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buckeyeme 10-03-2011 03:48 PM

caulking door way (outside)
 
need to get a clean cut line ( how do I)
my tape will not stick to the brick...and I'm afraid the caulk line
will look sloppy?

AGWhitehouse 10-03-2011 03:54 PM

Practice first on some scrap or in inconspicuous areas. Or use clear caulk

buckeyeme 10-03-2011 04:01 PM

caulking wood door frame on brick wall
 
After old caulk removed - too big a gap for clear caulk. . . in my opinion.

kwikfishron 10-03-2011 04:04 PM

How big of gap?

What type of caulk?

You want a polyurethane based caulk if it’s going against brick.

sixeightten 10-03-2011 04:06 PM

If the gap is too large, installing a small moulding may solve most of your problems.

Windows on Wash 10-05-2011 12:11 PM

Stucco tape and caulk will give you the finest lines.


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