Gutters

Gutters

gutter and downpipe installed will need a water butt at some point...

gutter and downpipe installed will need a water butt at some point...

Completing the Roof - fascias

Completing the Roof - fascias

Got a few hours in between interruptions to fit the fascias and roof trim – great to get a bit completed at last. I spent a good hour faffing around creating mitred corners for the plastic fascias, and although the results were passable, I am pretty sure they would have opened up as soon as the...

Got a few hours in between interruptions to fit the fascias and roof trim – great to get a bit completed...

EPDM Rubber Roof - installing the gutters

EPDM Rubber Roof - installing the gutters

Now I have my timber delivery I could finally finish gluing down the epdm rubber membrane on the roof. Step 1 was to create an upstand so water does not overspill the edges at the side and front. I cut a 45 degree chamfer on the upstands as I thought this would make it easier...

Now I have my timber delivery I could finally finish gluing down the epdm rubber membrane on the roof. Step...

EPDM Rubber Roof

EPDM Rubber Roof

I got an hour or two this afternoon to stick the roof cover down. I am using a roofing material made from EPDM which is a synthetic rubber. It can be bought in large sheets and is glued down – there are two main manufacturers selling in the UK, Classic Bond and Firestone. Firestone seems to...

I got an hour or two this afternoon to stick the roof cover down. I am using a roofing material...

Dry Roof

Dry Roof

lovely day today but since I haven’t got much I can get on with I faffed around silicon sealing the windows and doors. Finally got the roof dry. I should probably be shopping for plaster boards & soffits etc (yawn). dry roof...

lovely day today but since I haven’t got much I can get on with I faffed around silicon sealing...