What is the issue?Manufacturers and suppliers of teak deck caulking recommend using a flexible putty knife to smooth out freshly squeeze-out caulking.
Why address this?New caulk tends to stick to the blade of the knife and is just as likely to be dragged out of a seam as to be pushed down into it.
How to address this?Cut a potato in half and use its flat face to level the caulk. Caulk will not stick to the wet face of the potato.
With thanks to:Geoffrey, s/v Katinka
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