Caulking & Sealants Services Chicago, IL
Our commercial caulking services range from repairing control joints with silicone caulking to wet glazing curtain wall windows. We have experience replacing silicone caulking as well as urethane caulking. Our commercial caulkers are trained in order to effectively access a variety of difficult areas and tool caulking to perfection.
Control Joint Caulking Services Chicago, IL
Replacing control joint caulking on commercial structures is just one of the many maintenance procedures required in order to preserve the exterior envelope of the building.
Control joints are degraded by weathering and will last 5 to 30 years depending on the type of sealant used, the movement the joint is subjected to, the amount of exposure which the joint receives, and also the type of building material. We typically recommend replacing expired control joints with silicone caulking due to its extended life expectancy when compared to urethane caulking. We believe that this extended life expectancy, and a variety of other factors, make silicone a far superior product for the exterior facade of commercial properties.
We recommend completely removing expired control joints, and the installation of a new backer rod, instead of skim coating over expired control joints. This helps to create the correct width to length ratio for the newly installed caulking and maximize the amount of elongation for the joints. A better range of elongation typically results in longer-lasting caulking joints, which ultimately results in increased lifespan for the sealant, and decreased caulking costs for the property owner. Call us today so that we can discuss your expectations for a control joint caulking business, and we can show you the ways in which we are ready to exceed your expectations.
Wet Glazing Curtain Walls & Window Systems Services Chicago, IL
Water often enters commercial structures through voids in the window systems. Expired window gaskets should be replaced with silicone caulking in order to provide a permanent seal on the window system. We can provide wet glazing services on new and existing structures in order to meet your wet glazing needs. Our wet glazing services are tailored to meet your demands for a commercial wet glazing business.
We have experience wet glazing a variety of curtain wall and window system installations. Wet glazing can repair skylight leaks, and other types of water intrusion problems associated with voids in the window system.
We offer a variety of waterproofing services for your property, including:
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