Saturday, January 21, 2012

How to Caulk Bathroom Linoleum Floor

Fig.1 Manual 
Caulking Gun
By Gary Boutin

Supplies and Tools:
Caulking gun
Silicon latex caulking

This was a commercial job, the owner looked up my advertisement on the Internet and gave me a call. The job was located in Anaheim, California. The bathroom linoleum was peeling up at the baseboards and the property manager, wanted to fill the cracks with silicon latex caulking.

This post shows the three steps to caulking a bathroom linoleum floor.

Step 1: Above right fig.1 shows a caulking gun. Read my post on "How Do You Open Caulking Tubes?" This post will show you how to open the caulking tubes.

Step 2: Once the post is read then follow the steps below. Fig.2 and fig.3 shows  the caulking into the channel between the floor and the baseboards.
Fig.2 Caulking the 
quarter round
Fig.3 Filing missing 
tile with caulk
Step 3: Fig.4 and fig.5 shows the finished project, the edges were sealed and the floor looked good and ready for new renters.
Fig.4 Finished area
Fig.5 Baseboards finished

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