Fresh Start® C085 All-Purpose Primer

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  • Are you craving a fresh start? Get ready to transform your home's interior or exterior with Benjamin Moore Fresh Start® C085 All-Purpose Primer. C085 is a premium-quality alkyd primer specially formulated for tannin stain suppression. It's the top choice for blocking redwood and cedar bleed, and perfect for your Long Island home.

    Apply Fresh Start on drywall, wood or plywood to block tough stains like grease, crayons, graffiti, rust, tannin bleed, water and smoke. Use it to cover surfaces previously painted with oil or latex paint to prepare for a new, brilliant color. This primer has superior adhesion to ensure a long-lasting topcoat.

    With Fresh Start C085 All-Purpose Primer, you can create a smooth, uniform surface for applying any topcoat color. Whether you want to splash a dark bedroom with a calming pale green or warm your dining room with a rich, deep red, Fresh Start will help you create a stunning look.

    This low-VOC primer also dries fast and produces little odor, so you can recoat on the same day and not worry about strong scents. Depending on the substrate, you may only need to apply one coat, then be ready to add the top coat in three to four hours. For maximum stain blocking and sealing, plan to apply two coats.

    Ready to give your room or exterior wall a makeover with Benjamin Moore Fresh Start® C085 All-Purpose Primer? Place your order today with Aboff's Paints, Long Island's premier Benjamin Moore Retailer. Pick up your order at one of our 32 convenient locations on Long Island — our paint experts are excited to assist you!

  • No matter if you need to cover stubborn stains or switch to a light color, Fresh Start C085 All-Purpose Primer sets the stage for a flawless paint job. You can expect the following features:

    • Strong adhesion
    • Fast drying 
    • Low odor
    • Blister and mildew resistance
    • Premium tannin blocking
    • Suitable for interior and exterior applications
    • Coating compatibility with oil-based or acrylic finishes