Primers are a basic coating that is applied before painting various surfaces. They represent the basis for better adhesion of the paint and better adhesion to the surface. Learn about primer types, price ranges, and how to choose the right model for your project.
What are they?
Primers are a thin layer that is applied to the surface to improve the adhesion of the paint. They can be used in many different ways building materials , such as metal, wood, plasterboard and others. They not only improve the adhesion of the paint, but also increase the durability of the surface.
What are the different types?
There are different types that are used to prepare surfaces before painting , and it is important to choose the right type for the specific task. Here are some of the main types of primers.
Specially formulated for use with acrylic paints. These primers are water-soluble and dry quickly, providing better adhesion of the paint to the surface.
They are primarily used with synthetic paints and varnishes that are solvent based. These primers provide good adhesion of the paint to the surface and resistance to atmospheric influences .
They are intended for metal surfaces, providing protection against rust and corrosion. They are usually zinc or iron based and are opaque.
They are used to prepare floor surfaces before laying floor coverings, such as laminate, parquet or ceramic tiles. These primers provide better adhesion and abrasion resistance of floor coverings.
They are used for concrete surfaces, providing better adhesion of the paint to the surface and protection from ultraviolet rays and atmospheric influences.
This type of primer is specially designed for painting surfaces with white paints . It provides better adhesion and helps to improve the uniformity of painting.
When choosing a primer for your project, it's important to consider the type of surface you'll be painting as well as the type of paint you'll be using. Thus, you will be able to choose the appropriate type of primer , which will ensure better adhesion of the paint to the surface and better protection.
Some can be used on more than one surface, such as a wall and ceiling primer that can be used on drywall as well as concrete and masonry surfaces. It is important to read the primer label to make sure it is suitable for your particular task.
Price ranges vary widely depending on the brand, type, size and quality of the product. In general, the prices of primers start from about BGN 5 for 1 liter, and the cheapest models are usually water-based.
The prices of more specialized primers, such as primer for metal, can be higher and start at around BGN 10-15 for 1 liter . The highest quality models are usually more expensive but offer better adhesion and durability.
How to choose a suitable primer model?
To choose a suitable model, you need to consider several factors, such as the type of surface you will paint, the type of paint you will use, the environmental conditions, and more.
One of the most important factors when choosing a primer is the type of surface you will be painting. For example, if you are going to paint a new drywall wall, you can use a drywall primer that will ensure better adhesion of the paint to the surface.
If you are going to paint wooden surfaces, you may want to choose a wood primer that will prevent moisture absorption and protect the wood from rotting and decay.
Another important factor is the type of paint you will use . For example, if you are going to use latex paint, you can use a latex primer that is specially formulated for that type of paint and will provide better coverage and adhesion of the paint.
The environmental conditions where the painting will take place can also have an effect. For example, if there is high humidity in the air, you can use a primer that is resistant to moisture to protect the surface from absorbing moisture.
Shipping and returns
If you bought a primer from Siko, you can use their service for free delivery of products over BGN 100 . In addition, if you are not satisfied with the product, you have the right to return it within 14 days after the purchase and get back the amount you paid.
Why should we trust Siko?
Siko is a leading brand for building materials in Bulgaria and has a wide variety of primers at different prices and qualities. They offer warranty on all products and have a good reputation in the market. In addition, Siko has over 20 years of experience in the field of construction and offers expert advice and consultation to its customers.
Frequently Asked Questions
MANUFACTURERS / BRANDS
SIKO works directly with the best primer manufacturers:
At SICO, we try to offer both a variety of products and affordable prices. We have both more affordable options with prices from BGN 10 and more expensive ones with prices around BGN 150.
DELIVERY and PAYMENT
When ordering online from SICO, you can choose from the following delivery options:
- Free delivery of your chosen product to a SICO store.
- Free delivery to your address for orders over BGN 899 for the cities of Sofia, Burgas, Pleven, Pazardzhik, Ruse and Veliko Tarnovo.
- Delivery to any address in Bulgaria. The cost of delivery varies and is specified upon confirmation of the order after a call from our employee.
You can pay for the product online by card or in cash upon delivery after inspecting the product.
After placing an order , our employee will contact you to clarify the details of the delivery - delivery time, desired place of delivery and final price.
RETURN OF GOODS
All products ordered online from the SICO store can be returned within 14 days. If you have any questions, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0700 15 015.