Primers are offered in latex- and oil-based versions.

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Developed for painting contractors, low VOC ZAP Interior/Exterior Latex Primer blocks typical household stains caused by wax crayons, pencil, pen, china markers, ketchup, mustard, and grease. ZAP Interior Oil-Based Primer blocks difficult-to-remove stains including those from smoke, fire, water damage, and tannin bleed, and seals in odors such as nicotine, fire/smoke damage, and pet odors. Both provide mildew resistant finish, require one-coat application, and typically dry in 1 hr.



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Valspar Introduces Line of Professional-Grade Stain-Blocking Primers



WHEELING, Ill., April 28 - The Valspar Corporation introduces ZAP stain-blocking primers to help battle stains and odors before applying paint. Unlike other primers, ZAP offers superior surface coverage, along with the ability to block the stains and odors common in new and existing residential and commercial buildings.

This new line introduces two options for professional painters and contractors - ZAP Interior/Exterior Latex Primer and ZAP Interior Oil-Based Primer. The latex-based primer is a low VOC, multi-purpose primer developed to block typical household stains caused by wax crayons, pencil, pen, china markers, ketchup, mustard and grease. ZAP's Interior/Exterior Latex Primer provides a mildew resistant finish, requires one coat application, dries in an hour and can seal multiple surfaces on the interior and exterior of a structure.

ZAP Interior Oil-Based Primer can block difficult-to-remove stains including those from smoke, fire and water damage, as well as tannin bleed among others and seals in odors such as nicotine, fire and smoke damage, and pet odors. Like the latex primer, ZAP Interior Oil-Based Primer, provides a mildew resistant finish, requires one-coat application and typically dries within one hour.

"Valspar developed ZAP primers with painting professionals and contractors in mind," said Art Noparstak, senior brand manager, exterior paint, Valspar. "Priming is a critical step in the painting process and ZAP is a cost-effective, stain-blocking primer that goes on thick and gives an even white finish, perfect for any paint application."

ZAP Interior/Exterior Latex Primer and ZAP Interior Oil-Based Primer are available at Lowe's nationwide in quart, gallon, and five-gallon sizes.

The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL) is a global leader in the paint and coatings industry. Since 1806, Valspar has been dedicated to bringing customers the latest innovations, the finest quality and the best customer service in the coatings industry. For more information, visit www.valsparglobal.com/.

Source: Valspar Corporation

Web site: http://www.valsparglobal.com/

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