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Old 04-26-2014, 08:34 PM   #1
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lets take a test...do we tape and mud or do we caulk a drywall corner


Iam 1st ..we tape and mud ..everybody please respond

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lets take a test...do we tape and mud or do we caulk a drywall corner


Tape and mud is what I do 99% of the time, but, I will admit to caulking a tight corner or two on a remodeling project. Checked those corners years later and they were fine.

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Tape and mud----but I would consider caulking a tight corner--never have done it---but I would if needed.
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I'm a tapin mudder also.

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Tape and mud.
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Tape and mud.
But I think MTN Remodel has convinced me to consider caulking when faced with tight spots.
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tape and mud----but i would consider caulking a tight corner--never have done it---but i would if needed.
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I am not in any manner suggesting we go to caulking verse tapeing our sheetrock....

I am just saying it is done by legit contractors, and iscan be a usefull and effective application under certain situations/ circumstances.

Below pic's are example under probably close to ideal circumstances and situation. About 15 years old.

Sturdy supported DW with construction in KD lumber....no significant settling issue......
tight DW joints...
new DW against allready existing textured DW...
final finish to be heavy texture heavy orange peel....
difficult/time consuming tapeing issue
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Tight like that yah you could get away with caulk and texture but those are real small seams. your not talking floor to ceiling. I will stand by my mud and tape might use a puddy knife in something that small. or a three inch knife
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Tight like that yah you could get away with caulk and texture but those are real small seams. your not talking floor to ceiling. I will stand by my mud and tape might use a puddy knife in something that small. or a three inch knife
Understand and agree with ya..... I am not advocating caulking replaceing tape... just saying it can have an effective application in certain circumstances.

I'd say, on the basis of linear feet, that I'm at least 99% conventional tape/mud.

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