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What is primer and when should I use it?

A primer is designed to prepare bare metal, wood, canvas or other materials to create a smooth surface for which your Krylon® spray paint will be applied. A primer should be used on projects in order to seal the surface which will help:

Why Should I Use A Primer?

Generally, using a primer improves the amount of coverage you get from a can of Krylon spray paint and it provides additional benefits for the following surfaces:

To help cut down on project time, Krylon offers Krylon® Dual® Paint + Primer, which allows you to prime and paint in one step.

Krylon Primer

Find primers specific to your project specifications by searching a variety of Krylon products.

Still have questions about Krylon's primers ? Ask Krylon.