pure performance® primer
Our premim low odor, zero-VOC* (volatile organic compounds) primer is designed to meet the performance requirements of the institutional, commercial, and residential markets.
Why you'll love this product
- Low odor
- Easy application
- Can earn USGBC LEED credits
- Excellent surface sealing and adhesion
- High hiding
- Soap and water clean up
- Low spatter
* Colorants added to this base paint may increase VOC level significantly depending on color choice.
The PPG logo is a registered trademark and Ecological Solutions from PPG is a trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc. Pure Performance is a registered trademark of PPGArchitectural Finishes, Inc. The GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified Mark is a registered certification mark used under license through the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute. LEED is a registered trademark of the US Green Building Council. The Master Painters Institute and MPI are registered trademarks of Master Painters Institute, Inc.Find a Retailer
Many jobs require a specialty primer as part of a primer and topcoat system even if you're using a paint and primer in one. Use this chart to help determine when a primer is necessary and see technical information to help determine what primer is right for your job.
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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