Looking for ideas here. Yes,i know there is a wealth on the web.
Having almost finished painting the house, i noticed that there are
openings around the window installations of 1/8" to 1/4" on the second
I am thinking of filling these voids with low expanding foam as
insulation -- product "Great Stuff". Besides being messy as hell, it
seems like the ticket since i can't find pitch-soaked cord. <G>
Thoughts on this?
i used to follow advice of my brother the builder and put un
fiberglass insulation using a putty knife, but i used foam on one house
because i was in a hurry and it worked good.be sure to nail the trim on
right away after putting the foam in cause it grows.. lucas
Thanks to all who responded. I will keep your advice and product
ideas in mind.
(BTW, Sleepdog, I have been there on the expanding out from the
finished area bit with the bay window and did use a utility knife to
trim it flush before repainting.)
Great stuff should work. I'd suggest wear gloves (sticks to skin and makes a
mess). Also, fill the cracks about half what you think they oughta, since
the stuff keeps growing.
Wait till it's totally dry, next day, and trim to shape with a utility knife
or razor blade.
On Sat, 15 Oct 2005 22:38:59 GMT, "Stormin Mormon"
Thanks. Last time i did it without gloves....and had Great Stuff on
my hands for a while. I think that lighter fluid finally cut it. I
bought a can of that and put it in my toolbox for just that kind of
special occasion. :-)
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