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tip of caulk tube

Listed under Blog, products Posted Mar 19 2012

The tip on a 400ml caulk tube is generally sealed, so you can cut the end as small or as large as you like.

However, the tip on a 300ml (retail size) tube of Soudal acryrub caulk, or any 300ml tube for that matter, seems to come with a small hole preformed in the end. For some of us, that small hole is too large.

You can’t reduce the size of the hole in the end, and tips for tubes of this size all seem to suffer the same design fault. What to do?

This is an excellent modification from Lee of Lees Decor in Leicestershire.

Take a tip from a 400ml trade size tube, and tape it over the top of the useless smaller tip! Trim the nozzle to suit, and away you go. It works like a dream.

Sometimes, necessity is the mother of invention, and caulk brings out the best in us.

Caulking tips

The bendy caulk tip for filling around corners!

Or Colin heritage painter and kitchen painter in Cornwall had some very useful caulk smoothing tools, which I had the pleasure of using. Once sold at Screwfix, they are no longer available. Back to the Builders finger? No.

Wrap a piece of Trimace One Tuff around a 2″ filling knife. That also smooths caulk at a neat right angle, just not as conveniently as the silicone / rubbery smoothing tool.

Do you have any neat caulking solutions? Leave a comment. Thanks.



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