Jack and Alice

11:03AM | 02/11/02
Member Since: 02/10/02
1 lifetime posts
When we first moved into this house 2 years ago, the caulking job in the bathtub was bad. We have finally decided to re-do it.

My only concern is there is about a 6 inch swipe of caulk from the spout across the wall. I am assuming this is a crack.

Is there anyway to fix a crack in the bathtub surround walls? Or maybe a way to caulk it up that looks nice?

Any help would be great!


11:56AM | 02/11/02
Member Since: 09/01/00
312 lifetime posts
Hi Jack and Alice,
There are companies which make repairs like this but you can probably do just as good a job yourself and save money.Try to level the existing caulk job (remove excess caulk from outside of crack).Reapply new caulk to fill any voids if there are any.The rest is a matter of paint which will match the wall color without damage to the material or you may find that just smoothing the caulk is acceptable.
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