Roof works

Meet the New Roof (Pictures Before and After)

March 26, 2016
Yesterday we told Goodbye's to our old roof by setting up a large bonfire. Today we are saying hi to the new roof. Although officially major roof works were done a few days before - today is the day when final images of new roofing appear. We still have some unfinished roof related works to do, but the final...

The Roof Works are Done (Almost)

March 22, 2016
That August, 2015 day was a huge day - we finished roof covering works in our rural country house. It took us about a month as we launched roofing works, and it will take us few more days to complete roofing completely. I didn't photographed today much, or day before (when most covering were done), in fact I...

Aerial photos from rooftop

March 22, 2016
Today we continued covering roof with metal plates, in a short break I took my DSRL camera a top on the roof and made some aerial photos. You won't get here views as nice as you could get from Tbilisi or Batumi aerial trams, but taking into consideration that we are speaking of an old rural house - these views are...

Roof Works, Part 6 - Finishing lathing and adding first plates of metal roof

March 20, 2016
Today was a big day, we managed not only to finish lathing works, covered roof with cross wind sheet but actually installed two plates of metal roof. Today was a very long working day also, by now I feel excelled a lot if roof works and home renovation. We started early in the morning (around 7:30 AM) as I...

Roof Works, Part 5 - And once more let's remove old roofing

March 12, 2016
Think roof works are cool? In fact - roofing is one of the hardest works in construction and if you have decided by your own to replace your old roofing - think again!  Anyway - let me show - how once again (See: Replacing Roof - Part 1: Removing old roofing) we removed old wooden...

Roof Works, Part 4 - Metal Roofing Arrives

March 04, 2016
I'm continuing one of the most epic my life experiences I agreed to do - Replacing roof for an old and very bad managed rural house.  It was about one week since previous roof works were done, roof replacement works resumed on August 12, 2015. Prior to that my 30th birthday happened and I decided to leave...

Replacing Roof - Part 3: Removing the old roofing (Losing Chimney)

February 15, 2016
Now, when you are familiar with part 1 and part 2, it's time to tell the third part on home remodeling series replacing roofing.  Today's roof replacing adventures were about the most dangerous so far (with happy ending). It all started in quiet August morning, when I get up earlier, to remove old roofing, so...

Replacing Roof - Part 2: Beam Leveling & Crosswind sheet

February 15, 2016
It was second day morning when we re-started works on roof replacing. If you haven't already red, read Part 1: Removing Old Roof. The idea was simple - if we are going to replace roofing, we will follow latest trends, and one of them involves using a crosswind sheet, which protects both against wind and...

Replacing Roof - Part 1: Removing the old roofing

February 09, 2016
In today's home remodeling series I'll share some epic experience on roof replacement works. If you have been following my blog for a while, you probably have noticed that in Spring 2015 we inherited an old and very bad managed rural house. That Summer taught me a lot  - I learnt how to use a scythe to move a...