caulking caulking  /ˈkɔ kɪŋ/


  • (n) a waterproof filler and sealant that is used in building and repair to make watertight


  1. That can be as simple as insulating pipes and ducts, caulking doors and windows and otherwise weatherizing our homes to avoid heating our attics and the outdoors.
  2. Assad's team used traditional caulking, the sere bark of the paper tree, but it proved leaky, so they switched to standard marine waterproofing.
  3. By caulking seams, using multi-pane windows and packing walls with insulation, building owners can halve fuel needs for heating and cooling.


  1. BSC students help Turkey Creek Preserve become more energy efficient (photo gallery)

    Students from Birmingham-Southern College got some hands-on experience with energy efficiency. As part of a service-learning project, they worked to modernize the visitor's center at the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve in Pinson by caulking windows, weatherstripping and otherwise sealing the...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Birmingham News

  2. “Giving Up the Ghost” by Mary Logue

    So far: Wendy realizes she has been neglecting the cabin. After the studio was built, we spent most of our summers up there. After putting in a better furnace, caulking every hole we could find, and replacing many of the windows, we started to stay on later in the season.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Weatherizing homes is focus of PB event

    Pine Bluff residents can learn today how to save money by weatherizing their homes with simple items such as caulking and window stripping.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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  1. "Let's green the ghetto first," Jones said during his testimony, drawing applause before adding that they should encourage young people to "put down those handguns and pick up those caulking guns."
    on Feb 28, 2009 By: Van Jones Source:

  2. "This morning we've been doing a lot of taping and bedding, and some painting. We've been caulking and anything and everything so we can finish the room so we can get started painting on the inside," says Ashley Simpson.
    on Jul 28, 2008 By: Ashlee Simpson Source: KXII-TV

  3. "I would recommend fundraising high enough to get the caulking," said McBean.
    on Apr 29, 2009 By: Marnie McBean Source: Toronto Star

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