CLEVELAND — Valspar® recently announced a new line of exterior paint and primer called Valspar Defense™. This innovative offering provides extreme protection through advanced water-beading technology to repel water year-round and help prevent moisture damage. Valspar Defense Exterior Paint & Primer is available exclusively at Lowe’s® stores nationwide and online at

“Valspar Defense is our most durable exterior product, with our new advanced water-beading technology that repels water to help prevent moisture damage,” said Bobby Mikula, Valspar Senior Product Manager. “Valspar Defense Exterior Paint & Primer sets itself apart with the combination of its durability that ensures long-term satisfaction and its advanced water-beading technology that provides all-season weather protection year-round.”

The company reports that Valspar Defense Exterior Paint & Primer also delivers exceptional protection to resist fading, cracking and peeling. It also provides high-hiding coverage that blocks existing stains in one coat and is rain-ready in one hour. 

Valspar Defense Exterior Paint & Primer is available in Flat, Satin and Semi-Gloss sheens, and is backed by a lifetime, limited warranty.