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YOUR TOUGHEST ROOFING QUESTION ANSWERED IN SECONDS!
Here is a convenient, one-of-a-kind, quick reference tool designed to provide roofing information in a flash. At last, a breakthrough for roofing professionals, architects, contractors, suppliers, or anyone in need of instant, fingertip access to information for tackling the most difficult problems effectively, economically, and fast!
Whether this rugged, "get the job done" reference is traveling in a tool bag, a pickup truck, or sitting on a desktop, roofers, building owners, architects, or anyone will turn to it for:
* Take-off formulas in an easy-to-understand format
* Re-roofing tips and instructions
* Succinct, nutshell installation guidelines for every type of roof
* A guide to insurance savings and general production improvement including safety
* Valuable "must know" information: change orders, real world contracts, pre-production meetingsthe vital aspects of the business end of roofing
Packed with step-by-step instructions that are broken down by category and clarified with more than 300 photos, illustrations, calculation tables, and checklists, this quick reference provides the most readily understood answers possible--Roofing Instant Answers will prove itself to be indispensable for roofers and any other person who deals with roofs.
A highly portable (5 x 8") quick tab reference system brimming with all of the graphics and readily understood tables needed for fast, on-the-job references.
The author includes a mix of text and graphics in a way that will empower readers to solve problems quickly, effectively, and economically.
About the Author
Terry Kennedy has been an AEC (architecture, engineering, contracting) professional for over 35 years. He has installed many roofs working on the deck, and been responsible for the installation of many others. In addition to his field experience, he has consulted in countless settlements for lawsuits that evolve from roofing defects. This insight gives the author a strong hand in recognizing what is really needed when it comes to being a true roofing professional.
Table of Contents
About the Author
Chapter 1: Before the Job Starts
Chapter 2: Job Mobilization
Chapter 3: Safety Means Success
Chapter 4: Maintenance, Callbacks amd Ancillary Business
Chapter 5: Built-Up Roofing
Chapter 6: Single-Ply Roofs
Chapter 7: Asphalt Roofs
Chapter 8: Wood Shingles
Chapter 9: Slate Roofs
Chapter 10: Clay and Concrete Tiles
Chapter 11: Metal Roofs
Chapter 12: Reroofing
Chapter 13: Resources