had an issue with the Kilz 3 Premium Primer adhering. For the primer not covering, I wanted to point out that the main function of the primer is to seal the surface, it may not completely cover the existing stains and marks. The coverage will happen when you apply your paint, as it has more solids than primers. Also, it isn’t typical for the Kilz 3 Primer to have an issue adhering to the PVA Primer. I’ve also reached out to you via email to learn more about your project and assist you with this further. Thank you again for taking the time to share your experience with us, and I hope to hear from you soon! -Ronald
                      Buy another primer that has a metal lid.
                      I have used KILZ products for decades and have always found them superior, including this PVA drywall primer. However, KILZ is now selling its PVA primer in 1-gallon cans that have plastic lids not metal lids (that were used for this primer in the past). The plastic lid leaks enough air that any paint that splashes onto the lid before it is sold dries, flakes off the lid, and falls into the paint. The first picture shows the bottom of the plastic lid after I opened my can of primer and the globs of paint in my strainer from the entire gallon of paint. I then washed the strainer with tap water. The second picture shows the pieces of dried paint that had fallen into the paint before I opened the can. I am not the only person to have this problem. Most to the bad reviews for this primer on Home Depot’s website in 2022 mention globs in the paint, especially at the bottom of the can. So, you either spend an hour straining the paint or pull off the globs of primer as you roll it onto your sheetrock. Instead, I recommend using another brand of primer that does not use a plastic lid on its 1-gallon cans.
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                      Response from KILZProblemSolverMay 27, 2022
                      Hi Bill, thank you for your review. Sorry to hear about the issues you have had with our plastic lids. It isn't typical for there to be globs of dried paint in the can. Customer satisfaction is important to us, and we appreciate your feedback. Please reach out to us directly if you need further assistance; our customer care team is happy to help you! -Ronald Kilz
                        3 found this review helpful
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                        [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I bought a gallon for priming drywall in the bathroom
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