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Our Roofing Project


Every building needs continual maintenance and our club is no exception.  We recently had to redo a portion of the roof on our club's building. The shingles were in desperate need of replacing. Although its not as glamorous as projects on the layout, it is as important as any and had to be done. So we had a weekend shingle party. About twelve of our members showed up to strip the roof and install the new shingles. Lucky for us the weather was perfect during the two days we worked and we got the job done on time.



Many thanks to the guys who gave up their weekend to help out the club.

Robby Kransteuber, Jeff Searfoss, John Weigand, Joe Bestica, Tom Ogorzalek, David Thole, Dan Thole, Joe Deluca, Jim Healey, Jack Shelly, Manny Kotch, Ron Bergerson, Dave Orin, and Bill Galagher






It's Saturday morning April 21st, 2007 and we have just begun the task of stripping the old shingles. On one section of the roof we counted six layers of shingles. I think the roof raised a couple of inches when we had all this weight taken off.
After we stripped some of  the leading edge we discovered we had to replace the wood nearest to the gutter. No big surprise. It was probably over 70 years old and was starting to rot out.
Installing plywood over the wooden shakes.
We've got the snow guard installed and we'll be putting down the tar paper next, then the shingles.
Another picture of our crew hard at work. Notice the distinguished gentleman in the green shirt in the left side of the picture. This was our supervisor necessary to complete the project. His was a hard job, but somebody had to do it.
It's Sunday morning and not a whole lot left to do. A few shingles left and do some tidy up work. Should be complete by noon.
It's just about done. One small area left to finish up but done for the most part.