Home Improvements, 2003 [page 7]

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More deconstruction (August 6)

The deck over the east balcony is lifted to evaluate the condition of the roof extension and the flashing.

East balcony, stair side

East balcony, stair side

East balcony, stair side
East balcony, roof side

East balcony, roof side

East balcony, roof side

The medicine chest/light was removed to protect it while removing the glass brick. The glass brick came out without having to shatter the individual bricks. The only concern is if the mortar will come off the side of the tub without damaging the finish. Worst case: the tub can be refinished.

fixtures removed

fixtures removed

fixtures removed
top bricks removed

top bricks removed

top bricks removed
more bricks removed

more bricks removed

more bricks removed
brick/marble tile removed

brick/marble tile removed

brick/marble tile removed
tub detail

tub detail

tub detail

As expected, dry rot was found under the deck of the west balcony.

balcony deck frame

balcony deck frame

balcony deck frame
dry rot

dry rot

dry rot
more dry rot

more dry rot

more dry rot

 

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