Translation of caulking in Spanish:


calafateo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɔːkɪŋ/


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    Nautical calafateo masculine
    Nautical calafateado masculine
    (of cracks) enmasillado masculine
    • Seal the base of the toilet bowl with plumber's putty or silicone caulk.
    • If small holes are found, you can repair them with caulk or polyethylene or foil tape.
    • Seal joints between the wall and your new tub with silicone caulk as protection against water seepage.
    • Applying and maintaining silicone caulk around window and door openings also plays a vital role in keeping moisture out.
    • If you plan to reuse the sink, set it down on an old towel to protect the porcelain while you remove the old caulk with the putty knife and clean it up.
    • The caulk is usually heavily loaded with filler and relies on either linseed or soybean oil as its binder.
    • They will eat almost anything, including caulk and adhesives, but they particularly like greasy materials.
    • And just as caulk is the first and best way to conserve heat, stopping leaks and drips is the first way to save water.
    • It is never good practice to apply caulk in very cold or very hot weather.
    • You will then want to make sure that the grout or caulk around the sink is also clean.
    • Next, drive a screw into the nozzle end of the hardened caulk and use the screw to pull the hardened caulk out of the nozzle.
    • The caulk and caulking gun that my mom bought me five years ago have finally come in handy.
    • Seal this joint with acrylic latex exterior caulk and check it every year.
    • A. One-hundred percent silicone caulk or sealant will not take paint of any sort.
    • In a corner, run a bead of latex caulk down, smoothing it in with your finger.
    • On the interior, apply caulk around your window and door glass and trim.
    • Apply the caulk to the tub edges and smooth it with your finger.
    • Clean away all old caulk and loose paint with a wire brush or rag.
    • If the seal has failed, carefully scrape out the old caulk and loose paint.
    • Remove any excess caulk or plumber's putty and reinstall the cabinet doors to complete the project.