Roofing and Insulation

Keeping a house weatherproof and in good condition is an ongoing task. Under constant attack from a combination of heat, cold, wind and rain, it is vital that the right protection is in place to keep the elements at bay. This book offers guidance, using step-by-step photographs and line drawings, on a wide range of roofing and weatherproofing jobs, as well as home insulation - all important in keeping problems, and bills, to a minimum. Topics covered include: roofing jobs - replacing tiles, slates and repairing flashings; repairing chimney stacks, woodwork, gutters and downpipes; weatherproofing jobs - replacing putty, sealing window frames and repairing brickwork; insulating jobs - roof, loft and wall insulation, draughtproofing, and double glazing and soundproofing.