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.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 96 pages, 262 colour photographs and line drawings
- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/09/2001
- Category: Building skills & trades
- ISBN: 9781861264640