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Old 01-22-2008, 10:06 AM   #1
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I installed a shower door on my new tub/shower surround just about 6 weeks ago. Thought I prepped it well by wiping everything down with alcohol before caulking but the caulk is starting to peel up just from wiping down the area while cleaning the shower. I used Dap Kwik Seal Plus.

I still have some final caulking to do before the bathroom remodel is complete and I will obviously need to redo the shower door as well.

Can anyone offer a recommendation for the best caulk to use?

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Old 01-22-2008, 11:32 AM   #2
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I really like Polyseamseal. Use the kitchen and bath (of course)

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I would like to know if there is really any difference to these different products all claimed to be at mold resistance but at different pricing.....

after I used those "grout sealer" products... I know there are a lot of lies in many products on the shelf....
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I was able to find Polyseamseal at H.D. but only the all purpose stuff. The store locator on their website was not working. I'll give the all purpose a try. Thanks for the recommendation.
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I just use regular silicon.
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Old 01-22-2008, 05:01 PM   #6
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Yes, there is a difference in caulks. The kitchen and bath stuff has mold inhibitors in them and work much better in those high moisture environments.

If you're having trouble finding something at the depot, why not try your local hardware store. You remember that place, the one with the folks that actually ask you if they can help you?

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