Sealing gaps in fieldstone foundation
I have a 1900 colonial home in MA with a fieldstone/rubble foundation.
While air sealing recently, I discovered one area of the basement near the basement door, which has a 1/2-1″ by 4 ft gap where the mortar has crumbled away over the years. Is there anything I can do temporarily to seal this up until I am able to repoint this come spring/summer?
I could spray foam it, but it would probably be a huge headache to remove the foam when it comes time to repoint the stone. Would backing rods and caulk be a better option?
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