Fresh Start® Premium Exterior Primers

A choice of acrylic or alkyd formulas that deliver exceptional adhesion, holdout, and stain suppression and create the foundation for durable, premium top coats on various exterior surfaces. Benjamin Moore Fresh Start® Premium Exterior Primers offer excellent adhesion, superior hide, powerful stain blocking, and unparalleled enamel holdout. Visit The Paint Can for all your paint project needs!


  • For use on new or previously coated exterior wood
  • Penetrates wood surfaces for maximum adhesion and a longer lasting finish
  • Excellent stain suppressor
  • Seals uniformly
  • Seals and suppresses most bleeding type stains
  • Maximum hiding
  • Fast drying
  • Low VOC
  • Provides a mildew-resistant coating
  • Offers superior adhesion
  • Engineered with Gennex® Color Technology
  • Delivers superior tannin blocking
  • Only available in areas that require VOC’s <100. Please check with your local retailer.

Available Finishes

Deck & Siding Primer
Deck & Siding Primer
High-Hiding All Purpose Primer
High-Hiding All Purpose Primer
All-Purpose Primer
All-Purpose Primer

More Information

  • Available Colors: White
  • Sheen (or Gloss): Primer
  • Cleanup: Solvent
  • Resin Type: Alkyd
  • Recommended Use: Exterior