The ultimate guide to siding for homeowners and professional builders
The Complete Siding Handbook: Installation, Maintenance, Repair offers comprehensive guidance for all major types of siding including wood board, aluminum, shingle, plywood, vinyl, and more. Aimed at professional builders but accessible to homeowners, this informative guide includes practical information on sheathing, flashing, vapor and air retarders, insulation, and other preparatory materials, as well as expert advice on painting, staining and finishing. Detailed diagrams clarify installation and construction, while photographs show real-world applications of various materials and methods to provide builders and DIY-ers with an invaluable resource.
About the Author: 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.