A New Roof for the Huebsch Hacienda

Last week, a crew finished putting a brand new roof on our house – how exciting! So we went from our old gray, dingy roof:

to a lovely new GAF 50-year shingle in the color Driftwood:

A new roof is really good news for a couple of reasons:

1. Last year our roof certification showed 3-4 years left on the life of our roof. Our homeowner’s insurance requires a minimum of 3 years, so they were not going to renew our policy this year unless we got a new roof. So new roof = insured house = able to sleep at night.

2. We decided to remove all 4 old skylights. Two were leaky and have caused damage to our ceiling and walls. Every time it rained we ran to get trash cans to place under the leaks (insert theme song from “Green Acres” here). Now with no more leaks, the reno work on the ceiling and walls won’t get damaged – yay!

It took the crew 6 days, and Jim supervised the whole job well 😉 I have to say that I would recommend Lambert Roofing to anyone in the Clearwater area – we were very happy with the job they did.

About donnahuebsch

I'm a wife, a mom to an unschooling teenager, an animal lover, an artsy craftsy kind of person, & a DIYer. We're embarking on our BIGGEST do-it-yourself project yet - renovating an entire house!
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4 Responses to A New Roof for the Huebsch Hacienda

  1. Ceci Colbert says:

    It looks awesome. You’ll be in a palace when you finish all the improvements. Glad it went quickly and well.

  2. donnahuebsch says:

    Thanks, Ceci! You will have to come by and check out our leak-free interior 🙂

  3. Stacey@agoodehouse says:

    Before and after pictures are always so exciting! Your house looks great with the new roof. Are they architectural shingles? So nice. Having a new roof gives you such peace of mind. I just found your blog and love what you guys are doing. Home renovation isn’t for sissies! You guys are great at it. Enjoyed looking through.

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