The Buttonwood Inn gets a new Bonnet as it approaches 200 years old.
It took 5 days and 55 man-hours with a crew of 5 men to put on 4,200 square feet of metal roofing this past August. The old roof material they removed was comprised of EPDM rubber. A high temp ice and water synthetic underlayment was also applied to prevent ice damage and provide extra protection from water infiltration. The metal roof was then laid down with a combination of adhesive and rubber grommeted screws. The next piece of metal roofing was laid down on top of the adhesive to hold it in place, and so on in each section of the roof.(more…)