Using the correct sealant and application technique is critical to the water and air tightness of a building. To ensure long-term performance, the sealant must be compatible with the substrate. Always read the product label carefully. When in doubt, check with the manufacturer before using.
Because most substrates expand and contract with temperature changes, following the proper application method can prevent bigger problems down the road. Click to read a great article on tips for avoiding common sealant application errors.