05-20-2005, 02:54 PM
Join Date: Jan 2005
Originally Posted by bharada
The putty-like substance is called joint compound or pipe dope. You can get it in the plumbing department in any hardware store.
Teflon tape is less messy to apply, but way more expensive to use in the long run. A yogurt-sized contained of joint compound will last for years...or until you forget to cover it and it stats to dry up and harden.
Ah, thanks. I'll look for it the next time I swing by the local home improvement stores.