There are a lot of resources out there on the internet about caulking and you can easily be confused about whom to believe.
To make your task easier and give you the confidence of caulking, we've scrutinized hundreds of online pages on how to caulk. After giving a tremendous effort on reading and analyzing the articles, we've picked 5 best resources out of them to share with you.
Before heading to the best resources on the internet, here is a quick summary of the contents. If you need to get a thorough idea of caulking in quick time, this is a go-to for you...
A Brief on How to Caulk
To have a professional and well-shaped finished after caulking, you'll need to have a clear idea on the ingredients you need for caulking, how to use the caulking tools and what is the perfect shower caulk for you.
Things You Need
- Caulk for Specific Purposes
- Caulking Gun
- 3-in-1 caulk tool
- Razor Blade & Scissors
- Wet & Dry Wipe
Steps of Caulking the Shower
- Wear the hand gloves for safety.
- The first thing you'll need to do is drying out the whole shower. Make sure all the water taps and shower heads are well locked.
- Use the scissors to cut the tip of the caulk tube. Take precaution when cutting the tip. If you cut the tip too much, it can happen that caulk is coming out of the tube more than what you actually need.
- Place the caulk tube in the caulk gun and start caulking on the surface.
The 3-in-1 caulking tool and a razor blade will come in handy if you mistakenly apply the caulk in a wrong place. We have a detailed guide on caulk removing, read that for details.
Resources on Shower & Bathroom Caulking
In my research, I've found that the informational guide this site provides is always good. They cover almost all the relevant things and FAQs about that.
In the guide on shower caulking, they've divided the article into different parts making it easier to understand. The article is divided into caulk removal and applying caulk. Under these two sub-heads, they've laid down a detailed guide with a picture of each step for better understanding.
Article Link: https://www.wikihow.com/Caulk-Shower-Enclosures
Youtube is the second big thing on the internet after big G (Google). You can easily find any type of real-life tutorial and other staffs here.
We've found this video a very helpful and brief one for the beginner of shower caulking.
3. The Spruce
This article is another image based step by step guide on shower caulking. Though this is not as detailed as our first contender, they've elaborated things here very nicely with short descriptions.
4. DIY Network
Though the article is on re-caulking bathroom, I found this one very helpful for the people finding the resources about shower caulking.
They also have guided the readers with the visual images and step by step procedures.
5. Family Handy Man
The last article in the queue is here. This is another article on recaulking and it guides the visitor on both bathtub and shower caulking. You'll have a good idea on applying the caulks for the first time on the shower.
The More you read, the more you learn.
This proverb is for all and will have effect till the end of the universe. You'll see that all these articles on shower caulking are talking about almost similar things but the way of understanding and elaborating is different from each other.
With the different approaches and styles of presentation, you'll have a clear idea on caulking for the first time.
If you feel that I missed any better article than these mentioned 5 or you've anything to say on these contents, feel free to leave a comment below.