Multi-Surface Stain-Blocking Primer

Dutch Boy Multi-Surface Stainblocking Primer is a high-hiding formula that blocks tough and heavy stains. The primer features powerful performance against grease, marker, tar, and other challenging stains while creating a mold and mildew-resistant finish.

  • High-hiding formula blocks tough, heavy stains
  • Powerful performance against grease, marker, tar and other challenging stains
  • Creates a mold- and mildew-resistant finish
  • Adheres to slick, glossy surfaces
  • Helps hide previous color
  • Apply in temperatures as low as 35° F
  • Easy soap-and-water cleanup
  • Ideal for interior and exterior drywall, wood, plaster, masonry and metal

Sheen Guide

Flat: washable with no shine

Eggshell: washable and durable with subtle shine

Satin: added durability without shine

Semi-gloss: outstanding durability, stain resistance, scrubbability and shine

Gloss: maximum durability, stain resistance, scrubbability and shine

Dry Time
30 minute to touch; 1 hour to recoat
1-Quart, 1-Gallon, 5-Gallon
Clean Up
Soap and Water
Recommended Applicators
Apply with a premium-quality polyester brush, pad applicator, roller or airless sprayer.
Use on properly prepared interior and exterior drywall, plaster, wood, masonry, and metal surfaces.
400 ft²/gal
Actual coverage will vary due to the porosity of the surface material.

Available Exclusively at Menards
Free store pickup available.

Our Award Winning Twist & Pour Container

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Easy to Hold

Integrated handle makes it easy to carry and handle.

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Easy to Open

Screw-on lid eliminates the hassle of opening and closing the container.

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Easy to Pour

Built-in spout makes pouring paint easy, while minimizing spills and messes.

Data Sheets

Download the product data sheet (PDS) and safety data sheet (SDS).

Multi-Surface Stain-Blocking Primer

Product Number Sheen Base/Color Container Size SDS PDS
035777997697 Flat White 1 Quart SDS PDS
035777989630 Flat White 1 Gallon SDS PDS
035777989647 Flat White 5 Gallon SDS PDS


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