I Am Back from the Navy

I just now started my new job a couple of weeks ago. Of course it is not permanent. I have to save up some money for a car before I go to college and this friend of mine told me to come and ask his uncle for a job. In fact I have some experience in roofing, I used to help this guy out when I was in high school. Of course it was off the books, since you can not legally do flat roof repair in Brooklyn NY until you are over the age of 18. I have not really thought about it too much, but I actually liked the work pretty much. Read More …

Reviving Queens Apartment Building Starts at the Top

My husband and I recently inherited a building in Queens, NY with what any real estate agent would say is “a lot of potential.” For us that meant it would need a good deal of work starting with finding someone to do flat roof repair in Queens. I was a bit too scared to go up there myself, but my husband and the building inspector noted several issues up there, made more evident by the water damage throughout the exterior walls of the building.

While my husband and I were pretty handy and had installed a shingled roof ourselves in the past, a flat roof was beyond our capabilities and we needed the job done right so we could work on renovating the interiors of the three apartments we hoped we would be able to rent out in the not-too-distant future. Read More …