BRICK JOINT CAULKING
We operate differently than usual with brick joints and consider this one of many of our specialties at Correct Caulking!
Brick Joints also known as articulation joints are something that is left by bricklayers for expansion joints. They are required at a minimum every 6 meters in a standard straight brick wall. Just like timber, brick walls will have movement, which will require an expansion joint to wear this movement. If these are not correctly placed in brick walls, somewhere else like the mortar joints will wear the movements which will create cracking. Which you do not want!
This is commonly sealed using a polyurethane, However from our many years of experience we know that more often than not this will not last. We see many other great benefits in using a silicone: