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nadorp 10-29-2012 10:14 PM

Hurricane Sandy got me
 
Check out what this hurricane did to my shop. :censored:

This is what I came home from work to see...... :cursing:
http://i522.photobucket.com/albums/w...evistation.jpg


60 ft long 16.5 ft high including the 10 ft high x 16 ft industrial door . Notice how it ripped out my office? I was replacing the entire roof from an insurance claim from last Feb. You can see how far I got before this storm reeked havoc. :furious:

Totally pissed :cry:

ddawg16 10-30-2012 01:08 AM

Hopefully you had insurance.......

edit.....nadorp...reading my original post...I sound like a jerk....my appologies....I didn't want to sound that way....my first thoughts were that being that far inland, you should not have had that damage....but now that you posted that you were in the process of redoing the roof...makes sense....

But I'm still surprised that one wall came down. Did you have rebar in it?

Best wishes on getting it back together.

oh'mike 10-30-2012 06:43 AM

Rotten timing----what a mess----are you out of business without that building?

nadorp 10-30-2012 07:54 AM

Only loss is the building. This is the second time this year wind damaged the building. I was in the process of replacing the entire roof structure when this happened.

md2lgyk 10-30-2012 08:02 AM

Sorry for your misfortune. But at least you weren't in the shop when this happened. Still sucks though. I live in the Eastern Panhandle of WV (Harpers Ferry). Other than a couple of inches of rain, we got nothing from Sandy. Didn't even lose power or satellite tv, though we fully expected to.

AtlanticWBConst. 10-30-2012 08:29 AM

That is too bad. (unfortunately, timing is everything...)

notmrjohn 10-30-2012 08:36 AM

If I read right you were replacing roof so equipment was covered or else where?

joecaption 10-30-2012 08:39 AM

Cost less to rebuild it this time, no over head.
Sorry man, when the chips are down you have to laugh or cry.

nadorp 10-30-2012 09:10 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by notmrjohn (Post 1040857)
If I read right you were replacing roof so equipment was covered or else where?

Covered as best as I can. The good stuff is stored elsewhere.

Quote:

Originally Posted by joecaption
Cost less to rebuild it this time, no over head.
Sorry man, when the chips are down you have to laugh or cry.

The crying is over. I'm just trying to stay positive about this. I needed that laugh! Thanks:laughing:

BigJim 10-30-2012 09:21 AM

Oh wow, I would be just overwhelmed, I really hate that you have to go through this, sorry buddy, but at least your good big tools were spared.

joecaption 10-30-2012 09:27 AM

Was that left side at one time just an open car port type thing?
With the last storm damage, was the roof lifted off of the rafters or that beam?

nadorp 10-30-2012 09:37 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by joecaption (Post 1040883)
Was that left side at one time just an open car port type thing?
With the last storm damage, was the roof lifted off of the rafters or that beam?

No car port just a square building. It had a mansard all around. The last damage was done to the left side (block wall and mansard) so I decided to replace the entire top and get rid of the mansard.

nadorp 10-30-2012 09:42 AM

This is what it looked like a week or 2 ago.....



https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-R...c/s720/035.JPG

ddawg16 10-30-2012 10:05 AM

So....basically, the front part of the roof acted like a sail and pulled the wall down? And without ties your roof rafters...nothing to hold that wall?

notmrjohn 10-30-2012 10:06 AM

" no over head." So its not true what they say about Ohio being round on both ends and high in the middle? Ohio? Dang, that is a storm.

Francois claimed his roofs vertical sides gave it greater wind resistance, I guess you showed him. I never did like Mansards, aside from the flat top, all that extra room just meant more stuff crammed up there till the ceiling collapsed. I reckon you didn't get a chance to get to that point.

It is a shame man, that was nice lookin shop, at least you, yourself, came thru storm to be met by such a sight. Once you get all over the emotions, and take your time on that. Post a pic of new and improved shop. Hang in there, we're rootin for you.


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