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Audel Complete Roofing Handbook, 2nd Edition

Audel Complete Roofing Handbook, 2nd Edition

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Contributor(s): Brumbaugh, James E (Author)

Biographical Note:
James E. Brumbaugh has spent twenty years in the residential and light commercial construction industry. He is an accomplished educator fluent in several languages, and has written more than fifteen books on HVAC, construction, and the building trades.

Marc Notes:
Includes index; An Audel book.; References: p. 513-519.

Table of Contents:

Foreword vii

1. Types of Roofs 1

2. Roofing and Reroofing 11

3. Roof Deck Preparation 61

4. Roof and Attic Ventilation 77

5. Skylights and Roof Openings 101

6. Dormer Construction 123

7. Roof Flashing Details 153

8. Applying Strip Shingles 189

9. Applying Specialty Shingles 239

10. Roll Roofing 265

11. Built-Up Roofing 285

12. Wood Shingle and Shake Roofing 309

13. Slate Roofing 355

14. Tile Roofing 379

15. Installing Gutters and Downspouts 427

16. Roofing for Historic Buildings 453

17. Historic Wooden Shingle Roofs 481

References 513

Index 521



Publisher Marketing:
This text covers types of roofs; roofing and reroofing; roof and attic insulation and ventilation; skylights and roof openings; dormer construction; roof flashing details and more. It also contains information on code requirements, underlaying and attic ventilation.

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