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Zinsser B-I-N

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Typical Coverage (per coat)12m² per litre
Touch Dry20 Mins
ApplicationBrush, Roller, Spray
The figures stated above are approximate. Please ensure you refer to all datasheets for full application information.

The ultimate performance shellac-based primer-sealer and stain killer for interior and spot exterior use. Offers unparalleled adhesion to glossy surfaces (including glass) without the need for scuff sanding and blocks stubborn and persistent stains.

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£21.35 + VAT

Zinsser B-I-N is the ultimate shellac-based primer, sealer and stain killer. It is perfect for use on interior surfaces and spot priming of exterior surfaces. Zinsser B-I-N offers unparalleled adhesion to glossy surfaces – including glass – without the need for scuff sanding and blocks stubborn and persistent stains.

The high adhesion shellac formula seals porous surfaces with excellent enamel holdout, even sealing bleeding knots and sap streaks. Zinsser B-I-N works brilliantly on water stains, fungal degradation, nicotine, oil stains, marker pens stains and more.

Zinsser B-I-N permanently blocks every kind of odour (from smoke and fire damage to odours from pets and nicotine). Its dried film is non-toxic and hypo-allergenic, it may be used in areas where incidental contact with food items occur. Perfect for interior ceilings, walls, doors and related paintable surfaces and spot priming on exterior metal, trims, PVC and wood.

Features & Benefits

  • Ultimate performance primer-sealer
  • Permanently blocks odours
  • Unparalleled adhesion to any surface without sanding
  • For interior and spot exterior use
  • Seals knots and sap streaks
  • Dries in just 15 minutes
  • Recoatable in 45 minutes

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I have had a flakey bathroom ceiling. After sanding off loose paint I gave 3 coats of Zinsser B-I-N. It is peeling again. Any suggestions please? Thanks.

Martyn from Leyland (Uk) - 30/04/17

Answer

Zinsser B-I-N is not a great primer for bathrooms, as it is moisture sensitive it can break down over time. If the ceiling was damp at the time of painting this would not have helped either.

To recoat the ceiling, scrape all the loose flaking paint back to a sound coating and allow the ceiling to completely dry out. Keep windows open to maintain a good airflow to help with the drying out process.

Apply 1 coat of Zinsser Peel Stop to the full ceiling to seal and stabilise any remaining paint. Then finish with 2 coats of Zinsser Perma-White Interior.

Avoid excessive use of the shower for a full 7 days after painting to prevent any condensation forming on the surface of the paint while it is still curing.

I have had a flakey bathroom ceiling. After sanding off loose paint I gave 3 coats of Zinsser B-I-N. It is peeling again. Any suggestions please? Thanks.

Martyn from Leyland (Uk) - 30/04/17

Zinsser B-I-N is not a great primer for bathrooms, as it is moisture sensitive it can break down over time. If the ceiling was damp at the time of painting this would not have helped either.

To recoat the ceiling, scrape all the loose flaking paint back to a sound coating and allow the ceiling to completely dry out. Keep windows open to maintain a good airflow to help with the drying out process.

Apply 1 coat of Zinsser Peel Stop to the full ceiling to seal and stabilise any remaining paint. Then finish with 2 coats of Zinsser Perma-White Interior.

Avoid excessive use of the shower for a full 7 days after painting to prevent any condensation forming on the surface of the paint while it is still curing.

Have just used BIN primer as base coat on pine drawer unit. How long before I can coat with Leyland Acrylic Primer Undercoat?

Alan McDonald from Sidcup (England) - 11/02/17

At 20°C / 50% RH Zinsser B-I-N can be overcoated after 45 minutes.

have chalk painted a chest of draws and i don't like it will Zinsser Bin seal the chalk paint, for me to be able to use a oil based paint.

Angela from Reading (UK) - 28/11/16

Rust-Oleum Chalky Finish Furniture Paint will come off easily with a kitchen scouring pad and water. If you don’t want to remove it then an oil based paint can be applied directly over the Rust-Oleum Chalky Finish Furniture Paint.

have chalk painted a chest of draws and i don't like it will Zinsser Bin seal the chalk paint, for me to be able to use a oil based paint.

Angela from Reading (UK) - 28/11/16

Rust-Oleum Chalky Finish Furniture Paint will come off easily with a kitchen scouring pad and water. If you don’t want to remove it then an oil based paint can be applied directly over the Rust-Oleum Chalky Finish Furniture Paint.

Can I use Zinsser BIN to seal and prime new MDF doors and new softwood skirting boards?

B Brady from Bolton (England) - 27/11/16

Yes.

Can Zinsser B-I-N be used to spot treat knots

Hugh from Cardiff (Wales) - 21/06/16

Yes definitely.

I want to paint over wallpaper with a shiny surface. Will BIN be the correct first coat?

John from Dorchester (UK) - 10/03/16

Yes, just ensure the wallpaper is clean and dry before application. Once primed with Zinsser B-I-N you can overcoat it with your choice of paint.

Can I put Zinsser BIN on top of a pine chest of drawers that has already been painted then waxed?

Cath Wood from Southampton (UK) - 03/02/16

No, the wax must first be removed by way of a proprietary cleaner like Timberex Oil & Wax Remover together with thorough sanding.

What can I thin Zinsser B-I-N with to make it easier to apply to large doors using a roller?

andrea lang from FIFE (Scotland) - 24/10/15

Zinsser B-I-N is not recommended to be thinned at all, if you can't achieve the application you require with Zinsser B-I-N you could try Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3 Plus which can be thinned with water to aid application if required and offers nearly all the same properties.

Can Zinnser B-I-N be used as a base on wood which has been previously painted with oil based paint and is now being overpainted with a water based product?

graham from dundee (scotland) - 11/10/15

Yes.

Can Zinsser B-I-N be used as a primer on ceramic tiles in a kitchen. Tiles are shiny. What is the best procedure going forward?

Lynn from London (England) - 28/09/15

Zinsser B-I-N can be used on shiny ceramic tiles but we find the Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3 Plus works better. All you need to do is make sure the tiles are clean and dry, apply 1 coat of Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3 Plus, allow to dry (1 hour) and then over coat with something like Zinsser Perma-White Interior.

Can Zinsser B-I-N be put directly on top of varnished doors. If not, what do I need to do first?

Jeanette from London (England) - 21/09/15

Yes absolutely it can, all you need to do is make sure the surfaces you are painting are clean and dry.

I want to prime over laminate kitchen unit doors and then finish with Rust Oleum paint. Can Zinsser B-I-N be used in a spray gun? as I want to give it to the spray company to apply.

Jessica Banks from Wolverhampton (UK) - 16/09/15

Yes it can, for airless spray use .011” – .013” tip @ 800–1,200 PSI or for conventional spray, spray at 45 – 55 PSI.

I want to paint over timber doors and skirting previously covered with dark satin wood stain. Will Zinsser B-I-N stick to it and can it be overpainted with gloss or satin paint?

Tim bradford from Bromsgrove (Uk) - 03/08/15

Zinsser B-I-N is perfect for this use, simply clean any surfaces that require painting and remove any loose and flaking existing coatings by sanding. Once you have primed the surfaces with Zinsser B-I-N you can apply almost any conventional decorative water or solvent based over the top.

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