home insulation part II

Thanx for the previous responses...
New question...
On my outer walls I have tonge and goove pine. (dont know what the formal name is of it)
In any case looking at it the guys must have had a ruff night when my house was being built. I have many many gaps in the wood, leaving some good spaces many of which I can see the outer tar paper.
Would it be ok to seal all the gaps up with a foam sealer?
I live in NY and plan to insulate the walls with a r13 fiberglass insulation (kraft paper)
Eventually I want to use a tyvek home wrap prior to putting new siding on the home.
Good or bad idea to seal up the outer pine wall?
Thanx. Tom
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H sexy,
Foam is kind of sloppy but it might work. I would use rubber silicone for its elasticity in a hot to cold climate so it doesn't crack apart and you can paint if need be.
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The siding is not designed to seal the wall, only keep the weather off it. That tar paper is the water/wind seal protected by the siding.
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