Most tilt-up contractors don't seal tilt-up panel joints themselves. But how can they ensure that subcontractors do the job right? Article offers the following 10 tips, based on the advice of experienced caulking contractors:

  1. Specify the right sealant.
  2. On interior joints, use an acrylic sealant.
  3. For fastest cure, choose a two-part sealant.
  4. Use sealants that don't require primers.
  5. Control sealant depth.
  6. Make sure joints get cleaned well.
  7. Prohibit sealing in cold or wet weather.
  8. Make sure joints get tooled.
  9. Inspect the work.
  10. Choose a quality caulking contractor.