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Wrong kind of caulk on nail holes

Posted by edogcooter (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 9, 11 at 11:56

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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RE: Wrong kind of caulk on nail holes

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

RE: Wrong kind of caulk on nail holes

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.

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