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caulk

[kȯk]
Also spelled calk.
(engineering)
To make a seam or point airtight, watertight, or steamtight by driving in caulking compound, dry pack, lead wool, or other material.
(materials)
Material used to caulk seams.

Caulk

To render a joint tight against the elements by filling the seam with a malleable substance such as tar, lead, or putty.

caulk

To fill a joint, crack, etc., with caulking.
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It is best to cut the nozzle at a 45-degree angle; and again, the smaller the opening (within reason), the easier the caulk will apply.
Run a thin bead of silicone adhesive caulk around the connector lip and screw down the cover.
The entire line of caulks is environmentally friendly because it is low-VOC and EG-free.
Some examples where caulk can be used are around crown molding, chair rails, baseboards, door and window frames, gaps in mitered corners, and small wall cracks.
Engineering, manufacturing, and warehousing quality products that deliver solutions for numerous industrial and MRO applications, Krylon Products Group is a one-stop shop for premium paints, coatings, applicators, lubricants, electronic cleaners, degreasers, adhesives, and caulks.
There is no evidence that the PCBs in the caulk have actually caused any health problems.
To determine if a completed caulk job has been done properly, look for the following three factors:
You should not caulk the storm windows any more than they probably were by the installers -- on top and both sides, but not on the bottom to allow drainage.
Use a putty knife to remove remaining caulk or glue.
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9) Caulk the joints between the back and the sides (Exterior latex or silicone paintable caulk).
Q The caulk around my exterior windows is cracked, so how do I remove it?