Before aerial picture of OKC Condominiums
Aerial picture of condos. As you can see, metal roofs were definitely in need of replacement
Another aerial view of condo complex shows the close proximity of the buildings and complex building configurations
View from the street shows one of the storage Pods set up for equipment.
10' walls surrounded the entire complex making access a challenge
Another view from outside the condo complex
Fenced area with storage, dumpster and portable toilet outside the wall which, along with limited space inside, didn't allow them to be placed inside where work was being done.
Material and equipment storage staged on 2 rented lots across the road from the condo complex
Before shot - pool covered to protect it from debris at Oklahoma City condos
More assessing... Gutters on original roof were situated at the bottom of the fascia so they did not collect water from roof above. Gutters were redesigned to be applied at the top of the fascia allowing them to do their job
Assessing quantity and dimensions of roofing panels needed
Assessing flashing required around the windows that sit on top of the roof
Fall safety in place enabling crews to tie off across entire expanse of roofs & walls
Another view of fall safety wire in place
Custom fabricated wall brackets secure wire for fall safety tie-offs
Custom steel brackets were fabricated for fall safety ropes
Exterior coatings above the roofs were part of this phase of renovations. Netting put in place to reduce debris when pressure washing and scraping coatings
Pressure washing exterior coatings on Bldg #1
Netting in place to keep paint chips from flying when pressure washing and scraping old coatings
Scraping loose coatings off after pressure washing
Removing old coatings in a hard to access area
Walls prepped with first coat of Benjamin Moore Concrete Sealer and Block Filler. ready for Elastomeric coating
Before pic - downspouts run around corners, over and under balconies... and down to underground drain system
Bldg #3 lower level roof before pic
One of the lower roofs on bldg 2 at OKC condos
Before pic of one of the hidden lower level, interior roofs and downspouts
Another view from courtyard
Crews tearing off old metal and manually lowering and removing it to dumpsters for recycling
Metal roof tear off complete on bldg 2 in OKC
High temp ice and water shield covers substrate before roofing is applied
Another view of high temp ice and water shield covers before roofing and fascia are applied
Another view of work in progress on bldg 2
Scaffolding set up in courtyard of bldg #2 for material staging
Scaffolding set up 3 stories high for material staging
Another pic of crane lifting material onto scaffolding set up inside - that crane operator was spot on!
Crane lifts metal roof material off the delivery truck and onto the scaffolding set up in the courtyard of bldg #2. Permits and road closures required for this endeavor
Progress being made on bldg 3 in OKC condos
Before pic of flat roofs shows how badly deteriorated they were. After pics coming soon!
One of the flat roofs before - getting ready to tear out. Flat roofs were not pitched so there was no drainage, new roofs were built up to pitch them to gutters that were added for drainage. After pics coming soon!
Before pics of rotted window jambs on 3rd story of bldg #2
In process of replacing rotted window jambs on 3rd story
Worker works off pitched metal roof to replace window jambs that were found to be leaking
Replacing window jambs and siding around them
Much better! Water tight and sided - waiting for paint
What an improvement! 3rd story windows with jambs replaced and sided with James Hardie cement siding
Working on bldg #3
View of one of the lower roofs after replacement
Working up high doing firewall caps
Fall safety equipment enables crews to work up high and hands free when necessary
Work in progress on end wall cap, siding being replaced above roof
Another view of work near completion - metal roofs, gutters, downspouts, wall caps done. Wall coatings done above roof lines as contracted for.
Bldg #2 roofing done, now for the downspouts and wall caps. Siding will be done in another phase of the project
Another view from inside - nearing completion
Getting near completion, only a few wall caps and downspouts to go
This guy obviously lost the coin toss! Replacing firewall cap on high wall
They saved this one for last, cap on high firewall completed
Getting near completion, this view shows multiple levels of metal roofs, gutters, downspouts, wall caps done. Wall coatings done above roof lines as contracted for.
Finishing touches being done on bldg #2 in OKC. Replacing the rest of the wood siding with James Hardie cement siding is the next project to be done
Pool house roof and skylights are done
View from below replacing siding on firewalls above. Also shows gutters relocated to top of fascia
View from 3rd level inside courtyard - Firewall siding replaced and wall caps being installed
Working on getting the wall caps and James Hardie siding done to complete our work for this phase of restoration
After pic, work complete for this phase of restoration. Next project - re-siding entire complex!