True Basics® by Valspar Exterior Paint

True Basics® by Valspar® provides a durable, beautiful low gloss finish that resists the effects of the harshest weather. It provides a beautiful finish that resists chalking, fading and yellowing.

  • Good adhesion & coverage
  • Resists fading
  • Durable formula
  • Self-priming

Sheens

Flat, Satin, Semi-Gloss


Sizes

1 Gallon, 5 Gallon


Coverage

300 ft²/gal - 400 ft²/gal


AVAILABLE AT INDEPENDENT RETAILERS

HOW TO USE

  • Usage
    Ideal for properly prepared exterior siding and trim, including hardboard siding, primed metal, shakes, brick, cement, cinderblock, stucco, concrete, stone, galvanized steel and aluminum siding.
  • Prep
    Thoroughly clean the surface and allow to dry. Remove all dirt, dust, chalk, rust, grease, wax and mildew.
  • Application
    Stir paint thoroughly. Intermix containers to ensure uniform color. Apply with a premiumquality 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 - 4 hour
    Recoat: 4 hour
  • Clean-up & Disposal
    Clean up with warm, soapy water
  • Application Temperature

    50 °F - 90 °F

  • Recommended Coats

    2 coats

  • Dry to the Touch*

    1 hour - 4 hour

  • Recoat*

    4 hour

*Dry Time @ 77 °F and 50 % Relative Humidity

Data Sheets

Download the product data sheet (PDS) and safety data sheet (SDS) for your Valspar true basics exterior paint.

Product Number Sheen Base Container Size SDS PDS
080047004704 Flat White Base 1 Gallon SDS PDS
080047004728 Flat Pastel Base 1 Gallon SDS PDS
080047004742 Flat Tint Base 1 Gallon SDS PDS
080047004766 Flat Clear Base 1 Gallon SDS PDS
080047004780 Satin White Base 1 Gallon SDS PDS
080047004803 Satin Pastel Base 1 Gallon SDS PDS
080047004827 Satin Tint Base 1 Gallon SDS PDS
080047004841 Satin Clear Base 1 Gallon SDS PDS
080047004865 Semi-Gloss White Base 1 Gallon SDS PDS
080047004889 Semi-Gloss Pastel Base 1 Gallon SDS PDS
080047004902 Semi-Gloss Tint Base 1 Gallon SDS PDS
080047004926 Semi-Gloss Clear Base 1 Gallon SDS PDS
080047007729 Flat Pastel Base 5 Gallon SDS PDS
080047007736 Flat Clear Base 5 Gallon SDS PDS
080047007743 Satin Pastel Base 5 Gallon SDS PDS
080047007750 Satin Clear Base 5 Gallon SDS PDS
080047007767 Semi-Gloss Pastel Base 5 Gallon SDS PDS
080047007774 Semi-Gloss Clear Base 5 Gallon SDS PDS

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