Friday, April 18, 2014

Roof to Wall connections are important

Most homeowners on the barrier island know how expensive home owners insurance is. any discounts and credits that are available may be worth pursuing.  
Typical single wrap strap needed nails added to qualify for insurance discount

Removing 1x12 decking over the walls exposes the straps for nailing

single wrap strap

plywood installed over 1x12 makes for a great substrate for shingles

we used Resisto shingle underlayment, a self adhesive modified bitumen, Certainteed Landmark Pro shingles and Stainless Steel roofing nails

J.K. Behan Float in the 2014 St Paddy's Day parade in downtown Melbourne

I almost forgot to post a picture of this year's St Patrick's Day Parade
To my friends and family "thanks for all the help"

Grant Valkaria Roof replacement

Setting up the safety equipment takes some time but pays off with production
 6 foot pipe scaffold with aluminum planks and hand rails, harness and lanyard up top

Roof jacks with hand rails

Breaking down the scaffold and  jacks goes quick with many hands

.032 aluminum flashing on chimney
                             This roof was an 8/12 slope, some of it two story, done in 5 days
heading back to the shop