Item description for The JLC Guide To Moisture Control: Practical Details for Durable Buildings by Journal of Light Construction ...
From roof to basement, here's a practical guide for contractors on how to keep moisture out of a house. The editors of The Journal of Light Construction have assembled the best advice from dozens of residential construction experts on foundations and drainage, air and vapor control, exterior cladding, roof systems and mechanical ventilation. It provides contractors and skilled prosumers 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.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 7.75" Height: 10.5" Weight: 2.9 lbs.
Publisher Journal of Light Construction
ISBN 192858036X ISBN13 9781928580362
Reviews - What do customers think about The JLC Guide To Moisture Control: Practical Details for Durable Buildings?
JLCGuide to Moisture Control Sep 21, 2008
I love the book. It is very informative. I read a small section every day and can gleen some helpful hint.
Great guide Sep 21, 2008
This is a great guide particularly for inspectors. Even a layman can understand how to control moisture in buildings.
Consolidated JLC articles Jul 5, 2008
Excellent book if you don't subscribe to JLC mag. The articles are just a collection from the magazine.
Moisture Control May 12, 2008
This is an informative way to learn of the currents trends in moisture control. If you have anything to do with building exteriors, this is a must read.
GREAT GREAT GREAT Oct 30, 2007
Water can be a building's worst enemy, which is why we try so hard to keep it out of our homes and living spaces. The editors of the Journal of Light Construction have brought together leading experts to write this book on controlling practically all forms of moisture damage in residential buildings.
It explains the mysteries of vapor barriers. Provides innovative solutions for keeping basements and crawl spaces dry. It shows fool-proof methods for flashing windows and doors so that they won't let in storm water. Also gives storm-proof stucco details as well as tips for keeping paints and stain on exterior wood. Provides leak-free flashing techniques for both steep and low-slope roofs and provides plans for a low-cost whole-house ventilation that works incredibly well.