1. What can I paint with Universal™?
Almost anything! You can paint wood, metal, plastic, masonry, concrete, fiberglass, aluminum, glass, plaster, laminate, vinyl – nearly any interior or exterior surface. The advanced formula offers maximum adhesion for demanding substrates and ultimate flexibility for extreme application. Universal eliminates the need for different products for separate projects.
2. Does Universal offer rust protection?
Universal™ offers superior corrosion resistance and rust preventive protection consistent with Rust-Oleum’s popular Stops Rust® paints.
3. Is it difficult to apply?
No, it’s really easy! The 360° any angle comfort grip trigger allows you to spray hard-to-reach places like the bottoms of tables, the inside of garbage cans, chair legs, bikes, boat trailers and more, with no loss of pressure ensuring fast efficient coverage at any angle! The combination of the innovative cap design pared with the all-surface paint formula increases performance and ease of use.
4. How long does it take to dry?
Universal™ dries to the touch in 30 minutes, and is ready to handle in 1 hour. It is fully dry in 24 hours. A second coat can be applied within 1 hour or after 24 hours when the paint is fully dry.
5. Do I need a primer when using Universal?
For most painted surfaces, a primer is not required. However, a primer may be needed if the surface is highly porous (e.g., wood) and has not been previously painted.
6. Can Universal be applied over other oil-based and water-based paints?
Yes, Universal is compatible with oil and water-base paints. When applying over water-based paints, it is suggested that the base coat be left to dry for 2 to 3 days to ensure ideal results.
7. How much area will Universal™ cover?
One can covers 25%-50% more surface area than your average multi-purpose paint due to higher solid content per can. The advanced delivery system offers a perfect mist with a higher output than traditional spray paints for fast and easy coverage.
8. What painting conditions are necessary for applying Universal™?
Universal can be used when temperature is between 50ºF and 90ºF (10º-32ºC) and humidity is below 85%.
9. I’ve heard spray painting is messy. Is this true with Universal™?
No. Universal™’s revolutionary delivery system redefines the spray painting experience. Its’ comfort grip trigger eliminates finger fatigue and provides precision control, while the fine mist spray with drip guard reduces the likelihood of dripping or sagging preventing messy fingers. The addition of the safety clip prevents accidental activation.