AMERICAN ROOFING© Roofing in America© is one of the first books of its kind. The average American does not typically think about the roof that is over his or her head, let alone all of the different things that go into making that roof a good one. So what makes a good roof? In this book you'll learn about the team that is needed to build a good, quality roof. From the design, to the manufactured products to the installation, a first-class roof is the product of several important factors. American roofs have been described as the best in the world.
Roofing professionals in the United States are considered the epitome of roofing trends and quality all over the world. In the United States today, there are hundreds of millions of roofs, built to the highest standards in building codes, and all of these roofs have a specific function, based on what they are built to protect. It can be said that the growth of the world economy can itself be based on roofing technology, and in this book you will find out why. For everything you have ever needed or wanted to know about roofing, and some of the most famous buildings in the country, this book is your answer. Welcome to Roofing in America©, enjoy the journey!
Foreword vii -
Prologue ix -
The Best Roofs in the World 1 -
Northeast 7 -
Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New Jersey -
Midwest 91 -
Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri -
South 163 -
Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana -
West 259 -
Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii, Alaska -
Thanks for Taking the Journey 331 -