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  • Sue Johnson

    Another pinner said: I wish I had seen this years ago!! Tape before caulking. Smooth out with finger. Then peel off the tape immediately, before it dries. Looks like a good idea.

  • Marcee Charlshe

    Another pinner said, "I wish I had seen this years ago!" Tape before caulking. Smooth caulk with finger, then peel off the tape immediately, before caulk dries; from This Old House.

  • Ben Barrett

    "This Old House" tip - Alternative caulking method for the less smooth/steady or practiced ... for a good, attractive seam.Tape before caulking; place painters tape edge 1/4" on both sides of the joint, then caulk as deeply as can. Smooth out with damp finger. Then peel off the tape immediately, within a few minutes, before it dries.

  • Sandra Dixon

    have to remember this good idea. Note the painter's tape.

  • Leanne Valdes

    Tape before caulking. Smooth out with finger. Then peel off the tape immediately, before it dries. Great idea - need to re caulk the bathtub and kitchen sink!

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