Bathtub is an important part of your bathroom. But there is a lot of problem that will be found by you in your bathtub. Water will penetrate the walls of your bathroom and also cause damage to the valuable home unless taking precautions with the bathtub. You must make sure that you caulk your bathtub properly to avoid the water disaster type. In this article, we are so glad to provide you with some ideas, pictures, and also information, especially about how to caulk a bathtub.
There are some steps that must be followed by you if we talk about how to caulk a bathtub. First of all, you must examine your joint between your bathtub and wall. Clean the old caulk, soap scum, and mildew from the bathtub edge. Do not ever scratch the tub surface. To remove and clean any moisture, you can use wipe with denatured alcohol. Then, you can use caulk that approved for your surfaces of bathroom. There are many choice of this, based on the price and also color. After that, you can apply to mask tape to sides where you want to your caulk bead. With the tape lining up edges to ensure the placement you want the caulk bead to stop. This is very great in ensuring a good looking bead no mess. After that, you can start to load caulk tube in the caulk gun.
You can use sharp knife to cut application tip on the score mark. After that, you can start to hold the caulk gun and then depress trigger in moving the caulk forward filling your tip. After that, you can point the tip in position at your seam. Then, usually three walls continue by repeating for each seam. Do not forget to release the trigger lock in relieving pressure inside the tube. After that, smooth your caulk out between the masking tape pieces, and then press it into the corner using your finger and the last remove the excess caulk. The last is removing your masking tape before your caulk skins over.
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