DAP Kwik Seal + Siliconized Latex Sealant Clear 10.1 oz.(18516)

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  • Caulk Sealant Material: Siliconized Latex
  • Product Type: Sealant
  • Color: Clear
  • Container Size: 10.1 oz.
  • Fire and High Heat Resistant: Yes
  • VOC Level: Low VOC
  • Paintable: Yes
  • Coverage: 56 linear ft.
  • Application: Showers and Tubs


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DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516)
 
1.9

(based on 28 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (20)

29%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (13)
  • Easy to store (8)
  • Good grip (7)
  • Good power output (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home repair (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid do-it-yourselfer (13), Casual do-it-yourselfer (6), Professional (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Love this product, but had issues with the last case.

Use this product all the time, easy to use and love the finished results. Used for caulking bath tubs, counter tops. trim/molding, etc..... But, the last case I...Read complete review

Use this product all the time, easy to use and love the finished results. Used for caulking bath tubs, counter tops. trim/molding, etc..... But, the last case I got (12-5.5 oz tubes) every single tube blew out the back of the squeeze tube when I was using it. Makes a mess and just adds valuable time to the project.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Wouldn't trust on a bathtub

I'm on my 4th attempt resealing my bathtub. I chose DAP because it has been easy to use for other projects. It worked well until 3 weeks after application, then it began to...Read complete review

I'm on my 4th attempt resealing my bathtub. I chose DAP because it has been easy to use for other projects. It worked well until 3 weeks after application, then it began to disintegrate and peel. I'm trying to sell my house and can't trust that it won't peel any longer. Now that the tube is out, I'm in need of new product suggestions.

Reviewed by 28 customers

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3.0

Use it for everything else but for what it's meant for.

By nmd2

from Canada

About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

Pros

  • Easy To Store
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sealing gaps in trim

    Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

    Best used for caulking new or old trim to walls. Fast to apply and paints over really well. Used for this application it's a great product, but I wouldn't rely on this for a bathtub, get some silicone for that!

     
    3.0

    Love the product hate the weak hand-held squeeze tube.

    By R. D'Alton

    from Saint George, Utah

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Clean beautiful seal
    • Cleans-up easily
    • Easy To Use
    • Stands up to mildew

    Cons

    • Back end of tube is weak
    • Shortens tube life

    Best Uses

    • Home Repair
    • In The Workshop

    Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

    I have been using the white caulk bathroom, kitchen, and tile product for over 30 years, it applies smoothly, cleans up beautifully with a perfect seal with a moistened clean rag. The flawless, seal will last for decades resisting mildew and discoloring; so long as as the surface behind is solid and remains undisturbed. just dislike the weak packaging at the back of the hand-held tube where the back end seam blows out making an extra mess that can double the clean up. -2 for back-end leaks and shortened tube life.

     
    5.0

    Great adhesive and caulk

    By Leo

    from Palm Springs CA

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Good Grip
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

        I love this product, I use it to repair things like shoes and things that have flexibility that would otherwise come apart with use.
        It's great for cracks in walls too.
        When I need to stick something I reach for my DAP.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        My review part 2

        By DRS

        from Louisville, KY

        About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

        Pros

        • Easy To Store
        • Easy To Use
        • Good Grip

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Repair

          Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

          I reviewed this product not long ago and made a mistake by not giving this product time to cure. My concern was it was supposed to clear but came out of the tube white. I also remarked that "I now have a white stripe on my floor". Well, 24 hours later this product cured to a very professional looking clear bead. I have since used it on several other projects in my home and will continue to use.

           
          1.0

          Don't use this around water.

          By 3040

          from Florida

          About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

          Pros

          • Easy To Store
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

              Installed in tub as per directions. It looked ok for about 3 days then showed signs of melting away. After 2 weeks it is clear this will have to be completely redone with a better product.

               
              1.0

              The tube says it's clear but it is white

              By DS

              from Louisville, Ky

              About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                  I expected this to be clear. The tube is labeled "clear", upc# 7079818546. I used this between tile and a wood floor. Once I saw it was white I thought maybe it would dry clear. Wrong. Now I have this white stripe on my bathroom floor.

                   
                  1.0

                  I would not buy this product again

                  By Heather

                  from Toronto Canada

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Store

                  Cons

                  • Poor quality

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                    It's been 3 days now and the product is still "gummy" - in all areas applied. Disintegrating and falling apart. I was very careful to clean and dry the area around the tub thoroughly so there's no way that moisture or inability to adhere play any roles. Now, after seeing other reviews, I wish I hadn't purchased.

                     
                    1.0

                    Poor Quality control

                    By be perfect

                    from Florida

                    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                    Pros

                    • None

                    Cons

                    • Wrong color

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                      but it turned out white. All that intense work so it would be perfect and its the wrong color. SAD!!!

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      Do not buy this product!

