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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Sunday Roofing Savings

Senco's Roof Pro Nailers are designed for the user who demands quality, performance and value. Drives.120 shank coil nails from 3/4" to 1-3/4". Use for shingles, tar paper and insulation board. Steel wear plates prevent tool abrasion. Adjustable shingle guide. Adjustable canister for a wide fastener range. Adjustable depth of drive for consistent nail sets. Adjustable exhaust.

To get the best remodeling results, you need solid advice from the best in the business. For Pros by Pros(R) books bring you field-tested techniques and real-world experience from the expert builders and remodeling pros who write for "Fine Homebuilding" magazine. "Roofing, Flashing, and Waterproofing" gives you the technical expertise and seasoned advice you need to protect your work from water, the home's eternal enemy. Leaks large and small cause the majority of damage in the house, and efforts to prevent or repair that damage account for most of the money spent on home repair. This book presents the basic principles you need to know to waterproof residential structures properly to protect them from water intrusion and to prevent callbacks for flashing or roofing failures.

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.

Asphalt is the most common roofing material in North America. With 65 drawings and over 200 color photographs, this book is an in-depth guide to working with it whether the reader is a professional installing a brand-new roof or a do-it-yourselfer simply making necessary repairs.

Truly a unique patented roofing, siding, contractor bar. Drop forged from fine tool steel, one end has a thin blade with a 2 1/2 in. fulcrum giving it a higher lift than other bars. For removing shingles, downspouts, gutters and nails with ease. The other end has a Japanese pattern nail puller with rounded head to improve leverage.

3/4 in. coiled roofing nails. Box of 7200. Galvanized, full head. For use with Craftsman model nos. 18180, 18455 and 18444. As well as Ridgid brand.