Help Protect Against Mold and Wood Damage with Sherwin-Williams New Moisture Vapor Barrier Interior Coating

CLEVELAND (June 3, 2019) –Sherwin-Williams introduces Moisture Vapor Barrier Interior Latex Primer/Sealer, a quick-drying coating designed to help reduce the loss of moisture through walls and ceilings. The new waterborne formula combines a primer and finish into a single, cost-effective solution intended to address moisture vapor problems common in manufactured housing facilities.

“Moisture Vapor Barrier is a dependable problem-solving tool that helps address common and potentially costly mold and wood damage,” said Steve Revnew, senior vice president of product innovation, Sherwin-Williams. “With user-friendly application and easy soap and water clean-up, it provides maximum benefit to pros and their clients.”

Moisture Vapor Barrier can be top-coated with any interior latex or alkyd product in as little as two hours for a dependable, long-lasting finish. It meets the most stringent VOC regulations with <50 g/L VOC and can be applied directly to previously painted surfaces or bare drywall. It’s UL/GREENGUARD® Gold Certified for low chemical emissions during application.

Now available, Moisture Vapor Barrier Interior Latex Primer/Sealer can be purchased in Sherwin-Williams stores nationwide. For more information, visit


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