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Old 08-25-2012, 11:40 AM  
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Hi Everyone

There are faucets on top of the bathtub. Just wondering if I should caulk around where the faucet meets the bathtub?

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Old 08-25-2012, 12:25 PM  
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There probably already is a gasket or plumbers putty underneath, but wouldn't hurt at all to put a very thin bead of caulk around them.



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Piper is right . . . proper installation includes a gasket that seals the faucet. No additoinal caulk is typically required. As a precaution, I usually put a thin bead of silicone under the gasket . . . but that is my over-building instinct!

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yeah, dont bother.

adding more caulk would look messy, and also make it difficult if you ever wanted to replace the faucet

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yeah silicone may work but also near me just don't bother to it!



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