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Project restoration is under way! The process of removing the old chinking is tedious and very time consuming. It is dry and cracked in some places and somewhat elastic in others.

My Question: Can I stain and rechink/caulk over the old chinking?


Normally, yes. You need to be careful not to remove too much of the old chinking if it is concrete in an older building. You can get settling if too much is removed.

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Posted By Bryce Pilgrim
I am currently going to rechink my home with energy seal from permachink. While removing the old chinking I am finding that it is still very plyable and wondering if I need to remove it all before applying the energy seal?