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How can I caulk areas of rim joists that are not reachable

How can I caulk areas of rim joists that are not reachable


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Old 02-15-23, 05:28 PM
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How can I caulk areas of rim joists that are not reachable

Hello, I am cauking my basement rim joists so that it is sealed before adding insulation. I was able to caulk the top and the sides of the rim joists but with a caulk gun I am unable to properly caulk the bottom section because the caulking gun is not allowing me to get the proper angle do to the space I have to work with. Anyone have any workarounds for this type of situation? Thanks!
 
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Old 02-15-23, 05:59 PM
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You can use the squeeze tubes of any type of latex caulk.
 
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Old 02-16-23, 04:58 AM
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You can shove a piece of flexible tubing over the tapered caulk nozzle. I like the clear PVC tubing you can get at most home centers. Or, put a blob of caulk on your finger and reach in and spread it the messy way.
 
 

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