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Old 03-21-2014, 11:02 AM   #1
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Removing old caulking


I want to refinish my tub and re caulk it after. Currently around the tub is an acrylic surround. The previous owners have put a few layers of caulking on. I am worried using a razor blade will damage the surround, any other ways of removing it?
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Old 03-21-2014, 04:07 PM   #2
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Plastic putty knife. Try caulk remover from a big box store or rubbing alcohol to help it come off with less of a fight.
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Old 03-21-2014, 06:44 PM   #3
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I use this and a single edge razor blade. Used carefully and at a 45 degree angle, I have never scratched a plastic surround. (good thing my computer table is wood so I can knock on it!)

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Hyde-Caul...3640/202102481

The caulk install smoother works great too!
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