Tuesday, November 24, 2009

the photos

here are the siding photos promised the other day.

Perfect example of nelson scaffolding. If you ignore the bowing and wobbling it seems just fine.

Northwest corner
North/entry fascade.
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Monday, November 23, 2009

Coming Soon

Recently, I've been extra motivated to get the siding on the house done. The prospect of another frigid winter working outdoors will do that to you. Happily, I can announce that as of this weekend, the shingling is about 70% complete and this whole fascade is done, soffits and all.

Of course, this is an older picture so you'll have to use your imagination. Since the staging/scaffolding is still up we haven't gotten any good pictures yet. This weekend for sure. The best news is that with the north side of the house done, I'll now be going to the south side where it is generally 10-15 degrees warmer. No more frozen bleecher butt from sitting on a frigid aluminum platform all day in the shade. Now I'll be sitting on a frigid aluminum platform while in the sun. Yay!
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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

we have a roof AND shingles

Ok, so the roof still needs the ridge cap and the shingles are just started and will take at least a few weeks BUT we're getting really close. In fact, I suspect that at the rate we're currently making progress that we should easily be 100% complete by spring...2011.