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Silicone sealant can be removed completely from many surfaces. For example tiles (but the grout can be a problem) or ceramic sinks. In these cases you can peel most of it off and scrape the rest. There is also a silicone remover product to get the residue off other surfaces. You can prevent it from sticking in the first place by lightly oiling the surface. ...


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To directly answer your question, I agree with Iggy, caulk first, then seal. My long response is going to be different however: Steps: 1) Clean excess caulk 2) Clean edges to be caulked with acetone (or if you have natural stone, methyl hydrate, or even weaker, alcohol if you have sensitive materials) 3) Allow a few moments for the cleaner to evaporate (...


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I found, after making and molding a toy out of acrylic white "speed-demon" - all caulking and about two inches thick. I put the project into one of my inoperable vehicles to bask in the heated climate; in two days it was solid dry. The heat averaged 119-degrees. It worked great,but needless to say, I'll use a hairdryer next time for speedier results. She was ...


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Duct seal, or similar product, is a common solution. Kneed it until malleable, then mold it in and around the hole like clay. It is nontoxic, paintable, and will stay flexible.



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