Details, details, details …they’re what make the exterior of your home stand out from the crowd.
This new edition of Siding, Roofing, and Trim―the latest installment in the FOR PROS BY PROS series from the editors of Fine Homebuilding―provides you with all the expert advice and instruction you need to choose, install, and detail these three main parts of your home’s exterior.
Among the many fresh design topics covered in this all-in-one resource are how to: safely replace a roof, while keeping in mind venting and flashing for a weather-tight and long-lasting installation; apply trim details to achieve that finished look; choose a roof that will last a lifetime; paint like a pro with 10 expert tips; fix 10 typical roof goofs; plus energy-saving advice.
More than 80% of the homes in North America are roofed with asphalt shingles.
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.
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.
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 .