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Valspar® Oil Based Exterior Primer
  • Premium whole house primer
  • Blocks wax and tannin bleed on wood siding and trim
  • Promotes maximum adhesion and durability of paint
  • Seals bare wood
  • Gives mildew resistant finish
  • Tintable
Valspar® Exterior Oil Primer is the perfect base coat for all oil and latex house paints, adding long-lasting protection to your home as it resists weather-related problems such as peeling and blistering. Gives a mildew-resistant coating that helps promote top coat adhesion as it seals and primes exterior surfaces.
Where To Use

Use primer on properly prepared exterior surfaces such as hardboard siding and trim, bare wood and previously painted, unprimed wood siding and trim, bare redwood, cedar, cypress, fir or gummy pine.

One gallon of primer covers up to 400 square feet (37.2 m2) over painted or primed surfaces, less over rough or porous surfaces.
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Valspar® Duramax®
  • Maximum weather protection
  • High-hiding paint + primer
  • FlexShield365™ Technology - year-round resistance to cracking and peeling
  • Remarkable coverage
  • Mold, mildew & algae-resistant finish
  • Low-temp application
  • Excellent hiding
  • Flexible finish won't crack or peel
  • Excellent fade resistance
  • Early resistance to moisture and dew
  • Low odor, low VOC
  • 100% acrylic latex
  • Lifetime warranty
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Valspar Ultra®
  • Paint + Primer
  • Plus Ultimate Weather Defense
  • Exclusive acrylic stabilizers won't crack or peel
  • High quality formula
  • Fade resistant
  • Gives a mildew-resistant finish
  • Low odor, low VOC
  • 100% acrylic latex
  • Lifetime warranty
  • Available through Lowe's Special Order only
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