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Roofing with Asphalt Shingles - For Pros by Pros

Roofing with Asphalt Shingles offers expert advice from a custom builder!

Roofing with Asphalt Shingles - For Pros by Pros

Price: $24.95

Product Code: 9781561585311

ISBN: 9781561585311


Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Taunton Press

More than 80% of the homes in North America are roofed with asphalt shingles. Whether you’re shingling your own house or tackling roofs every day, Roofing with Asphalt Shingles will help you improve the production, appearance, and quality of your finished product from eaves to ridge. Installing an asphalt roof isn’t the most difficult task you’ll face, but improper installation can lead to costly interior damage. Avoid those worries with clear and complete instructions from author and custom builder Mike Guertin. 256 pp.

In Roofing with Asphalt Shingles you’ll find details on:

  • planning, estimating, and ordering materials
  • calculating and installing adequate roof ventilation
  • preparing a roof deck for shingles
  • installing shingles quickly and accurately
  • flashing critical roof-to-roof and roof-to-wall connections
  • stripping and reshingling old roofs

Roofing with Asphalt Shingles - Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Shingles and Other Materials
  • Tools, Equipment, and Safety
  • Material Planning and Ordering
  • Roof Ventilation and Roof-Deck Preparation
  • Preparing the Roof for Shingling
  • Laying Out the Roof for Shingling
  • Installing Roof Shingles
  • Tending to the Details
  • Low-Pitch, Layover, and Roll Roofing
  • Index

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