|End of a long day|
As our team winds down their delivery and installation of the new stoves on the Navajo American Indian Reservation, we thought we’d take a moment to share a little of their adventures.
Mud Season comes early in the Southwestern part of the United States. This was only one of the challenges for our crew. Needing to be up on the road before the sun melted the frozen mud ruts, then park the rental truck on higher ground to be able to drive out when the job was finished. Some locations required a hike out at the end of a long day.
Another challenge was figuring how to install Class A pipe in a Navajo American Indian Hogan. Maintaining proper clearance, with safety first practices – the most difficult aspect of this was installing the pipe and the flashing. Our crew was up to the task and came through with flying colors.
Finding stoves that did not have proper clearance was another problem to repair, whew, this one was close!
Each day brought new adventures! New challenges presented themselves, but the crew persevered. Installations were completed, chimney pipe was connected, and inspections were passed.
|Connecting the roof flashing|
Roof flashing, support boxes, storm collars - oh my!
|Attaching the support box|
|Cleaning the mud off!|
|Resting at the end of the day|