Mildewy caulking

Dawn BuchananSeptember 9, 2000

Does anyone know how to remove mildew stains from bathtub caulking? Are there any products that work? Thanks for any suggestions!

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Salena Tx

Well, Dawn, you need to replace it! You could douce it with bleach, but if it's already loose you'll end up meeding to replace it.

    Bookmark   September 10, 2000 at 3:44PM
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I have the same problem with black spots on clear calking! The only solution I have found so far is removing and replacing it!
Any other suggestions and help would be great!

    Bookmark   March 13, 2001 at 1:03AM
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Caulking is usually only mildew 'resistant,' which means you'll need to clean it out and replace it. Treat area where you have removed the caulk with denatured alcohol and make sure it is dry before you replace with new caulk.

    Bookmark   January 5, 2002 at 2:36AM
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I have found this to be a positively hopeless endeavor. The good news is that the caulking is easy and inexpensive to remove and replace, and you will be happy to see a new product in the tub. Good luck!!

    Bookmark   January 7, 2002 at 7:36PM
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What is the type and brand name of the best caulking to replace the shower walls caulking?

    Bookmark   August 26, 2002 at 12:30PM
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I've used DAP Kwik Seal Tub and Tile Adhesive Caulking and been very pleased. It goes on very smooth and holds up well. I've yet to find one caulk that outlasts the others better in a shower area. My two cents and good luck!

    Bookmark   August 28, 2002 at 9:15AM
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