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PREMIUM PLUS® Drywall Primer & Sealer

PREMIUM PLUS® Drywall Primer & Sealer

For excellent performance under flat and eggshell paints, choose BEHR PREMIUM PLUS Drywall Primer & Sealer. This 100% acrylic formula is more versatile than PVA primers, making it ideal for wood, woodboard, drywall and other porous surfaces in all your home's low-moisture rooms. It also seal untreated wood, and it's tintable to allow for dramatic colour change.

A non-reflective finish that has excellent performance under a flat or eggshell paints.
Where to Use
Ideal for Drywall, Plasterboard, Wallboard and Wood.
23-37 m2

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Where to Use

Over properly prepared uncoated and previously painted Interior surfaces in low-moisture areas. Ideal for Drywall, Plasterboard, Wallboard and Wood. Not recommended under SATIN, SEMI-GLOSS and HI-GLOSS paint. Bright or deep colours require a tinted primer. Use tint formulas as required by topcoat. Colourants should not exceed 118 mL of colourant per 3.79 L.

Usage Summary

30 Min Dries to Touch
1 HR Ready to Topcoat
23-37 m2
(250-400 Sq. Ft)
Soap & Water
from Freezing


  • All surfaces should be properly prepared and cleaned.
  • Remove loose paint, wash off dirt and grease with detergent, rinse and allow to dry.
  • Remove mildew stains with a mildew stain removing product.
  • Scuff sand glossy surfaces and repair imperfections.
  • Remove all dust with a damp cloth, allow to dry.


  • Apply when air and surface temperatures are between 10-32°C.
  • Use a high quality 10-13 mm nap roller cover, nylon/polyester brush or an airless sprayer (.015-.019" spray tip, 60 mesh filter).
  • Stir primer occasionally. Do not thin if using a roller or brush; however, if using a sprayer and thinning is required, thin with water at a rate of no more than 250 mL per 3.79 L. Bright or deep colours require a tinted primer.
  • Have this product tinted close to topcoat colour with no more than 118 mL of colorant per 3.79 L.


  • For disposal of empty containers, unused paint and soiled rags, contact your household refuse collection service.

To consult with a Behr Certified Coatings Professional, call 1-800-661-1591.

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