Kilz primer question

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Louis Krepinevich Staff asked 4 years ago

I painted a section of a wall with Kilz interior oil based primer.

Since then I have put two coats of Valspar interior semi gloss paint over the same section and each time it looks as if I haven’t painted it at all.

What am I doing wrong?

1 Answers
crowderpainting Staff answered 6 years ago

The problem is with the Valspar paint. Try using a flat as the first coat, it has better hiding. A coat of flat paint can be applied right over the semi-gloss, you might have to apply 2 thin coats. This should help.

Personally I'm not impressed with Valspar so using a better paint is a good idea.

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