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The Rehab Guide Volume 3: Roofs


Report Acceptance Date: March 1999 (81 pages)

Posted Date: March 01, 1999

HUD published The Rehab Guide, a series of nine guidebooks to inform the design and construction industry about state-of-the-art materials and innovative practices in housing rehabilitation. The Rehab Guide series focuses on building technologies, materials, components, and techniques.

Entitled The Rehab Guide: Roofs, the third volume, covers the major roofing systems as well as protective strategies, energy and air filtration issues, roofing materials, and gutters and downspouts. It uses drawings and photographs to supplement written descriptions of several components of the rehabilitation of roofs, including the following items:

  • Roof design.
  • Sheathing and flashing.
  • Underlayments and moisture barriers.
  • Wood shingles and shakes and asphalt shingles.
  • Low-slope and metal roofing.
  • Slate.
  • Clay, concrete, fiber-cement, and composite tile.
  • Gutter and leader systems.

For information on the other Rehab Guides in the series click here.

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