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    How To Remove Old Caulk in 6 Easy Steps

    Before you can put a bead of nice, fresh caulk around your bathtub or window, you need to completely remove the old caulking. We’ll teach you how in 6 easy steps!  The caulk around a bathtub looks...

    • Posted March 24, 2018
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    6 Effective Ways to Make Homes Warm for Winter

    It’s not too late to prep your home against the winter chill. Some are DIY, some require professional help, but all will create comfortable, energy efficient rooms for people to gather round the fire or play board...

    • Posted November 15, 2015
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  • Good to the Last Drop

    Coffee isn’t the only thing that’s “good to the last drop.” Lots of usable stuff gets tossed well before it’s used up — like caulking, for instance. Here’s how to get the most out of every tube....

    • Posted June 27, 2014
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  • Caulking vs. Putty

    A lot of weekend do-it-yourselfers aren’t sure whether to use putty or caulk on various home projects. It’s really simple if you remember this rule: putty is a doughlike compound used to fill in holes (from nails...

    • Posted June 27, 2014
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    Caulking like the pros do

    Caulking inside corners and along trim is no problem. But sealing long outside corners is another matter. Today you’ll learn how pros keep outside corner goo running straight and true. When sealing outside corners, pros keep caulk...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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  • The Perfect Caulking Technique Pt.2

    When you apply caulk, is the bead uneven and bumpy? Lumpy like a string of pearls? In this part of our series on caulking technique, we tell you how and why pros are “smooth” applicators. In a...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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    The Perfect Caulking Technique Pt.1

    When caulking, all you do is fill the crack, right? Wrong! Proper application calls for more. In part one of our series about caulking technique, we learn two sides are better than three. For inside-corner seams and...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • Caulking Technique ? Part 1

    When caulking, all you do is fill the crack, right? Wrong! Proper application calls for more. Today, in part one of our series about caulking technique, we learn two sides are better than three. For inside-corner seams...

    • Posted March 25, 2014
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  • Caulking Deep Cracks

    To caulk a crack, all you do is fill it, right? Yes, but not if the crack is a deep one. You need to do something else first in this case. It’s OK to use high-quality caulk...

    • Posted March 25, 2014
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    All About Caulking

    Caulking is used to prevent water damage outdoors at window trim, door trim and siding connections, and at locations where water leaks might occur. It is also used inside to water-seal sinks, tubs and showers. Other applications...

    • Posted January 26, 2014
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