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Key Primer

Key Primer

Fine Paints of Europe
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Key Primer is a waterborne primer for non-ferrous metals, fiberglass, and plastics. It is an appropriate primer for use under Eco or Eurolux paint, but if Hollandlac is the desired topcoat (i.e. you are painting a fiberglass door) then Key Primer must be reprimed with FPE Oil Primer before Hollandlac can be applied.

👍 We recommend Key Primer as a basecoat on hard-to-stick-to surfaces.

Product Advice

1 gallon of paint will cover ~400 sq ft. Whereas 1 quart of paint will cover ~100 sq ft. To get a rough estimate of how much paint you will need, run through these steps: 

1. Add together the length of each wall. 

2. Multiply the sum of the wall length by the height of the wall to 3. find the total square footage of your room.

4. Subtract 20 square feet for each door and 10 square feet for each window.

5. Multiply that final room square footage number by 2 to get the total square footage for 2 coats of paint.

6. Divide the number by 400 (gallon = 400 sq ft) to determine the number of gallons you need to purchase for 2 coats of paint.