Category: Main House Roof

Another day of storms with high winds, results in more roof repairs… Again, the damage on the west side of the roof was a strip of shingles that were pushed up and folded back. This should be able to easily be “glued” back into place… I was able to glue down some the loose shingle […]
Today was less windy, and we have string storms in the forecast for tomorrow, so I want to try and get the south roof at least stabilized… It’s not the most beautiful roofing job, but it should be waterproof. After working on the west side yesterday, my muscles are SO sore today, it was all […]
Taking advantage of a period with no wind to try and get a bit of the damage repaired… The damage on the west side of the roof was mainly shingles that were pushed up and folded over. This piece should be able to be “glued” back into place… I was able to get the west […]
The winds have died down to around 30 mph, so I took the opportunity to go up on the roof to get a better view of the damage… The good news, at least the damage is at the upper part of the dormer. That makes repair a LOT easier… This part may be a bit […]
This spring, the weather has been relentless. We have had wild temperature swings, and along with that, extremely high winds, sometimes for several days at a time… Today the winds have been really strong, with gust between 50 and 60 mph, so the entire house has been creaking. I happened to look out of the […]
Completed the repair work on the south side… View from the ground. I can move this one back to the “completed projects” column, for now…
Ready to continue repair work on the south side… I lowered the bottom set of roof jacks down to the next section… The wood plank before being lowered the bottom set of roof jacks… I got all of the damaged strips removed from the next sections… My (un)willing help, clinging to the chimney stack…
Ready to continue repair work on the south side… I got all of the damaged strips removed from the next section… Next section, repair complete. Next section of repair, as viewed from the ground.
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