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I had water spots and used Kilz and now the Kilz is bleeding through my ceiling paint.

  • did you use a stain blocking primer after the kilz? – JACK May 17 at 23:13
  • How long has the ceiling been drying? Ceiling paint will be slower to dry over kilz than elsewhere. That will make the area appear darker until fully dry. – Kris May 17 at 23:57
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    Has the issue that caused the water spots been fixed? – statueuphemism May 18 at 0:08
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    I find kilz to be only moderately effective and only on minor staining, I use Zinsser shellac based primer if i want to cover with confidence. – Alaska Man May 18 at 0:21
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    @isherwood Correctamundo but they got some that's for medium stains and some for tough stains so that might have been the problem. – JACK May 18 at 0:52

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