Found a Specialist for Copper Roof Repair

Thursday, January 11

Have had Pit Crew over to look at the roof for post-hurricane repair work. After the hurricane, the roofers were absolutely swamped with work. I had difficulty getting someone out to look at this metal roof, as many local roofing companies were cherry-picking deals that they wanted to do. Repa...


Had to Go Back to the Drawing Board: Plans

Monday, December 11

After much delay...something about a huge hurricane in the middle of our project...we finally received the plans from the draftsman. Here's the skinny:  We needed to get plans to give us the specifications for the several openings that will need an adjustment in the header.  As an example, severa...


Hurricane Irma Caused Damage to the Copper Ridge Cap

Monday, December 11

The ridge cap on our house was damaged during Hurricane Irma. First, I called our insurance company, and the deductible is $28,000. The estimates for repair were quite a bit under that. Here’s the rundown on the roof:When the termite treatment crew removed the tent from our house, they damaged ...


Electrical, Permits, Doors and Plans

Wednesday, October 04

--> ElectricalI called the electrician, who will be working on the kitchen this week, and asked him to tidy up the old wires and to place the new wires for the outlets and appliances in the kitchen. This is rough electrical work. He needs to get the wiring in place so that my handyman can ge...


Termite Fumigation & a Big Circus Tent

Wednesday, September 20

Sigh. Jack put railroad ties in, and replaced the fence around the yard. Paul Daley from Beachside Termite and Pest Control drove past while this was going on, and didn't stop Jack from replacing the fence. Paul called me later, telling that that the folks who need to put the tent up couldn't ge...


While waiting for the new kitchen...Intermission...take a look

Friday, August 04

*** Intermission ***While waiting for the next new kitchen to be built, please grab your popcorn, sit back and allow us to entertain you.  Take a look at our previous remodel.We asked our kitchen designer to build a handmade set of maple boxes.  We also went to a box store and got a quote, which ...