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Dynaflex 230 sealant
Manual caulking gun
Fig.1 shows a common patio lamp, it had a large gap of over 1-inch wide between the lamp and the stucco. The average annual precipitation for Napa California is Napa 27.7 inches (704 millimeters). If this lamp had been in Napa, California were it rains then a real problem could exist. Water would rust out the electrical components and would blow a fuse or worse the lamp could electrocute a person.
This post shows three steps to repair this problem.
Step 1: Fig.2 shows Dynaflex 230 is an affordable indoor and outdoor Sealant. Dynaflex 230 is a "...paintable, durable sealant can fill gaps up to 1" wide... (25.4 millimeters) ... and the cured sealant is mold and mildew resistant"#1
|Fig.2 Dynaflex 230 Sealant|
|Fig.3 Caulking bottom|
|Fig.4 Caulking left|
|Fig.5 Caulking Right|
#1 The information about Dynaflex 230 was obtained from their website.
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