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While many of today's paints are self priming in most situations, special circumstances and paint problems are best addressed using the right primer.  Shop Town Line's selection of primers for any situation.

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C2010 - Sandable Acrylic Primer

C2011
  • C2010 Sandable Acrylic Primer is a 100% acrylic multi-purpose primer with excellent adhesion, sealing, enamel hold-out and sanding properties.
  • C2010 Sandable Acrylic Primer will seal most interior stains and adhere tenaciously to a variety of interior surfaces.
$19.00 - $45.00

KILZ Original White Flat Oil-Based Primer 13 Ounce

1141
KILZ® ORIGINAL Primer is a powerful stainblocking formula that blocks most heavy interior stains including water, smoke, tannin, ink, pencil, felt marker, grease, and also seals pet, food and smoke odors. Trusted by pros for over 40 years, it has excellent sealing and adhesion properties help paint adhere to most interior surfaces leading to better results. Use on wood, drywall, plaster, paneling, wallpaper, masonry, brick, painted metal and properly prepared glossy surfaces†. Not recommended for mold or mildew-prone surfaces or on flooring.
$6.99

Multi-Purpose Latex Primer

N023

A premium quality, 100% acrylic interior primer that adheres to nearly every surface. Enjoy the product's quick dry time and environmentally friendly low VOC.

  • Excellent adhesion and sealing for interior surfaces
  • Quick drying
  • Easy application
  • Low VOC
  • Mildew resistant
  • Engineered with Gennex® Color Technology
$16.99 - $175.00

Alkyd Metal Primer

P06
  • Excellent corrosion resistance
  • Excellent adhesion
  • Fast recoat
  • Excellent hiding quality
  • Excellent leveling properties
  • Rust preventative coating
$44.99

C3000 - Exterior Latex Primer

C3000

C3000 Exterior Latex Primer is a pure acrylic emulsion primer exhibiting excellent sealing and stain-blocking characteristics for application in most residential or commercial environments. C3000 is specifically formulated to seal most common exterior stains and will adhere tenaciously to a variety of surfaces.

$20.00 - $45.00

Enamel Underbody Primer

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An alkyd-based primer that's recommended for wood trim, doors, cabinets and other surfaces where an ultra-smooth topcoat is desired. The superior adhesion qualities provide outstanding enamel holdout.

  • Interior primer with superior flow and leveling
  • Sand easily for a smooth finish
  • Outstanding enamel holdout
$20.99 - $52.59

High-Hiding All Purpose Primer

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Our highest-performing 100% acrylic primer that delivers maximum hide and ensures uniform finish for all surfaces. This is the primer of choice when a significant color change is required.

  • Maximum hiding for interior surfaces
  • Excellent all-around stain blocker
  • Fast drying
  • Low VOC
  • Mildew resistant
  • Superior adhesion
  • Engineered with Gennex® Color Technology
$16.99 - $179.00

L1800 - Wallboard Primer

L1800

L1800 Interior Latex Wallboard Primer is a co-polymer acrylic emulsion primer exhibiting excellent sealing and stain-blocking characteristics for application in most residential or commercial environments.

$35.00

Moorwhite Exterior Wood Primer

100

A premium quality exterior wood primer that penetrates deeply into a variety of wood surfaces and dries slowly to enable maximum adhesion even on weathered surfaces.

  • Premium exterior primer with maximum adhesion
  • Slow drying
  • Mildew resistant
  • Excellent hiding and leveling properties
$57.99

Natura Premium Interior Primer

511

A 100% acrylic zero-VOC interior latex primer that meets or exceeds the strictest environmental standards while delivering maximum performance. This primer dries quickly and hides surface imperfections.


The CERTIFIED ASTHMA & ALLERGY FRIENDLY Mark is a Registered Certification Mark of the ASTHMA AND ALLERGY FOUNDATION OF AMERICA and ALLERGY STANDARDS LTD.

