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DAP

Model # 18103

Internet # 100097524

Store SKU # 984590

Store SO SKU # 1000058402

Alex Plus 10.1 oz. White Acrylic Latex Caulk Plus Silicone

$2.28 /each
  • America's #1 selling latex caulk
  • Highly flexible and durable for a waterproof seal
  • Paintable in 30 minutes

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Product Overview

DAP Alex Plus 10.1 oz. All-Purpose Caulk combines acrylic latex with silicone for a high-quality, durable and multi-purpose caulk. It can be used indoors or outdoors and is paintable when dry. The caulk adheres to wood, brick, glass, metal, plaster, drywall and painted surfaces.

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  • Acrylic latex plus silicone formulation for good adhesion and excellent flexibility
  • Paintable in 30 minutes
  • 40 year durability
  • Mold and mildew resistant
  • Exceeds ASTM C834
  • Waterproof seal
  • Easy water clean-up
  • Low odor
  • Note: product may vary by store

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Specifications

Dimensions

Individual size (oz.) 
10.1 

Details

Caulk Form 
Standard Tube 
Caulk Type 
Latex 
Color/Finish 
White 
Coverage (linear ft.) 
55 
Cure time (hours) 
168 
Dry color family 
White 
Dry to touch (min.) 
30 
Fire and high heat resistant 
No 
Indoor/Outdoor 
Indoor/Outdoor 
Longevity (years) 
35 
Moisture Resistant 
Yes 
Mold and mildew resistant 
Yes 
Paint Product Type 
Caulk 
Paintable/Stainable 
Yes 
Permanently flexible 
No 
Professional Paint Supplies & Values 
Pro Supplies 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Tintable 
No 

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings 
ASTM Compliant 
Manufacturer Warranty 
None 

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What year was Alex plus established

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June 14, 2016
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DAP ALEX PLUS was first marketed around 1990, however DAP also had introduced previous versions of Acrylic Latex Caulk Plus Silicone well prior to that date.
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June 11, 2016
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Acrylic Latex Caulk was patented around 1977. But in1984 DAP Advanced Acrylic Latex technology was being introduced
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Around 1984 Advanced acrylic latex technology was being establish.
"DAP traces its roots back to 1865, when Robert H. Dicks and Elmer Wiggim began producing sealing wax for food-canning out of Dicks' garage in Dayton, Ohio. In those days before refrigeration and commercially prepared foods, canning was a widespread practice, and demand for their product was high."
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June 11, 2016
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DAP is established in 1865 year.
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is it good tub caulh

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May 19, 2014
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No. For places near water (bath/tub/sink) you need to use a quality Silicone caulking. They generally are marked for tub/shower on the packaging. Note that unlike the Alex Plus a Silicone caulk will not clean up with water. To remove the caulking from your fingers and finish cleaning use a solvent. Good luck.
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March 25, 2014
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yes it would work great around a tub or sink but you will need to paint over it because in time it will turn yellow
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March 2, 2014
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in my opinion no its not the best choice for lasting qualityin bathroom. ask the help desk for better for your project. this has a very long cure time.
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July 16, 2013
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DAP ALEX PLUS is not recommended for use in kitchen or bath application. The better choice would be DAP KWIK SEAL PLUS.
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If the color of the caulk matches the rest do I have to paint the caulk or can I leave it bare?

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April 27, 2016
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Good question, sometimes leaving it bare blends in better, but painting over the caulk would won't hurt, I would test in a small area just too see how it looks.
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April 27, 2016
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While DAP ALEX PLUS is a paintable sealant, paint application is not required for good performance.
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April 26, 2016
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The caulk is white. I can be painted, or left as is.
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How long after applying until u can get it wet

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February 12, 2016
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Its always safe to wait 24hr, but most importantly humidity an temp is a major factor.
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February 11, 2016
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The drying time is 24 hours.
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February 9, 2016
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For planning purposes, 24 hours should be considered a minimum dry time before the product is exposed to moisture. Factors such as lower temperatures, higher humidity and bead size can add to this minimum dry time.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 3.4 out of 5 by 27 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by No task to big or small this was my first time using this, so let picture tell the story February 12, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Too thin. I'm only 1/4 through my first tube and I'm getting something else. It's far too thin and continues to run from the tube even after the pressure from the gun is released. Other reviews mention cracking, long cure time and a second coat. Based on how thin it is, I'm sure that's true. I don't have time to do things twice. Anybody want my second tube? July 9, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Excitement to frustration. I was excited to get this product for sealing around my exterior home; window, trim, etc. Excellent flexibility (I need that for cedar siding!), adheres to wide range of surfaces, shrinks less (in my opinion it shouldn't shrink at all), waterproof (oh, a must --- I live in the Pacific NW!), etc. What could be wrong about this product? Oh, joy! Grinch time --- there it is in small print in 2 different sections; "Caulk ...dries clear in 7 - 14 days" and "Allow to dry clear before painting" (Seriously? 14 days?). So, when it is cured, it is clear. In 14 days. Really?!?! But the real kicker is "Don't apply when rain/freezing temps, are forecasted before full cure can occur." And, based on their label, that is 7 to 14 days. So, if there is a chance of rain within 2 weeks and you want to caulk, seal, and paint your home --- don't buy this product. Wishing now I would have purchased the "....paint within 30 minutes. Can apply in rain..." alternative brand. :( July 3, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by This stuff is garbage We used this caulk on our woodwork before painting everything white. The coverage seemed good at first, but a year later, it's cracked in many places and we need to re-caulk. Wish we would have used a better quality product! May 28, 2012
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by cracks quickly I used this to seal gaps between some trim work, let it sit a week before painting. The next day after painting it cracked. September 27, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by good product easy to use, and does not dry out quickly, i like using a silicone based caulking. March 20, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Purchase The adhesive works great. Thank you for your wonderful customer service. March 3, 2015
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Low cost and easy to apply, but poor flexibility Easy to apply, water cleanup. Commonly used by the DIYer. However note that the joint movement allowance specified on the DAP website for this product is only +/- 12.5% . If your application experiences temperature and humidity swings, it will most likely crack (it has happened to me on numerous window area joints). For a high flexibility use an elastomeric caulk, which advertise over +/- 25% joint movement. The consumer grade would be DAP Dynaflex 230. There are also other professional grade caulks that are better (e.g. Tower Tech 2 or Big Stretch). So in summary, this stuff is only acceptable for interior joints with a constant temperature and humidity. But for just a few more bucks per tube you can use a professional grade caulking. March 30, 2014
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