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Zinsser Cover Stain Primer

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Zinsser Cover Stain is the only interior / exterior primer, sealer, stain sealer and bond coat that dries for recoat in only two hours.
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  • Product Type Product Type Oil Based
  • Recoat Time Recoat Time 2 Hours
  • Application Method Application Method Brush, Roller, Sprayer
  • Coverage Coverage 9.8sqm Per litre

On interior surfaces, Zinsser Cover Stain Primer dries quickly and has great hiding power providing outstanding stain killing and enamel undercoating performance. Stains of all kinds are permanently sealed so topcoats are blemish free. Cover Stain is especially effective on nicotine and water stains. New wood trim can be primed, sanded and topcoated the same day, saving time and money.

  • Interior and exterior use
  • Sticks to all surfaces without sanding.
  • Seals water, smoke and nicotine stains.
  • Blocks cedar and redwood bleed.
  • Touch dry in 35 minutes.
  • Recoatable in 2 hours.
  • Tintable to mid tone colours.
  • C&C disabled No
  • Weight 1.000000
  • Colour-match No
  • Application Brush, Roller, Sprayer
  • Product Application Brush or Roller
  • Coverage 9.8sqm Per litre
  • Touch Dry 30 Minutes
  • Recoatable 2 Hours
  • Number of Coats 2
  • QTY in Pack 1 Pack
  • Surface Interior Walls , Exterior Walls, Interior Wood, Exterior Wood, Metal
  • Water or Oil Oil Based
Customer Questions
How much Zinsser Cover Stain Primer do I need for 2 coats on a ceiling? The area is 2 metres x 2 metres. I am applying by brush. Thank you
1 Litre of Zinsser Cover Stain Primer should be plenty to cover this surface area.
Can you use Zinsser Cover Stain Primer on tiles?
Zinsser Cover Stain Primer is perfect for use on ceramic tiles.
is Zinsser Cover Stain Primer water based
Zinsser Cover Stain Primer is a solvent-based primer.
Does Zinsser Cover Stain Primer work on water-stained drywall ceilings?
Zinsser Cover Stain Primer can be used on water-stained drywall ceilings. If the source of the water has been resolved, this will effectively cover the staining.
Can Zinsser Cover Stain Primer be overcoated with a water based interior emulsion?
Yes, you can apply a water-based paint over Zinsser Coverstain.
Can it be used inside sheds to protect against mould ?
Yes, The Zinsser Cover Stain Primer can be used. However we can not guarantee how effective that the protection would be.
Can cover stain be used as an undercoat for solvent based gloss or satinwood
Yes, The Zinsser Cover Stain Primer can be applied as an undercoat.
Can it be tinted?
No, The Zinsser Cover Stain Primer that we stock can not be tinted.
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