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Old 02-24-2006, 12:37 AM  
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Default Silicon (then paint?)

Or paint, then silicon..

around tub enclosures and baseboards?



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Paint does not stick to silicone. Where painted surfaces meat the fixtures I use paintible caulking with silicone and I caulk before painting.

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Agreed, paint doesn't adhere to 100% silicone caulk. There are, however, many paintable caulks -- it'll say "paintable" right on the tube -- that contain silicone as well as good non-silicone products like Phenoseal.

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