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I have dealt with a lot of tub/shower surrounds. 100% silicone caulk (GE II is best at big box). Most install instructions for the surrounds will actually tell you 100% silicone - some will give you their preferred brand. Answers: You don't need to take it apart. This may make it easier though. Weigh how much time you will spend taking it apart and ...


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This sounds like bad advice from the contractor, but it's possible there's a specific problem we can't see over the internet. Typically, to prevent leaks around windows, the window itself is sealed to the house wrap, often with a self sticking rubber flashing. That sort of flashing is installed from the bottom up to ensure all overlaps channel water away ...


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Agreed with the research you found. Most vinyl siding, if installed correctly, will not require caulk at the sides of the windows and doors. Often there is actually a separate vinyl piece installed first at the side of the window that the ends of the siding tuck into. You are supposed to leave a gap at the end of the siding pieces to permit expansion and ...



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