Caulking is the action of applying a sealing compound to joints and gaps in building materials.

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Bathtub separating from wall

I recently bought an older house. It has had some work done in the master bath, and I just noticed that the tub is separating from the wall. What would be the best way to fix this? Oh I should mention ...
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Tub surrond caulking question

My contractor just completed replacing the tub surround. the walls are tiled from the tub to the ceiling. A few things I'm not too sure about, and would like to get some opinions. The contractor ...
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Does caulk need to dry fully before putting trim on top?

We put tile in our kitchen and installed a bench along one wall. The tile wasn't cut perfectly, so there were large enough gaps that we wanted to caulk before putting the trim down. The caulk is one ...
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latex vs silicone caulk for interior weatherizing (rim joists, window trim, etc)

There are plenty of resources online about how to choose between silicone and latex caulk. For example, Lowe's website I need to buy some more caulk for the project I am doing, which is sealing ...
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what is air permeability of silicone caulk?

What is the air permeability rating of silicone caulk? (say, GE Silicone II). I see that at building science there is a listing of various building materials and their permeability ratings, but it ...