How do I prepare Sheetrock patch for paint?

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Oil based Kilz or no?

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  • Sally Sullivan-Beghin Sally Sullivan-Beghin on Dec 25, 2018

    Plain water based kilz (or any primer/sealer) will work fine

  • Lifestyles Homes Lifestyles Homes on Dec 25, 2018

    Oil based not necessary and too much clean-up- unless you already have it and don’t want to buy more primer.

    A cheap PVA primer should be fine, unless you’ve something that’s going to bleed through the primer, then go for a stain blocking primer.

    • Mary T Mary T on Dec 25, 2018

      Have some oil based on hand and cheap sponge brushs. that may be the route that I go.

      Thank you for your answer.


  • William William on Dec 25, 2018

    Water based primer will work for a patch. Oil based for fresh drywall and stains.

  • Mary T Mary T on Dec 25, 2018

    Thank you for your answer. have some oil based on hand and cheap sponge brushes. that may be the route I go.