Roof Revelation: One Couple’s Experience
They discovered both good and bad. The original trim was rock-solid for the most part, better wood than is available today. And the level of detail was far more refined and attractive than the clunky aluminum. On the downside, virtually every trim board had been hacked up during the application of the aluminum.
Lisa and Kevin’s goal is to restore the original look and character of their house as much as possible, including repairing damage to rafter tails, bargeboards and other wood trim. The restoration project is still ongoing, and will be for several summers to come, but the couple made great strides during the summer of 2004. Here are some images that illustrate their progress.