                      By Phil

                      from Warren, MI

                      About Me Professional

                      Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                      I purchased clear for my shower. Directions state it applies white but dries clear within 7-14 days! Really? If I had read this before, I would not have purchased it to begin with. Be that as it may the product never dried clear and its been months! Now I have to go back and scrape out the caulk. Only this time I will use clear silicone.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      RECALL IN ORDER!

                      By JJ

                      from Orange County

                      About Me Professional

                      Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                      Dang! Wish I had read the reviews before I began to seal my sink. This product is a a nightmare sticky Elmer's glue experiment. I had to really hustle for an hour to get the product off my sink and custom made countertop. Crazy gluey sticky mess. Was able to salvage and bought some old school clear silicone.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      I would not use or recommend this product

                      By Jane

                      from Ottawa ontario canada

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Store
                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                          First tI me caulked. I followed the instructions and cleaned the tub and tile. I let it dry for over 48 hours before using the shower. It seems like it worked and was quite proud of myself
                          After three days I noticed ot was all cracked and today ot looked like it was melting down the tub. Not impressed at all

                           
                          1.0

                          Biscuit is white

                          By Gail

                          from Plano, IL

                          About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Good Grip

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                              I used DAP Kwik Seal in the color "Biscuit" to caulk around my new beige/tan and copper tile backsplash. Unfortunately for me, the caulk is WHITE :(

                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              1.0

                              Fix your crimping machine

                              By I'm done with Kwik seal

                              from Jupiter florida

                              About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                • Leaks at bottom of tube at seal

                                Best Uses

                                • In the garbage can

                                Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                                I'm tired of exchanging this product only to be replaced with another tube that leaks at the bottom of tube when used! Makes a total mess when it drops on rug or carpet and it's not an operator error! It's a defective seal

                                (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                1.0

                                Never buy this

                                By G

                                from Indianapolis

                                About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                                Pros

                                • Nothing

                                Cons

                                • Hard To Use
                                • Short Battery Life
                                • Wrong color

                                Best Uses

                                • Nothing

                                Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                                We just purchased this product in clear in order to caulk between our tub and floor. It came out white so we were thinking maybe it would dry clear. Nope, still white. Our nice flooring and tub siding is ruined. Will be calling the company to complain and ask for refund. So furious. Don't buy this.

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Product works great!

                                By DIY Jay

                                from HIGHLAND BEACH, FLORIDA

                                About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                                Pros

                                • Good Grip
                                • Just be neat and careful when applying sealant
                                • Powerful

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                                    Used it to adhere a plastic soap dish and shelf onto a PORCELAIN TILE shower wall. It worked GREAT, but my other half wants to change the location of the soap dish.
                                    What solvent will loosen the adhesive sealant so I can remove it

                                    (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    1.0

                                    Wouldn't trust on a bathtub

                                    By Kelly

                                    from Milan, IL

                                    About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Use

                                    Cons

                                    • Short Battery Life

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                                      I'm on my 4th attempt resealing my bathtub. I chose DAP because it has been easy to use for other projects. It worked well until 3 weeks after application, then it began to disintegrate and peel. I'm trying to sell my house and can't trust that it won't peel any longer. Now that the tube is out, I'm in need of new product suggestions.

                                      (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      1.0

                                      Decent product, Bad packaging

                                      By SchnauzerGal

                                      from BFE Oklahoma

                                      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                                      Pros

                                        Cons

                                        • Hard To Use

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                                          The product itself was good, I could have given a 4-5 star. The packaging design was a major failure, giving zero if that was an option. The end of the tube that was to deliver the beautiful even bead was designed to be removed twisting off, but wouldnt stay on the container under pressure and split in the first minute. Had to puncture the inner seal, had to use a pair of pliers to rip it off. If DAP would put a tip that was sealed to the container, and an easy puncture inner seal, I could have been able to use it. Instead I had to use rubber gloves, squeeze out the product, then in a messy swipe with my finger apply to the area. And of course it is not water clean up. Also meaning the product went half as far as should be. Thank goodness this project wasnt in a place that mattered on how it looked, what a mess. Of course I could have used mineral spirits and a lot of time to make it pretty, but was expecting a much easier project and didnt have it on hand. Wont buy this again until they redesign the tube.

                                          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Great product

                                          By Adam

                                          from Seattle, WA

                                          About Me Professional

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy To Store
                                          • Good Grip
                                          • Good Safety Features
                                          • Powerful

                                          Cons

                                          • Extra tooling time required this stuff is sticky

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Home Repair
                                          • In The Field
                                          • In The Workshop

                                          Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                                          This product holds up well, I like that it is silliconized, the drawback is that it is very sticky. My crew complained about it being sticky but in the end it gets the job done and avoids call backs.

                                          (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          1.0

                                          Not working as stated

                                          By Vicki

                                          from Baltimore, MD

                                          About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy To Store
                                          • Easy To Use
                                          • Good Grip

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Home Repair

                                            Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                                            I had a small area around my tub that needed re-caulking. I cleaned the area, scrapped all old caulk off and waited for area to dry before I reapply. After using, I waited 48 hours before anyone used this tub. First time caulking was fine. The next shower, the caulking shriveled up and peeled away. Ok, so I said maybe I did something wrong, so did the same thing only this time waited 4 days before using this tub. After the 2nd shower same thing. I bought this product about 6 mths. ago. Is there a shelf life. Will not use again

                                            (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            1.0

                                            Why does this turn gray after drying?

