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16 oz. White Painter's Putty '53'

$9.48
  • Painter's Putty repairs small holes and cracks in wood surfaces
  • High strength adhesion and easy apply putty formula
  • Indoor/outdoor compatible, putty can be painted with latex paints
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Product Details
  • Painter's Putty repairs small holes and cracks in wood surfaces
  • High strength adhesion and easy apply putty formula
  • Indoor/outdoor compatible, putty can be painted with latex paints
About This Product

DAP 16 oz. white painter's putty 53 is ideal for filling small holes and cracks in interior and exterior surfaces. The putty is paintable after priming. It is easy to work with and offers excellent adhesion.

  • Easy handling
  • Interior and exterior putty
  • Can be painted with latex-based paint after priming
  • Apply to small holes and cracks in baseboards, windowsills, wood siding and woodwork
  • Resists oil bleeding
  • May also be used for glazing wood sashes
  • Smooth, easy-working putty designed for the special needs of professional painters
  • Shrink resistant
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Product ID #: 100200268Internet #: 070798122420Model #: 12242

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Specifications

Dimensions: H 4 in, W 3.88 in, D 3.88 in

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)3.88 inProduct Height (in.)4 in
Product Size (oz.)16 ozProduct Width (in.)3.88 in

Details

Color When DryWhiteFeaturesPaintable, Sandable, Shrink Resistant
IncludedNo Additional Items IncludedInterior/ExteriorExterior, Interior
KitIndividualPack Size1
Paint Tool Product TypeSpackling PastePatching & Repair Product TypeSpackle
Product Weight (lb.)2.33 lbReturnable90-Day
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Questions & Answers

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Q:Instead of sanding, can it be smoothed with a wet sponge.
by|Dec 26, 2023
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A:  Thank you for posting your inquiry. As indicate on the product package label and supporting product literature: "Product should be tooled and finished while wet, as product will not sand well." .“ For wood repairs where sanding and fine finishing are required, we would recommend the use of products like DAP Premium Wood Filler, DAP Plastic Wood All-Purpose Wood Filler or DAP Plastic Wood-X All-Purpose Wood Filler. Should you have any additional questions, wish to discuss our recommendation, please feel free to contact DAP’s Technical Customer Service Department at 888-327-8477.

by|Dec 27, 2023
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    Q:How fast does it dry
    by|Nov 10, 2023
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    A:  Thank you for posting your inquiry on DAP Painter's Putty 53". As indicated on the product package label and supporting product literature: "When used as a filler, Painter's Putty '53' requires 24 to 48 hours to "skin" (surface dry) for paint application. Allow skin to form before painting. Product must be painted to maintain durability for both interior as well as exterior applications. Should you have any additional questions or wish to discuss this further, please free to contact DAP’s Technical Customer Service Department at 888-327-8477.

    by|Nov 10, 2023
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      Q:exterior use?
      by|Sep 16, 2023
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      A:  Thank you for posting your inquiry on DAP Painter's Putty 53". The DAP Painter's Putty 53" is appropriate for use in both interior and exterior applications. Should you have any additional questions or require further assistance, please contact DAP’s Technical Customer Service Department at 888-327-8477.

      by|Sep 18, 2023
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        Q:Is this sandable after drying?
        by|Aug 2, 2023
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        A:  Thank you for posting your inquiry on the DAP Painter's Putty 53". Most "oil-based" putties and fillers, including DAP Painter's Putty '53' do not set with enough hardness to allow for proper sanding. As indicated on the product label and supporting documentation: "Product should be tooled and finished while wet, as product will not sand well." For wood repairs where sanding and fine finishing are required, we would recommend that use of products like Plastic Wood-X Wood Filler. Should you have any additional questions or require further assistance, please contact DAP’s Technical Customer Service Department at 888-327-8477.

        by|Aug 3, 2023
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          Customer Reviews

