How do you caulk a shower stall?


To caulk a shower stall, start by removing any old caulk that surrounds the shower stall and use a detergent to wipe the area where you need to caulk. Dry the area completely and then fix the caulk into a caulk gun. Prepare the tub and then place the caulk gun at a 45-degree angle to the surface and run a bed along the length of the seam.
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1. Remove any old caulk surrounding the shower stall. Depending on the type of caulk, you may need to use a razor blade or a pair of needle-nose pliers. Be careful not to scratch
After the job is all done, allow the caulk to dry and set for 24 hours. For this reason it is best to do the job when no one will need to use the shower until the next day.
1 Scrub the work area using a bathroom cleaner that will remove soap scum. Ad 2 Remove the old caulk using a utility knife or a razor blade. Be careful not to scratch the surface
James McFeley has an exhaustive answer, but I find you can remove 95% of caulk jobs if you have right tool. This type of razor holder lets you push, not slice. It is hugely valuable
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How to Caulk a Shower Stall
Whether you're replacing old caulk or have installed a new shower stall, you need to caulk the seams. Done correctly, the caulk gives the shower a completed look while providing a watertight seal along the seams. If you caulk a shower stall incorrectly,... More »
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