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DAP 5.5 oz. White Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk
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DAP

5.5 oz. White Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk

$3.12 /each

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The DAP Kwik Seal 5.5 oz. Tub and Tile Adhesive Caulk is made especially for caulking and sealing in the bathroom and kitchen. It is easy to apply and provides a watertight seal around tubs, sinks, showers and countertops. The cured caulk resists mold and will not yellow.

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  • Formulated to bond like a glue and seal like a caulk
  • Adheres to ceramic and plastic tile, glass, porcelain, fiberglass, wood, metal, plaster and drywall
  • Paintable with latex or oil-based paint
  • Mold-and mildew resistant
  • Resists cracking, crumbling and shrinking
  • No caulk gun needed
  • Easy cleanup with water

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can you use this product to fix a leak around a plastic drain in an above group pool?

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Queensbury, NY
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May 11, 2014
I have leak in the bottom drain of my Intex metal framed above ground pool. I tried to patch it using the kit that came with the pool but it didn't hold...would this work?
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April 27, 2015
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No this would not work. You will require some sort of repair kit. Most pools have a flexible structure design. A kit is more applicable as it should contain a piece of the material the liner is made of with an adhesive designed to bond the two together that water cannot penetrate. If the pool design it ridged (solid design), you can use an aquarium type silicone or epoxy. My experience has been with Read More
No this would not work. You will require some sort of repair kit. Most pools have a flexible structure design. A kit is more applicable as it should contain a piece of the material the liner is made of with an adhesive designed to bond the two together that water cannot penetrate. If the pool design it ridged (solid design), you can use an aquarium type silicone or epoxy. My experience has been with building Koi ponds, above ground pools and fish carrying containers. Read Less
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Ashburnham, MA, USA
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August 6, 2014
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I would not suggest it around a pool as it is not at all resilient or durable. Also it has to be totally dry for many days to actually cure.
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May 13, 2014
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We do not recommend this product for below water line applications. Typically these types of repairs need to be made with submersible two-part epoxies. Before moving forward, you should consult both the pool equipment manufacturer and the epoxy manufacturer for further guidance.
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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May 11, 2014
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I would say DAP would be temporary hold, not a glue. Will hold till got saturated and lift off. Lots of work to drain, fix and find it leaks before end of the season. Liquid Nails would probably be a temporary fix too. What are the 2 surfaces made of? Out of left field. Do the 2 drain parts fit flush/snug together? Purple plumbers glue. I don't know the consistency. Runny or thick? Usually the 2 pipe Read More
I would say DAP would be temporary hold, not a glue. Will hold till got saturated and lift off. Lots of work to drain, fix and find it leaks before end of the season. Liquid Nails would probably be a temporary fix too. What are the 2 surfaces made of? Out of left field. Do the 2 drain parts fit flush/snug together? Purple plumbers glue. I don't know the consistency. Runny or thick? Usually the 2 pipe surfaces fit flush, snug. The purple stuff seals minute gaps. Look into industrial strength waterproof glue. Read Less
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what type of tool do I use to apply bathroom tile caulk

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March 10, 2013
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
March 24, 2014
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I use the tube. Easier to maneuver in small spaces than a a caulk gun. Don't need 2 hands. Smooth with finger. Wipe excess with damp sponge.
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September 20, 2013
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It's not really necessary to use a tool to apply caulk, as long as the caulk product you are using squeezes easily from the tube. The DAP Kwik Seal (for kitchen and bathroom) product is perfect for use without a caulk gun. You just cut a small end off the tube nozzle (the size of the hole determines the width of your caulk line) and squeeze gently and evenly onto your tile surface. I use a small piece of Read More
It's not really necessary to use a tool to apply caulk, as long as the caulk product you are using squeezes easily from the tube. The DAP Kwik Seal (for kitchen and bathroom) product is perfect for use without a caulk gun. You just cut a small end off the tube nozzle (the size of the hole determines the width of your caulk line) and squeeze gently and evenly onto your tile surface. I use a small piece of cardboard with one corner cut off to "smoothe" out the caulk line. I'm attaching a couple of photos that show how I do it. Hope this helps! Read Less
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March 11, 2013
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For best results, we recommend the DAP PRO Caulk Caulking Tool Kit (4-Piece): http://www.homedepot.com/p/t/100666143?catalogId=10053&langId=-1&keyword=Procaulk&storeId=10051&N=5yc1v&R=100666143
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Will this work for splash guards?

