Valspar Medallion® Exterior Paint & Primer

This tough, 100% acrylic house paint keeps your home safe from the weather. The rich satin sheen provides a smooth finish to hide surface imperfections. Ideal for aluminum siding. Dries quickly and cleans up easily with soap and water. Gives mildew resistant coating.

  • Paint + Primer
  • Clean air formula
  • Stays beautiful season after season
  • 100% acrylic latex
  • Flexible finish won’t crack or peel
  • Excellent hide, fade resistant color
  • Gives a mold- and mildew resistant finish
Sheens Flat, Satin, Semi Gloss Paint Sheen Guide
Sizes 1 Quart, 1 Gallon, 5 Gallon
Coverage 300 ft²/gal - 400 ft²/gal
Paint Calculator
Available at Independent Retailers

Love Your Color Guarantee

At Valspar, we believe the right color is powerful. So if the first one isn’t perfect, we’ll replace it.

Learn More

Valspar Love Your Color Guarantee

How to use

Usage Use paint on all exterior surfaces, including wood siding and trim, hardboard siding, primed metal, shakes, shingles, brick, cement, cinder block, stucco, concrete, stone, asbestos, galvanized steel, aluminum and vinyl siding. DO NOT USE on glazed brick, glazed aluminum, glazed masonry, floors or steps.
Prep Before you paint clean and dry the surface thoroughly, removing all dirt, dust, rust and grease. On bare wood, coat knots and sappy areas with stain block primer/sealer. Then prime entire surface with exterior oil or latex primer. On previously painted surfaces, scrape, sand, then prime. Wire brush badly chalking areas. Dull glossy surfaces with gloss remover or sandpaper. Countersink nails and fill with putty. Caulk all cracks and joints. On unprimed, pre-primed or previously painted hardboard siding, prime with an exterior oil primer. On masonry, wire brush loose materials from chalky areas. On metal, remove rust on galvanized gutters and prime with a rust inhibitive primer. On new galvanized surfaces, allow to age 6 months before painting or clean with muriatic acid. On unpainted metal surfaces, remove rust, clean with mineral spirits and prime with a rust inhibitive primer. On vinyl siding, wash weathered vinyl siding thoroughly and allow to dry. Then paint with a color lighter than the original siding color. WARNING! Painting vinyl siding with darker colors will cause warping or deformation from heat absorption.CLEAN MILDEW FROM THE SURFACE! Mildew is a fungus that looks like dirt, but won't wash off. Mildew must be removed before painting or it will grow through any new coating. To remove mildew, scrub with a commercial mildew remover or a solution of 1 part liquid chlorine bleach to 3 parts water. Rinse thoroughly and allow to dry. Protect eyes and skin be wearing protective equipment, including rubber gloves and eye goggles when working with the bleach solution.
Application Paint only when paint, surface and air temperatures are 50–90ºF (10–32ºC) during application and drying time. Do not apply in direct, hot sun, when rain is imminent, or late in the day when dew may affect the paint drying. Stir paint thoroughly. Intermix containers to ensure uniform color. Apply with a premium-quality roller, polyester brush or airless sprayer. Start at the highest point of the house and work across. Always paint back into freshly painted areas and end up at a door, window or outer edge. Move windows after 1 hour to prevent sticking.
Dry Time Dry Time @ 77 °F and 50 % Relative Humidity To The Touch: 1 hour – 1 hour Recoat: 4 hour
Clean-up & Disposal Clean up with warm, soapy water.
Application Temperature 50 °F - 90 °F
Dry to the Touch* 1 hour – 1 hour
*Dry Time @ 77 °F and 50 % Relative Humidity

Specifications

Download the product data sheet (PDS) and safety data sheet (SDS) for your product Valspar Medallion® Exterior Paint & Primer.
Product Number Sheen Base Container Size SDS PDS
080047101397 Semi-Gloss Tint Base 1 Quart SDS SDS SDS PDS
080047101403 Semi-Gloss Tint Base 1 Gallon SDS SDS SDS PDS
080047100673 Semi-Gloss Pastel Base 1 Quart SDS SDS SDS PDS
080047102349 Flat White Base 5 Gallon SDS SDS SDS PDS
080047102004 Semi-Gloss Pastel Base 5 Gallon SDS SDS SDS PDS
080047102400 Flat Clear Base 1 Quart SDS SDS SDS PDS
080047101458 Semi-Gloss Clear Base 1 Gallon SDS SDS SDS PDS
080047101410 Semi-Gloss Tint Base 5 Gallon SDS SDS SDS PDS
080047102325 Flat White Base 1 Quart SDS SDS SDS PDS
080047102332 Flat White Base 1 Gallon SDS SDS SDS PDS