Looking for removable air barrier
I live in an older house and discover new air leaks all the time (14.85ACH50), i pulled some panels and since its balloon framing they lead all the way to the attic, i can see the kraft paper from one of the fiberglass batts (with a flashlight and mirror).
The basement headers are “plugged” with wooden panels cut to fit but have gaps on all 4 sides, is there anything i can use thats removable and not damaging (i will want to do upgrades in the future, dense packed cellulose, spray foam, who knows). I’ve considered removable caulking but with the number of panels i have to seal i would cost many hundreds of dollars for that many tubes. I won’t want to use regular caulking until its a permanent fix (and that would cost just as much).
When i get around to electrical, air sealing and insulating the attic i’ll have to install wooden firestops/insulation stops in the attic, unless there is a better solution.
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