A Hot Mess

A Hot Mess

As mentioned in our last post, one of the recent tasks underway at the church building site is the roofing. Here are some pictures from the “hot and messy” task of tarring the roof, as well as some other miscellaneous tasks being accomplished.

the kettle heats tar to 550 degrees and sends it to the roof via the pipe where it is spread with a mop to seal our roof sanctuary gym and hallway are officially water sealed

The kettle heats tar up to 550 degrees Fahrenheit and sends it to the roof via this pipe where it is spread with a mop to seal our roof. The auditorium, gym, and hallway are officially water-sealed.

 

roof work

Roof work

 

more roof work

More roof work

 

a worker inserts a bag of tar into the kettle which immediately melts into a hot mess just over 700 bags will be melted unto our roof before this process is over

A worker inserts a bag of tar into the kettle which immediately melts it into a hot mess! Just over 700 bags will be melted onto our roof before this process is over.

 

3 truck loads today alone all roofing materials

Three truck loads today alone (Sept 12), all delivering roofing materials!

 

the gym is starting to take shape

Some siding is going up on the gym.

 

spray foam insulation will regulate temperatures

Spray foam insulation will help regulate temperatures, keeping us warm and cool at the appropriate times.

 

putting the finishing touches on the side entrance siding stone and brick

Putting the finishing touches on the stone and brick siding near the side entrance

 

its 28 feet to the bottom of those rafters any work up there requires a lift

It’s 28 feet to the bottom of those rafters. Any work up there requires a lift.

 

insulation is key

Insulation is key

 

inserting bracing for the vents

Inserting bracing for the vents

 

hauling mortar for the stone and brick layers

Hauling mortar for the stone and brick layers

 

getting the ground ready for pouring the slab

Getting the ground ready for pouring the slab

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