Window Caulk Failures

Mark Meshulam is an expert witness and consultant for caulk failures. Since caulk is usually the primary means of sealing elements of a window system together and to the surrounding condition, caulk failures are often part of a window leakage problem. Email me for a great caulking contractor at mark@chicagowindowexpert.com To the uninitiated, caulk is gooey stuff you buy in a tube at Home Depot…

Bad Window Replacement: Top 10 Installer Screw-ups: Bad Window Caulk (Part 2)

Bad Window Replacement: Top 10 Installer Screw-ups: Bad Window Caulk When good windows happen to bad installers who don’t know how to caulk Part 2, continued from Part 1 #6. Bad window caulk: Joints too tight! Caulk is supposed to be a permanently flexible material that can stretch and contract when the substrates move, such as when an aluminum window frame shrinks in cold weather.…

Window Sealant Failure

Mark Meshulam is an expert witness and consultant for window sealant failures. Since sealant (caulk) is usually the primary means of sealing elements of a window system together and to the surrounding condition, sealant failures are often part of a window leakage problem. Email me for a great caulking contractor at mark@chicagowindowexpert.com To the uninitiated, sealant is gooey stuff you buy in a tube at…

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