KILZ® EXPRESSIONS Exterior Semi-Gloss

KILZ® EXPRESSIONS Exterior Semi-Gloss Paint is our most technologically advanced acrylic product which combines Paint and Primer properties with exceptional stainblocking performance. This innovative product features remarkable durability with resistance to peeling, cracking and blistering with excellent application and touch-up. Additional features include excellent dirt and tannin stainblocking. Performance backed by our Lifetime Limited Warranty*.


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Available in Gallons & Quarts

Where to Use

  • Properly prepared, coated or uncoated exterior surfaces. Ideal for Masonry, Stucco, Brick, Wood, Vinyl, Metal, Steel, Aluminum, Fiber Cement Siding and Fences.



  • Masonry and Wood: 2 coats of KILZ® EXPRESSIONS Paint is the minimum required for new or uncoated surfaces and surfaces with tannin and stains

  • For Severe Tannin/Stain-blocking: KILZ PREMIUM Interior/ Exterior Water-Base primer/sealer/stainblocker.

PREVIOUSLY PAINTED SURFACES: Use a full coat, or spot prime repaired surfaces with heavy stains, including tannin, with KILZ EXPRESSIONS Paint.

  • Masonry with pH Levels up to 13.0: KILZ KLEAR™

  • Non-Ferrous Metal: KILZ PREMIUM Interior/ Exterior Water-Base primer/sealer/ stainblocker.

Surface Preparation

  • All surfaces must be clean and free of dust, chalk, oil, grease, wax, polish, mold and mildew stains, loose and peeling paint, rust, and all other foreign substances.

  • Use on properly prepared and previously painted or primed surfaces. Remove any loose or peeling paint and wash off dirt or grease with a non-soapy detergent or a TSP substitute. Rinse well and allow surface to dry.

  • Countersink all nailheads, repair imperfections and sand smooth.

  • Glossy surfaces must be scuff sanded with appropriate sandpaper prior to coating.

  • Remove dust with a damp cloth and allow to dry.

  • All masonry surfaces must be cured at least 30 days before painting.


  • Apply product on dry substrates when air and surface temperatures are between 2-32°C and will remain between 2-32°C for at least 4 hours after applying. Do not paint when rain or heavy condensation is expected.

  • Airless Spray:

    • Tip: .015" - .019"

    • Filter: 60 mesh

    • PSI: Fluid pressure of 2500 - 3200 psi

  • Roller:

    • Smooth Surfaces: 10 - 13 mm nap

    • Rough Surfaces: 19-25 mm nap

  • Brush:

    • Nylon / Polyester Blend

  • DO NOT THIN if using a roller or brush; however, if using a sprayer and thinning is required, thin with water at a ratio of no more than 236 ml per 3.79 L.

Dry Time @ 25°C and 50% RH

  • Dries to touch in 2 hours at 25°C and 50% RH or longer in cooler temperatures and/or higher humidity.

  • To Recoat: 4 hours

  • Full Cure: 4 weeks

  • Darker colours may require additional dry time between coats. Cooler temperatures or higher humidity may prolong drying time.

Clean-up & Disposal

  • Clean all tools and equipment with clean water.

  • For disposal of empty containers and unused product, contact your household refuse collection service.

  • To reduce waste, consult with your retailer or an online paint calculator to determine the correct amount of paint to purchase.