After we removed all the walls and floors, we raised the roof 3 ft. We did this with a series of 20 ton jacks, some 4x4 posts over about a week. I was a bit terrified that something was going to snap and the roof would cave in. Nonetheless, we're done with raising the roof.
|Front elevation, showing the original angle of the rear addition roof.|
|Front elevation, showing the new angle of the rear addition roof. The angle mirrors the Living Room roof angle, giving the house a "Butterfly roof".|
|Rebar epoxied into the old foundation. Ready for the pour.|