White Silicone Sealant going "immediately" yellow


Postby belpernews » Fri Aug 29, 2008 11:54 am

Hi!

I'm hoping someone can help me. I recently moved into an apartment where the white silicone sealant around the bath, shower, etc had patches of deep yellow in it. As this bothered me, I went ahead and removed it and resealed with fresh white silicone sealant. Within 3 days there is a definite yellowing happening in the same areas.

What could be causing this? Is there an alternative product I could use to avoid this happening in the future?

Many thanks in advance.
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Postby welsh brickie » Mon Sep 01, 2008 10:17 am

check the expire date.
If its in date sometimes you can get a faulty batch ,you will have to buy from another source
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Postby belpernews » Wed Sep 03, 2008 12:12 pm

[quote="welsh brickie"]check the expire date.
If its in date sometimes you can get a faulty batch ,you will have to buy from another source[/quote]

[code]Cheers Brickie - would that explain why it is going yellow in exactly the same areas as previously though? [/code]
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Postby ian1979 » Tue Sep 30, 2008 8:18 am

forever white is a good product, however even this will still discolour if the area in question is not COMPLETELY dry before application.
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Postby mdpmspitfire » Fri Nov 28, 2008 8:33 pm

use silicon with a fungicide and quality product like dow corning
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