Wrong kind of caulk on nail holes

edogcooterAugust 9, 2011

Hi Everyone,

I made a stupid mistake and used a sealant instead of spackle on some nail holes I made into my baseboards. I found the problem once I came back around and tried sanding the areas where the nail holes were and noticed how rubbery and sticky the "caulk" was. I'm trying to find a produce that can remove the sealant from the wood so I can start over and use spackle. I started to use Goo Gone last night and it seems to work ok but would like to know if there is a better product that also won't hurt the wood. Any suggestions? I used the Dap Advanced All Purpose Sealant for the spackle in case you're wondering. Thanks for any ideas!

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I haven't used it, but this is probably what you need.

    Bookmark   August 9, 2011 at 5:06PM
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By the way. Don't use drywall spackle to fill wood nail holes. Use wood filler or those wood filler pencils made for that specific purpose.

    Bookmark   August 16, 2011 at 12:40PM
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