If you’re painting new surfaces inside, it’s important to first prime them. And if you’re concerned about your home’s indoor air quality, you need to pay attention to VOCs.

Those are the volatile organic compounds you often find in many paints and coatings. They create that “new paint smell” and can have adverse effects on your health.

A new general-purpose primer from PPG boasts “Zero VOCs” on the label, so it’s a great fit if you want a healthier home. (And who doesn’t want that, right?)

PPG General-Purpose Primer Zero does what you expect a good primer to do: It seals new surfaces and bonds to them, creating a better foundation for the topcoat.

This primer has great adhesion to a variety of surfaces, and it helps hide previous paint colors, ensuring your topcoat looks its best.

But because there are no VOCs, it has low odor, so a space can be painted while it’s occupied.

Oh, and a bonus? It’s GREENGUARD Gold Certified for low chemical emissions.

If you’re looking for an eco-friendly primer, this one should definitely be on your list.  

Watch the video above to learn all about this Best New Product!

Find PPG General-Purpose Primer Zero at The Home Depot


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Jodi Marks

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Jodi Marks is a construction expert and television personality who’s always on the lookout for ways to make a job easier as she hosts “Best New Products” for Today’s Homeowner. After obtaining a degree in psychology, she joined her father's construction company as a project manager. Jodi's career in television began when she was selected to co-host the series Fix It Up! on Home and Garden Television (HGTV). She went on to host several other shows on HGTV, Turner South, and TBS, and co-created The Tile Doctor series with Paul Wilson. Jodi also earned her general contractor's and real estate licenses in Georgia and has been renovating and flipping houses.

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