Caulking is perhaps the one DIY project any homeowner or renter can accomplish no matter how much or little DIY experience you have. Learning to caulk is a basic DIY task every homeowner should learn to prevent warm air from leaving your house in the winter, save on insulation and vastly improve your home’s design.
Tools & Materials Needed to Caulk
- Caulk Gun
- Utility Knife
- Small Bucket
- Grout Sponge
Tips for Caulking
- Cut the tip of the caulk at a slight angle.
- Always keep even pressure on the tip and keep moving the caulk gun.
- Supplies should not cost more than $50.
- After caulking, wet your finger and smooth it out.
While these caulking tips seem fundamental, you can never learn to DIY without giving it a try. Fortunately, with cold weather coming, caulking is one of the best ways to winterize your home.