Is this a silicone caulk?
Can I apply a layer of this caulk over 100% Silicone in order that I may paint?
No, this product will not adhere over 100% Silicone.
Can I use this in a shower?
No. The product is not applicable for use in a bath or shower.
How long after do I have to wait after I apply this caulk before I can expose it to rain?
The product is water ready in just 2 hours at a given application of 3/16” bead applied at 72 F, 50% humidity.
The label says it is paintable, but can I stain it.?
No, the caulk cannot be coated with a stain.
What is the shelf life for EXTREME STRETCH?
Is EXTREME STRETCH paintable? When can I paint it?
Yes. Wait at least 2 hours prior to painting with latex paints. Cool or humid conditions or type of paint used may require longer dry times.
Are there certain materials EXTREME STRETCH is not recommended for?
Substrates made of methyl methacrylate, polycarbonate, polypropylene, polyethylene and polytetrafluoroethylene do not allow for best adhesion and compatibility with sealant. Try test area before using.
How can I clean up EXTREME STRETCH?
Clean up with a damp cloth or sponge before it skins over. Cured sealant must be cut or scraped away.
How do I properly apply EXTREME STRETCH?
1. Surface preparation. It is imperative that the project surface is clean, dry and clear of old sealant. EXTREME STRETCH will not adhere to old sealant. 2. Cut the nozzle at a 45° angle to desired bead size. 3. Load into caulk gun. 4. Fill gap with sealant, pushing the bead forward. 5. Tool within 15 minutes.
How long does it take for the sealant to dry through?
Sealant should reach dry through in 24 hours per 3/16” of thickness at (68°F. and 50% RH)
What are some common projects for this product?
Windows, doors, crown molding, chair rails, base boards, trim, siding, vents, soffits, eaves, counter tops, sinks.
What applications are NOT recommended for this product?
EXTREME STRETCH is not ideal for use below a water line or for marine or automobile applications.
What additional safety precautions or preparations should I make prior to starting my project?
Tape areas near the project area to help create a professional looking finish and prevent sealant from adhering to unwanted areas. | Always wear personal protective equipment including gloves, aprons, and safety glasses. | Always practice before applying. | Apply in temperatures above 40°F. | Do not apply if rain or freezing temperatures are forecasted before full cure can occur. Cold weather and high humidity will slow down cure time.
What preparations should I make for extra-large gaps?
Ensure to use backer rod on any joint sizes that are deeper or wider than ½”.
What is the benefit of urethane?
Polyurethane is added into an acrylic latex base to help increase flexibility, adhesion strength and overall durability. The acrylic latex base helps improve toolability, allows for easy clean-up with water and low odor.
What is the warranty?
LIFETIME GUARANTEE. DAP warrants this product for sealant purposes during the lifetime of your home when applied within one year of purchase and as directed. If product fails to perform when used as directed, return container and sales receipt to DAP Products Inc., TCS, 2400 Boston St., Baltimore, MD 21224 for replacement product or sales price refund. DAP will not be liable for incidental or consequential damages.