Is there a weatherstripping type product I can push into the gap at the
bottom of a wall to prevent drafts?
I'm looking to avoid spray foam because it's a finished area with carpet
that would not clean up easily.
Spray foam, does not really spray like paint, it comes out like a whipped
cream can. So it only goes where you want it more or less, unless you are
firing it all over. Sometimes it drips. To protect the carpet you lay down a
drop cloth, plastic sheet or newspapers and possibly mask the wall with the
same stuff taped on to protect finished areas.
I have taken the point of a shim and shoved little pieces of insulation in
the cracks. I did this in large cracks at my cabin, because on matter how
careful you were with the foam, you would get some on something, and it
would always foam out, and the trimmed stuff looked horrible. But I would
try to leave a little space to caulk, so you have it weather tight and bug
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