Apr
30
2016

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Preparing the Cottage Roof for Slate

by Going Slowly

This weekend was doubly productive—while we worked on trimming the indoor eaves, Dan and the crew from Arlington Roofing were here to prepare our cottage for slate. This meant removing our old, holey tar paper, adding a sturdy sheathing, cleaning up water-damaged areas, properly flashing the skylights and chimney, and affixing a copper drip edge.

Cottage Roof Being Flashed and Re-Covered Cottage Roof Being Flashed and Re-Covered Cottage with Ladders

I have been dreaming of this day for ages. THIS MEANS OUR SKYLIGHTS WON'T LEAK ANYMORE!!!


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