You also have to explain your reason for wanting to separate.
Roof separating from house.
Too much weight being held by rain gutters is the primary reason why it sags and eventually pulls away.
If it is more than just a narrow crack so you have to seperate the units on the outside of the house you may have to cut the sheathing and siding vertically at the joint then cover it with flashing or overlay siding pieces fastened to only one side to keep the siding from tearing.
Rain gutters lose their effectivity once they separate from the roof of any house.
I noticed that some of the rafters of my home are not joined properly to the ridge board beam.
Others are reluctant to make a move before they have a signed custody and or financial agreement.
The gap formation between rafter and ridge board appear to be due to improperly cut length of rafter right from beginning.
The collar ties look to be splitting at knots collar ties are stressed and when wood splits it typically splits at knots.
I can see 1 4 to 1 2 inch gap between the ridge board and rafters.
This is the 3 rd time we ve jacked up a portion of this house.
So i found myself having to jack up one corner of our front side porch roof.
You may remember my postings last year on.
It is not really a problem if heavy rainfalls are present every now and then.
An amicable separation under the same roof needs certain ground rules.
Put a blade meant for cutting metal onto your reciprocating saw and cut along the top seam of the board so you have a flat surface for your new board.
On some of rafters the bent nails are also visible through the gap.
Jacking up a porch roof at a sidewall.
Saw through any nails going into your roof with a blade meant for metal cutting.
Some boards are connected from the top through the roof as well as the rafters.
51 year old home with yellow colored nm cable that has either been re wired or has had a lot of wiring added check for permits at your local building department.
Lay your issues bare whether you are living together while separated or not.
There are lots of reasons divorcing couples get stuck under the same roof.
Some struggle over who ll stay in the marital home.