Severe Stain & Odor Primer

Dutch Boy Severe Stain & Odor Primer provides ultimate coverage over most severe stains and odors. It offers exceptional blocking of the toughest stains and odors, including smoke.

  • Ultimate coverage over the most severe stains and odors
  • Exceptional blocking of the toughest stains and odors, including smoke
  • Exceptional indoor surface adhesion
  • Effective for spot priming knots and severe tannin stains on bare wood
  • Helps hide previous color
  • Ideal for previously painted surfaces, wood and paneling, plaster

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
15 minute to touch; 45 minute to recoat
1-Quart, 1-Gallon, 5-Gallon
Clean Up
VOC Compliant Cleaner
Recommended Applicators
Apply with a natural bristle brush, pad applicator, synethic roller or airless sprayer
Can be used as full interior primer or exterior spot primer for properly prepared interior and exterior drywall, plaster and wood
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).

Severe Stain & Odor Primer

Product Number Sheen Base/Color Container Size SDS PDS
035777997796 Flat White 1 Quart SDS PDS
035777997802 Flat White 1 Gallon SDS PDS
035777997819 Flat White 5 Gallon SDS PDS


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