type of indoor window caulking to use?

tracey_bApril 17, 2009

House is 11 yrs old. I'm trying to make the woodwork / trim look better. As the house has settled, a few joints seem a little more obvious, including some around windows. For the baseboards and actual window trim, I've been using "regular" paintable caulk, but for those places that are right next to the window, should I be using a different kind of caulk or is that only a concern with caulking on the outside?

Thanks!

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vinyl_master

use "Dynaflex 230" by Dap..thats what I use. i am in the business and i has'nt failed yet.

    Bookmark   April 17, 2009 at 10:43PM
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Windows on Washington Ltd

Interior caulking is not subjected to near the stresses than exterior caulking is. Any good latex based caulking will work and will be cheapest.

    Bookmark   April 18, 2009 at 1:57PM
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tracey_b

Good! Thanks. I'll just continue onto the windows with my current caulk (Dynaflex). I just didn't want to use it there if I wasn't supposed to.

    Bookmark   April 18, 2009 at 8:42PM
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