Getting the roofing material on site lit a fire under us; yesterday we placed the 30# roofing felt on top of the 2×6 decking, and we started placing rigid insulation. Tom and Stephanie stopped by yesterday and they helped us place the felt …. thanks guys! After they left Sandra and I … Read More →
Bright and early this morning Dad met us and we left for Surrey; he in his big red dodge pick up with Mike and Linda’s 20 foot trailer, and Chris and I in our little Frontier. It was smoky all the way! Lots of fires burning in B.C.
We made it to Pro Line Construction at … Read More →
After a few delays, including our three days without water and the early ripening of his wheat, Alvin arrived with his excavator last night. This morning, after a short discussion on procedure-mostly Alvin telling us how he was going to do it–he began to berm.
Alvin has done work for us periodically over the last decade … Read More →
We were ready to hop in my father’s truck this morning for Surrey to pick up all the materials we need to complete the roof. We found a supplier who had everything we needed, in stock. Turns out he didn’t have everything in stock. The 4×8 sheets of insulation will be in later this week … Read More →
While we’ve been looking into roof details we’ve been trying to accomplish a few other jobs to prepare for items beyond the roof. I spent a few mornings applying borate based wood preservative to the entire roof. I abandoned the painbrush and used a paint roller attached to a broom handle. Even so, this was … Read More →
I’ve been working on quotes for roofing materials.
I added a new drawing detailing the roof membrane and insulation. The drawing is preliminary and will be updated as we proceed (the link to the right of the drawing is a PDF):
NewtonKickUp-ROOF ins and mem
It looks like we will install an EPDM (rubber) roof. Our other option … Read More →