Speedy Seal. One or two days is too long to wait for caulk to dry, especially in live-in remodeling situations. DAP's Kwik Seal 3.0 forms a tough skin quickly, the company says, making showers and sinks fully useable within three hours. It contains Microban to help fight stain- and odor-causing organisms. A 9.8-ounce tube costs $4.75. DAP, 800/543-3840, www.dap.com

Remain Flexible. Roofs are always moving, whether because of wind, precipitation, or temperature changes. Sashco's Through the Roof sealant remains flexible over time, says the maker, helping to prevent cracks from forming as a result of the movement. The clear, paintable caulk has a skin time of 30 minutes and a cure time of one week, and comes...

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