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Dow Corning Sealant White

Dow Corning Sealant White
Average Customer Rating:
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Rating Breakdown 64 reviews
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63 of 64(98%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
Review 1 for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
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The best silicon
11 Sep 2014
By
, essex
"In my view, this is still the best silicon available on the market and at only £*** at Screwfix, it makes it great value for money too. I am a bathroom fitter so I tend to use a lot of it."
Review 2 for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
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Great stuff!
6 Sep 2014
By
, South Wales
"Easy to apply, even for an amateur! Masking tape around the area to be sealed, cut a SMALL hole in the nozzle at 45 degrees, keep even pressure on the cartridge gun. To smooth, use a bowl of water with a small amount of washing-up liquid mixed in it...dip your finger in the mixture, and smooth over. Remove the masking tape immediately. Doing this, I masked, sealed and unmasked an entire kitchen in about 15 minutes, and it looks great! Easy!"
Review 3 for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
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Great Sealer
6 Aug 2014
By
, Lurgan
"Does exactly as it says seals out water.Easy to use."
Review 4 for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
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Great stuff
4 Aug 2014
By
, York
"Bought this based on reviews. Very happy, seals well and sits quite quickly also. It does give off an odour but soon goes when dry (shows the power of the bacterial agent I suppose).
Would use again for definite.
Shower was available for use again some 4 hours later and seal looks good.
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Review 5 for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
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Can't beat this
26 Jul 2014
By
, West Mids
"The best for the job. Not black mould seems to build up on this stuff."
Review 6 for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
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very good silicon
20 Jul 2014
By
, devon
"i have used a number of different silicons when installing bathrooms but i have always found this to be the best"
Review 7 for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
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The only silicone to use
18 Jun 2014
By
, Essex
"I have been using this for a number of years now and swear by it. I have tried other brands but this is the best finish by far."
Review 8 for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
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Solid Product
8 Mar 2014
By
, Somerset
"quality and price balanced very well.
A good product.
I use this on all of my work. No problems yet."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 9 for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
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The best!
17 Dec 2013
By
, PE19 Cambs
"Flows well and is easy to "work".
The No-Nonsense product is okay for general use but I tend to use this in shower cubicles and around baths. Top product!
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 10 for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
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Dow Corning 785 Sanitary seala
22 Oct 2013
By
, Chesterfield
"Purchased this on the back of favourable reviews, goes on like a dream, if it performs as advertised it will be unbeatable."
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Needed a sealant that worked..
29 Sep 2013
By
, Salisbury
"....after trying an easy smooth sealant ( recommended for power showers!) around the outside of my shower enclosure and finding it leaked badly,I needed something that would seal the shower but was going to give me a neat finish.
Thanks to the advice given re washing up liquid/water spray, the job was easier than expected...I was too liberal with the spray to start with and found that dipping the smoothing tool into the solution,running it along the bead,wiping off excess then re dipping the tool did the job.
First shower last night...no leaks...would recommend this product ever time.
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 12 for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
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Not drastic just mastik
23 Sep 2013
By
, Bracknell
"I used this to reseal the waste on my toilet as the seal had crumbled and was leaking heavily. It takes just 5 minutes before you can work the sealant (i.e. make it smooth) and a further hour for it to fully set depending on the quantity used. My only concern is the smell of the sealant which is noticeable but I think this is because I had to use quite a large quantity to do the job. Still it will suffice until I can find a more permanent solution."
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Top Silicone
23 Jun 2013
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, Barry
"Best on market. Easy to use, and longevity of performance. Highly recommended."
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 14 for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
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Seems to be very good.
24 May 2013
By
, Edinburgh
"Used this for the first time last week. Seems to be as good as the reviews say. Can't give 5 stars for reliability until it has been tested for a few weeks. But so far so good."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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Best sealant ever
30 Apr 2013
By
, Portsmouth
"I have used many types of sealant to seal baths and showers and nothing is as good as the Dow Corning 785. It really does stick and is really easy to tool, it also keeps its colour.
OK it may cost more than other brands but it is worth every penny, I use nothing else. A great finish is achieved by applying the bead then spraying it and the surrounding contact surfaces with soapy water solution then using a simple ice lolly stick draw the bead. The excess sealant does not stick to the adjacent areas because of the soapy water, it just stays on the stick! A great tip from a professional tiler!
PS Because it sticks so well ........ removing excess when dry is hard work so avoid leaving excess to dry.
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Great Silicone
18 Apr 2013
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, Bristol
"Great product, applies easily and is hard wearing, smells a bit so make sure room is well ventilated."
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dow corning 785 white
15 Apr 2013
By
, Southampton
"Quality product, I use 785 silicone for a majority of my jobs. The only pity is the limited range of only clear or white! Come on Dow Corning, time to move with the times and catch up with the competition."
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Professional product
29 Mar 2013
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, Taunton
"I have switched over to DC products on recommendation from colleague and have been very pleased with results. The extra cost is definitely seen in better usability and overall finish, giving confidence in long term reliability of joints.
Not all silicone is the same and you certainly get what you pay for!
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THE ONLY SILICONE I WILL USE
16 Mar 2013
By
, Hamilton
"When it says "white", that's what this product is, not some semi-translucent hint of white that darker gaps show through. This product gives good filling and coverage, has the perfect curing time to make application and cleanup easy, and is a good compromise between strength and flexibility. The screwfix price, which is half what most other large DIY warehouses charge for the same product, makes it cheap enough to use for all jobs rather than choosing a "budget" sealant for some jobs and this "premium" one for others."
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You get what you pay for
24 Feb 2013
By
, Epsom Surrey
"Having used several sanitary sealents over the years I still keep going back to DOW. I fitted out a bathroom four years ago and round the floor it was sealed with a named sealant but inside the shower unit the sealent then srtarted to peel,after about 6 months, then dod with Dow and still as good as new. The white is brilliant white and still looks great.
Worth he extra when you want that top finish.
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