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Silicone gets a lot of talk. You’ll find contractors who either love it and use it religiously or hate it for its tricky application prep and cure time. While silicone can be stickier and tougher than traditionally-used latex products and is often considered the go-to for waterproof caulk, it can malfunction in a number of ways that have contractors everywhere scratching their heads–or expending hours of precious time during reapplication.

To help ease the challenges of finding the right sealant, we want to present some alternatives to the infamous silicone. This article will dive into a few reasons why silicone might not be your best bet and we will discuss a better waterproof caulk alternative for your next job.

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As a contractor, it can be difficult to find a balance between performance and productivity. Water-based sealants are very easy to use on siding and other exterior surfaces – but can they provide the quality you’re looking for? The answer is yes, but you’ll need to find the best exterior caulk for the job.

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Roof leaks? No thanks. This month, we have a fun story courtesy of one of our resident paid geeks (aka Senior Chemist) Jim Barnes about an unconventional roof leak fix, along with a shameless plug for our Through the Roof!® roof and gutter sealant, just in time for fall and winter storms to hit.

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In this month’s “Here to Help!”, we’re sharing our best caulking secrets.

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Call us crazy, but we’re betting this troublesome trio probably wasn’t part of the vision when you imagined your dream log home. Good news! Protecting your log home dream is possible. Check out this month’s “Here to help!” article for tips on how to save money, protect your home, and prevent big-time headaches!

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It’s a bold claim:
Sashco’s Through the Roof!® lasts at least 20 times longer
than roof asphalt and roof cement.

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Roof asphalt is ugly and doesn't work. Roof asphalt (roof cement) is just plain ugly, and it doesn’t work.

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We hear you: Lexel® and Through the Roof!® are sticky.

An example of stringy caulking An example of stringy caulking. Look familiar?

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When it comes to caulks and sealants, what does “clear” usually mean?

Lexel is the clearest of them all. Sashco’s all-new Lexel cartridge really shows who is the clearest of them all.

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Does this sound familiar? “I have sealed this same leak four times with roofing tar and each time, the leak returns.”

Time to fix that nagging roof leak for good. Has a roof leak ruined your morning coffee? Time to fix it for good.

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What is a Leed Certified Building LEED Logo USGBC

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