Improve Coatings Adhesion To Weathered Surfaces With Sherwin-Williams New PrimeRx™ Peel Bonding Primer

CLEVELAND – February 26, 2013 – Painting contractors and property managers can save time and money yet still get excellent results – even when dealing with alligatored or peeling coatings – with Sherwin-Williams new PrimeRx™ Peel Bonding Primer, which seals and bonds tightly to sound, marginally prepared or peeling surfaces.

“The saying, ‘time is money’ is especially true when it comes to preparing less-than-perfect surfaces for painting. We know professionals want to deliver top-quality work, and our new PrimeRx Peel Bonding Primer helps painters complete a job faster with less sanding and scraping,” said Karl Schmitt, vice president, marketing, Sherwin-Williams.

High build with excellent filling and bonding characteristics, PrimeRx Peel Bonding Primer is an ideal application for weathered or peeling exteriors, resulting in a more even finish after topcoating compared to traditional primers. It meets the most stringent VOC regulations.

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