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PerfectPrimer is a primer and sealer in one that safely seals and primes directly over black mastics, asbestos mastics, lead paint, cutback adhesives, and other difficult surfaces, without the need for messy, dangerous, and expensive floor grinding, sanding, or use of soy gels.
The PerfectPrimer system comes with our PerfectCleaner floor prep treatment that safely cleans and conditions surfaces without disturbing them, to optimize their adhesion to coatings.
Once cured, overlay your choice of epoxies, paints, tile, or decorative cements.
Features and Benefits:
- Seals cutback glues, asbestos mastics, VCT, paint, wood, sheetrock, concrete, tile, epoxy, and most other surfaces
- Nontoxic; no harmful VOCs
- No need for scraping, grinding, solvents, soy gels, or removal of mastics
- Meets EPA safety guidelines not to dissolve or disturb mastics
- Bonds epoxies directly to glazed or unglazed tiles
- Can be coated with self-leveling, patching, or decorative cements
- One coat primes surfaces for new epoxy or paints
- Saves time and money
- Comes ready to use
- Cleans up with water
Winner of the Hanley Woods Readers Choice award for Best Product!
HOW TO USE:
Clean floor with PerfectCleaner
If needed, prime and patch floor with PerfectPrimer and epoxy or patching cement
Apply one coat of PerfectPrimer
Apply your paint, epoxy, or other finish coat
Note: When applying new tile mastic or leveling cements, use two coats of PerfectPrimer
The PerfectPrimer system comes with our PerfectCleaner floor prep treatment.
Should I use PerfectPrimer or PerfectPaint?
|Creates a primed surface ready for new coatings.||Creates a finished, walkable paint surface.|
|Prepares floors for new paint, tile, epoxy, or decorative/leveling cements.||Prepares floors for new carpet, floating wood/vinyl, or sheet vinyl.|
PerfectPrimer®Bond any coating to any substrate without grinding… for less than 35 cents per sf.
Surface Prep in one just one step.
|During: Apply PerfectPrimer||Apply paint or finish coating
|Bond your overlay and epoxies to even the most difficult surfaces.||Applies by roller, spray or brush. ||Bonds to acrylic, urethane,
modified cements, or epoxy.
|Including: adhesives, ceramic tile, sealed concrete, VCT, epoxy, paint, masonry, and wood, etc.||Reduces surface prep time by 90%.||Complete surface prep.|
|Balances substrate pH for superior long term adhesion.||No mixing needed. Non-Toxic. Low odor. Easy water clean up.||Eliminates disposal of soy gels and grinding debris.|
|Primes and seals in slab laitance.||Eliminates the need to water prime, acid etch and neutralize.||Specified for concrete overlay, and epoxy coatings systems.|
|For use indoors and out.||Does not disturb asbestos glue or tile.||Replaces the need for grinding or building a new slab|
|Coverage: 250-300 sf. per gal|
PerfetcPrimer over asbestos mastic
PerfectPrimer over VCT tile
PerfectPrimer over Wood Floor
Warehouse: PerfectPrimer with new epoxy
Safari West: Perfect Primer Over Epoxy Floor
Tile and Cutback Glue on Concrete Floor
When Lisa Murray decided to replace her old basement carpet and install an epoxy coating, it did not seem at first to be a complicated project. She had a contractor remove the old carpet. What she then discovered were 9″x9″ VCT tiles glued to the floor.
One of the tiles were loose, and it revealed a black mastic glue that held the tiles in place.
The contractor told her that this cutback glue would have to be removed if she wanted to put her epoxy or painted floor. He also explained that since this house was over 40 years old, that the glue most likely contained asbestos as well. This would require an abatement contractor to remove it, at an estimated cost of $ 5,000.00-$9,000.00.
Lisa spoke with other contractors who said that they could grind up or use soy gel to remove the glue. What they did not tell her was that removal would be messy, expensive, toxic, illegal, and could leave her with a floor that still could not be coated with epoxy.
Lisa did not like the direction this project was taking. She wanted a safer, simpler and more economical solution. After speaking with an engineer and visiting Inspectapedia.com, she decided to take his advice to seal, and prime the mastic without disturbing it, as OSHA recommends.
She purchased PerfectPrimer from Specialty Solutions Manufacturing, Inc. Her and a friend washed the floor, then rolled on the PerfectPrimer. After that her contractor returned to install her epoxy floor.
She cleaned the floor, then replaced the loose VCT tiles areas with new tiles. She could have applied the PerfectPrimer over the cutback glue directly, but since most of the VCT tiles were tight, so she chose not to do so. Application of the PerfectPrimer ran smoothly and was painted on using a trim brush and roller in just one coat.
Cost & Time Savings:
Her contractor estimated at least $15 per sq. ft. to remove the asbestos, then resurface the floor with new cement so it would be ready for an epoxy coating. With her 1,000 sq. ft. basement, that would have cost almost $15,000.00, and taken a few weeks.
The cost of the PerfectPrimer was less than $400.00, and she rolled it on herself, in one day.
Lisa saved over 90% of the time and money for the project, and never exposed herself or her family to dangerous asbestos. In addition, her project met OSHA and EPA guidelines to not disturb the asbestos glue,
PerfectPrimer was supplied by Specialty Solutions Manufacturing, a leader in the paints and coatings industry providing the highest-quality paints, coatings and environmental remediation solutions for the architectural and building industries.
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