Greetings blog readers! It's been a few months since we updated you all with any of our recently completed projects. So without further ado. Here we worked on cupola with a non original cedar shingle roof in need of replacement and weathervane post/rod in need of restoration/paint. Before: A recycled slate roof was chosen over asphalt. … Continue reading Cupola and Weathervane
To give you a little visual of the state of said dormer BEFORE this project was completed, take a look here: Two individual roof pans were formed to fit the shape of the roof. This process incorporates series of folding and seaming to achieve a water tight roof without the need for sealants or solder. … Continue reading Copper on the Dormer
Today we'd like to showcase a start-to-finish project of a valley restoration job that was done on a slate roof. Note: valleys replaced on both sides of this dormer, pictures of work show both sides. Before valley on this 120 year old Monson slate roof is worn out, tarred and leaking Removal: Existing slate is … Continue reading Valley restoration on slate roof
In this post we shall do a quick walk through of an arched dormer renovation process as well as include a small comparison of various roofing options for this particular project. Here is the initial condition of the dormer. Wood is rotting, and birds have made their nest. For this particular window a new arched crown moulding was … Continue reading Arched dormer, copper roof and some roofing comparisons
This kitchen renovation featured an installation of a copper sink, stone work behind the stove and general interior carpentry renovations: built in cabinets and woodwork around the window. The cabinets were purchased used at an antique/salvage store and were made to fit by cutting and rebuilding.
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
Views of a new copper roof, the roof is flat and about 6 ft by 6 ft . Shinny now but will change to dark brown, then to green over time. Life expectancy... 70 or 80 years. Nice job Andrew and Kurtis