LogJam at the RMH

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  1. Mikey P
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    I've been stumped on how we are going to deal with the gaps between the tile floor and the tile baseboards at the Minneapolis RMH...
    As you can see in these photos, the constant freeze/thaw cycle is causing the grout to pop out and where they have tried to re-grout, it just happens again. I believe Siliconized Latex Grout would not last long either due to it's lack of flexibility and plain silicone would look horrible.
    Doing some repair on my 90 year old split log cabin recently had me using "Log Jam Chinking" which I'm thinking will be the best solution for this issue.


    http://www.sashco.com/log-home/wood-seal-chinking/log-jam-chinking/


    "Stretches up to 250% of original joint size without tearing – moves with your logs when they move
    Textured to simulate old-time mortar
    Easy to smooth and cleans up with water
    Superior early water resistance
    Won’t melt Styrofoam® bead board – no more bumpy, unsightly chink lines
    Tested by you – used on thousands of homes worldwide since 1985
    Freeze-thaw stable – OK to leave in your truck or garage overnight
    "




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    The gap size isnt that bad, ive had much worse before and had to use backer rod just to be able to fill in the area.

    You might have to go with straight up silicone unfortunately, maybe http://colorriteinc.com/ has something thats better?
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    I have seen chinks being used in floors. Why not?
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    Oh, come on, that's just racist.
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    That’s because you live in HONGcouver.....
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