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Alex Plus 10.1 oz. Clear Acrylic Latex Caulk Plus Silicone(12-Pack)

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The DAP Alex Plus 10.1 oz. All-Purpose Caulk (12-Pack) in clear combines latex with silicone for excellent adhesion and flexibility and use in all seasons. It can be used with practically any type of construction surface and has a 40-year durability guarantee.

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  • Excellent flexibility
  • Waterproof seal
  • Paintable
  • Easy water clean-up
  • Low odor
  • Applies easily with a standard caulking gun
  • Exceeds ASTM C834
  • Exceeds ASTM C 834

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Is the cured DAP Alex Plus all-purpose clear caulk a matte finish or shiny finish?

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January 15, 2013
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Benton, AR, USA
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February 10, 2016
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Shiny finish
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August 4, 2015
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shiny
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Cupertino CA.
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March 6, 2015
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It does have a gloss to it, more noticable on some surfaces then others. For example: using this product on a flat black surface will show very glossy verses using on a flat white surface.
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February 12, 2015
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I just applied it, and I can verify that it's shiny. It looks like silicon once cured. I don't know if there is a way to give it a matte finish and still be clear.
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Black Hawk, CO, USA
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April 26, 2014
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closer to matte than it is to shiny
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Colorado Springs, CO, USA
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April 26, 2014
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Clear caulk, if not covered with paint, will accumulate dirt and dust, getting progressively darker. The initial finish is shiny at some viewing angles--depends on the lighting. Once painted the finish depends on the paint used.
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January 15, 2013
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DAP® ALEX PLUS® Acrylic Latex Caulk Plus Silicone (Clear) will dry with a satin to semi-gloss sheen.
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Paint Time

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July 8, 2014
How soon can the clear product be painted after application?
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Little Rock, AR, USA
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February 10, 2016
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It is on the tube but I believe it is 24 hours, I always wait until it dries clear before I paint.
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45min
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March 6, 2015
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Painting over this product can almost be done directly afterwords, it will only slow down the curing process. Usually you want to wait 72 hours but when time is crucial you can paint as soon as it is dry to the touch. AGAIN this will slow down the overall dry time of both products.
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July 8, 2014
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DAP® ALEX PLUS® Acrylic Latex Caulk Plus Silicone Caulk (Clear) applies white and dries clear in 7 - 14 days (depending on joint depth, temperature and humidity). The best paint time indicator is to monitor the caulk for clarity. Once the caulk has dried to clear, it can be painted with latex or oil-based paints. Under ideal drying conditions, this can occur in a few hours, under poor conditions, Read More
DAP® ALEX PLUS® Acrylic Latex Caulk Plus Silicone Caulk (Clear) applies white and dries clear in 7 - 14 days (depending on joint depth, temperature and humidity). The best paint time indicator is to monitor the caulk for clarity. Once the caulk has dried to clear, it can be painted with latex or oil-based paints. Under ideal drying conditions, this can occur in a few hours, under poor conditions, substantially longer time may be required. Read Less
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Does this adhere to outdoor block walls?

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Benton, AR, USA
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February 10, 2016
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I have used it on brick and block with no problems, as long as surface is clean.
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Orange County,Calfornia
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October 8, 2015
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Howdy Doug,
Yes, like most types of caulk this acrylic caulk will adhere to outdoor block walls.
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October 8, 2015
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DAP® ALEX PLUS® Acrylic Latex Caulk Plus Silicone (Clear, White and Colors) can be used on both interior and exterior masonry surfaces, providing that the surfaces are properly prepared and are above grade/not subject to constant moisture contact.
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How long will this clear version give off an odor?

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I want to use the clear version indoors by an air handler. I don't mind a slight odor while using it, but I don't want something that will give off an odor during the entire 7-14 day cure time. How long will it offgas?
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Portage Michigan
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September 8, 2015
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Usually after an hour as it cures the smell goes away.
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September 8, 2015
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During application, the product has a very low odor (faint acrylic latex odor, similar to latex paint). The majority of the volatile component is water vapor. Typical applications are dry and virtually odor free in 24 hours, longer dry times can result from thicker applications, lower temperature and/or higher humidity.
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Depending on weather conditions, typically the smell dissipates within two or three days.
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 26 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good deal The 12 pack is a very good deal when you have a large job. May 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Latex Caulk Plus Silicone (12-Pack) This product works great and has a more affordable price tag than competitive products. March 1, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by good chaulk! I have used this stuff for years, does not shrink much and stays for ever, plenty of work time, thick enough to fill gaps without a lot of sag. February 10, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by My "go to" caulk For really moist areas it's not quite as good as 100% silicone but the big advantage for me is that it's paintable and cleans up with water. I stock this in clear, white and almond and that pretty much covers all my caulking needs. At under $2.00 a tube, in he 12 pack, it's hard to beat the price. I've found the best way to keep a partially used tube fresh is to insert a snug fitting nail into the hole then wrap the whole thing in a grocery shopping bag. November 29, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by No problems No problems...great product...I would recommend it... October 27, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Awsome product This product sets up very quickly and is paintable as it claims. I use this Alex plus in a machine that heats up to 300 degrees F and steam with no issues or failures what so ever. This is also used for facility maintenance on windows and doors and is very reliable. I have used this product for years and purchase several cases a month and will swear by it as long as they make it. Awesome product. September 8, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Product!! Works great and easy to use. I recommend this product. August 18, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Latex Caulk Very easy to work with good coverage, would recommend to anyone. August 25, 2015
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