$38.99

ARBORCOAT Exterior Oil Primer

366
  • Excellent for blocking tannins in extractive woods like redwood and cedar, can be tinted and generally used for dark colors
  • Provides a uniform surface for painting or staining
  • Seals porous surfaces and improves the bond over prepared chalky surfaces
  • Excellent hide and coverage
  • Provides stain-blocking properties
  • Download our how-to guide or watch our how-to video for tips on staining your deck using ARBORCOAT
  • View the sell sheet for more information
$49.99

Exterior Wood Primer

094
A premium quality exterior alkyd primer that's perfect for new or previously coated wood, under white or light color stains or paint and where cedar and redwood bleeding may be encountered, for dark colors we may substitute Arborcoat alkyd 366 series primer.

  • Exterior alkyd primer with excellent adhesion
  • Seals uniformly for a smooth appearance prior to topcoat
  • Fast drying – same day recoat
$20.99 - $49.89

Multi-Purpose Oil Based Primer

024
A premium quality alkyd primer is a universal favorite when a quality under coater, sealer and stain blocking primer is needed. It can be used over oil or latex paint and performs equally well under all Benjamin Moore architectural finish coats.

  • Excellent adhesion and sealing for interior surfaces
  • Excellent hide
  • Stain blocker
$18.99 - $46.99

Sure Seal Latex Primer Sealer

027
  • Excellent stain blocking and sealing
  • Strong adhesion
  • Low VOC (<50 g/l)
  • Fast dry to touch - under an hour
  • Mildew resistant coating
  • MPI Rating #6, #39 and #137
  • Engineered with Gennex® Color Technology
  • View the sell sheet for more information


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Designed for a wide range of interior and exterior projects.
$14.69 - $118.69

Ultra Spec 500 Primer

534
  • Excellent hiding
  • Spatter resistant
  • Quick drying time
  • Low odor
  • Zero VOCs
  • Easy application
  • Soap-and-water cleanup
  • Qualifies for LEED credit
  • MPI approved
  • Engineered with Gennex® Color Technology
$25.69 - $119.69

Bin Shellac Based Primer

1083
  • Premium shellac stain blocking primer with excellent adhesion
  • High hide sealer primer for tough pet, smoke and tobacco odors
  • Fast dry primer coating sticks to all surfaces without sanding

 

$10.49 - $45.99

Latex Undercoater & Primer Sealer

253
  • Ideal for sealing a variety of porous and non-uniform surfaces.
  • Excellent holdout and adhesion properties, even to glossy surfaces.
  • Easy to apply and dries quickly.
$19.99 - $99.99

Cover Stain Primer

1087
  • Oil-Based primer seals, blocks stains and gives great adhesion
  • Requires no sanding, hides dark colors and prevents tannin bleed
  • Fast drying, stain killing primer can be coated in 1 hour

 

 

$5.99 - $26.99

C1000 - C2 One Primer

C1000
  • C1000 is a 100% acrylic stain blocking primer/sealer designed for multiple interior/exterior uses.
  • C2 One’s terrific adhesion makes application to direct to metal surfaces such as galvanized, aluminum and properly prepared steel easy.
  • C2 One blocks most stains from water, grease, oil, crayon and ink.
  • C2 One may be top-coated with all types of latex architectural finishes.
$43.00

KILZ Up Shot White Flat Oil-Based Primer and Sealer 10 Ounce

1142
KILZ Upshot aerosol is an interior oil-base stain sealer with a unique vertical spray tip for overhead application. It’s great for blocking most ceiling stains like water, smoke and grease.
$6.99

Zinsser Bulls Eye Odorless Oil Primer

1228
  • Low VOC, low odor, all purpose primer for use in tight areas
  • Non-yellowing finish blocks and seals stains on interior surfaces
  • Fast dry oil-based formula covers up to 40 sq. ft.
$6.99 - $28.99

Shieldz Water-Based Universal Wallcovering Primer and Sealer

1195
  • Wallpaper primer and sealer prepares surface to hang wallpaper
  • Prevents seam separation and curling edges, mildew resistant
  • Fast drying, low odor primer with easy one step application
$10.99 - $24.99

A9100 - Exterior Alkyd Primer

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A9100 Exterior Alkyd Primer is a pure Soya Alkyd Primer exhibiting excellent sealing, stain blocking and mildew resistance characteristics for application in most residential or commercial environments. A9100 Exterior Alkyd Primer is specifically formulated to seal most common exterior stains and will adhere tenaciously to a variety of surfaces, favored by contractors because it can be accurately tinted to dark colors
$21.99 - $59.99