Valspar® Pro-Hide® Stainblocking Primer

This high-quality latex primer provides excellent adhesion to glossy surfaces. This fast-drying formula provides heavy-duty stain blocking, including tannin bleed while promoting a durable uniform finish. Can be used on drywall, wood, masonry, plaster, tile & metal.

  • Interior & Exterior
  • Excellent adhesion to glossy surfaces
  • Promotes uniform appearance of topcoats
  • Fast drying


1 Gallon


400 ft²/gal



  • Usage
    Properly prepared interior and exterior glossy surfaces, including ceramic tile, cabinets, galvanized metal and aluminum.
  • 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. Thoroughly remove chalk by vigorous washing, then rinse. Bonds to clean, glossy surfaces. No need to remove gloss from shiny surfaces. Countersink nails and apply an oil-based metal primer to exposed nail heads. Caulk cracks and joints.
  • 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. Allow to dry at least 4 hours before applying a latex topcoat, overnight for oil topcoats.
  • Dry Time
    Dry Time @ 77 °F and 50 % Relative Humidity
    To The Touch: 30 minute
    Recoat: 4 hour
  • Clean-up & Disposal
    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.
Application Temperature
50 - 90 °F
Recommended Coats
1, 2 coats
Dry To the Touch*
30 minute
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 pro-hide stainblocking primer.

Product Number Sheen Base/Color Container Size SDS PDS
080047589294 - White 1 Gallon SDS PDS

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