The Rehab Guide: Roofs is Volume 3 in a series of guidebooks produced by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Rehab Guide seeks to keep the design and construction industry abreast of innovations and state-of-the-art practices in home rehabilitation.
Volume 3 includes detailed information on the design and construction of roofs. Chapters include roof design; sheathing; flashing; underlayments and moisture barriers; insulation; wood shingles and shakes; asphalt shingles; low-slope roofing; metal roofing; slate; clay, concrete, fiber cement and composite tiles; and gutter and leader systems.
The information in each chapter is divided into essential knowledge; techniques, materials and tools; suggestions for further reading; and/or product information.
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