Selected Reading On Flashing And Sheetmetal

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This standard includes a listing of some known sources that may be referenced for additional information on specific issues relating to this subject.


  • Bock, Gordon.  "Making Sense of Metal Roofs."  The Old-House Journal, July/August 1992, pp.30-33.
  • ________.  "Gutter Talk."  The Old-House Journal, May/June 1990, pp. 32-33.
  • "Galvanic Corrosion (Electrolysis) Potential Between Common Flashing Materials and Selected Construction Materials." From Ramsey/Sleeper, Architectural Graphic Standards. 8th. Ed.  New York:  John Wiley & Sons, 1988.  p. 360.
  • Johnson, Walker C.  "Copper Dome and Cornice Restoration and Reconstruction."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XXI, No. 1, 1989, pp. 37-48.
  • Jowers, Walter.  "Standing Seam Roofs."  The Old-House Journal, March 1985, pp. 35, 44-48.
  • Leeke, John.  "Half-Round Metal Gutters."  The Old-House Journal, July/August 1992,  34-41.
  • O'Donnell, Bill.  "Gutter Repairs."  The Old-House Journal, March/April 1987, pp. 27-31.
  • Poore, Jonathan.  "Flashing a Chimney."  The Old-House Journal, April 1983, pp. 70-71.
  • ________.  "Gutter Expansion Joint For Metal Lining in Built- In Wood Gutter."  The Old-House Journal, June 1980, p. 71.
  • Poore, Patricia & Jonathan.  "Old Gutters."  The Old-House Journal, March/April 1987, pp. 24-25.
  • Sweetser, Sarah M.  "Roofing for Historic Buildings." Preservation Briefs #4.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of the Interior, 1978.
  • Technical Staff, OHJ.  "Maintenance of Gutters (Part 1)."  The Old-House Journal, October 1979, pp. 109, 116-118.
  • ________.  "Maintenance of Gutters (Part 2)."  The Old-House Journal, November 1979, pp. 129-130.
  • Technical Staff, TB.  "Sheetmetal Embellishments", and "Sheetmetal Ornament Sourcelist."  Traditional Building, March/April 1993, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 29-34.
  • Waite, John G.  "Tinplate and Terneplate Roofing, Preservation and Repair."  The Old-House Journal, March 1981, pp. 53, 68-69.


  • Belle, John, John R. Hoke, and Stephen A. Kliment, eds. Traditional Details for Building Restoration, Renovation, and Rehabilitation; From the 1932-1951 Editions of "Architectural Graphic Standards".  New York:  John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1991.
  • Gayle, Margot, David W. Look, and John G. Waite.  Metals in America's Historic Buildings.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of the Interior, 1980.
  • McCampbell, B. Harrison.  Problems in Roofing Design.  Boston, MA:  Butterworth Architecture, 1991.
  • Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association, Inc. (SMACNA).  1929 Standard Practice Sheet Metal Work.  Vienna, VA:SMACNA, 1929; reprint ed., Vienna, VA:  SMACNA, 1987.

Other References

  • Bleekman, III, George M., et. al.  "Twentieth Century Building Materials:  1900-1950:  An Annotated Bibliography." Washington, D.C.:  Preservation Assistance Division, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior; and, Murfreesboro, TN:  Middle Tennessee State University, 1993.
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