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Read the latest press releases and fact sheets to see how people are saving money, preventing damage, and beautifying their homes using GE Caulk.

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New Environmentally Friendly Acrylic Caulks by GE Add a Twist of Innovation to the Basics in Seven Different Products

The new line of environmentally friendly acrylic caulks by GE offers a plethora of benefits ranging from the ability to enhance quality and exceed specifications to shorter wait times and increased flexibility.

It's Not Too Late To Beat Winter's Wrath

Winter is almost here, but there is still time to protect homes and wallets from its harsh blow. The makers of GE silicone weatherization caulk offer guidance on how to help avoid a season full of bloated energy bills.

Don't Let Another Harsh Winter Take Your Wallet By Surprise

Learn from the punishing effects of last year. Don't let potentially damaging and expensive leaks throughout your home take your wallet by surprise. Instead, protect your home – and your budget – with a caulk that lasts.

Sealing Air Leaks Among Department of Energy's Tips to Save Energy and Money

The Department of Energy's (DOE) new awareness campaign, "Saving Energy Saves You Money," provides homeowners with useful tips and simple, inexpensive actions they can take to reduce their energy bill.

Outdoor DIY Projects to Prolong the Life of Your Home

Here's the inside scoop on the exterior of your home: Although it can take a beating from weather and atmospheric conditions throughout the year, the sooner you address the issue, the less likely the damage will lead to more and larger problems. Home improvement expert, Spike Carlsen, offers a few do-it-yourself projects that could mean more money in your pocket down the road.

DIY Project: Weatherize Your Home with Silicone Caulk

Air sealing is an easy DIY task that can save money and energy, and help the environment all at the same time.

A Caulking Primer: Best Practices to Follow to Maximize Energy and Cost Savings

The following primer offers best practices and simple steps to help homeowners learn how to achieve these sustainable energy and cost savings by sealing with silicone caulk.

The Top 10 Most Common Mistakes of Caulking

Weatherization is on American's minds due to the economic crisis and the growing popularity of being more "green." And it should be: As much as 65 percent of a home's total energy bill is used to heat and cool the home—yet up to half of this conditioned air leaks out of the home. Air sealing is an easy DIY task that can save money and energy, and help the environment all at the same time. It could save a homeowner up to 14 percent on home heating and cooling costs—equaling annual savings of up to $150.

Use Silicone, Not Acrylic Caulk to Combat High Energy Costs This Winter

Confusion in the Caulk Aisle Leads to Lost Savings and a "Chill" in the Air
Huntersville, NC (October 6, 2008): Sealing leaks with caulk and insulation to realize ENERGY STAR's estimated 10 percent savings on annual energy bills makes its way to many homeowners' winterization "to-do" lists. But for many, maximizing the savings is thwarted when they hit the caulk aisle and become overwhelmed with the vast array of product choices.

Company's Coming. Is Your Guest Bathroom Ready?

Designer Carey Evans Offers Tips to Spruce It Up for the Holidays
Huntersville, NC (November 2007): When guests arrive for the holidays, one of their first stops will be the guest bathroom. Now is a great time to give that area of the home a little TLC with a few easy and inexpensive additions that can spruce it up and make it more inviting for company.

Keep Your Cool with Silicone Caulk This Summer

Survey Reveals Four out of Five Professional Contractors Use Silicone Caulk to Seal Their Homes
Huntersville, NC (May 8, 2007): It's time to start your spring home sealing projects to keep the air conditioning in, the heat out, and energy costs down. Gaps and cracks around windows and doors let air conditioning escape, accounting for 25 to 40 percent of the energy used to cool a home, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

Press Contact
Amy Burges
Senior Commercialization Manager – Consumer
704-805-6210 Office
704-779-1658 Mobile
Amy.Burgess@momentive.com