How To Apply Silicone

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Using Dunlop Coloured Silicone

  • Flexible sealant for use in joints such as wall and floor joints, tiled surface and bench tops, bath edges, cupboards, splashbacks and movement joints.
  • Adheres to ceramic tiles, glass, enamel, aluminium, granite, porcelain and sanitary acrylics.
  • Suitable for indoor and outdoor use, Dunlop Coloured Silicone is waterproof, contains a fungicide to fight mould and is suitable for use in showers.


Step 1

Ensure joints and surfaces are dry, clean and free from grease, soap and water.

Step 2

Trim end nozzle to obtain correct bead width and place cartridge applicator in caulking gun.

Step 3

Apply sealant in steady continuous bead ensuring good contact with both sides of the joint. Tool off with a moistened spatula to finish the joint smoothly before a skin forms.

Step 4

If the silicone has dried on the surface, clean with white spirit solvent to soften the silicone then scrape off with a blade.

Handy Hints

  • Select a Dunlop Coloured Silicone that matches your Dunlop Coloured Grout and complements your tiles.