We brought in our first contractor to re-do the roof in the addition, and the experience was amazing. In less than 2 days (1 day and 2 hours, really), the entire roof and rafters in the addition were replaced. If Aaron and I had attempted this, it would’ve taken us six weeks! I guess sometimes it helps to bring in people who know what they are doing. Plus the entire house smells of freshly-cut wood, which is the smell of progress.