                                            By sandi

                                            from Fairfax Station, VA

                                            Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                                            I followed the directions to a T - applied twice because the first time it dried and turned gray. I just reapplied and it looks like it is doing the same thing. The tube I bought says bright white? Does it not stay bright white as it dries??? sure hoping I don't have to do it a third time - with a different product!

                                            (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            1.0

                                            awful product

                                            By Angelo

                                            from West chester PA

                                            About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                                            Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                                            this product is awful.after it dried it was exposed to moisture and it became soft and runny. A complete waist of money and time. Also the bottom of the tube failed and leaked all over the place.

                                            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            1.0

                                            This product did not perform.

                                            By Deborah J

                                            from Sparks, MD

                                            About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                                            Pros

                                            • Easy To Use

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                                                I am so disappointed that I have to start all over from square one on two different bathrooms. I gave it extra dry time but as soon as it was exposed to water, the caulk became sticky and soft and ..began to dissolve.

                                                (10 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                1.0

                                                I would not buy this again

                                                By robsha

                                                from Washington State

                                                Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                                                bought this for my Shower, followed all the directions. This has failed on me before but I thought that I had not let it cure long enough. This time I cleaned the areas in the shower I was applying let it dry with a fan for 6 hours. Applied sealant and let cure for 28 hours with a fan. # showers later the sealant has deteriorated and is wetter now than when I put it on. This stuff does not work says Kitchen and Bath Sealant so caulking a shower should not be an issue. since it does not warn against using in a shower

                                                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                1.0

                                                Never Again

                                                By wally

                                                from Fort Erie

                                                About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                                                Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                                                Used product as instruction said and after 2 days started to dry after 3 days started to fall of will never get this product again

                                                (3 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                4.0

                                                Flooring Professional of 34 Years

                                                By FFC1

                                                from Dallas, Texas

                                                About Me Professional

                                                Pros

                                                • Easy To Store
                                                • Easy To Use
                                                • Good Grip
                                                • Powerful

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Home Repair
                                                  • In The Field

                                                  Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                                                  This has been the standard for as long as I've been in the industry. They have kept this product consistent. The only problems that one usually has is lack of experience. If you prepare the surfaces(s) properly you will not have to replace for a long time. It's quick, easy to us and inexpensive. Yes there are easier and better products, but they are also made by Dap. For its price point its perfect. Richard Dobson, President, First Floors - Carpet One.

                                                  (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                                   
                                                  4.0

                                                  Love this product, but had issues with the last case.

                                                  By CHZHEDJOE

                                                  from Denver CO

                                                  About Me Professional

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Easy To Use

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Home Repair

                                                    Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                                                    Use this product all the time, easy to use and love the finished results. Used for caulking bath tubs, counter tops. trim/molding, etc..... But, the last case I got (12-5.5 oz tubes) every single tube blew out the back of the squeeze tube when I was using it. Makes a mess and just adds valuable time to the project.

                                                    (10 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

                                                     
                                                    1.0

                                                    Do not buy this caulk!

                                                    By DIY Mama

                                                    from Hawaii

                                                    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                                                    Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                                                    I needed to recaulk our kitchen sink as the caulk was over 7 years old and peeling out/off. I prepped it well, with some elbow grease. Removed all old caulk, cleaned it with alcohol and even blew dried it to make sure it was completely dry. To be sure I waited until the next day to caulk it. Bought a new tube to make sure it would work well. Followed directions on the tube. That was one full week ago. I did not use my sink for 2 whole days and I t took forever to dry, so I made sure not to get even a small drop on it. Fast forward a week later, it still hasn't completely dried which I thought it was. It started to bubble up and turn white like the day it came out of the tube! All my time and effort and money down the drain!!! Now I need to redo it from step one!!!!! I'm so frustrated with this product I'm going to try to return it to the store I bought it from. And I'm never buying this particular caulk again, neither for my kitchen or bath. It's two thumbs down for me and my friends and family will be advised not to use this.

                                                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                     
                                                    1.0

                                                    Don't Waste your time and money

                                                    By Eadavis2005

                                                    from Wisconsin

                                                    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                                                    Pros

                                                      Cons

                                                      • Breaks Easily
                                                      • Cracked After A Month
                                                      • Deteriorates

                                                      Best Uses

                                                        Comments about DAP Kwik Seal Kitchen and Bath Adhesive Caulk 10.1oz (18516):

                                                        I used this product in the heat of the summer to seal in a new tub, so it had perfect curing conditions. After a month it started cracking and letting loose. I bought it because it was guaranteed and cost a bit more then the other brands. So now I have to re-do the entire job and have to spend extra time removing the cracked chalking that is just a few months old. I'm not sure which brand to use the second time but it won't be Dap. Anything has got to be better then this garbage!

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