A silicone sealant, or caulk, is a heavy-duty and gel-like adhesive used for construction Due to its flexibility and durability, silicone sealant has been in use for a very long time and its primary goal is the same: to keep moisture or air from getting in or out. It seals the gaps between two surfaces or materials in the strongest and most efficient way possible.
Unlike other adhesives, silicone keeps its elasticity. Silicone sealants are commonly used to seal windows and sliding glass doors, as they provide a water-resistant seal that maintains a strong hold against harsh weather conditions.
Silicone caulks are powerful, easy-to-use sealants that are appropriate for countless applications. flexible and stable, most silicone caulks are highly resistant to weather, temperature, water, and chemicals, making them versatile for indoor and outdoor use.
100% silicone caulk is waterproof, shrink-proof and it will last more than 20 years. Silicone sealants do not suffer any damages with the radiation of UV rays, humidity or contamination created by particles or harmful gases.
The silicone caulk doesn’t change its color and it doesn’t crack. It’s important to notice that sliding glass doors are exposed to different movements and vibrations for example:
For all these reasons, the silicone assures tightness on the perimeter of a sliding glass door.
If you feel the seals of your windows and doors are compromised or deteriorated please feel free to contact Impact Glass Services for a free inspection and estimate.