If you're one of the 23 million families in America whose homes are more than 50 years old, this is definitely a must read... gives you a complete rundown of what to look for when inspecting your roof, what materials are available-there are lots of new ones-and how to do the job yourself... There are plenty of good black-and-white photos and diagrams to help you understand the techniques of installing a roof.
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Do it yourself and do it right with the definitive step-by-step roofing manual If you want to save up to 60 percent, or even more, on roofing repairs or replacement, this book can help you. It's like having a professional at your side to prevent mistakes that could be costly. Even roofing apprentices and construction professionals can learn from the information and advice inside this best-selling guide. Completely updated with new material and illustrations, this edition gives you: Full details on the newest tools and materials; Inside information on all the latest roofing techniques used by professionals; Step-by-step instructions on roof repair and installation; Clear work-in-progress illustrations; Precise descriptions of application patterns; Complete details on concrete tile roofing and other hot trends; Tips on choosing a contractor; Detailed field studies and best practice information. A useful appendix contains answers to frequently asked roofing questions. In addition, you'll find comprehensive lists for sources of products and tools, and information on roofing associations and institutes.About the Author:
Background combines an unusual mix of skills. With a degree in journalism and several years' experience as a roofing contractor, I began editing technical how-to books. While working for my first publisher, I saw the opportunity to write a book in my area of expertize.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110070066507
Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0070066507