Taking the Duro-Last membrane off the roof and then removing the insulation was one thing … actually deconstructing the roof board-by-board was another. This, we keep telling ourselves, is the hardest part of the project.
The boards started coming off the roof today. Now that the insulation from the roof was off, the 2x tongue and groove Redwood decking started coming off. Of course, that exposed the 4x Douglas Fir beams. The kitchen started to ‘open up’ a bit as the roof decking came off, board-by-board. Jerry Ditto acknowledged our […]
Steve Jackel of Jackel Enterprises was kind and provided us with complimentary tickets to West Coast Green in San Jose. The show was excellent – lots of relevant exhibits and we made excellent contacts. Seeing, touching and discussing the new, innovative products all in one place was a huge timesaver for us. We hope that […]
The Duro-Last membrane has been removed, as well as all the insulation. We’re standing on the ‘naked roof’! Very cool.
We would like to pass our original items from our 1969 Eichler to anyone that is interested in maintaining the original look and feel of their Eichler home. Accordingly, we placed an advertisement in the Eichler Network website. We offered our windows, doors and light fixtures to the other 15 homeowners on our street.
In order to move forward, we separated the ‘deconstruction’ from the building permit. We applied for a permit to deconstruct the roof and center of the house, in order to continue with our project while the ordinance regarding projections into setbacks (for our window well in the front of the house) is being developed. The […]