Monthly Archives: May 2003

Main House Exterior – South Side – Front Gable, Before

Since there is a small part of roof that runs along the bottom of the front gable, the flashing goes up behind the decorative shingles.  In order to replace the flashing, the shingles needed to be removed.  We decided that … Continue reading

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Tower Roof – Old Roof Removal, Back Side

The center section of the back of the tower with almost all of the asphalt singles removed.  Note the interesting pattern that was created using the different shaped wooden shingles.  We are so grateful that the previous owners just roofed … Continue reading

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Main House Exterior – Tower – East Side, Old Paint Removal

While I had fairly easy access to this area, I went ahead and removed all of the old paint so that it would be ready for the new shingles.  I used a heat gun to remove the majority of the … Continue reading

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Tower Roof – Old Roof Removal, Back Side

The beginning of the tower roof tear off. Once the roofer got a little further in the tear off, we discovered that the original wood shingles were still intact and that they formed an interesting pattern.  I quickly told him … Continue reading

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Main House Roof – Flashing And Valleys, South Side

The roofer removing the parging from the base of the main chimney. The base of the chimney with the loose bricks and parging removed. The new flashing* built around the main chimney base. *Since I really didn’t know much about … Continue reading

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