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Question:


Can an existing solid exterior log wall (6"x8" "D" shaped logs) be covered over with siding such as: cedar board, Hardiplank, half-logs, etc. without causing a moisture problem between the logs and the siding. If so, where (in what sequence) would you install vapor and rain barriers(Tyvek) and perhaps a layer of foam insulation? Thanks!

Answer:

You should check with your local building codes for this. They can tell you what is best for your weather conditions.

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Posted By Eds
5/7/2008
What is the answer to the question. Is it possible to do this without creating a potential rot problem.