Gap between wood panels in cabin


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Old 11-06-11, 01:12 PM
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Gap between wood panels in cabin

We have wood panels instead of siding and there are a lot of gaps anywhere from 1/8 inch to 3/4 inch where we suspect mice are gettin in the walls. I plan to use calk to fill in these gaps. Are there any better options?
 
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Old 11-07-11, 03:24 AM
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Caulk is not a good alternative for large cracks. Can you post a few pictures so we can see what you see? That way we may be able to give you better advice. http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...your-post.html
 
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Old 11-08-11, 02:15 PM
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In former times they would often install verticle battons (strips)along each outside plank joint to seal them up from weather and wildlife. This was effective and done for years and years. It was inecessary as planks would always shrink as they dried out creating similar gaps.
 
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Old 11-10-11, 04:50 AM
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Thank you - I will post some pics this weekend
 
 

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