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    • Sorting Out Caulks and Sealants

      Caulk/Sealant Products July 3, 2019 Sonia

      The caulk/sealant aisle at  the home center seems to expand on a weekly basis. There is a lot to choose from. For interior jobs, an acrylic caulk is the easiest type to apply, shape and clean up. Acrylic caulk doesn’t hold up to moisture exposure, however, so it shouldn’t be used outdoors. Acrylic caulk also lacks elasticity and hardens over […]

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    • Titebond WeatherMaster Ultimate MP GiveAway

      Caulk/Sealant Products July 2, 2019 chad

      Titebond WeatherMaster Ultimate MP – where the MP stands for Multi-Purpose.  This is a high-performance sealant – use in any weather, any place, wet or dry, hot or cold.  Unbeatable adhesion to metal: aluminum, sheet metal, flashing, and coated metal including Kynar™ and Hylar™ coated metals; and outstanding adhesion to  PVC, concrete, wood, masonry, vinyl, glass, plastic, steel, asphalt roofing […]

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    • 7 Tips To Weather-Seal Your House

      Caulk/Sealant Products August 7, 2018 Sonia

      By Tom Matthews A leaky house is a lot like having a leaky wallet. You pay good money to heat the home in the winter and to cool it during summer, so when the conditioned air escapes through leaks in the building envelope, that’s money down the drain. Here are a few tips to help keep the weather outside and […]

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    • Pro Tips for Caulk/Sealant Success

      Caulk/Sealant Products, Tool Reviews April 12, 2017 Sonia

                    By Tom Matthews Caulk products serve a number of functions around the home, but it all boils down to filling gaps. Whether you’re filling joints between two materials for aesthetic reasons or you’re filling gaps in your home to prevent air or water infiltration, the application of the product is usually done in […]

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    • Caulk Check

      Caulk/Sealant Products August 17, 2015 Sonia

                    Caulks are used to seal joints for a decorative finish, to seal joints to prevent water intrusion, or both. When it comes to sealing joints in crown molding or to weatherproofing windows, choosing the right caulk/sealant product is the first order of business. Caulk/Sealant Selection Silicone sealants have long been the staple for […]

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    • Sealing Tile and Grout

      Caulk/Sealant Products, Projects July 7, 2015 Sonia

                    Keep it Clean Longer By Rob Robillard I’m a remodeling contractor in the Northeast and can tell you that most bathroom remodelers do not take the time to seal tile grout for their customers. I could speculate why, and I’d probably point to a missing level of professionalism, ignorance, communication and cost—but that’s […]

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