Roofing

Meet the New Roof (Pictures Before and After)

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...

Fire, Water, Burn - Goodbye Old Roof!

It was time to make a bonfire and burn wood shingle (what use to be a roof cover). At the end of Summer (2015) our bonfire place ready to be set on fire, also it was very large. I still decided to wait for a rainy day, to minimize fire...

The Roof Works are Done (Almost)

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Replacing Roof - Part 2: Beam Leveling & Crosswind sheet

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...

Replacing Roof - Part 1: Removing the old roofing

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...

Loft cleaning - Preparation works for replacing that leaky roof

It was already last weeks of July, and we had bought already our return tickets back to Tbilisi, Georgia, and there was still one urgent task to complete if we wanted our rural house to survive upcoming rain and winter season - we had to replace...