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

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a "3 hour shower ready" version which should give you a bit more time to apply and smooth if you're new to caulking. (I have no affiliation with GE, I just think they make good products. They're my go-to brand when I need to caulk something.) …
answered Aug 14 '14 by Doresoom
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I read on several DIY websites that recommended taping blue painter's tape the width of the bead you want to lay down. I tried it last night on my shower, and it worked fairly well. Here's what I did: …
answered Jul 21 '10 by Doresoom
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I just caulked my shower last night. I used GE Silicone II caulk from Home Depot. I read up on this a little before picking out what kind I needed. From what I can tell, silicone caulk is good for bat …
answered Jul 21 '10 by Doresoom
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Check the packaging on the caulk you used for your bathroom. From what you described, it was most likely silicone caulk, which is more difficult to work with than other types of caulk. Silicone requir …
answered Apr 20 '11 by Doresoom
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I'm installing painted MDF crown molding, and I wasnt sure which method for covering nail holes is technically correct. Is using caulk considered a shortcut? Or is filling in the holes with wood putty …
asked Nov 12 '11 by Doresoom
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I just noticed a major leak in one of my windows last weekend during a heavy rainstorm. Upon inspection, I found several gaps in the caulking that I think the water is getting through. I managed to …
asked Feb 4 '14 by Doresoom
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Acetone. Great for prepping some surfaces for adhesives. Also great for seriously irritating and/or drying out your skin. Use nitrile gloves - it'll go right through latex. This was a three part lea …
answered Nov 17 '10 by Doresoom