Ten Reasons Why You Should Maintain Caulking and Sealants On Your Properties

Ten reasons why you should maintain caulking and sealants on your properties

Having a professional commercial caulking contractor applying and maintaining your caulking and sealants goes a long way in ensuring your building remains stable and retains its value. This is because you prevent leaks which affect the structural stability as well as the health and sanitation levels of the house. Here are ten reasons why you should maintain the condition of your caulking and sealants:

1. Seal gaps in the building

For strength and proper house conditions you need an airtight and water tight building. This can only be achieved by caulking and sealants. Sealants and caulking close all the gaps in between the spaces of the building achieving your needs for tightness.

2. Energy efficiency

Using caulking and sealants can save you energy bills by up to 25%. A professional contractor can help you seal all leaks, drafts and gaps in your structure with proper caulking or using sealants. This ensures all the heat produced by your HVAC does not escape thus reducing the amount of energy required to heat the house.

3. Use on a variety of surfaces

Caulks and sealants are made of different substances allowing them to suit a wide range of surfaces. This makes them the best solution for the gaps since from the wide selection you will find one that perfectly works with your surfaces at home.

4. Preventing mildew

Mildew can be a very costly inconvenience to get rid of. Mildew and mold get into the house through moisture intrusion from outside through the gaps. The danger of these two is the damage they can cause on materials as well as the health implications especially to allergic occupants of the building.

5. Controlling pests

Cockroaches, rats, termites and other pests can cause serious damage to your house material and other utilities. They also dirty the house and some may harbor disease causing germs. They access the house and parts of it through the gaps and leaks of the house. Caulking and sealants can help you prevent or eradicate the pests’ infestation problem.

6. Increasing home value

If you are planning to sell the building then one of the best ways to increase and maintain its value is investing in caulking and sealants. It provides stability protection to the building, prevents damage and saves the buyer from going through the expense of applying them.

7. Water damage

Water leaking through the gaps especially after ice and snow melts in early spring can cause extensive damage to the floor, walls, furniture and ceiling. This can be easily prevented by proper caulking and sealing.

8. Noise control

By closing the gaps, you control the noise coming into your house allowing you to have a quiet time. Caulking and sealants provide adequate proofing reducing the number of sound distractions you are exposed to.

9. Air quality

The humidity in the house is controlled as well as the prevention of allergens like mildew and mold. There is less infiltration by a range of pollutants and contaminants. This provides enough comfort for the people in the building.

10. Money saving

In the end commercial caulking Toronto and sealants save money in a number of ways. There is little spent on renovation due to damages of water or mildew and mold. You do not spend money treating allergic reactions and you have lower energy bills.

Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today.
Aline Chahine
Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today. Highlights Aline founded Architecture Lab in 2008 Lead editor of dan | dailyarchnews since 2019 Founded and Creative Director of DesignRaid Licensed architect with creative sales and marketing experience Experience As full-fledged architect, Aline's background involved a great deal of research that lead to the creation of Architecture Lab as an online database of exemplary design. Her experience snowballed into founding two architecture platforms, Architecture Lab and DesignRaid. Education Aline received USEK’s Master of Architecture in 2004 and BA in English from the University of Toronto
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