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Old 05-15-2012, 06:45 PM   #1
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Have put quite a bit of time working on my home lately.
Would have like to use different materials in some areas but I had to spread out the money some.

1.New Timberline Ultra shingles ( granules on both front and back )

2. 26 gauge 'Firestone' Kynar Dark Bronze roof metal. ( valley, roof to
wall, back bay, roof return metal. )

3. seamless .032 aluminum 'dark bronze' 6 inch half round gutter
( all field mitered corners. )

4. 4 inch 16 oz round corrugated downspouts.
( downspouts are a left over from another job.)

5. New front roof returns with metal and gutter around them.

6 New PVC coated aluminum gable and eave fascia, new aluminum
soffit. gable fascia is a 2 piece unit.

7. dont know yet what Im going to do for the dormer siding or chimney
housing.


Plans to redo the front porch and salvaged street paver back patio and front sidewalk.

Added a couple more pictures of other work here.










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Old 05-15-2012, 07:23 PM   #2
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looks very nice and clean!! I especially like the little metal roof.

Just wondering.... What is the advantage of haVing granuals on the front and back of the shingles?
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What is the advantage of haVing granuals on the front and back of the shingles?
don't have to worry about installing upside down? Gets hailed you can just turn it over?
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looks very nice and clean!! I especially like the little metal roof.

Just wondering.... What is the advantage of haVing granuals on the front and back of the shingles?


It gives the shingle more depth. They are thicker.

The gutters Im particularly pleased with. It ties everything together
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nice pad ya got there Red
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nice pad ya got there Red

Thanks,

Ive been working on it off and on for about 6 weeks. works a little slow, so I been working here. Shingles sat in the driveway for about 6 months
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Really nice looking place you have there. A plus using the aluminum soffit. personally I don't care for aluminum fascia , but that is just me.
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Great Work Red, i like it!!
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That is some seriously nice work..
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Awesome home, Red_Cedar. Labor of love. Clients will be beating a path to your home asking you to take up their roofing jobs. great work!
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Gorgeous looking house. Great job on the details with the dormer and it looks like you installed ridge vent ventilation. My opinion is that the best type of ventilation you can put on your home if the house allows for it. Gable roofs are the best for ridge vents. My rule of thumb is if there is at least 32' linear feet then put on ridge vent. great job!

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Have put quite a bit of time working on my home lately.
Would have like to use different materials in some areas but I had to spread out the money some.

1.New Timberline Ultra shingles ( granules on both front and back )

2. 26 gauge 'Firestone' Kynar Dark Bronze roof metal. ( valley, roof to
wall, back bay, roof return metal. )

3. seamless .032 aluminum 'dark bronze' 6 inch half round gutter
( all field mitered corners. )

4. 4 inch 16 oz round corrugated downspouts.
( downspouts are a left over from another job.)

5. New front roof returns with metal and gutter around them.

6 New PVC coated aluminum gable and eave fascia, new aluminum
soffit. gable fascia is a 2 piece unit.

7. dont know yet what Im going to do for the dormer siding or chimney
housing.


Plans to redo the front porch and salvaged street paver back patio and front sidewalk.

Added a couple more pictures of other work here.









Nice set up. I like the gable facia- my favorite gable trim detail with trim coil.
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Good job on the standing seam.
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Nice place and great work.

I think I need to raise my prices.
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Thanks guys,

I have not been here for awhile,....broke my leg fairly severely and just got sidetracked with other things.



Here is our front sidewalk, summer of 2012, I had wanted a brick sidewalk for a lot of years. [IMG][/IMG]


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Thanks guys, I have not been here for awhile,....broke my leg fairly severely and just got sidetracked with other things.
How did you break you leg .
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How did you break you leg .
Roof decking caved in, right leg went in the roof cavity to just below my waist, my left leg swung around and either hit some roofing bundles or it got caught up on the roof somehow and my own weight shattered my shin leg bone and fractured the smaller one which extended the break into my ankle..... some of the bone was sticking out.
It all happened so fast its hard to determine exactly what caused the bones to break. Im told is was a pretty bad break.
Good thing I was covered under our workers comp policy.
Thanks for asking/.

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Nice work on the bay, RC. I hate to see big clunky commercial looking hip and ridge pieces. Hope you heal quickly.

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