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DryDex® Dry Time Indicator Spackling

  • Best For:
  • Wall & Ceiling

DAP DryDex Spackling, America's #1 seller, contains a patented Dry Time Indicator causing the product to change color when optimum dry time is achieved. It goes on pink and turns white when dry! This unique feature is the indicator that it is ready to sand and paint.

Key Features
  • DAP
    America's #1 Seller
  • DAP
    Dry Time Indicator
  • DAP
    No Priming Required
  • DAP
    Won't Sink or Shrink


  • Details
  • SKU Code Unit Size Color Dimensions (in.) Weight Case Pack Cases/Pallet
    7079871162 71160 237 ML PINK/WHITE 10.25x6.88x3.75 6.56 lbs. 6 242
    7079871164 71164 946 ML PINK/WHITE 15x10x5.25 24.93 lbs. 6 96
    7079872337 72337 162 ML WHITE 10.5x4.5x10.5 8.75 lbs. 12 99
    7079872347 72347 3.78 L PINK/WHITE 16x8x8.25 32.86 lbs. 2 75


  • Technical Data
  • How do I tell if it is dry?

    With DryDex Spackling, as soon as the color of your repair goes from pink to white and you don’t see any pink tones, it is dry. You can always touch the surface to see if it is dry and if your sandpaper starts to become clogged with spackling, wait and let the repair dry longer before sanding to a smooth finish.

    Why would I use a heavyweight spackling, like DryDex over a lightweight spackling?

    Unlike lightweight spackling, that is only ideal for smaller holes and dents in drywall, heavyweight spackling, such as DryDex, can be used on all size repairs. Whether you’re filling a small nail hole or a large hole in the wall that requires a wall repair patch, DryDex can complete the job.

    When does spackling need to be painted?

    Spackling should always be painted. It is not recommended that spackling be used on its own without painting and for exterior applications, a good quality, exterior-grade paint is recommended.

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