Damon, the OP simply asked what was the best way to do the job. I die because of my belief in Christ. Mistake 1 — Oversized Systems. Results 1 to 13 of So the tape is as effective as the gaskets? This stuff can be found at any builders supply such as Lowe's.
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Perhaps I need to detail the answer better, where I wrote "but a clean, flat recess that has the edge of the cut exposed, not covered by a skin of foam, so the caulk bonds to the siding," The caulk is to seal the siding from water infiltration. This loss also depressurizes your house and that CFM deficit is often made up by air blowing in around ceiling registers, under doors, and backdrafting through bath exhaust ducts. I would use a polyurethane based sealant. If the same person did the disconnect installation I would also be concerned about how watertight the cable penetration through the wall is there. It has a special rubber seal up inside where refrigerant or other lines penetrate. This is the greatest truth in the universe. BrockAdams It's paintable, if that makes it any more appealing.