kilz 2 any good

Old 01-27-06, 08:06 PM
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kilz 2 any good

is kilz 2 latex any good, it says it's good for both inside and outside, any one got opinions on this product, for all new construction.
Old 01-28-06, 06:09 AM
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Kilz II is ok but it has its limations. It won't seal or cover stains as well as regular kilz which doesn't hide stains as well as shellac based primers.

If you are looking for a primer for new construction there are better products on the market. Although it might sound simple to have 1 primer for the whole house that isn't the best way to go. Drywall should have a latex primer sealer, enamel under coater [oil or latex] is best for woodwork and exteriors should use a specific primer that is tailored for whatever material is being used. When painting cedar, redwood or any wood with a tendancy to bleed tannins should be coated with an oil base primer.
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Used it once on new drywall. Was not happy with results . Have heard from several contractors that it is poor quality
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It would not be my first choice for new construction
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Boy I hate reading this now - I just primed with Kilz 2 on my new sheetrock in my house remodel that is going on. This is new drywall where old panelling came down. I'm planning on at least 2 coats of finish paint and got fairly decent covergae with the one coat of primer. I don't see why I wouldn't be happy with the Kilz 2 but not sure I have the experience to compare with other primers.

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