The Porch Roof Project

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Time to tie the roof in to the house. 10" wide galvanized flashing goes under the last two courses.
One more course of shakes needed and then 5" wide flashing goes on top. All the shakes will have to be cut.
I cut 29 of them to the wrong length due to the wall not being uniform all the way across.
Almost done! The top flashing being put in place. We cut 36 feet of 10" wide flashing in half to get the 5" width we wanted.
Finally finished! There is quite a wave in that wall. There is a wave in the roof as well. That's because at one time this was two
separate houses. A stone house built next to a log house was tied tied together and then expanded. (see "History" at the end.)
Now the fascia board comes off. When the nails come with it you know you're going to have problems.
The rafter ends were plugged and pegged. After the glue dried for a week we cut off the excess. They all needed some work.
Andrea takes down the antique wooden shutters. They were in bad shape and went right into the trash.
She never puts anything directly into the trash! We'll replace them with some high quality composite ones.
The new fascia board is up. Primed and painted in the garage beforehand.
Putting up the gutter hangers. Each one gets four stainless steel nuts and bolts.
There is a wave in the roof but the gutter hangers are in a perfectly straight line, thanks to Nate's nylon string.
October 31, 2014. Halloween. Done at last!
It took a whole day to clean up the porch and get all the tools out of the dining room.
Total cost of the project was about $2000.00. How much would a roofer have charged?
We contacted one roofer who told us over the phone the job was "too small".
By August 2015 the porch roof was almost the same color as the upper roof.