The main function of a sealant agent is to prevent movement of air and water in openings and joints. They are an integral part of building protection. By minimizing air leakage, we at Gemstone Tilling makes sure your home is energy efficient. This is where caulking comes to the picture. A barrier against air, water, moisture, smoke and dust transmission is coating. The main difference between a caulk and a sealant is the material grade. Many factors, including environmental conditions, determine the type of sealant used in a home project. Our experts will make sure your house is perfect in all aspects.
Silicone is one of the most commonly used sealants in expanding and contracting areas. The latter acts as a barrier against air and water passage mainly between the tiles and the bath seals. Unlike caulk, you cannot paint over silicone based sealants. Silicone sealants have excellent joints mobility and are more flexible so they can be used both indoors and outdoors on almost any surface you want. The first choice of sealants in high - rise buildings are silicone sealants.