When the north winds come whipping off the lake, it rushes up the highlands and become a virtual hurricane for those who dwell up high. Add rain to that and the typical construction practices in keeping the elements out are no match for the brutal weather.
Removed rotten chunks of the soffit.
Replaced, Sealed and then painted
We repaired several places
Hard to tell from here that under the rock
the column framing under the rock is completely rotted out
After taking off the rock, we found the framing was completely rotten
From under, you can see the extent of the damage
Refit & Reframed
Pressure treated plywood, specialized corner flashing and sealed
Wrapped with a specialized membrane suited for hurricane zone construction
All put back together