To optimize the thermal comfort of your home, it is essential to limit energy losses and moisture infiltration. To achieve this, it is important to seal the edges of the windows using a suitable sealant. Window caulking is a highly efficient operation in this context. It can also be done by oneself. To have well-sealed window contours, it is necessary to avoid certain bad practices during
How to easily remove worn caulking from your windows?
Is the caulking of your window worn out? It would be interesting to replace it with another. At stake is the optimization of the isolation of your living space. Before changing thermos window, it is necessary to remove upstream, the caulking. There are simple and easy techniques to achieve this. Here's how. Be well equipped Changing a window cold cut is an easy task in itself, but you have to
Caulking, a preventive against infestations
A dwelling with good insulation is a dwelling where comfort and security reign. Good thermal insulation prevents cold from entering your home during the winter. Also, during the summer you can enjoy the mild temperature of your interior. Nevertheless, insulation doesn't just solve your temperature problems. It also helps keep pests away from your home. A poorly insulated dwelling is therefore
The caulking joint: what is the interest and how to take advantage of it?
The waterproofing of buildings is of great importance. Different materials are used as insulation for homes. In Greater Montreal and many other regions, caulking is more popular because of its many advantages. It provides real benefits. Caulking seals are also very effective in providing great sealing. Discover all the interest of caulking joints and take advantage of good indications to make it
Should you replace your thermos windows?
Because of their many advantages, thermos windows are popular in many Canadian homes. Indeed, these windows offer better thermal insulation and enhance the safety of homes, especially for those who choose to install a double glazing model. However, despite their significant advantages, these windows lose their effectiveness over time and the fogs that appear making the view outside impossible. In
Should you insulate your front door?
Like all openings, the front door is an access for fresh air and noise. It is therefore necessary to ensure that it benefits from very good sound and thermal insulation in order to avoid any inconvenience. Caulking is the most suitable solution to insulate your front door. To do this, it is necessary to call on our company(Calfeutrage-Elite),because we have the expertise to solve this kind of
Why replace the exterior sealants in your condominium?
Caulking a condominium is a maintenance point that you should think about most often. When you acquire newly or already live in a condominium, you should keep in mind that real estate is a substantial and profitable investment. For example, you can decide to sell it, but if it is in poor condition, you risk reselling your property at a lower price than normal. This is one of the reasons why it is
Are your windows foggy? What is going on?
You are very often bothered by the presence of fog on your windows and you do not know how to get rid of it. Well! This is a problem due to condensation in the windows. To solve it, you don't need to change the windows. All you need to do is adopt a few basic practices and benefit from a professional quality caulking service. Why the fog on your windows? Condensation is a natural
Insulating your home with polyurethane foam: good or bad practice
A type of polymer exploited in solid or foam format, polyurethane has won the hearts of people looking for effective, durable and manageable insulation. Whether thermally or acoustically, this material brings high satisfaction. It has a positive impact on energy bills and the quality of life on a daily basis. Will this insulation really be useful for those who adopt it? Here is a summary of these
Caulk your home in anticipation of the Quebec summer
Caulking is a technique used to strengthen the tightness of open spaces in a house. The purpose of this operation is to prevent the entry of heat, especially in the summer period. That said, Quebec is experiencing a rather dense summer period. Caulking is therefore a necessity to preserve your home from heat. In this article, we are going to give you some information on the subject. Caulking your
Home caulking work, 3 important tips to remember
In recent years, more and more households have been experiencing problems of heat loss. As a reminder, it is more precisely all heat loss in a house. This increases the heating bill, but not only. It can also harm the health of occupants. It is therefore essential to remedy this quickly. It is important to note that there is no need to insulate your home if your home has air leaks. If you plan to
What kind of caulking should you use on the outside of your home?
In Montreal and around the world, home openings play a key role in the comfort you'll enjoy at home. This means that when your doors and windows are no longer in good condition, you should think about caulking them with, for example, an emphasis on the outside. Only, there are different types of caulking. Indeed, it is fundamental to know the kind of caulking you should opt for when dealing with
5 popular types of degradation under construction
Time always ends up being right about everything under the sun. In this case, over the years, the houses change their physical and aesthetic appearance. Homeowners are then concerned about the work that this would entail. The same is true for people who are thinking of buying one. Indeed, when you have a house 30 years of age or older, you should expect if you do nothing, to see your home
Caulking work: a long-term saving!
Caulking is a very common practice in Canada to clog doors and windows. Apart from these two openings, this process also seals the holes and cracks found in homes. It is, therefore, an approach that aims to take advantage of the efforts to seal the thermal envelope in order to avoid air leakage and insulation. Indeed, to solve these various escape problems, the company Calfeutrage Elite puts at
Emergency caulking and resumption of construction in Quebec
The coronavirus outbreak has forced our country, our province, to stop all economic activities declared non-essential for health security purposes that are well understood by the public. The situation in Quebec allows for a gradual resumption of construction sites. The Legault government is proposing an action plan for the gradual reopening of certain areas of activity,