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Zinsser Cover Stain Paint

Zinsser Cover Stain Paint

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  • Oil-Based

  • Stain Blocking

  • Excellent Adhesion

Overview

Zinsser Cover Stain is a solvent-based, all-purpose primer, sealer, and stain killer, ideal for use on interior and exterior surfaces. One of Zinsser's best exterior primers for wood as it's highly flexible and resists cracking and peeling. It’s also one of the only solvent-based primers that can be used with all decorative topcoats even water-based products. Cover stain is also effective at permanently covering stains of all kinds including nicotine and water stains to give you a blemish-free topcoat.

  • Interior and exterior
  • Quick-drying
  • Can be applied to all surfaces without sanding
  • Seals water, smoke, and nicotine stains
Area Interior & Exterior
Recommended Use Recommended for application to fire, smoke and water damaged surfaces, including: interior ceilings, walls, doors, trim, cabinets, furniture and related paintable surfaces. Exterior siding, fascia, soffits, trim, doors, walls, foundations, railings.
Base Solvent-Based
Coverage Up to 9.8m² per litre
Drying Time 35 Minutes
Re-Coat Time 2 Hours
Recommended Coats 1-2 Coats
Application Method Brush, Roller or Sprayer
Preparation

Always ensure the surface to be treated is clean, dry and free from any dust, algae, fungi or moss. Also ensure the product is free from excessive chalky material, grime, grease, oil, wax, mould or any contamination that may interfere with adhesion.

  • Always wash the surface with a household cleaner, appropriate cleaning solution, or solvent
  • Always ensure to remove loose or flaking material
  • Sand any remaining paint to a smooth surface
  • Sand exterior wood with a 80-100 grit sandpaper
  • When sealing a stain always attempt to remove as much of the stain as possible prior to application by washing, sanding, scraping etc
  • To remove mould, treat area with Zinsser Mould Killer & Remover
  • Spot prime knots and sap streaks with Zinsser B-I-N Primer-Sealer before priming the whole surface
Application

Before applying stir the product thoroughly and test a small area.

  • Zinsser Cover Stain does not require thinning
  • Stir well before application
  • Only apply when temperature range is between 5°– 32°C, allow to come to room temperature before use
  • Use in a well ventilated area avoiding high humidity
  • Apply one coat with a brush, roller or sprayer
  • For best results prime the entire surface
  • If excessive absorption occurs over very porous substrates a second coat may be necessary
Aerosol Application
  • Shake can vigorously until ball inside can rattles
  • Turn can upside down and continue shaking for one minute, shake occasionally during use
  • Spray 10”-12” from object with short dusting strokes
  • Over-coatable after 30 minutes
  • To clean spray for future use, turn can upside down and spray until clear gas is emitted

Note: Always follow the manufacturer instructions found on the tin.

FAQ's

Q. Can Cover Stain be applied on lime plaster?

A. No this product is not recommend to be applied to lime plaster, we would advise using the Zinsser Bulls Eye 123.

Q. Can I paint over Cover Stain?

Yes this is the ideal primer to seal stains and create the perfect base for your chosen topcoat. The re-coat time of only 2 hours means you can easily paint over it in the same day with a water-based or solvent-based paint.

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Delivery & Returns

Delivery

All orders placed on a working day before 3pm will be dispatched on the same day for next working day delivery. Orders placed before 3pm on Friday will be delivered on Monday (excluding bank holidays). Orders placed on weekends and Bank Holidays will be dispatched on the next working day. All orders have a charge of £3.99 for express delivery.

Special Delivery

You can now choose some special delivery options. 

  • AM Delivery: Get your order by 12pm
    If placed on a working day before 3pm, the AM Delivery will be dispatched on the same day for Next Working Day delivery. 
    Orders placed before 3pm on Friday will be delivered on Monday AM (excluding bank holidays). Orders placed on weekends and Bank Holidays will be dispatched on the next working day for delivery on the following AM. All orders have a charge of £12.99 for AM delivery.
  • Late Cut-Off: Get an extra hour to place your order for Next Working Day delivery.
    Orders placed on a working day before 4pm will be dispatched on the same day for Next Working Day delivery. 
    Orders placed before 4pm on Friday will be delivered on Monday (excluding bank holidays). Orders placed on weekends and Bank Holidays will be dispatched on the next working day. All orders have a charge of £5.99 for Late Cut-Off delivery.
  • Saturday Delivery: Get your order on Saturday
    Option available on Fridays. Orders placed on Friday before 3pm will be delivered on Saturday. All orders have a charge of £9.95 for Saturday delivery.

Exceptions

We do not deliver to the Channel Islands or the Republic of Ireland

Certain postcodes delivery times and charges may vary please head to the cart to see your available delivery options.

Returns

We offer a no quibble 14 day money back guarantee for all goods shipped correctly that are not required. If the item is not required, please send the item back for a full refund in its original condition, unused with its original packaging. 

Contact us as soon as possible to inform us you will be returning the product either by the contact form below or by calling our team on 0161 960 0217.

Please note any bespoke or mixed to order items can not be returned, if you are unsure this is your product please check the listing or contact us for details. 

We always recommend getting samples or contacting us for free of charge colourcharts. We do our best to represent colours as accurately as possible however screens variations and different surfaces can alter this. Unfortunately in the event you do not like the colour we are unable to accept the product back if they it has been opened.

Damaged Paint

Please visit our damages page where we can help resolve the issue for you. 

Incorrect Item

We will be happy to organise an exchange for the correct goods at no extra charge to yourself, please get in touch to organise this.

Faulty Items

If you find a fault with your product, we can offer a full refund or exchange within 30 days. We test every product that is returned to us, sadly if a product is found to have no fault we cannot refund this and the you will be given the option to have this returned to you. Please get in touch to discuss these options. If you find fault after 30 days of purchase you may wish to contact the manufacturer directly as they will be able to offer support with the product.

Information

Zinsser Cover Stain is a solvent-based, all-purpose primer, sealer, and stain killer, ideal for use on interior and exterior surfaces. One of Zinsser's best exterior primers for wood as it's highly flexible and resists cracking and peeling. It’s also one of the only solvent-based primers that can be used with all decorative topcoats even water-based products. Cover stain is also effective at permanently covering stains of all kinds including nicotine and water stains to give you a blemish-free topcoat.

  • Interior and exterior
  • Quick-drying
  • Can be applied to all surfaces without sanding
  • Seals water, smoke, and nicotine stains

Specifications

Area Interior & Exterior
Recommended Use Recommended for application to fire, smoke and water damaged surfaces, including: interior ceilings, walls, doors, trim, cabinets, furniture and related paintable surfaces. Exterior siding, fascia, soffits, trim, doors, walls, foundations, railings.
Base Solvent-Based
Coverage Up to 9.8m² per litre
Drying Time 35 Minutes
Re-Coat Time 2 Hours
Recommended Coats 1-2 Coats
Application Method Brush, Roller or Sprayer

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