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Caulking: The Kitchen

Kitchens can be a lot of work. They’re constantly facing wear and tear, especially from water and foot traffic. It’s important to make sure that liquid and general junk doesn’t get into small spaces where it can do a lot of damage. Thats where sealants come in.So where should you be laying down sealant and why?CountertopsKitchen countertops see a lot of [...]

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Curious about Taxidermy?

The practice of preserving the skin of an animal after its death has been with us for thousands of years.In the 1800’s, after the term taxidermy had been officially coined, it became the primary method of displaying hunting trophies. Since then, taxidermy has gone through a few interesting phases.Today taxidermy exists in two major categories, taxidermy on smalls animals and taxidermy [...]

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Case Study: Hush Frame by Building Component Development

Building Component Development has been a valued Silicone Depot customer for over three years. Here’s how they use our Premium 100% RTV Silicone to create soundproofed spaces that meet and exceed acoustic code.Meet the Customer!Anyone who has ever dealt with a noisy neighbor is sure to appreciate the importance of Hush Frame Raft connectors, a product distributed by Boston-area LLC Building [...]

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Top 5 House Types of 2018

Architecture is like anything else: it comes and goes in waves depending on what’s popular. Walking through any town or city in the United States you can easily play “guess which year that house was built.” Bizarre, new-age geometry? Easily the 90’s. Wood paneling as far as the eye can see? 1950’s for sure. So what kinds of houses are [...]

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World's Tallest Buildings

The record for the tallest building in the world is set to be broken in a few years. Let’s recap the list of the top ten:10. Taipei 101Once the tallest building in the world, the Taipei 101 is a skyscraper in the Xinyi District of Taipei, the capital of Taiwan. It is 1,667 feet tall and was completed [...]

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Our Home, Bloomington

Bloomington is the most beautiful city in the Midwest. (There's no debate, in our minds!) We are proud to be part of a city that fosters flourishing culture, numerous small businesses, a renowned university, and breathtaking state parks.Nicknamed “The Gateway to Scenic Southern Indiana,” Bloomington consistently ranks among the most stunning cities in the Midwest in [...]

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"Let there be sealants!"

If you read the Silicone Depot blog on a regular basis, you know that sealants are used in an incredibly wide range of products that we enjoy every day in the modern world. But do you know the story of Silicone Sealants? Read on to be enlightened! Early HistorySealants have been around for a very long [...]

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Cars of 2018

2018 has been a monumental year in the auto industry with manufacturers rolling out the coolest models with the latest technologies and amenities. These innovative models showcase both speed and luxury and while some are long-anticipated, others may surprise you. Below are some of the hottest cars this year and what makes them so cool.The Dodge Challenger SRT DemonThis [...]

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Concrete Arts

Concrete art: Sculptures and decorations formed by casting concrete into the shape of your choice. Originally just for benches and stepping stones, this art style is becoming increasingly popular worldwide. A quick hop over to Etsy shows that many people are making a living off of it. And of course there’s always a small selection [...]

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Caulking A Window

Caulking a window is necessary to prevent air and moisture leaks, to regulate the interior temperature of your home, and to make it more energy efficient. With the proper equipment, caulking a window is easy and can be relatively quick depending on the size of the window. Below is a step-by-step guide on how caulking windows.You will need:-Caulk -A caulking [...]

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