stainless steel sink + wood countertop


Old 10-09-17, 10:25 AM
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stainless steel sink + wood countertop

Hi all, can anyone guide me on the correct material to fill the seam between my stainless steel sink and wood (oak) countertop? I tried plain old clear silicone ("old" as in ordinary; it was brand new), but as you can see in the photo the result is not great.

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Old 10-09-17, 10:54 AM
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Your only choice is silicone IMO.
Use a utility knife with plenty of sharp blades to dig out the old caulk. Be careful to not scratch the sink. Brush and vacuum out all loose pieces of caulk.

Clean the area with denatured alcohol and lint free cloth rags. Caulk again making sure to fill the gap. Clean off the excess caulk using a finger with cloth rags and denatured alcohol. Purchase a drip free caulk gun and a tube of quality caulk, translucent white if you can find it at a specialty store.
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