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The JLC guide to moisture control : practical details for durable…

by Steven Bliss

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 192858036X, Paperback)

From roof to basement, here's a practical guide for contractors on how to keep moisture out of a house. The editors of JLC have pulled together the best advice from dozens of experts on foundations and drainage, air and vapor control, exterior cladding, roof systems, and mechanical ventilation.

It's filled with practical details and effective solutions for the kinds of serious moisture problems afflicting today's tighter and better sealed houses. And it includes a comprehensive troubleshooting guide, including advice for dealing with mold and rot.

Vapor barrier do's and don'ts
Practical advice for cold, mixed, and hot climates
How to keep basements and crawlspaces dry
Proper flashing for windows and doors
Water-managed wall systems for optimal siding performance
Storm-proof stucco details
Keeping paints and stains on exterior wood
Vented and unvented roof solutions
Leak-free flashing details
Low-cost whole-house ventilation

Fully illustrated and written in plain English, this book is perfect for contractors looking for practical ways to combat the costly damage caused by vapor, water, and ice in today's homes.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:20:15 -0400)

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