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To perform a roof tear off quick and effective, you need the best shingle remover tools to tear off all the existing roofing materials. Absolutely everything needs to be removed from the roof: shingles, nails, staples, paper, adhesives and more. In the end, you want to leave a clean deck...
If you're wondering how to secure yourself on a roof, then you've come to the right place. After weeks of research, we've put together this roofing safety guide, showing what you need in order to work safely on the roof. According to OSHA, wearing a personal fall arrest system (PFAS) is required if...
Hand protection is a must when it comes to roofing, a job that involves risk of injuries, cuts, and impact shocks. You need a proper pair of gloves that will keep your hands safe, without compromising hand dexterity or your productivity at work. After researching dozens of work gloves from...
After tons of researching and asking around contractors about the best air hoses for roofing, we discovered the greatest models that work best for roofing, framing and siding projects. When it comes to roofing, we recommend polyurethane and hybrid air hoses. They're lightweight, flexible, visible, they coil easily and perform well in...
This Hitachi Roofing Nailer NV45AB2 is the ideal choice for professional contractors and for DIY-ers. This tool is reliable and offers accurate nailing without a superior price tag. It can handle rough and long projects. It's lightweight, well-balanced, easy and comfortable to operate with one hand, and you can count on it...

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How To Secure Yourself on a Roof: The Best Safety Gear in 2018

If you're wondering how to secure yourself on a roof, then you've come to the right place. After weeks of research, we've put together this roofing safety guide, showing...
can you walk on a metal roof without damaging it

Can you walk on a metal roof without damaging it?

If you're wondering if: can you walk on a metal roof without damaging it, the answer is: Yes, you can! To avoid causing any damage to a metal roof,...
What temperature is too cold to install shingles

What temperature is too cold to install shingles?

If you're wondering what temperature is too cold to install shingles, here's the answer: The ideal temperature for installing asphalt shingles is between 40°F - 85°F (4 - 26 degrees...
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Can you walk on cedar shake roof? Yes, and here’s how!

Can you walk on cedar shake roof? The short answer is: yes, you can! But with caution. Wood shake roofs are excessively slippery by default. And they can get even...
can roofing be done in winter

5 Things You Must Know: Can Roofing Be Done in Winter?

The answer is: Yes! Roofing can be done in winter. Whether if you need to install a roof or to repair it, cold weather and snow shouldn't stop you....
how to walk on a metal roof without slipping

How To Walk on Metal Roofs Without Slipping

Since metal roofing is really popular these days, now is the perfect time to put your safety first and learn how to walk on metal roofs without slipping. If...