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Primer question

Posted by jmc01 (My Page) on
Mon, Sep 10, 12 at 5:27

Is there a difference between drywall primer and plaster primer? I've got extra BM plaster primer and I have a new drywall wall that needs priming. Should I use my leftover plaster primer on the drywall?

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RE: Primer question

What is the exact product?Probably,yes, it will actually tell you this on the side of the can.

Read the label

RE: Primer question

probably, christophern, it didn't tell me on the side of the can. That's why I came here and asked. Stupid move on my part, eh?

RE: Primer question

No need for the smart remark. If it is a quality primer it will tell you what it is made to prime. If you got it at HD or Lowes, I cannot help you

RE: Primer question

If it's primer for REAL plaster, it's usually tolerant of plasters' higher ph. It should be fine on sheetrock though.

What exact BM primer-series is it?


RE: Primer question

The label doesn't tell you? Hmmm. Very suspect. There should be no problem using a plaster primer on drywall, it's just the reverse that might not be OK.
I'd still like to see that label though.

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