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    Sealing skirted bathtub

    There are plenty of tutorials for sealing/caulking bathtubs. However, my bathtub has a kind of skirting around its edge, as in picture: How do I go about that? Should I caulk both edges? I plan to use standard silicone, would that be good for both? Is there any particular I should keep in mind...
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    Using teflon tape on non-tapered joint

    Hi all, First time on the forum as I've just started getting more into DIY plumbing. Question: From my research, teflon tape improves seals on tapered fittings by lubricating and thus allowing a tighter fit—not (at least primarily) by acting as a taper itself. Right? I just bought a...