Which caulk to use?

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Old 10-04-15, 09:23 PM
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Question Which caulk to use?

I'm hoping someone can recommend a brand of caulk for my tile shower. I just got rid of all the old crap and bleached everything. All home depot had was Dap 3.0, Dap kwik seal ultra, and some GE stuff, but the reviews were not good.

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You will want to use a good product like GE Silicone II, or a good color coordinated tile grout caulk. BUT your shower must be clean and, above all, DRY. Mold will grow with moisture and will grow under your silicone if you don't dry it completely before application. Set fans in the shower to ensure air movement to help dry it out beforehand.
 
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Hopefully you've rinsed off all the bleach [or any soap] residue as it will compromise the caulk's bond wit the tile. A hair dryer can be helpful with drying out the crack.
 
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Actually I just let it air-dry after I scrubbed it with the bleach mix (50/50). Should I go back and rinse with water?

Anyone know if there's a big difference between this and this?
 

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Before I'd get it wet with water I'd wipe it down with alcohol. That should remove any cleaner residue and it will evaporate quickly. I don't think I've ever used the GE supreme but it sure is pricey
 
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