Roofing isn’t for everyone. And to be a successful roofer, you’ll need a little more than just natural talent, wouldn’t you agree? As a longtime Indianapolis roofing service provider, we think it’s only right that we educate our fellow Hoosiers on some of the basics of Do-It-Yourself Roofing.
To help bring out your inner “roofer,” here are few books to consider:
The Complete Guide to Roofing and Siding by Black & Decker
This all-inclusive guide provides detailed how-to’s on everything roofing related; from choosing your roofing material, to installing your home’s roof, to conducting routine maintenance to prolong the life of your roof and hopefully, increase the value of your Indianapolis home.
This is a terrific Do-it-Yourself roofing book for Indianapolis homeowners who wish to increase their knowledge about roofing standards, the varying quality of unique roofing materials, and methods for repairing your roof back to its original state.
The latest version of this paperback book is an updated third edition, published in 2013. You can find the paperback on Amazon.com for less than $20.
Roofing, Flashing, and Waterproofing
Written by roofing professionals, this 155-page paperback book provides clear, proven guidelines for protecting your home’s roof from unwanted and costly leaks and water damage. “Roofing, Flashing, and Waterproofing” offers industry-tested advice on how to lengthen the life of your roof by following instructions from actual roofers! This is a great read for homeowners in Indianapolis who have an interest in Do-It-Yourself roofing maintenance and restoration.
This professional guide can be found on Google for $10. SBN 1561587788
Roofing Instant Answers by Terry Kennedy
This 500-page Do-It-Yourself roofing reference guide provides detailed answers for your most pressing roofing questions. Filled with eye-opening facts, engaging comprehensive guides, and colorful graphics, this 500-page Do-It-Yourself roofing book is brimming with much needed information for those looking to define their skills and also improve their home’s roofing maintenance.
This insightful guide can be found on Google Shopping for $47. ISBN 0071387129
Siding, Roofing, Trim by Editors of Fine Homebuilding
Whether it’s setting up, maintaining, or polishing your home’s roofing, you’ll need a book like “Side, Roofing, and Trim” to help guide you through the weeds. Part of the “For Pros by Pros” series, this book is the last installment of a genre of literature which highlighted some of home improvement’s most daunting struggles.
This book in particular provides clear concepts and instructions on how to select, install, and maintain your home’s roofing, siding, and trimming needs. Do-It-Yourself Roofing books such as this are perfect for homeowners who live in Indianapolis who want to stay on top of their roof’s maintenance and restoration.
This is a “Best of the Month” Do-It-Yourself Roofing Book, currently available on Amazon.com for less than $20. ISBN-10: 1627103864
These are only some of the large variety of Do-It-Yourself roofing books available online and in stores. Amazon.com and Google Shopping are great sources for looking for home improvement books for your Indianapolis home.
For more expert and guidance, please contact Bob Bauerle and the Indianapolis Bauerle Roofing team at 317-985-2344