Old caulked corners

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Old caulked corners

Post by Roland » Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:50 pm

Hi all,

Like a few at the moment I thought I'd spruce up the house while waiting for god :cheers:

Upstairs landing is tired and the corners of the walls have been caulked to death.

I'm in no position to replaster so wondered what the best tool would be to rake this out and make good?
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Post by Desmondo15 » Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:29 pm

Sharp Stanley knife, a chisel or flat scraper blade should do it. Try and use the profiles of the wall as a guide.
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Post by Bronco » Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:49 pm

No nonsense sealant remover. Screwfix. then a narrow scraper.
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Post by OchAye » Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:35 pm

Probably too late now, I would opt for OLFA snappable blade knifes (I think it would be the 18mm blades flexible enough but also strong), a filling knife as it is sharp and a scraper for muscle. Cut it out and redo the corner.
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