Valspar® Multi-Surface Primer/Sealer

This primer/sealer is ideal for sealing porous surfaces and allows the best overall appearance and performance of your paint.

  • Ideal for drywall, wood and masonry
  • Dries in 60 minutes
  • Recoat in 2 hours
  • Good hide
  • Improves topcoat performance
  • Zero VOC - Zero VOC applies only to base paint, VOC level may increase significantly depending on the colorant choice
  • Ideal for sealing porous surfaces
  • Works with all top coats
  • Great for brush, roller and spray application
  • May be used as packaged or tinted


1 Quart, 1 Gallon, 5 Gallon


350 ft²/gal - 450 ft²/gal

Free store pick up


  • Usage
    For use over properly prepared wallboard, drywall and tape joints. Primer - Sealer is also suitable for spot priming patched area of previously painted walls, under latex or oil base paint.
  • Prep
    Surfaces must be clean, dry and dull prior to application. Thoroughly clean the surface and allow to dry. Remove wallpaper and loose, peeling paint. Scrape and sand peeled or damaged paint. Sand glossy surfaces dull. All dust should be removed. Drywall:Fill cracks and holes with joint compound and sand smooth. Wood: Sand to a fresh surface. Patch imperfections with wood filler. Heavily stained areas, including tannin stains on wood, may require an appropriate stain-blocking primer. Plaster: Must be dry, fully cured and in goodcondition. Remove all chalky residue. Concrete/Masonry: Must be dry, fully cured and in good condition. Remove any powdery dust and efflorescence. Fill the pores of concrete block with a latex block filler. Soft concrete or masonry should be primed with a masonry conditioner.
  • Application
    Stir thoroughly. Intermix containers to ensure uniform color. Apply with a premium-quality roller, polyester brush or airless sprayer. If applying by spray, back-roll or back-brush to work product into the surface. Apply a liberal coat of product uniformly, working well into the surface.
  • Dry Time
    Dry Time @ 77 °F and 50 % Relative Humidity
    To The Touch: 1 hour - 4 hour
    Recoat: 2 hour - 4 hour
  • Clean-up & Disposal
    Clean up with warm, soapy water.
Application Temperature
50 - 90 °F
Recommended Coats
1 coats
Dry To the Touch*
1 hour - 4 hour
2 hour - 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 multi-surface primer-sealer.

Product Number Sheen Base/Color Container Size SDS PDS
042397590504 - Tintable White 1 Gallon SDS PDS
042397590511 - Tintable White 5 Gallon SDS PDS
080047045912 - Tintable White 1 Quart SDS PDS

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