Area Preparation: Paint only clean, dry, and sound surfaces. Remove all loose, peeling paint, dirt, mildew, grease, chalk, rust and any other surface contaminants. Putty all nail holes and caulk all cracks and open seams. Sand all glossy, rough and patched surfaces. When Ultra Paint & Primer exterior paint is applied to an uncoated substrate, or to bare wood, two coats are required, with the first coat acting as the primer. For metal, tannin staining woods, fresh concrete or masonry or chalky surfaces, an appropriate high-quality specialty primer is recommended for best results.
Application: Stir thoroughly. Apply with a high quality brush, roller, paint pad or by spray equipment. When using more than one container of the same color, intermix to ensure color uniformity. No thinning is usually required. If necessary, thin with up to 1/4 pint (118 mL) of water per U.S. gallon (3.78 Liters) of paint.
Application Temperature: Apply when air and surface temperatures are 35°F (2°C) or above and surface is at least 5°F (3°C) above the dew point. Air and surface temperatures must remain above 35°F (2°C) for the next 24 hours.
Drying Time: Normally dries to touch in one hour at 77°F (25°C) and 50% relative humidity. Allow four hours before recoating. Drying times listed may vary depending on temperature, humidity, color, and air movement.
Cleanup: Clean tools and hands with warm, soapy water.