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Tub Caulking Tips

By: Joe Truini

When caulking around a tub, start by lining both sides of the joint with masking tape. After applying a bead of caulk, run the rounded edge of an expired plastic gift card along the joint to wipe off any excess caulking. Carefully remove the tape before the caulking hardens.

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  • sharon Says:
    November 17th, 2008 at 12:59 am

    Using the tape was something I had not heard of, but using the gift card fablous. Instead of buying a tool to do the job. Thank You


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