acri-shield® acrylic bonding primer
This exterior primer offers excellent adhesion to old, chalky surfaces and resists tannin bleeding and nail head rusting.
Why you'll love this product
- Excellent adhesion to chalky surfaces
- Provides a mildew resistant coating
- Fast drying
- Resists tannin bleed
- Easy to apply
- Easy soap and water clean up
Use for exterior wood surfaces such as siding, trim, eaves, fascias, shutters, fences, etc. It can be used over both latex and alkyd paints (it is ideal for bridging from old oil paint systems to acrylics), and can be used over tannin containing woods, which will stain through other water based primers.
What’s your interior project? Use this primer to: New plaster Prepare and seal plaster for topcoat and ensure sheen uniformity New wood/trim Make a smooth surface so the finish coat around windows and doors is flawless Glossy surfaces Adhere to your glossy substrates such as aged alkyds or laminates so your topcoat has something to hold onto Significant color changes Provide hiding power to minimize number of topcoats needed Stain damage (smoke, water, tobacco, graffiti) Block out, cover, and kill stains to surface is ready for painting Wallcovering preparation Protect the drywall and prevent loose and/or curling edges Using a topcoat without a built-in primer Create a smooth and consistent surface for the topcoat to stick to What’s your exterior project? Use this primer to: Tannin bleeding Seal the surface, preventing excess moisture from bringing the stains to the wood’s surface Damaged wood Stabilize and repair damaged and cracked wood so that it’s able to be painted Painting over concrete or masonry Bond to the porous concrete or masonry and grip onto the topcoat so it doesn't bubble or chip over time Using a topcoat without a built-in primer Creates a smooth and consistent surface for the topcoat to stick to
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- Wood siding
- Wood trim, shutters
- Manufactured siding
- Bridging from oil to acrylic paint systems
- Old, chalky paint surfaces including painted metal