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I have a log house that is so cold and drafty!!! We live in the northeast. Can I chink just the inside or will this cause moisture problems if I don't do the outside too? My logs are round with a small arc cut on the bottoms to sit on the log below. What product/method do you suggest?

Answer:

I normally recommend doing the outside first, but since it is winter you could do the interior now. If you do the interior you should caulk or chink the exterior right away this spring. If you don't, the rain could get into the gaps in the logs and then lay behind the caulk on the inside and cause rot over time.

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Posted By Laura Elliott
6/29/2011
My log cabin sat empty for 15 years. We finshed the inside but in the winter the wind blows right through sum of the walls.The logs have huge cracks that go all the way through to the inside. How do we fix this? Where do we get the product?