The maker of the KILZ line of primers introduces Clean Start, a zero volatile organic compound water-based primer and sealer. Appropriate for interior or exterior use, the product blocks stains and tannin bleed, provides good adhesion, and improves and strengthens finish coat. It cleans up with soap and water. Cost: $21 to $25. Masterchem Industries. 800-325-3552. www.kilz.com