Valspar® New Construction Primer

Interior Latex New Construction Primer is specifically designed to equalize surface texture differences between sanded tape joints and new drywall, resulting in an extremely uniform finish coat appearance. Ideal for airless spray application. Use on wallboard and tape joints in new construction or remodeling projects. Provides an excellent base coat for latex or oil-based paints. Formulated for professional painter use in residential, commercial, institutional and industrial applications.

  • Ideal for new drywall
  • Fast drying
  • High hiding
Sizes 1 Gallon, 5 Gallon
Coverage 350 ft²/gal - 450 ft²/gal
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How to use

Usage Ideal for new drywall. Apply to wallboard, drywall, tape joints, walls and under latex or oil-base paint.
Application Paint only when surface and air temperatures are 50–90 °F (10 – 32 ºC). Use paint paddle or mixing blade to stir paint thoroughly, bringing pigments to the top of the can. Brush: Use a premium quality polyester brush. Roller: Use a premium quality polyester roller with 1/2 to ¾-inch nap. Airless Spray: Thinning is not usually necessary. Use 2000 PSI with a 0.015 to 0.021 tip. For airless spray, thin with up to 8 ounces of water per gallon – only if paint is too thick for sprayer.
Dry Time Dry Time @ 77 °F and 50 % Relative Humidity To The Touch: 30 minute – 4 hour Recoat: 2 hour
Clean-up & Disposal Clean up with warm, soapy water
Dry to the Touch* 30 minute – 4 hour
*Dry Time @ 77 °F and 50 % Relative Humidity


Download the product data sheet (PDS) and safety data sheet (SDS) for your product Valspar® New Construction Primer.
Product Number Base Container Size SDS PDS
080047451461 1 Gallon SDS SDS SDS
080047451478 5 Gallon SDS SDS SDS