Sealants: why are sealants required

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In various construction applications gaps are formed due to use of dissimilar materials. Example Mansonary finish is different to that of window and door materials. The gaps thus formed need to be filled and sealed to restrict water dust, air etc into interirors. Similarly kitchen sinks fixed to granite slab. Wall joint of wash basins, glass partions when fixed to wall. Etc,

In the absence of sealants following complications may arise:

·       Wet environment

·       Damp surfaces

·       Growth of fungi and bacteria

·       Damage to structure

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