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camdvm

11:32AM | 01/02/09
Member Since: 10/17/05
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Hi, thanks for having a look!

We purchased this home about 7 months ago, and it is now 2 years old. It is a cedar log home, in a Ontario, Canada.

The problem we are having is excessive drafts/air leakage around the windows and doors. Without taking the trim off, I suspect who ever installed the windows never properly installed them, and/or did not properly insulate around them. Now that the house has settled, and the logs have shrunk, there are many areas around the windows which let a lot of air in. I think the best way to fix this is to remove the trim, insulate with a low expansion foam, and replace the trim and then seal around the trim with something similar in appearance to the white chinking...do you agree? Any other ideas? Thank you.
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