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BEHR® Drywall Plus Primer & Sealer No. 73

BEHR® Drywall Plus Primer & Sealer No. 73

For excellent performance under flat and eggshell paints, choose BEHR Drywall Plus 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 color change.

 

GREENGUARD Certified

Finish
A non-reflective finish that has excellent performance under a flat or eggshell paints.
Where to Use
Ideal for Drywall, Plasterboard, Wallboard, Wood and Brick.
Coverage
250-400 Sq. Ft. per Gallon

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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, Wood and Brick.
  • Not recommended under SATIN, SEMI-GLOSS and HI-GLOSS paint.
  • Bright or deep colors require a tinted primer.
  • Have this product tinted close to topcoat color with no more than 2 ounces of colorant per gallon.

Usage Summary

30 Min Dries to Touch
1 HR Ready to Topcoat

250-400 Sq. Ft 
Coverage per Gallon

Soap & Water
Clean-Up

Protect
from Freezing

Preparation

  • 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.
  • New brick should be thoroughly dried out; test pH prior to applying primer.
  • The pH must be under 9.0 before coating.
  • Existing brick should be free of any soot, ash, creosote, grease or other stains which could affect adhesion of the primer.
  • Remove efflorescence with a mixed solution of one part vinegar and one part water, rinse thoroughly with clean water and allow to dry.

Application

  • Apply when air and surface temperatures are between 50-90°F (10-32°C).
  • Use a high-quality 3/8-1/2” 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 1/2 pint per gallon.

Disposal

  • 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 Behr Pro Hotline Toll Free number at 1-877-776-3961 (U.S.A. only).