KILZ®Original

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Helps Block
Severe
Stains

Helps
Block/Seal
Odors

KILZ® ORIGINAL blocks most stains including water, smoke, tannin, ink, pencil, felt marker and grease, and seals pet and smoke odors. Use on interior surfaces including wood, drywall, plaster, paneling, wallpaper, masonry, brick, painted metal and properly prepared glossy surfaces. KILZ ORIGINAL is not recommended on flooring.

WHERE TO BUY

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Available in Quarts, Gallons & Fives

Surface Preparation

  • Wash off any dirt, grease or smoke damage with a non-soapy detergent or a TSP substitute, rinse well and then allow to dry.

  • Remove all mildew with a commercially available mildew remover, rinse well and then allow to dry. Note: KILZ PREMIUM and KILZ 2 are recommended for mildew-prone surfaces.

  • Unpainted, exterior wood exposed to sun and/or moisture longer than 2-4 weeks must be cleaned and sanded before priming.

  • For maximum adhesion, scrape off loose paint and scuff sand the surface thoroughly before priming. On glossy surfaces: scuff sand the surface thoroughly before priming.

Application

  • Eye protection is recommended.

  • For best results, use when substrate and air temperatures are between 35°F (2°C) and 90°F (32°C).

  • Stir or mix prior to and during use, do not thin.

  • Prime the entire surface to ensure a uniform appearance of the topcoat.

  • Tough stains may require two coats to block completely.

  • KILZ ORIGINAL may be used on clean, dry, aged masonry surfaces that have cured (dried) at least 90 days. If masonry has cured less than 90 days, use KILZ PREMIUM, KILZ 2 or KILZ ODORLESS.

  • Coverage varies by surface. Coverage will be approximately 300 square feet per gallon on rough surfaces; up to 400 square feet per gallon on smooth, nonporous surfaces.

  • Can be tinted with up to 2 ounces of universal colorant per gallon.

Dry Time at 77°F (25°C), 50% RH

  • Dries to the touch in 30 minutes at 77°F (25°C) and 50% humidity.

  • Recoat or topcoat after 1 hour.

Clean up & Disposal

  • Use mineral spirits to clean tools, spatters and spills.

  • Spills can be contained with dry sand or other inert absorbent.

  • For recycling or disposal information in your community, call 1-800-CLEANUP.