Caulking for a Bathtub?

Answer One of the most important steps in bathtub installation is the application of caulk between the tub and the surround. This bead of flexible material, when properly applied, will provide a barrier a... Read More »

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Bathtub Caulking Will Not Dry?

Water, the element found most prominently in the bathroom, can cause severe damage to surroundings. Caulk is applied to provide a barrier between building materials and water. However, in order f... Read More »

How do I remove caulking from a bathtub?

Cut along the top and bottom edge of the caulking with a utility knife. Cut the caulking edges all the way around the bathtub. Cutting the edges provides a way to get a putty knife behind the caulk... Read More »

How do I remove bathtub discoloration caused by bathtub mats?

Remove the bathtub mats. Form a paste with 3 tbsp. of baking soda and 4 to 5 drops of water. Add more or less water to create a thick paste. Apply the paste to the discoloration on the bathtub. Cut... Read More »

How do I use a caulking gun?

Cleaning the AreaClean the area where you intend to apply the caulk. Scrub the area with soapy water, dip a cloth in some rubbing alcohol and wipe the area clean.Preparing the Caulk GunHold the tri... Read More »