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I'm installing a splash guard at each end of my tub to keep water from running out during showers. Is this a good adhesive to bond plastic to enamel?
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May 17, 2016
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This will work with splash guards.
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May 17, 2016
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As a general rule latex (water based caulks/sealants) should not be used between two non-porous surfaces. The best option for that type of project would be DAP 3.0 Kitchen, Bath & Plumbing High Performance Sealant.
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Does this caulk have a California Cancer warning

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Yes, it's right on the label.
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September 8, 2015
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Yes, this product has a Proposition 65 warning.
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Rated 2.1 out of 5 by 46 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Never Again Used product as instruction said and after 2 days started to dry after 3 days started to fall of will never get this product again October 7, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Flooring Professional of 34 Years This has been the standard for as long as I've been in the industry. They have kept this product consistent. The only problems that one usually has is lack of experience. If you prepare the surfaces(s) properly you will not have to replace for a long time. It's quick, easy to us and inexpensive. Yes there are easier and better products, but they are also made by Dap. For its price point its perfect. Richard Dobson, President, First Floors - Carpet One. September 16, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Love this product, but had issues with the last case. Use this product all the time, easy to use and love the finished results. Used for caulking bath tubs, counter tops. trim/molding, etc..... But, the last case I got (12-5.5 oz tubes) every single tube blew out the back of the squeeze tube when I was using it. Makes a mess and just adds valuable time to the project. September 14, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Be Forewarned We used this product according to the label instructions, to seal up a leak around our shower drain. We let it cure as per the instructions (36 hours). 48 hours later, my husband took a shower, sprayed the shower with daily shower cleaner and it reacted with the caulk. We called DAP and despite not having any warnings on the label whatsoever, they say that we should not have used an alcohol based cleaner with the product. They also we should have let it cure for 72 hours. According to them, we shouldn't have used their kitchen and BATHROOM product below a water line and even though it's not, we should not take long showers?! September 7, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Do not buy this caulk! I needed to recaulk our kitchen sink as the caulk was over 7 years old and peeling out/off. I prepped it well, with some elbow grease. Removed all old caulk, cleaned it with alcohol and even blew dried it to make sure it was completely dry. To be sure I waited until the next day to caulk it. Bought a new tube to make sure it would work well. Followed directions on the tube. That was one full week ago. I did not use my sink for 2 whole days and I t took forever to dry, so I made sure not to get even a small drop on it. Fast forward a week later, it still hasn't completely dried which I thought it was. It started to bubble up and turn white like the day it came out of the tube! All my time and effort and money down the drain!!! Now I need to redo it from step one!!!!! I'm so frustrated with this product I'm going to try to return it to the store I bought it from. And I'm never buying this particular caulk again, neither for my kitchen or bath. It's two thumbs down for me and my friends and family will be advised not to use this. July 7, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Failed to meet expectations. I'm not sure what happened. I removed the old caulk around my tub. Preprepared the area properly. Following the directions on the back I caulked with Kwik Seal. Everything looked great. I came back to inspect the drying process about 6 hours later and noticed the caulk started to separate. It started to crack and pull away form the tile. I touched it and it was like wet chalk. Wont buy this product again. August 11, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by This stuff does not dry. Does not stick either. Don't buy it. Waste of money. I bought this and DAP Kwik Seal Plus with Microban. Used this to caulk around the bath tub. I taped and caulked everything nicely and left it to go to work. 10 hours later that night, I came to check it. It felt dry on the surface so I thought it was dry. Took a shower and the water sprayed on it. It started bubbling up and then it turned into soft paste. All the work went down the drain. This stuff is the worst. Who sell this? Please don't even try. August 31, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by DOES NOT HOLD UP! I spent hours cleaning the tub and rubbing it down with denatured alcohol and then let the tub dry out for two days before applying this caulk. Unfortunately, the Home Depot employee suggested I purchase this product and I did without doing my research. I applied the caulk and waited for 120 hours (5 days) before using my shower. The first shower it peeled away and now I will have to spend another weekend redoing the whole job!! Very frustrating as I only have one bathroom and have been traveling 15 miles to my closest friends home to shower while it dried. DO NOT BUY OR USE THIS PRODUCT!!! complete garbage July 18, 2016
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