used acrylic caulk in my kitchen on backsplash and love, love it. you just can't stain it. want to use it around the bath instead of this rubbery stuff I had. am i being wrong headed..?

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Shouldn't be a problem. Keep in mind that unlike silicone, acrylic/latex caulk can (but doesn't always) dry out and crack over time, defeating its waterproofing capabilities, but it's definitely easier to apply and remove/replace.

Most "Kitchen and Bath" caulks are pure silicone, but many people simply use all-purpose siliconized latex caulk like this one: enter image description here

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