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Fall Projects

Fall is here. And that means it’s just the right time to complete some projects with your Silicone Depot sealants. No longer are the days that you need a cooler of water next to you while you are working. Now, you can smell the ease in the air and get things done with a sense of relief. We have [...]

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How Does Overnight Shipping Actually Work?

Thanks to big companies like Amazon, the idea of the next day delivery is ingrained into our collective consciousness. But how often do you stop to wonder exactly how that new electronic goodie or must-have pair of sneakers got to you so fast? Usually people don’t spare a thought to the shipping process unless their product arrives late. But you [...]

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Most Influential Names in Contracting Today

The housing market is a wise investment right now,and that’s a sign of overall health in the contracting and home improvement sectors. These industries are growing each year through countless innovations and big projects. The best companies have the ability to influence the entire industry around them as smaller businesses strive to copy their successful practices. You might not think about [...]

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CAULK vs GROUT

Grouting and caulking are very similar activities. Both products are malleable materials that harden over time and both are commonly placed in bathrooms, particularly around tile. However, they are not interchangeable and treating them as such can lead to unwanted results. Grouting when you should caulk or caulking when you should grout may very well ruin your entire home improvement [...]

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Silicone & Tech: Keeping Your Life Together

Sometimes it seems as if our entire lives are held together with sealants. Silicone sealant in particular shows up all the time. Without silicone, your life would not run very smoothly. It is what keeps our bathrooms from erupting into gardens of mold, stops concrete from cracking and even lowers our energy bills.But home improvement isn’t all silicone sealant is [...]

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The 3 Largest U.S. Megaprojects Right Now

In 1962, 400 days of construction wrapped up on the Seattle Space Needle and over two million people came to see it. Huge feats of construction always inspire a bit of awe and curiosity in people. There’s a certain draw to marveling at a new piece of architecture that’s hard to resist. And there are some huge projects happening [...]

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Raise the Roof

If you own a house, then you know firsthand how important keeping up with roof maintenance is. If your roof can’t keep out the weather, you may as well be sleeping on your lawn. So when the time comes to replace roofing (or install the first one on a new home), you really want to do it right. Even [...]

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Outside Projects Before Summer is Over!

Summer is in full swing, and it’s one of the most popular times for home improvement projects. But the lazy weather and extra sunlight won’t last forever. Before the temperature drops and the leaves start cluttering up your yard, you should get all your outdoor projects done. Here are a few DIY home improvement ideas that can make this your [...]

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GET THIS CAULK OFF OF ME!

Home remodeling is a messy affair. You’re bound to get some sort of grime on you eventually. A common material people can make a mess with is caulk. Thanks to modern EPA regulations, caulk is only a mild irritant if it comes in contact with your skin or eyes. However, it can still be unpleasant and annoying. Here are some [...]

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Different Caulks, Different Uses

A lot of your house needs to be caulked. Bathrooms and kitchens in particular are easily susceptible to water damage. So all sinks, tubs, and even floors will need some caulk to keep the water and other debris out. But what kind of caulk should you use? Acrylic latex, siliconized acrylic latex or pure silicone? Each type has its own [...]

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