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Old 01-24-2010, 03:56 PM   #1
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I've got old aluminum siding on a house - was hoping to get two more years out of it. Recently, however, I discovered a place where it's exposing exterior wall plywood. It's where the siding meets with an older wall that is cynder block.

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Any tips on sealing this up to keep it dry for 18 months to 2 years?

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Old 01-24-2010, 05:50 PM   #2
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You could use some of the window and door sealing foam (minimal expanding) for the larger gaps, then caulk the rest with a good grade caulking. Check it periodically to make sure the caulk hasn't shrunk or pulled away.
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