This week we are fabricating some custom leader heads and custom downspouts for a client on University Ave. The home was architect-designed and built in 1921. These leader heads are original and they were pretty banged up.
The great thing about tin-knocking and hand seaming is: any surface that has a pitch can be clad and seamed through without the use of soldering. Double locked, standing seams when properly executed can be carried through almost any complicated detail on a roof: again without the use of solder, petrochemical sealants, or any other … Continue reading Specialty seaming techniques for complex roof intersections.
Victorian houses are beautiful no doubt, but they often present complicated rooflines that require above average designs for flashing. This problem is one such example. We were recently commissioned to rebuild this chimney and flash in properly with permanent roofing techniques. This means no solder, no sealant, and NO cutting corners. The difficulty in this … Continue reading Roofing Geometry for Unusual Roof Penatrations