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Caulking kitchen counter to backsplash near sink

Old 03-24-22, 06:53 PM
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Question Caulking kitchen counter to backsplash near sink


I need some help with caulking kitchen counter to backsplash near sink.
It seems I got this figured out, however it seems that I have issue near sink as caulk survives about 2-3 month, as it is vet near sink.
I was told to us sanded ceramic tile caulk, and it looks good, but not for a long time.
Should I put a colorless acrylic caulk near sink, or I am using the wrong caulk?
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Old 03-24-22, 07:15 PM
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You might try KwikSeal Ultra in almond. The sanded texture of the tile caulking is probably not the best in an area that needs to be wiped clean regularly.
Old 03-25-22, 02:17 AM
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That area is no different than caulk joints in a shower. Don't use silicon or like the line item on my to-do-list you will be digging that out to replace, that is what the installers used on our kitchen granite.

A bathroom siliconized latex caulk with microban would be best.

I'd also go with the darkest color you can get away with!

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