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Failed Caulking Leads To Window Leaks

At SFW Painting, we’ve come to recognize that a good majority of window leaks are not due to the windows themselves but due to what surrounds them – the caulking. Proper caulking is often overlooked in routine home maintenance, which is vital for sealing out the various elements that can lead to leaks. Our approach to exterior painting includes a thorough assessment of your home’s caulking, particularly around windows, as part of our comprehensive service.

The Common Culprit: Old, Cheap, or Poorly Installed Caulking

Window leaks are often due to compromised caulking. Caulking is the sealing material around window frames to prevent water, air, and pests from entering your home. Over time, caulking can deteriorate due to weather exposure, temperature fluctuations, and general wear and tear, leading to leaks. These leaks not only let in moisture but can also increase energy bills and create a pathway for pests.

Our Solution: New, BASF MasterSeal NP 1 Caulking Installed By Professionals

Our expertise goes beyond the brush; we understand that good painting isn’t just about the paint. When we embark on a painting project, especially exterior work, our skilled team pays close attention to the condition of the caulking. We know that painting over faulty caulking is only a temporary fix, akin to putting a band-aid on a wound that needs stitches. Instead, we address the root of the problem.

This meticulous approach to caulking, a critical yet often undervalued aspect of painting, sets us apart. We ensure that all caulking is inspected before any paint is applied and, if necessary, replaced. This guarantees a better painting outcome and enhances the overall integrity of your home’s exterior, safeguarding it against future leaks and damages.

Expert Application for Maximum Protection

At SFW Painting, we don’t just address the symptoms – we provide lasting solutions. We use BASF MasterSeal NP 1, a premium caulking product known for its durability and flexibility. This high-quality sealant adheres to most construction materials, creating a weather-tight seal that protects against water leaks. Using this top-tier product ensures the repair is effective, offering you peace of mind and saving future costs on repeat repairs.

Our skilled professionals are trained in the precise application of BASF MasterSeal NP 1. Proper application is crucial; even the best products can only succeed if applied correctly. Our team ensures that the old, ineffective caulking is completely removed, the area is thoroughly cleaned, and the new caulking is applied seamlessly for optimal protection.

Addressing the Aftermath: Carpentry and Trim Repair

Sometimes, window leaks can lead to more significant issues, such as rot in the window trim. Moisture infiltration over time can cause wooden trim to decay, affecting your home’s aesthetics and compromising its structural integrity. Our team at SFW Painting is equipped to handle these situations as well. All our painters are also skilled carpenters, capable of repairing or replacing damaged window trims. This dual expertise makes us a one-stop solution for your window leak issues, ensuring that both the cause and the consequences of window leaks are efficiently managed.

We Repair Leaking Windows

Window leaks can be a nuisance but don’t always signal a significant problem. With SFW Painting, you have a reliable partner who uses the best materials, like BASF MasterSeal NP 1 caulking and offers skilled craftsmanship in both painting and carpentry. Whether it’s resealing your windows or repairing damaged trim, we’ve got you covered. Reach out to us for comprehensive solutions that protect and enhance your home.

About SFW Painting

SFW Painting is committed to delivering excellence in home maintenance and repair. Our expertise extends beyond painting, covering carpentry, and sealing solutions to ensure your home is safe, secure, and visually appealing. For all your home repair and maintenance needs, trust SFW Painting – where quality and reliability are our top priorities. Contact us today for a FREE estimate.