An invaluable inspection resource for owners of standing seam, batten seam, or Bermuda-type roofs
The SMACNA - Architectural Sheet Metal Inspection Guide provides a wealth of practical troubleshooting and corrective tips for the most difficult problems found with gutters, roof panels, fascia, ridges, flashing, coping, valleys, Spanish and joints, fasteners, slaughtering and penetrations. The text also provides relevant information pertaining to the construction of these architectural elements and teaches readers what to look for during periodic inspections. Moisture transfer methods, air leakage and sealants are also covered, and the content places emphasis on the importance of regular and appropriately timed inspections in order to prevent small problems from becoming larger and more costly to fix. This is a valuable resource for contractors, owners and facility managers.