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Improved ALEX PLUS® and ALEX FAST DRY® Caulk

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DAP® Meets the Needs of Professional Painters with Improved ALEX PLUS® and ALEX FAST DRY® Caulk

Making the Brands Professional Painters Prefer Even Better

(BALTIMORE – June 11, 2015) – DAP Products Inc., a leader in the home improvement and construction products industry, announces enhanced formulations for its ALEX PLUS® and ALEX FAST DRY® acrylic latex caulk products. Already the trusted and preferred brand by professional painters, DAP improved their leading brand of acrylic caulk to meet the needs of these customers.

Professional painters understand that using caulk as part of a paint job provides better results and reduces the risk of callbacks, yet they want products that are versatile and easy to use, saving them time on the job. DAP understands these needs, and improved the formulations for ALEX FAST DRY and ALEX PLUS to provide faster dry times, better adhesion to a wider variety of surfaces, and greater durability.

“The product development team at DAP is continually working to make residential and commercial painters’ jobs easier, cleaner, and long lasting,” said Jennifer Johnson, group product director at DAP.

alex fast dryDAP ALEX FAST DRY Acrylic Latex Caulk Plus Silicone is specifically formulated to meet the demanding needs of professional painters and deliver outstanding paint finish results. It can be brush painted 20 minutes after application or spray-painted immediately, so the job gets finished faster. This durable, flexible caulk is resistant to cracking and dirt pick up, providing a smooth surface for excellent paint adhesion. Also, it won’t discolor or “shine” through paint, creating a clean finish. ALEX FAST DRY offers all-purpose versatility with adhesion to a wide variety of surfaces and is easy to apply and tool.  It is low in odor, cleans up easily with water and is backed by a 50-year guarantee. Available in white in a 10.1 fl. oz. standard cartridge size and a 5.5 fl. oz. squeeze tube.

DAP ALEX PLUS All Purpose Acrylic Latex Caulk Plus Silicone, America’s number one selling brand of alex pluscaulk, is paintable in just 30 minutes. It contains silicone additives for greater flexibility and adhesion to a wide variety of surfaces and it shrinks less* for a durable, waterproof seal that won’t crack or shine through paint. It is easy to apply and tool, low in odor and cleans up easily with water. It is backed by a 40-year guarantee. Available in white in a 10.1 fl. oz. standard cartridge size and a 5.5 fl. oz. squeeze tube.

To find locations for purchase, visit the “Where to Buy” section of the DAP website at

About DAP Products Inc.

DAP manufactures reliable, long-lasting products for contractors and DIYers. Headquartered in Baltimore, Md., DAP is a leading manufacturer of caulks, sealants, adhesives, insulating foam, spackling, glazing and other general patch and repair products. For more information about DAP products and applications, visit our website at

* Compared to DAP® ALEX® Painter’s Caulk


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