Advice regarding adding insulation to log home with added siding
Hi, we have an unusual situation and I just want to make sure I’m not about to do something stupid! We have a log home that was not well-maintained, so we ended up putting board-and-batten siding over two of the walls to try and arrest the further decay of the logs. We couldn’t afford to add insulation at the time. We ended up adding house wrap on top of the logs and then the builders put 2×4’s horizontally along the logs (although in some places they had to build out further because of unevenness) and applied the siding. Wood heat is no longer an option for us, so we are looking into adding insulation along with a new heating system. We have an estimate for blowing kwikrete into the cavity made by the insulation, so it would be logs, housewrap, kwikrete (of varying densities) and then the siding. Does this sound like a good or bad idea for any reason? Advice is much appreciated!
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