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Southern living Roofing & siding.
Publication Information:
Birmingham, Ala. : Oxmoor House, 2000.
Physical Description:
128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Added Uniform Title:
Southern living.
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TH2401 .S677 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Home Improvement

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The Southern Living editors designed these volumes with the specific needs of the Southern reader in mind. In each of these titles, the experts offer their creative talents and extensive technical knowledge to aid readers in creating their own fabulous homes and gardens.

Table of Contents

The Essence of Shelterp. 4
Selecting a New Roofp. 8
Asphalt-based Shingles
Wood Shingles and Shakes
Masonry Roofing
Metal Roofing
Flat and Low-slope Roofs
Buyer's Guide to Roofing Materialsp. 26
Selecting New Sidingp. 28
Wood-board Siding
Wood-base Siding
Wood-shingle Siding
Vinyl Siding
Metal Siding
Stucco Systems and Masonry Veneers
Decorative Outdoor Millworkp. 40
Buyer's Guide to Siding Materialsp. 46
Getting Startedp. 48
Reroof, Re-side, or Repair?
The Tools and Talents It Takes
The Height of Safetyp. 51
Roofing Preparationp. 56
Estimating and Ordering Roofing Materials
Preparing the Roof Deck
Installing Underlayment
Roofing Over the Existing Roof
Flashing the Roof
Adding a Skylight
Roof Ventilation
Insulation and Barriers
Controlling Ice and Snow on the Roofp. 71
Roofing Installationp. 74
Basic Roofing Tips
Applying Asphalt Shingles
Installing Roll Roofing
Applying Wood Shingles and Shakes
Installing Tile Roofs
Installing Metal Shingles
Gutter Systems
Exterior Caulkingp. 85
Roofing Repair and Maintenancep. 88
Repairing Asphalt Shingles
Repairing Roll and Built-up Roofing
Replacing Wood Shingles and Shakes
Repairing Tile and Metal Roofing
Repairing Flashings
Siding Preparationp. 94
Estimating Your Needs
Preparing the Walls
Siding Installationp. 100
Applying Board Siding
Applying Vinyl and Metal Sidings
Applying Shingles and Shakes
Installing Plywood and Hardboard Panel Sidings
Siding Repairs and Maintenancep. 114
Repairing Wood Sidings
Repairing Plywood and Hardboard Sidings
Repairing Aluminum and Vinyl Sidings
Repairing Stucco Siding
Repairing Brick and Stone Veneer
Finishing Your Siding
Exterior Paint Problems on Woodp. 123
Information Sourcesp. 126
Indexp. 128