Flexible caulking is essential to seal critical areas of a building that are subject to movement, as movement cracks traditional mortar. Caulking compounds are flexible and adhesive.
Areas where caulking should replace mortar include:
The performance of any caulking compound is contingent on its method of installation. Proper joint preparation is essential and usually includes the removal of old compounds.
These steps are a typical application:
Selection of caulking depends upon the surface. Urethanes, polysuphides, silicones and other synthetic rubber compounds all have high performance and durability if properly installed.
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