SR12 Repair and replacement of sealed joints in exterior claddings (1988)
The repair of sealed joints in exterior claddings is an ongoing item of commercial building maintenance. Until recently, there has been little in the way of published information on the best ways to carry out such repairs. This paper is a summary of current available information.
Current repair and replacement methods for one-stage sealed joints in exterior claddings are described. Design, workmanship and material factors causing failure are discussed, how they are identified and the steps necessary to ensure a successful repair.