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Roofing Construction and Estimating
Daniel Benn Atcheson
1572180072
April 1995
Paperback
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Roofing with Asphalt Shingles
Mike Guertin
1561585319
Oct 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
Asphalt is the most common roofing material in North America. With 65 drawings and over 200 color photographs, this book is an in-depth guide to working with it -- whether the reader is a professional installing a brand-new roof or a do-it-yourselfer simply making necessary repairs.


The Manual of Low-Slope Roof Systems
C.W. Griffin
007145828X
January 2006
Hardcover
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Book Description
For decades, this manual has been the most widely respected guide to designing, constructing, and maintaining low-slope roofing systems.

From the Back Cover
THE PREMIER GUIDE TO COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL ROOFS

For decades, this manual has been the most widely respected guide to designing and specifying low-slope roof systems. It remains unique -- the only working handbook that treats all topics in roof design, from fundamentals to roof systems and materials options.

This fourth edition covers major advances in design and materials, as well as changes in building codes. It gets you up to speed on roof system performance, emerging materials, drainage, wind uplift, vapor control, fire resistance, thermal insulation, reroofing, and much more. You'll even find...



Miller's Guide to Framing and Roofing
Mark R. Miller
0071451447
June 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Another natural follow-up to the titles we have on the inside of the house, as well as the next step in erecting the house for those who understand Sites, Footings, and Foundations. There are a lot of requirements in the Code for framing and the type of and application of roofs and roofing. Special emphasis will be placed on the type of construction required for those in tornado and hurricane areas. Putting in metal or steel framing - now becoming cheaper than wood will be covered. Discussions will include the use of drills and metal stud screws for those who are more familiar with wood stick construction. Provides essential information needed to plan, manage and complete the job. Tip boxes included throughout.

From the Back Cover
GO WITH THE PROS FOR FRAMING AND...


The Complete Guide to Roofing and Siding: Installation Repair Maintenance Finishing
Creative Publishing International Incorporated
1589231546
July 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
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...


Roof Framing
Marshall Gross
091046040X
July 1984
Paperback
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Roofing
Creative Homeowner
1580111491
Jan 2004
Paperback
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Review
"...An outstanding resource..."

--Library Journal


Framing Roofs (For Pros by Pros Series)
Fine Homebuilding (Editor)
1561585386
January 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
The For Pros By Pros titles are compilations of articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine, selected by the editors of the magazine and organized by subject. New articles from recent issues of the magazine have been added to this edition of Framing Roofs. Updated and redesigned throughout, this book gives builders the very best and current information.


Roofing, Flashing & Waterproofing
Fine Homebuilding
1561587788
Oct 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
To get the best remodeling results, you need solid advice from the best in the business. For Pros by Pros® books bring you field-tested techniques and real-world experience from the expert builders and remodeling pros who write for Fine Homebuilding magazine.

Roofing, Flashing, and Waterproofing gives you the technical expertise and seasoned advice you need to protect your work from water, the home's eternal enemy. Leaks large and small cause the majority of damage in the house, and efforts to prevent or repair that damage account for most of the money spent on home repair. This book presents the basic principles you need to know to waterproof residential structures properly to protect them from water intrusion and to prevent callbacks for flashing or roofing failures.


Essentials of Home Inspection: Roofing (Essentials of Home Inspection)
Carson Dunlop & Associates
0793180708
April 25, 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
The majority of roof leaks are flashing related, so this critical topic is covered in-depth, including valley, chimney, pipe, sidewall, hip and ridge, skylight, drip edge and dormer flashings. For inspectors in cool climates, the important topic of ice damming is also covered. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.


Roofing Materials and Installation
William Perkins Spence
0806992964
May 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
Whether you’re installing an entirely new roof or re-roofing, acclaimed how-to-do-it author William Spence shows how to do the job right. Focusing particularly on the materials and techniques used for residential housing, he covers everything from aesthetic considerations to fire resistance, from safety procedures to proper sheathing, underlayment, insulation, and ventilation. Learn how to make repairs, prepare the roof for the construction process, and choose the best materials for your home. In detail, find out how to apply asphalt shingles; wood shingles and shakes; slate, clay and concrete tile; and metal roofing, as well as built-up bitumen, roll roofing, and various available single-ply roofing. You want the security of a roof over your head; with this guide, you’ll know how to keep it in tip-top...


Patio Roofs & Gazebos
Don Vandervort
0376014407
June 2002
Paperback
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The Slate Roof Bible: Understanding, Installing, and Restoring the World's Finest Roof
Joseph Jenkins
0964425815
October 2003
Paperback
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Boston Sunday Globe
"Jenkins tells his tale with pizazz and rollicking humor..."

Fine Homebuilding, July 1998
"The Slate Roof Bible is a fine book, filled with fascinating information about slate..."

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Complete Roofing Handbook
James E. Brumbaugh
0025178512
Oct 1992
Hardcover
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Roof Framer's Bible: The Complete Pocket Reference to Roof Framing
Barry D. Mussell
0964335433
September 2003
Hardcover
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Roofing the Right Way
Steven Bolt
0070066507
Nov 1996
Paperback
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The New York Times,
"... a detailed manual on how to apply all popular types of roofing... contains a lot of useful information that will be of great help to those who want to do their own roofing."

Owen Whetzel, San Jose Mercury News
"... before calling a roofing contractor, take time to read... Roofing the Right Way."

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Raccoons on the Roof (Animal Ark Series #21)
Ben M. Baglio
0439230209
May 2001
Paperback
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Book Description
Mandy¹s delighted when she spots a mother and baby raccoon on the roof of the house where she¹s staying. But not everyone likes raccoons as much as Mandy. Her next-door neighbor has even laid traps for the playful creatures and wants them destroyed. Can Mandy keep the raccoons away from danger?


Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction
J. D. Salinger
0316769517
May 1991
Mass Market Paperback
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Roofing Instant Answers
Terry Kennedy
0071387129
Apr 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
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.

From the Back Cover
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...



Roofing Design and Practice
Stephen Patterson, Medan Mehta
0130259950
February 15, 2001
Hardcover
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From the Back Cover
Intended for professionals and students in architecture, construction, and engineering, Roofing Design and Practice takes the reader through all of the processes involved in roof design. The author team of a practicing roof consultant and a university professor offers a great combination of knowledge and experience to produce this comprehensive guide to design practice, suitability of various systems to specific projects, and codes and specifications. Roofing design is one of the most neglected fields in construction, yet roofing problems represent well over half of all litigation and owner complaints. This text is a valuable resource to help avoid these potential problems. Key Features Up-to-date references include the new 2000 International Building Code requirements and current industry standards....

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