Yes - as others have said you can't paint non-paintable silicone caulk.
You can only paint on the paintable caulk.
I found this out the hard way not realizing there was such a difference
and my solution was to cover the "non-paintable" with a thin layer of
"paintable" and then it took the paint just fine. Wasn't a big deal in my
case since both were clear and I was repainting with same underlying color
- so it was tough to see any problems anyway.
But this all brings up the question. Why is there paintable and
non-paintable caulk?? Now I always check and always by paintable just in
case I'm going to use it in a paintable situation later.
Is this a trick just to frustrate us? Try to sell more caulk? Is one
better than the other??
Founder - Top Service Pros, Inc.
Connecting Homeowners and Local Service Professionals
I think when Consumer Reports tested calk many, many years ago, the
paintible silicone was inferior. But technology has changed and it could
very well be superior by now.
"topservicepros" <richard[at]topservicepros[dot]com> wrote in message
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