Caulk Sealants, Primers, and Paint
BASF/ SONNEBORN SL1 - Concrete Crack and Seam Repair - SL1 is a one-component, non-priming,
self-leveling elastomeric polyurethane designed for expansion joints in concrete floors and decks. Use it where
flexibility, as well as abrasion and puncture resistance is required. Available at Brock/White
Vulkem or PL Sealant - Polyurethane, self-leveling. Used by many professionals to seal seams and cracks in
concrete. Follow the directions. Use foam cords to stuff in large or deep cracks so you don't have to use so much
sealant. Available at Home Depot & Lowes.
Lexel Sealant/Caulk - Stays clear as glass and lets the color of the surfaces caulked show through until painted.
Mold and mildew resistant when cured. Use where paintable surfaces meet non-paintable (ie. Tile to wall, sink to
counter, counter to wall. Available at Ace Hardware & True Value
Cabot Deck Stain - One of the best stains you can use on your deck and outdoor wooden structures. Available at
Cover Stain (a Zinzer product) - An oil based primer that blocks stains, is sandable (to
smooth rough walls), gives extra moisture protection (bathrooms, kitchens, exterior),
interior/exterior, and dries in an hour. Available at most big box stores.
Zar Wood Stains - The best and easiest to use. Available at most professional paint stores.
Goodbye Cracks - Elastomeric spray which you spray over crack repairs before you paint and this product will
flex and bend instead of crack. Follow directions!
Bondo - Use to repair rot on windows, doors, trim, etc. Available at auto repair stores and departments. It dries
quick so understand how to use it before you start. How to work with Bondo
RadonSeal - Penetrating Concrete Sealer/Water Proofer - It penetrates deep inside concrete (up to 4"),
chemically reacts with lime and alkalis, expands into even microscopic pores, and hardens as a mineral. This
seals concrete internally against water, water vapor, and even radon gas, combining concrete waterproofing,
concrete preservation, and radon mitigation in one product. Must be applied to bare concrete.
Cleaners, Maintenance Products
The Works - Cleans, removes rust, mildew, calcium, lime, and soap scum. Use before sealing tile grout or any
time you clean bathtub or shower. Available Walmart
Super Clean - Great cleaner, degreaser. Comes in spray bottle or gallon jug. Inexpensive. Available at Walmart,
and many automotive stores.
MOLD ARMOR - Mold and Mildew Remover - Use to clean bathrooms, kitchens, etc where what appears to be
mold or mildew is present. They also make a Mold Blocker - Use this after cleaning to prevent the return of mold
and mildew stains.
CONCROBIUM MOLD CONTROL - Great product containing no bleach, ammonia, or VOC's. Eliminates and
prevents mold and mildew and eleminates msuty odors. Available at Home Depot, Lowes, Ace Hardware, and
True Value Hardware.
Mary Ellen's "I Hate Mildew!" - Wonderful for shower curtains, canvas and any white or colored fabrics that can
be washed with chlorine bleach. These include cotton, cotton blends, nylon, rayon, Dacron, orlon and linen. A yacht
owner used this product to save thousands of dollars of mildewed canvas. It came out looking like new. This is a
protective sealant to help prevent mildew and mold growth for up to two years. Was available at CUB but I don't
know the current retail availability.
Draino Gel (Yellow Bottle) - This drain cleaner is great for slow or clogged drains. It dissolves soap scum and hair.
Follow directions. Available everywhere.
Perma Wash - Disinfectant, Fungicide, Virucide, Bactericide, Mildewcide, and Mildewstat. EPA REGISTERED
for mold & mildew control in Hospitals, Institutions and Homes. Available on-line
Urine Off - I am told this really works for removing pet urine smell...even cat urine.
Hydrogen Peroxide - Use this to try to remove or lighten dark old pet stains on hardwood floors.
Invisible Glass - Great glass cleaner! Available at Walmart, Kmart, and Auto Stores
Removing Cigarette Smoke Odor From Wood -
Solution 1 - Method
Solution 2 - Spray on Product
Sporicidin - A registered disinfectant for mold and mildew remediation. Available at many janitorial supply stores.
Nashua 386 Silcone sealing tape - Nashua 386 Stretch & Seal Tape, is a self-fusing (an adhesive-free tape that
fuses only to itself) silicone sealing tape suitable for dozens of applications where a good water-tight seal is
needed. Applications for Nashua Stretch & Seal include: sealing pipes, electrical wires, and hoses; covering sharp
protecting against rust and corrosion; wrapping tool handles; marking chain and rope.
Nashua 386 creates an instant, permanent water-tight seal and can withstand temperatures from -60°F to +
500DF. Chemical and UV resistant. Can be kept in vehicles for emergency hose repairs. Easy to apply and to
remove; no sticky residue left on surfaces.
X-Treme Tape® Wrap - Originally developed for the military, X-Treme Tape is made
from an elastic, silicone compound which adheres to itself when wrapped under tension,
and applies even pressure to the most irregular shapes. Clamp odd shapes and angles
without having to make cauls and clamping blocks.Rubbery material firmly grips wood, but
won’t damage the finish because it only adheres to itself. It forms an air and water-tight
seal, is heat-resistant up to 500° F, and insulates up to 400 volts per mil! Also great for
plumbing fixes, electrical connections and marine applications. 10' roll.
Exterior Maintenance and Improvement Products
Asphalt (in a bag) - Use to repair asphalt walkways and driveways. Clean the area first
with the hose sprayer. Let dry then pour it out on a hot day put a board over it and tamp
down with a hammer or your feet. Available at Home Depot
Rain Gutter parts and extentions - Comes in 10 ft. sections. Plastic or aluminum. Available
at Home Depot, Lowes, and some hardware stores.
Parging and masonry wall repair - "QuikWall" is a product made by Quikcrete. I have
been told the product is great for masonry wall and parging repair. Check with your local
supplier such as Home Depot, Lowes, and most home building material suppliers.
Glass Block Window Fans - These fans are made for glass block windows. If you need
ventilation in a basement or bathroom with glass block windows this is one option. I don't
think they are available locally but they do sent them out.
BEACON INSPECTION SERVICES
Home & Building Inspections for Buyers, Sellers, Owners
"Helping Guide Your Decision"
REPAIR AND PARTS COMPANIES
MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENT PRODUCTS
Door and windows - Super Pages .com - A list of many companies around the Las Vegas valley that offer
windwo and door replacement and repairs. Otherise, get on the internet and locate your manufacturer and do a bit
Plumbing Parts - Ferguson Enterprises - Homeowners, builders, contractors, engineers and other trade
professionals trust Ferguson to provide exceptional service, quality products, and the detailed knowledge required
to make their projects successful. Whatever your project requires - we are here to make it easy for you. They have
just about everything you need for plumbing parts and repairs.
General Building Supplies - The Home Depot & Lowe's Building Centers
Copyright: Beacon Inspection Services LLC
Any reproduction and/or use of any portion of this site is strickly prohibited without the written consent of the owner of this site.
All rights reserved
Bob Knauff (CRI)
Certified Home Inspector
Comprehensive home inspections, radon testing, detailed home inspection reports, informational website, and ongoing support long after
Las Vegas, Henderson, Summerlin, Boulder City, Pahrump, Clark County, Nye County, Lincoln County
Short Sale Inspections
Embeded Digital Photos
7 Days A Week
Short Notice No Problem