Will removing the caulk strip the paint of the wall of the window sill?Use an acrylic caulk labelled "window and door", not pure silicone. Often, it will be labeled as "siliconized", which means just a tiny proportion of silicone (but supposedly does help performance).
Possibly. Cut it out with a razor knife. Reapply a generous bead and smooth out with your finger. It appears that some settling or expansion has occurred here causing the caulk to stretch and break.Will removing the caulk strip the paint of the wall of the window sill?