KILZ® GENERAL PURPOSE Interior

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KILZ GENERAL PURPOSE is a fast-drying latex primer and sealer formulated to minimize decorating problems caused by surface texture and porosity differences. It's ready to brush, roll or spray and can be topcoated after one hour with latex or oil-based paint.

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Best for use in
Interior surfaces including drywall, plaster, woodwork, masonry and brick
Coverage
300 - 400 Sq. Ft. per Gallon

Read important application instructions to ensure optimum paint performance.

Product Usage

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Use on almost all exterior surfaces including stucco, wood, masonry and brick. Not recommended for flooring, glossy surfaces, mold & mildew prone surfaces or for stainblocking.

PreparationBlank space if empty.
  • Complete all patching, repairs and sanding before applying KILZ GENERAL PURPOSE EXTERIOR.
  • The surface must be clean, free of dust, grease, wax, peeling paint, mold, mildew, etc. If washing is necessary, use a non-soapy detergent or a TSP substitute. Rinse well and allow to dry.
  • For maximum adhesion, scrape off loose paint and sand to a smooth surface. KILZ PREMIUM and KILZ 2 are recommended for use over properly prepared glossy surfaces.
  • Wash the area with a mildew remover, rinse with water and allow to dry before priming. Note: KILZ PREMIUM and KILZ 2 are recommended for mildew-prone surfaces.
  • KILZ GENERAL PURPOSE EXTERIOR may be used on clean, dry, aged masonry surfaces. New masonry must be allowed to cure (dry) at least 30 days before applying KILZ GENERAL PURPOSE EXTERIOR.
ApplicationBlank space if empty.
  • Eye protection is recommended.
  • A small amount of water may be added for spray applications.
  • Stir or mix thoroughly before and occasionally during use.
  • Apply using a brush, roller or sprayer.
  • KILZ GENERAL PURPOSE EXTERIOR can be topcoated with latex or oil-based paint after one hour.
  • Apply only if surface, air and product temperatures are between 50°-90°F.
  • Prime the entire surface to ensure a uniform appearance.
  • May be tinted with up to 2 ounces of universal colorant per gallon. Tinting to a lighter shade than the topcoat is recommended.
  • Coverage varies with porosity. Coverage is approximately 300 square feet per gallon on porous surfaces; up to 400 square feet per gallon on smooth, nonporous surfaces.
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  • Dries to the touch in 30 minutes.
  • Can be recoated or topcoated in one hour with latex or oil-based paint.
  • Application at lower temperatures, in high humidity or in poorly ventilated areas can significantly increase dry and recoat times.
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  • Clean equipment and paint spatters with warm, soapy water.
  • If spilled, contain material and remove with an inert absorbent. Dispose of contaminated absorbent, container and unused product in accordance with all current federal, state and local regulations.
  • To recycle or properly dispose of paint or primer in your community, call 1-800-CLEANUP.
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To consult with a KILZ Certified Coatings Professional, call 1-866-PRIMER-1 (U.S.A. only).

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LIMITED WARRANTYBlank space if empty.

For one year from the date of purchase, Masterchem Industries LLC warrants to the original residential consumer purchaser (1) that the product meets Masterchem Industries LLC’s manufacturing specifications, and (2) the performance of this product when applied according to the label instructions and specifications. In the event that this product proves to be defective within one year from the date of purchase, Masterchem Industries LLC will, at its option and upon presentation of proof-of-purchase (the original receipt), either furnish an equivalent amount of new product or refund the original purchase price of this product to you. This warranty is not transferable. This warranty excludes (1) labor and costs of labor for the application or removal of any product, and (2) any incidental or consequential damages, whether based on breach of express or implied warranty, negligence, strict liability or any other legal theory. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. To the extent permitted by applicable law, any implied warranties including the implied warranties of merchantability and of fitness for a particular purpose, are limited to the duration of this express warranty.  Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights, which vary from state to state. Note to residents of the State of New Jersey: The provisions of this warranty, including its limitations, are intended to apply to the fullest extent permitted by the laws of the State of New Jersey. For warranty service, call: 1-866-774-6371, or email: techservice@masterchem.com. Masterchem Industries LLC reserves the right to inspect any and all application of the product prior to processing your claim made under this warranty.

 

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