caulked


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having cracks and crevices stopped up with a filler

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For a successful and lasting caulked joint, first make sure both of the opposite surfaces are clean and free of loose material.
Stucco cladding with caulked windows deflected bulk water effectively.
Workers removing PCB-containing sealant between concrete blocks in a Swedish building found that they could remove 99% of the PCB by cutting and grinding away the caulking material, as well as a few millimeters of the concrete surrounding the caulked joints (Sundahl et al.
Caulked joints should have a concave shape, with thick sides to ensure good adhesion and a thinner middle to allow the joint to expand and contract.
Since improperly caulked areas can cause so many problems, it is important to use the right product for the job at hand.
Instead, water is leaking through surface penetrations, around flashings at architectural details, and past caulked joints around window and door openings (often the only thing standing between a dry wall and a bad reputation).
Additional insulation has been added in buildings to cut heat loss, windows have been caulked and sealed, and designed to prevent opening.
After they were hung, I caulked all the gaps between the trim and the uneven wall surfaces with white caulk.
Even if you've never caulked before, you'll be able to lay a nice, steady bead by squeezing the sides together.
You may need to use two hands or even a wrench to unscrew them if the spout was caulked.
The second, forming and soldering a custom piece to fit the corner (shown below), is the best because it doesn't leave any potential leak spots (at the caulked gaps).
The leak wasn't from the roof of my 12-year-old home, but rather from a caulked joint in the plumbing vent.