ProBuilder Product Report: Paints, Caulks & Sealants

Get sealed in with these new paint, caulk & sealant products from Henkel, Benjamin Moore and more.
July 31, 2008

Sealed and Delivered

No one — your customers included — likes to spend hours scrubbing crayon off the wall after junior gets a hold of the Crayola box. Valspar's ZAP Interior/Exterior latex-based primer is a low-VOC, multi-purpose primer developed to block typical household stains. The Interior/Exterior Latex Primer provides a mildew-resistant finish, requires a one-coat application, dries in an hour and can seal multiple surfaces. For FREE information, visit: 

An Exciting Aura

Like its interior sibling, Benjamin Moore's new Aura Exterior paint line only needs one coat to look like your crews coated the house twice. The paint dries faster and delivers what the company guarantees will be a smooth and durable finish that lasts in even the worst environments. Making it all happen is the company's Color Lock technology, which encapsulates color pigment in the paint resin to resist fading and the elements. For FREE information, visit: 

Fix and Forget

Defend against mold growth on kitchen and bath sealant for five years. Your homeowners will like that piece of mind. Henkel Corporation's Polyseamseal line has a new silicone sealant in the Ever Bright. The sealant prevents mold from growing on, spreading and adhering to the surface for five years. The worry-free formulation insures a clean, watertight seal that saves builders from callbacks. For FREE information, visit: 

Master Your Walls

How would you like a Level 5 finish while eliminating two-step skim coating/priming? Masterchem Industries, under the Kilz brand name, claim to do that with their latest product, the High Build. This new primer replaces a skim coat when sprayed, saving professionals valuable prep time. For FREE information, visit:


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