          3.1 out of 5
          • 3.1 out of 697 reviews
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          Don't let them choose it for a pick up order
          they give you the worst one. The one I received was rock hard, had to go back and exchange it
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          Response from DAPProductExpertDec 21, 2023
          Thank you for posting your feedback. We are sorry to see your low star review on DAP Painter's Putty 53" Based on your description of the product's thick texture/consistency, it would appear that you may have purchased material that is aged/beyond its normal shelf life (newly purchased may not necessarily be of recent manufacture). As product ages, it will thicken to the point of becoming difficult or impractical to use. At your convenience, please contact DAP’s Technical Customer Service Department at 888-327-8477 so that we can obtain some additional information from you, when calling in, please have the product package and your receipt available, as we will need to collect production information from it (to verify the product's age) and so that we can reach out to the store where it was purchased, as DAP does not have direct control of stock rotation/inventory management at the retail store level. DAP
            My first time use and I like it....
            My first time use and I like it.
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              All dried up off the shelf
              Purchased this one hour ago. Opened it up and it was a dried lump. Purchased the trusted Dap brand and my Saturday evening project is ruined.
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              Response from DAPProductExpertDec 16, 2020
              Thank you for posting your feedback. We're sorry to see your low star review on DAP Painter's Putty '53'. Based on your description of the product's thick/stiff texture, it would appear that you may have purchased material that is beyond shelf life. As product ages, it will thicken to the point of becoming difficult or impractical to use. At your convenience, please contact DAP’s Technical Customer Service Department at 888-327-8477 so that we can obtain some additional information from you and so that we can reach out to the store location where you purchased this product. When call in please be sure to have the package available, as we will need the production code printed on the package in order to determine the date of manufacture. Since you have posted an identical review on multiple sites, we have replied to those with the same response. DAP
                3 found this review helpful
                It was dried out. No are if I kept receipt...
                It was dried out. No are if I kept receipt in order to return it. Unable to use it
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                Response from DAPProductExpertApr 9, 2020
                Thank you for posting your feedback. We're sorry to see your low star review on DAP Painter's Putty '53'. Based on your description of the product's thick/stiff texture, it would appear that you may have purchased material that is beyond its normal shelf life. As product ages, it will thicken to the point of becoming difficult or impractical to use. At your convenience, please contact DAP’s Technical Customer Service Department at 888-327-8477 so that we can obtain some additional information from you and so that we can reach out to the store location where you purchased this product. When calling, please be sure to have the package (can) available, as we will need to verify the production code in order to determine the date of manufacture. DAP
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                My husband is a jack of all trades and uses this product whenever he is building or repairing thi...
                My husband is a jack of all trades and uses this product whenever he is building or repairing things around the house.
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                I bought this product at Home Depot based on what I'd read on the label. It says specifically th...
                I bought this product at Home Depot based on what I'd read on the label. It says specifically that it "Resists Oil Bleeding" on the front label. We began using this throughout the house to fill in nail holes and cracks before painting. One room was then primed with two coats of Kilz primer. After the paint dried, I could see dark oily bleed through spots all over the trim and window areas where this stuff was used. As for the rest of the spots where this was applied, this product did not dry! A week after application it was still as soft as when it went on and was coming off when simply touched. It created huge oil rings around all the areas that it was used on. I had to go around to all of the areas, including the already primed spots, and scrape this stuff out. THIS PRODUCT WAS A DISASTER! It set my home painting projects back by hours, DAYS, not to mention the hours I spent applying the stuff around the house to the trim and windows. I contacted Dap, they asked me how I used the product. I used it exactly as it was supposed to be used, and I can say AVOID THIS PRODUCT AT ALL COSTS! I don't know if there were some bad batches of this stuff with too much of one ingredient or another, but please, don't take the risk. I was told I could send the original receipt back to Dap for a full refund. The 6 plus dollars I spent on this could not even begin to make up for the time and effort wasted while using this terrible terrible product and the damage it caused with oil ring marks on the wood and primer.
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                Response from DAPProductExpertJan 21, 2019
                Thank you for posting your review. We're sorry to hear about your experience with Painter's Putty '53'. Most "oil-based" putties and fillers, including DAP Painter's Putty '53' do not set with enough hardness to allow for proper sanding. As indicated on the product label and supporting documentation: "Product should be tooled and finished while wet, as product will not sand well. When used as a filler, Painter's Putty '53' requires 24 to 48 hours to "skin" (surface dry) for paint application. The product can take several more days to dry firm (not hard). For best results, prime Painter’s Putty ‘53' with an oil-based primer before painting with latex paints.” When DAP '53' is applied as directed and primed/painted with the recommended oil-based products, the oil migration that you describe does not occur. For wood repairs where sanding and fine finishing are required and/or where the use of only water based primed/paints are preferred, we would recommend the use of products like Plastic Wood All-Purpose or Plastic Wood-X Wood Filler. Should you have any additional questions, please feel free to reach out to DAP’s Technical Customer Service Department at 888-327-8477. DAP
                  8 found this review helpful
                  I needed to replace a window and I needed putty. This putty is what I got and it works great. A...
                  I needed to replace a window and I needed putty. This putty is what I got and it works great. AND for those of you using putty for the 1st time, here is a hint: 1. make a small snake of the putty for between the window and the casing: take a small blob into your hands and roll it thin between your palms, and put that thin worm into the crevices of where you want to put the glass. When you put the glass into place the putty will prevent rattling. 2. make another fatter snake and press it into the crevice where the glass now is, and use your finger to press it into where it belongs. When done with an edge of the glass, repeat the process with another rolled worm, again pressing into place. And then when ALL the putty is in place, use the spatula to smooth everything out by pressing down. FredPM
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