The windows and doors of houses are often overlooked by most homeowners and residents. These outcomes only become a concern when there is a glass breakage or break-in. And yet, even when these openings are not damaged, it is essential to caulk them. Discover the many advantages of caulking your home.
Optimizing the energy efficiency of the home
In a context of environmental preservation, issues related to the efficient management of energy are at the heart of the concerns. The fact is that the resources available to humanity tend towards their total exhaustion. As a result, energy consumption is becoming more and more expensive for households. It then becomes essential to turn to energy-saving solutions. One of them is residential caulking.
When the various air entry and outlet points of your home are caulked, the energy consumption (electricity and gas) decreases. Indeed, you will only really consume the energy you need for indoor heating.
Thanks to the energy reduction it allows, residential caulking has a great impact on your heating budget. Your electricity or gas bills will decrease drastically. Note that the caulking of your home must be entrusted to professionals such as those of Calfeutrage Élite. This makes it possible to be sure of the effectiveness of the installed device.
Have a constant indoor comfort
On the other hand, window caulking helps create a comfortable interior. And this remains unchanged, regardless of the season (winter and summer). In reality, in winter, cold air will have a hard time seeping into your home through the windows and caulked exits.
In summer, the air conditioning produced in the rooms of your home will not be able to escape. In total, the interior comfort of your home will never be affected by seasonal variations. Thermal insulation is reinforced at all times.
Protecting your real estate investment
Buying or building a house is making a significant investment. You agree with us that this investment must be protected. However, depending on the seasons and where it is located, a house is exposed more or less to bad weather. The most dangerous element for a home is moisture.
Indeed, when moisture seeps into the house, it attacks everything it can affect. Result: it will occur in places in your home, the formation of mold and fungi. As you know, mold is never good for your health. Adults and children who live in a mold-invaded home will be prone to respiratory problems.
Moisture attacks the walls of the interior of the house. They then begin to crumble. Moisture also attacks the frame of the house. By the way, it seeps into the beams to affect their strength gradually. It is then the entire structure of your home that is endangered. It is therefore essential to do a total residential caulking .
Note that the caulking must be changed regularly. Generally, the device lasts on average 5 years. This means that you have to inspect it from time to time to see if in the meantime it has detached. Moreover, if you notice an increase in your energy consumption compared to what you usually consume, carry out a caulking inspection. Calfeutrage Élite will take care of accompanying you in this context.
Valuing your property
Every owner is concerned about the valuation of his property. This is especially true when considering putting the property on the market in order to sell it. One of the methods of home valuation is to do residential caulking.
A house in which moisture and air regularly infiltrate degrades rapidly. It then loses value. And to make it more habitable, you will be forced to carry out renovation work. Which will cost you more than doing window caulking and door caulking earlier. Did you know that clogging can protect the foundation of your building from the inside? And yet, it’s true.
All these reasons make that at Calfeutrage Élite, we make it a point of honor on the training of our technicians. Holder of an RBQ License, the company proudly provides its residential caulking services throughout Greater Montreal. We use sealants of excellent quality. In this way, we are sure that the caulking will last for several years. They are resistant to both air and moisture, but above all guarantee the thermal insulation of the house. Mold fails to grow there, because it is waterproof.