Family-owned Sashco turns 80 making caulks, sealants in Colorado

During the height of the Depression, when banks were bankrupt, soup-kitchen lines ran long and a quarter of the population was out of work, Don Burch thought it would be a great idea to start a company.

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Will my new caulk stick to silicone?


No, your new caulk won't stick to silicone caulk. Sorry to be so abrupt, but it's the truth. You can stop reading now if you don't want all of the details and the whys. Here at Sashco, we love the "whys," so we're trudging ahead.

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Posted in Applying Caulk, Caulk, Finding a Better Way, Silicone

Why does caulk shrink and how can I avoid it?


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Lexel: The Clearest Clear Sealant vs. The Other Clear Sealants

When it comes to caulks and sealants, what does "clear" usually mean?

Sashco's all-new Lexel cartridge really shows who is the clearest of them all.
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Posted in Caulk, clear caulk, clear sealant, Finding a Better Way, Lexel, Sealant

The Many and Unique Uses of Lexel®

Sashco products have been used for many things over the years, but none as storied as Lexel® uses.

A friend of Sashco asked this question: "An Irishman walked out of the bar? Well, it could have happened. The real question: Will any Sashco product seal the crack in my stein?"

Indeed, many Sashco products are great for random..

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Splits and Tears in Your Caulk? Oh My! - Adhesive Failure

Winter is winding down, and you might be noticing some tears in the caulking around your windows, doors, siding and more. What causes these tears, and what can be done to fix them? There are three types of caulking failures. We'll discuss their causes and, (most importantly), the solutions, so you can get on your way with..

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Posted in Adhesive, Adhesive Failure, Caulk, Cohesive Failure, Finding a Better Way, fix torn caulk, fix leaky window, Home Improvement, Home repair, split caulk, tearing caulk

Siding Butt Joints - To Caulk or Not to Caulk?

Cracked Caulk At Butt Joints Is No Joke

It happens year after year: cracked caulking in the butt joints of your siding. But what can you do about it? Here are some great caulking tips.

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Posted in butt joints, Caulk, Cool Caulk Ideas | How To's | Why's, cracked siding, DIY, field joints, homeimprovement, maintenance, Sashco, siding repair

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