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The best home insurance policy you can buy
The single worst enemy to any home is the weather. Even tiny breaches in a home’s exterior can lead to thousands of dollars in damage if water invades walls and ceilings. To protect families and guard investments, this book provides all the information homeowners need in order to maintain, repair, and install all types of roofing, siding, and trim. Roofing and siding installations professionals will also find this to be an indispensable source of state-of-the art information.
The Complete Guide To Roofing, Siding and Trim covers all traditional materials, from traditional wood lap siding, brick, concrete block, stucco, stone veneer and wooden shakes, to vinyl, raised metal roofing, and cementitious sidings. Important new tends in materials, like EPDM, architectural, fully bonded selvedge edge and pyramid shingles, are also discussed. In addition to complete installation information, the book includes comprehensive methods for repairing problems with existing surfaces, as well as routine finishing and refinishing information.
The Complete Guide to Roofing & Siding covers all traditional materials, from wood lap siding, brick, concrete block, stucco, stone veneer, and wooden shakes to vinyl, raised-ridge metal roofing, and fiber/cement lap siding. Less traditional roof-covering materials, such as EPDM rubber, architectural shingles, and fully bonded selvage edge and metal shingles are also featured with clear how-to photos and instructions. In addition to complete installation information, the book includes comprehensive methods for repairing problems with existing surfaces, as well as routine finishing and refinishing information.
About the Author
Chris Marshall (Sunbury, OH) is the author of dozens of books and hundreds of magazine articles on woodworking and home improvement. He is a contributing editor at The Woodworker’s Journal.