Valspar® Pro-Hide® Exterior Latex Primer

This exterior primer improves topcoat adhesion, durability and finish. The smooth, durable finish and mold-mildew- & algae resistant finish provide for a reliable base coat for your exterior paint. Best for use on wood, masonry, and stucco.

  • Improves topcoat adhesion
  • Promotes a smooth, durable finish
  • 35° low-temp application
  • Use on wood, masonry and stucco


1 Gallon, 5 Gallon



  • Usage
    Properly prepared exterior bare or previously painted wood siding and trim, fiber cement board, vinyl, brick, cement,cinder block, stucco and non-rusted, galvanized gutters and downspouts.
  • Prep
    Thoroughly clean the surface and allow to dry. Remove all dirt, dust, chalk, rust, grease, wax and mildew. Scrape off loose and peeling paint, sand smooth, then spot prime. Thoroughly remove chalk by vigorous washing, then rinse. Remove gloss from shiny surfaces. Countersink nails and apply an oil-based metal primer to exposed nail heads. Caulk cracks and joints.
  • Application
    If applying by sprayer, back-roll or back-brush to work primer into the surface. Apply a liberal coat of primer uniformly, workingwell into the surface. Allow to dry at least 2 hours before applying a latex topcoat, overnight for oil topcoats.
  • Dry Time
    Dry Time @ 77 °F and 50 % Relative Humidity
    To The Touch: 1 hour - 2 hour
    Recoat: 2 hour
  • Clean-up & Disposal
    Clean up with warm, soapy water. Do not pour unused contents down the drain. Consult with local authorities forproper method of disposal and recycling.
Application Temperature
35 - 90 °F
Recommended Coats
1, 2 coats
Dry To the Touch*
1 hour - 2 hour
2 hour
*Dry Time @ 77 °F and 50 % Relative Humidity
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Data Sheets

Download the product data sheet (PDS) and safety data sheet (SDS) for your Valspar pro-hide exterior latex primer.

Product Number Sheen Base/Color Container Size SDS PDS
080047589300 - White 1 Gallon SDS PDS
080047589317 - White 5 Gallon SDS PDS

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