week 36 - roof of garage etc. started

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The roofer Mr Marcelin Mazière arrived on a Wednesday with his team of 3 to put the roof on the garage and auvent.

The roofer Mr Marcelin Mazière arrived on a Wednesday with his team of 3 to put the roof on the garage and auvent.
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Fabrice and Nicolas setting the 25x10 cm ridge beam.

Fabrice and Nicolas setting the 25x10 cm ridge beam.
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Beams and rafters on the garage.

Beams and rafters on the garage.
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The largest assembly of white vans on site yet.

The largest assembly of white vans on site yet.
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Assembling the truss frame for the auvent roof. The weather was atrocious - misty, raining and cold.

Assembling the truss frame for the auvent roof. The weather was atrocious - misty, raining and cold.
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The truss lifted into place and struttted.

The truss lifted into place and struttted.
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The ridge of the auvent had to line up exactly with the garage wall - much swearing and cursing to get it right.

The ridge of the auvent had to line up exactly with the garage wall - much swearing and cursing to get it right.
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Finally in place.

Finally in place.
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Meanwhile the plumbers had found they needed an extra PER pipe from the Godin boiler to the tank and had to take up two areas of my parquet to get it under. I was not amused.

Meanwhile the plumbers had found they needed an extra PER pipe from the Godin boiler to the tank and had to take up two areas of my parquet to get it under. I was not amused.
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The Godin being connected. It is enclosed by Siporex block and an insulated removeable panel behind in the 'lingerie'.

The Godin being connected. It is enclosed by Siporex block and an insulated removeable panel behind in the 'lingerie'.
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The auvent takes shape.

The auvent takes shape.
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The line of the 'auvent' roof will be continued by the glazed roof of the greenhouse ('serre solaire')

The line of the 'auvent' roof will be continued by the glazed roof of the greenhouse ('serre solaire')
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The ensemble of house, linking roof and garage take shape.

The ensemble of house, linking roof and garage take shape.
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Michel, Johnathan and Fabrice working on the auvent roof.

Michel, Johnathan and Fabrice working on the auvent roof.
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