|Rot in column below could have been
avoided with a kick-out flashing.
|Readers have written me to ask what the
best tool is to remove EIFS. We have found that a flat garden spade works the best.
|"Chicken leg" scaffold on roof. You may
have seen these on my site before. Scaffold is balanced on the other side of the roof. Note how the scaffold is elevated with two by fours to prevent smashing the ridge vents.
|Plastic scaffold clips are made just for this: attaching plastic to the scaffold for a heat tent.|
|The heaters from last year still work.||Home made scarifier is made from an old refrigerator rack. Scratch coat is scarified to allow a good bond for the brown coat.|
| Outside corners, or "arrises", are made by
nailing up straight wood strips, using a string line for a guide.
|A heat tent allows work to proceed in cold weather, avoiding another unemployment statistic. This is a big house. We have a long way to go. Please check back to see it finished.|