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Old 12-01-2008, 10:23 AM   #1
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I have just put down a no glue vinyl floor in the bathroom. Was wondering what color caulking would be the right choice to use around the tub and toilet, where the flooring runs up to them. The flooring is beige and the tub/toilet is white. So wasnt sure whether to use white, beige, or clear. Im guessing clear? Thanks!

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I say white or clear. If your edge looks great clear is o.k. As a designer I like the look of white grout thinly lining the white tub so it looks like part of the tub. No on beige grout, gross. Just my opinion.

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Thank you! Wife agrees and says white would look best. We will use the clear where it runs up against the wood cabinets.
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I'd use white. You can put masking tape on the floor and the fixtures, run the caulk then take off the masking tape while the caulk is still wet and you'll have a nice clean line.
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Don't use silicone caulk here. Maybe acrylic caulk or something else. The problem is that silicone will stick well to your wood or fake wood cabinets, but you won't be able to remove it from the wood cabinets very well in future. So, that if you replace that Peel&Stick in future, not only will you have a fight getting the silicone off the cabinets, but no other caulk will stick to the bottoms of those cabinets until you get that silicone caulk off completely.

That applies to your toilet bowl as well, but it's easier to get silicone caulk off of porcelain than it is to get it off of wood or fake wood.
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Hi,

I'll go for white caulking because it looks clear.




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