caulking

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  1. Mar 28, 2015 #1

    ttinman23

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    after staining my t-111 cabin, I am going to caulk the hell out of the gaps all over this newly constructed cabin. The bugs are horrible already and the weather is only in the 30's. Somehow I have flies all over the place every time I visit. Anyway any thoughts on the best caulk out there. Is it ok to apply before I stain the cabin?
     
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    I would stain first since caulk won't take stain, then get a caulk the color of the stain.
     
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    Some caulks will accept stain, but I agree, stain first, then color match the caulk and install. It will last longer.
     
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    Any issues with caulk sticking to stained surface?
     
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    Not if it's a good, quality, appropriate caulk for the surface and it's clean and dry surface.
     
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