How to Caulk Bathroom Countertops How to Caulk Bathroom Countertops

What You'll Need
Utility knife
Scouring pad
Sponge
Bathroom caulk
Caulk gun

The caulk on your bathroom countertops gets withstands a lot of wear and tear from standing water and harsh cleaning. Because of the water, it can also start to get moldy. It's really easy to replace the caulk following a few simple steps.

Step 1 - Removal of Old Caulk

Remove the old caulk. Use the utility knife to cut it away. Be sure to remove it all so that you have a smooth surface for applying the new caulk. After you have it all removed, us the scouring pad to clean thoroughly around the surfaces to remove any leftover debris. Sponge away the debris and dry.

Step 2 - Caulking

Load the tube of caulk into your caulk gun. Cut the tip and squeeze the caulk gun a few times to start it. Place the caulk gun at a 45-degree angle and squeeze with even pressure to apply. Work in one area at a time. Once the caulk is applied, wet your finger and smooth the caulk evenly. Take a damp sponge and carefully go over it again so that it becomes completely smooth. Wipe away any excess and allow it to dry before using your bathroom countertop.

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