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Question:


I recently had a contractor chink my cabin.It was cold and the chinking has already cracked. Should I have him chip it out and replace it or can it be repaired. It cracked within the first month.

Answer:

Not sure what kind of chink, latex or mortar? If it was latex you should be able to skin coat and repair without having to remove it. I have chinked with latex in some extremely cold weather and never had a problem. He may have also not applied enough product or the logs may be shrinking and pulling on the chink.

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