PREPARING PAINTED SURFACES FOR A PROFESSIONAL FINISH
Spackle holes or cracks • Lightly sand glossy areas. Make sure all areas are clean, sound and free of flaking paint or any substances such as oil, grease, dirt anything that will get between your walls and your paint. Prepare Previously Painted Surfaces with a GLIDDEN primer.
IT IS TIME TO PRIME - PREPARING UNPAINTED SURFACES
WALLBOARD - Joint compound must dry for two days before you apply a GLIDDEN primer.
WOOD - Sand lightly to a smooth surface, then prime with a GLIDDEN primer.
CONCRETE, PLASTER AND MASONRY - Cure for 30 days before painting. “Slick poured” or pre-cast concrete needs chemical cleaning or a light sandblasting. Thoroughly rinse with water and allow to fully dry. Remove loose aggregate and prime with a GLIDDEN primer. For concrete block, fill with a GLIDDEN block filler.
STEEL, GALVANIZED METAL AND ALUMINUM - Clean off oils,
then prime with a GLIDDEN primer.
Mix thoroughly • Apply at package consistency or thin only when using a sprayer - use 1/2 pint water per gallon • Apply generously, no overspreading • Certain colors may require more than one coat for complete hide • Ventilate & provide warmth for normal drying.
1. Stir with a lifting motion for uniform color. 2. Dampen roller slightly with water.
3. Brush/Edge a 3”- 4” border on wall around all edges.
4. In small sections, spread paint in a W pattern, then fill in with long, even strokes in the same direction.
5. Paint woodwork last with even strokes; paint away from the wet edge.
77°F (25°C) & 50% RH
To touch - 30-60 minutes To recoat - 2-4 hours
Apply at 300-400 sq ft/gal (7-10 m /L). Actual coverage may vary depending on substrate and application method.
Soap & water
Please refer to the Product Label, Technical Data Sheet (TDS) or Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for safety and detailed application instructions.