Valspar® Prep Step® All-Stain Primer

This all-stain primer is a universal blocker for stains. It hides stains caused from both water and oil. This oil-fortified latex formula also provides a great base for any cabinets, trim, doors, furniture or paneling that are destined for paint. It leaves a smooth finish to allow for optimal topcoat performance and finish.

  • Universal blocker for plaster, wood and drywall
  • Improves adhesion to finished wood
  • Hides both water and oil stains
  • Cleans up with soap and water


1 Quart, 1 Gallon


400 ft²/gal



  • Usage
    Properly prepared interior walls, trim and ceilings of previously painted or bare drywall, plaster, masonry and wood. For use on finished wood like cabinets, furniture, doors and trim.
  • Prep
    Surface should be clean, dry and dull. Glossy surfaces should be dulled. Thoroughly clean the surface and remove all dirt, dust, chalk, rust, grease, wax, mildew and peeling paint and allow to dry. See technical data page for additional surface prep.
  • Application
    Stir primer thoroughly before and during use. Apply with a premium-quality polyester brush, pad applicator, roller or airless sprayer. If applying by sprayer, back-roll or back-brush to work primer into the surface. Apply a liberal coat of primer uniformly, working well into the surface.
  • Dry Time
    Dry Time @ 77 °F and 50 % Relative Humidity
    To The Touch: 1 hour - 4 hour
    Recoat: 4 hour
  • Clean-up & Disposal
    Immediately clean up with warm, soapy water. Do not pour unused contents down the drain. Consult with local authorities for proper method of disposal and recycling.
Recommended Coats
1 coats
Dry To the Touch*
1 hour - 4 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 prep step all-stain primer.

Product Number Sheen Base/Color Container Size SDS PDS
080047035449 - Tintable White 1 Quart SDS PDS
080047033292 - Tintable White 1 Gallon SDS PDS

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