How Caulk Around a Recessed Medicine Cabinet

Nov 29th

Medicine cabinets come in two basic designs – those who simply hang on the wall like a painting and those who sit inside the wall cavity. One way to disguise the opening and improve the appearance of the box is applying putty recessed medicine cabinet. Around the perimeter of the cabinet with putty also prevents air from escaping from the lagoons.

Recessed medicine cabinet contemporary
Recessed medicine cabinet contemporary

Instructions to caulk around a recessed medicine cabinet

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  1. Select putty-colored silicone / acrylic are much like the medicine cabinet or wall paint.
  2. Insert the tube of caulk into the caulking gun with nozzle facing away from you.
  3. Cutting the end of the plastic nozzle at an angle of 45 degrees, with scissors.
  4. Place the tip of the caulking gun on top of the medicine cabinet where the back meets the wall.
  5. A squeeze the trigger on the gun caulking to begin applying a bead of caulk quarter-inch-wide.
  6. Rub your finger along the length of the bead of caulk and wipe off excess on a paper towel.
  7. Dampen a sponge with water, wring it out and wipe gently caulk line.
  8. Repeat the process to caulk the sides and bottom edges of the recessed medicine cabinet.