How do I remove hard caulking?

Answer Hammer a screwdriver or small chisel into the dry caulking to get a start on removing it. Be careful not to damage the surrounding trim or wall when hammering. There are also special caulk-removal ... Read More »

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How to Remove Old Caulking?

Caulking keeps water from soaking into hard to reach areas where mold and mildew can form. Sinks, bathtubs, showers and floor tiles need to be watertight in order to perform properly and maintain s... Read More »

How do I remove old caulking from a bath tub?

Remove Caulk With Needle-nose PliersScrape the old caulk away from where the bathtub meets the wall and from where the tub meets the floor, using a carpenter's knife or razor blade. Slowly work you... Read More »

How do I remove caulking films?

Apply a SolventPut on a pair of gloves, and use a soft brush to apply a solvent designed for removing caulking film, available at hardware stores. Follow the manufacturer's instructions carefully.W... 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 »