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Neutral primer creates a base undercoat for maximum paint coverage


Backdrop Primer

Primer is helpful in a few specific circumstances to maximize the hide and coverage of your paint. If you are painting over excessively glossy paint, if your walls have stains or damage, or sometimes if you're making a drastic color change such as light over dark, a primer coat can be really helpful.

Low Odor
Easy Wash
Applies Easily
Green Certified

The Specs

Our premium water-based Primer coating is optimized for easy application, ultra-low odor, and quick drying times. In the cases where Primer is needed, our Primer will give you maximum coverage.

Dry Time: 60 min to touch, 3-4 hrs to recoat
Sheen: 6% Sheen Level
Greenwise Certified
Backdrop is a Climate Neutral Certified Company

The Reviews

Went very well. Paint and primer both nice and smooth. Painters really liked the paint, especially since it dried quickly and had little odor at all.

Evet, Athens, GA

Alex was incredibly prompt and very attentive to my painters' tight schedule. Plus, I love the colors.

Mayrav, Los Angeles, CA

five stars

VANESSA, Boulder, CO

Top notch quality every time.

Ben, Denver, CO

Painting with backdrop couldn't be easier. The paint is great quality and backdrop's ethical standards and ease of ordering can't be beat. I will definitely be using them to paint the rest of my house!

Kayla, McKinleyville, CA

Overall rating 5.00

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