The Weisberg Estate is nestled in the New England town of
Bedford, N.H. The extensive property holds a 12,000-square-foot
(1115-m²) main house, 8,000-square-foot (743-m²) pool
house and two buildings with additional living space, including
garage space for 12 cars.
When the owners, Doug and Debbie Weisberg, wanted to replace the
existing worn wood cedar roof system on all the buildings, they
called Delta Roofing, North Billerica, Mass., who had installed a
roof system on the Weisbergs' place of business. The owners were
looking for a more durable roof system that would complement the
estate and property.
"We were asked to design a new roof system that would fit the
environment where the property was located, which is a wooded lot,
and add character to the property," says Peter Owens, president of
Delta Roofing and project manager for the job. "The property had
just been purchased, and the current roof system had numerous
leaks. The existing siding was red cedar, which added character to
the property but also created a lot of maintenance. During the
design process, we decided to remove the existing cedar on the
vertical knee walls and install new slate with copper accents. This
would add a center architectural feature, as well as help with
Delta Roofing's duties included designing the new roof system,
completing all the copper fabrication and installing the...
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