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Caulking Repair and Removal

Maverick provides caulking to both new construction and maintenance to existing projects in need of repair.  This is to include caulking of tilt up and CMU buildings, concrete paving joints, window systems, Non-rated concrete panel joints, Fire-rated concrete panel joints, Non-rated CMU joints, Fire-rated CMU joints, Sidewalk paving expansion joints, Decorative concrete paving expansion joints, EIFS joints, Pipe penetrations and scuppers, Stone veneer.


Our team of well trained and experienced professionals specialize in the installation of caulking and joint systems designed to prevent a myriad of water intrusion and deterioration problems.  Proper caulking, especially between dissimilar building elements, can protect your valuable assets and prevent costly liabilities.
Sealants are used to seal joints and openings in various architectural applications, which include:

 

 

What may seem to be a simple and mundane re-caulking job on the exterior elevations of a high-rise structure is, in fact, a complex combination of different products and application methods designed to seal the building envelope.


Maverick will assess your building, analyzing existing leakage from both window and door openings.  We will look for structural cracking, failure of joint materials, and porosity of the vertical walls.  This will allow us to determine the work necessary to properly seal the building.

 
There is both a science and an art to successful completion of a functional sealant joint.  We take into consideration the joint design, adhesion and compatibility testing while planning installation.  Sealants cannot make up for poor substrate conditions or improper or poor joint design. They must have:  Proper joint design especially for joints that experience movement.


Selection of a durable sealant product appropriate for its function and environmental exposure
Proper sealant, sealant backing, and joint filler installation.

 

Common Problems

Sealants are often the least thought about and contribute the lowest percentage to a project’s overall cost (less than 1%); however, they can become a serious problem and account for expensive damage if not sealed right the first time.

Long-term remedies pay for themselves many times over and should be the manner necessary to approach a project.

 

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