As a homeowner, you know that you need to perform some maintenance in order to be able to have as much comfort as you can when you’re at home. One of these maintenance operations that you need to make is re-caulk your windows. But why is this so important?
Windows are one part of your home that you just tend to neglect. After all, and unless the glass cracks or breaks, you should have nothing to worry about. However, that is not that easy. Continue reading “Why Is It Important To Re-caulk Your Windows?”
Preparing a home for the market can seem like a full-time job — without the paycheck. While upgrades can increase your home’s value and speed up its sale, it’s easy to spend more on home improvement than you will recoup when you sell.
Caulk is used to create a waterproof or insulating seal between building materials. Examples where caulk is used to fill a gap include: between a tub and tile, countertop and backsplash, or window and frame. Although applications may seem similar, the key to a successful seal is to make sure you use the correct caulk for the job.
A well-done caulking job can protect your home against moisture intrusion, drafts and heat leakage for many years. Completing this task now will make the transition to “cool season-mode” much easier.
Before you begin, consider these common caulking mistakes so you can be sure to avoid them.