How To Caulk A Perfectly Straight Line


The icky bathtub caulk line had to go, so with this simple tutorial, you can caulk a perfectly straight line!
How To Caulk A Perfectly Straight Line
Caulk Tutorial

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3 questions
  • Cld3219004
    on Mar 30, 2016

    What is the material that u put call on ?

  • Carole
    on Jun 25, 2016

    I need to redo the caulking around my bathtub and my vanity sink. It has black mould on it. How do you remove the existing mouldy caulk to provide a clean surface to redo the caulk? I am happy with the caulking process but it is removing the icky old stuff that has me stumped. thanks

    • Bed34190166
      on Oct 5, 2018

      To remove old caulking ,I like to spray it with WD40 and us either a plastic or metal putty knife to remove scrap it off .

  • Margaret Martin
    on Feb 4, 2017

    do you remove the tape right away

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  • Me
    on Jun 24, 2016

    Back in the 80's I worked in a wood shop they built exterior cornice/fascia & doors & dormer window for Georgian style homes in Richmond Hill Ont Canada. I have a cabinet maker ticket but I was the token female employee! I was the one who filled/sanded nail holes and caulked everything they built. Cut your tube on a 45 degree angle and your bead shall be smooth and straight, Run you bead without stopping then with a wet finger smooth it out. For 100% silicone, before smoothing your bead, dip your finger in a wee dish with dish soap, this insures the silicone won't stick to your fingers.

  • Kevin Mills
    on May 4, 2017

    would it save any time to use a drywall inside corner tool?
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