Window and Skylight Reseal

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Window and Skylight Reseal is normally performed when the joints around the windows or the joints  from the window frame to glass are deteriorating and need to be re-caulked or re-glazed (also known as resealed).

Re-caulking means that the building caulk joints are deteriorated and will need to be cut out and re-caulked using either a urethane sealant or a silicone sealant.

Re-glazing means that the window frame to glass joints are deteriorated and will need to be cut out and resealed/re-glazed using, normally a silicone sealant.

Caulking and glazing should last about ten to twenty years depending on the material, application, and warranties.

When should you Reseal?
  • When there is loose caulking materials
  • Where caulking is split from the masonry and/or adjacent material
  • Where cracks appear in the caulk joint
  • Where air pockets (bubbles) appear in the caulking material