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Should I be caulking / sealing these gaps? And with what?

Should I be caulking / sealing these gaps? And with what?


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Old 05-04-20, 11:14 AM
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Should I be caulking / sealing these gaps? And with what?

We have these gaps in the wood shingles / siding / facia

Do you seal these to keep bugs from making nests / getting into the house? What do you use?

For the gaps / recesses under the shingles, do you skip ones when the depth is less than x"? And what's X? That 1 gap by the gutter, I can stick a long tie wrap in there.

And that gap by the chimney - I think that's a piece of mortar?!

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Old 05-04-20, 12:12 PM
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The only thing I would caulk would be the trim under the drip edge on the fascia. The other gaps don't need caulking and are too big for caulk anyway. I suppose you could scribe a piece of wood to insert into those gaps.
 
 

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