Fresh Start® Premium Exterior Primers

A Benjamin Moore Fresh Start® premium primer from our collection is the first step to ensure the best possible results, especially when sealing and priming new or previously painted wood and weathered surfaces. The need to use these products varies from project to project, and can range from problems with stains, moisture damage, cedar or redwood bleeding and other common issues. Here are the products to choose from when needing an exterior primer.

Fresh Start® Exterior Wood Primer is a premium quality exterior oil-based primer with excellent adhesion that’s perfect for new or previously coated wood, under light color stains and where cedar and redwood bleeding may be encountered. Fast drying for a same day recoat, this product seals uniformly for a smooth appearance prior to topcoat. Available in white and deep base.

MOORWHITE® Fresh Start Exterior Wood Primer is another premium quality oil-based exterior wood, mildew resistant primer with maximum adhesion that penetrates deeply into a variety of wood surfaces and dries slowly to enable maximum adhesion even on weathered surfaces. Available in white, red or gray

Fresh Start® Multi-Purpose Latex Primer Wood Primer is a premium quality, mildew-resistant 100% acrylic primer that adheres to nearly every surface. With its quick dry time, easy-clean-up formulation, and environmentally friendly low odor/low VOC, this is a popular choice among homeowners. Available in white and deep base.

Fresh Start® Multi-Purpose Oil-Base Primer is premium quality alkyd primer and a universal favorite when a quality under-coater, sealer and stain blocking primer is needed. It can be used over oil or latex paint and performs equally well under all Benjamin Moore architectural finish coats. It has excellent adhesion qualities, excellent hide features as a stain blocker, and minimal odor. Available in white and deep base.

Fresh Start® High-Hiding, All-Purpose Acrylic Wood Primer is our highest-performing 100% acrylic mildew-resistant exterior primer that delivers maximum hide and ensures a uniform finish all surfaces. This is the primer of choice when a significant color change is the task at hand. It is an excellent all-around stain blocker, dries fast, has little odor and low VOC as well. Cleans up with soap and water, and is available in white or deep base.


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