The Complete Guide to Roofing & Siding

The Complete Guide to Roofing & Siding

Install, Finish, Repair, Maintain

Book - 2004
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The Complete Guide to Roofing & Siding provides everything the homeowner needs to know to maintain, repair, and install all types of roofing and siding. Siding materials covered include traditional wood lap siding, brick, concrete block, stucco and fiber cement, stone veneer, wood shakes, shingles, vinyl and aluminum siding. Roofing materials covered include asphalt and fiberglass shingles, metal raised seam roofing, tile and clay roofs, slate, cedar shakes and shingles, and flat membrane roofs. Unique among books of this type, this volume also includes a complete section on exterior painting and staining techniques, including the use of scaffolds, airless paint sprayers, and other rental equipment.

>The book is organized with major sections on maintenance, installation, repair, and painting and staining. Within these sections, individual chapters present in-depth information on working with each roofing and siding material. The chapters on painting and staining offer a unique do-it-yourself presentation of decorating the exterior of your home, with complete information on how to plan color schemes and accessories. The chapters on roofing and siding feature easy-to-follow directions for installing the materials of your choice.

>The Complete Guide to Roofing & Siding is an ultimate reference source for homeowners who take pride in the integrity and appearance of their home.

>The Complete Guide series from the editors of Creative Publishing international is America's best-selling and most comprehensive line of home improvement books.

Publisher: Chanhassen, Minn. : Creative Pub. International, c2004
ISBN: 9781589231542
Characteristics: 254 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm


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