View Full Version : shower -- silicone or caulk recommended?

b kempkes
06-28-2010, 10:51 AM
GE Silicone II KB has a 10 year mold protection guarantee. Polyseamseal has a caulk with a 5 year mold protection guarantee. Does anyone have any recommendations for or against these products [or others]? I'm re-grouting and re-caulking a shower. Thanks.

06-28-2010, 11:46 AM
In the shower for corners and at the bottom, and for doors, Silicone.
For the shower valve or tub spout, you can use the water based Polyseamseal.

b kempkes
06-28-2010, 12:54 PM
does it matter if the wall is tile as well? i understand that caulk, all things being the same, will adhere better to tile than will silicone.