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Roofing Handbook Robert Scharff

Roofing Handbook

Robert Scharff

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ISBN : 9780070571235
Hardcover
432 pages
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The most complete A-to-Z handbook on the basics of residential roofing—comes with over 250 illustrations,photos,and CAD drawings. Reviews regulations,safety,emerging technologies and new/alternative materials- construction tips- estimating andMoreThe most complete A-to-Z handbook on the basics of residential roofing—comes with over 250 illustrations,photos,and CAD drawings. Reviews regulations,safety,emerging technologies and new/alternative materials- construction tips- estimating and bidding- customer service- marketing- and more. New chapter on the roofing business focuses on how professionals can turn the books pointers into profits. The CD-ROM includes ready-to-use forms,spreadsheets,and checklists. Roofing is a popular industry thats growing by the minute. With many facets to this field,anyone from architects and contractors to inspectors and students must understand the craft and business of installing new,and fixing old,roofs. Filling the need for a nuts-and-bolts understanding of this industry comes the second edition of the most comprehensive basic reference on roofing,the Roofing Handbook.Ready for on-the-job referencing or at-home research,this book/CD package puts information to work for you immediately. Not only will it be your #1 technical resource,but youll get time-saving spreadsheets,forms,checklists,and other templates on the CD-ROM to help you deal with the hardest part of your job—the business end.With up-to-the minute computer information,tips on estimating,and tips on increasing cash flow,not only is this a top-notch technical handbook,its a manage your roofing business handbook.Key Features:*Over 250 illustrations,photos,and CAD drawings*Covers safety,tools and equipment,installation techniques,disposal,and more*Contains information on new and alternative materials*New chapter on the business of roofing focuses on how to maximizerevenue*CD-ROM with ready-to-use spreadsheets,forms,and checklists**Includes coverage of customer service,marketing,and more Covering topics such as regulations,safety,and emerging technologies,and with tips on construction,estimating,and bidding,its no wonder The Roofing Handbook is the roofers A-to-Z resource for all the essential information needed to run a successful,lucrative business.Business of Roofing Planning a Job Roof Safety Tools and Equipment Built-Up Roofing Single-Ply Roofing Asphalt Roofing Wooden Shingles and Shakes Slate Shingles Clay and Concrete Tiles Metal Roofing Miscellaneous Roof Work