Feb 24, 2012 ... There are a few main sealants on the market. The most commonly known are
Latex based (painter's caulk), Silicons and Polyurethane.
Mar 11, 2010 ... Don Zeman tackles the age old question: How do you apply caulk? "Trust me,
you can do this stuff!"
Apr 12, 2010 ... Step by Step Instructions to Achieve a Perfect Caulk Bead ... very few of them
think about what it is that they really are applying to there surfaces ...
When applying the caulk, it's better to pull the caulk gun along the joint. Pushing
can result in an uneven bead. Hold the tube at a 45-degree angle to the joint ...
Apply masking tape to either side of the joint to create a straight edge. (Remove
immediately after caulk application.) If you do not want to deal with the hassle of ...
Well, we've done a good job of getting the old caulk out and cleaning and
preparing the surface. Applying the New Sealant Now it's time to put the new
Before you open the tube, make sure the temperature and conditions are right for
application. "When the weather turns cold, I take my caulk out of the truck and ...
To apply a smooth bead of caulk that's just the right size, you have to find the best
balance between pressure on the handle and application speed. The trick is to ...
Latex caulk is easier to tool and cleans up with soap and water. If this is your first
time applying caulk, latex may be your best option. Silicone is more challenging ...
(Yep, you could get a bunch of caulk dripping down the side. Yuck.) Also avoid
applying caulk if rain or snow is expected within 24 hours. If you absolutely have