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Siding, roofing, and trim

Siding, roofing, and trim

Siding, Roofing, and Trim, from the editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine, provides all the advice you need to get the details right and explains how to fix those that weren't done correctly the first time around. Written by the pros who actually do the work, this edition covers how to safely replace a roof (keeping in mind venting and flashing); how to achieve a long-lasting paint finish, while tackling the tricky issue of lead safety; how to get the finished look you want with trim; and much more. This all-new edition also provides the latest, top-level information from the pros on the tools, techniques, and trade secrets they use to get the job done.--COVER

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English. Handbooks and manuals. Electronic books.
Completely rev. and updated.
Published Newtown, CT : The Taunton Press 2014
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Statement of responsibility: editors of Fine homebuilding
ISBN: 1627104968, 9781627104968
Note: Vendor-supplied metadata.
Note: "Builder-tested, code approved."
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: 1 online resource.
Series: Taunton's for pros, by pros
Subject: Siding (Building materials) Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Roofing Installation.; Siding (Building materials); Roofing Installation Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Roofs Maintenance and repair Handbooks, manuals, etc.; TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING Construction General.; Roofs Maintenance and repair.
Series Title: For pros, by pros.
Local note: eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBooks for FE Collection (UK)


  1. Siding. Factory-finished siding ; Keep siding straight with a story pole ; Keep siding dry with a vented rain screen ; Working with manufactured stone ; Dress up a block wall with a rock wall ; Making common siding repairs
  2. Painting. Lead-safe remodeling ; The art of pressure washing ; There's no escaping the scraping ; Spray or brush? ; Repainting a house : don't be afraid to spray ; 10 tips to paint like a pro
  3. Roofing. 5 roofs that will last a lifetime ; Will your nest asphalt roof go the distance? ; Low-risk reroof ; Synthetic roofing underlayments ; Installing a low-slope EPDM roof ; 4 ways to shingle a valley ; Stormproof your roof ; A crash course in roof venting ; An inside look at living roofs ; Save energy with a cool roof ; Venting a tricky old roof ; A durable roof-valley repair ; Time-tested approach to chimney flashing ; A smarter way to flash ; 10 roof goofs and how to fix them
  4. Trim. Repainting rotten trim ; Work smart with PVC trim ; Site-made moldings in a pinch ; Trimming the roofline ; The only way to trim exterior windows ; Low-maintenance eaves ; Culling elliptical trim ; Reproducing a corbel.