Roofing and siding installations professionals will also find this to be an indispensable source of state-of-the art information. "The Complete Guide To Roofing, Siding and Exterior Trim" covers all materials, from traditional wood lap siding, brick, concrete block, stucco, stone veneer and wooden shakes, to vinyl, raised metal roofing, and cementitious sidings. Important new tends in materials, like EPDM, architectural, fully bonded selvedge edge and pyramid shingles, are also discussed. In addition to complete installation information, the book includes comprehensive methods for repairing problems with existing surfaces, as well as routine finishing and refinishing information.
Chris Marshall is the author of dozens of books and hundreds of magazine articles on woodworking and home improvement. He is a contributing editor at The Woodworker's Journal.