To caulk a shower stall, remove any old caulk from the seams, clean the seams with water and soap, allow them to dry, use a caulking gun to seal the seams with caulk, and then smooth the caulk with your finger. Use a silicone-based caulk to accomplish this task.Know More
Pull out any old caulk with pliers. Cut and scrape it away with a knife. Wash the seams with soap and water to remove dirt and debris, rinse them with clean water, and wipe them with an alcohol-soaked cloth to eliminate the caulk residue. If needed, repeat the process to completely eliminate any residue, and let the seams dry.
Once the area is completely dry, insert the cartridge into caulking gun, cut the nozzle to a desired size, and pierce the inner seal. Place the nozzle over the furthest point of the seam, hold the gun at a 45-degree angle, and pull it towards you while squeezing the gun with even, consistent pressure to control the rate at which the caulk leaves the tube. Repeat the process to fill any remaining gaps.
Before the caulk dries up, smooth it by running your finger along the length of the bead.
To paint a fiberglass shower pan, remove the caulk, sand and scrub the pan, apply primer and paint, and apply caulk. You need a knife, protective gear, caulk remover, pliers, water, muriatic acid, a vacuum, a brush, rags, alcohol, sandpaper, masking tape, a paint sprayer, primer, epoxy paint and caulk.Full Answer >
Remove silicone caulk by performing a patch test, softening the caulk, cutting it with a sharp utility knife and then pulling it off. Remove the residue by soaking it in mineral spirits or denatured alcohol, scrubbing it with a scrub brush or using the utility knife to pull it off.Full Answer >
B-Dry basement waterproofing seals the basement using a rigid membrane sealer on the walls. The system also includes weep holes at the bottom of the wall to allow any water buildup to drain into a channel that funnels any leaks to a sump pump for safe removal.Full Answer >
To paint over grooved wood paneling, mask it, caulk the seams, apply latex primer, and paint the paneling with latex interior paint. The supplies you need for this two-day project are drop cloths, masking tape, a stepladder, latex caulk, an applicator, sandpaper, primer, latex paint, a paint roller and paintbrushes.Full Answer >