MAINTENANCE | ROOFERS
Roofers are skilled workers who specialize in the installation, repair, and maintenance of roofs on buildings. They work with a variety of roofing materials such as asphalt, metal, tile, and slate, and are responsible for the waterproofing and weatherproofing of the building’s roof. Roofers have to have good knowledge of the materials they work with, the properties of different roofing materials, and how they react to different weather conditions. They also have to be able to work at height, and have a good understanding of the safety requirements that come with working on a roof.
One of the main responsibilities of roofers is to install new roofs on buildings. This may involve removing the old roof, preparing the surface, and installing the new materials. Roofers must also be able to work with a variety of roofing materials and have the ability to adapt to different techniques depending on the material. They must also be able to read and interpret technical drawings and blueprints, and be able to work to precise measurements.
Roofers are also responsible for the repair and maintenance of existing roofs. This may involve patching leaks, replacing damaged shingles, and cleaning the roof to remove debris and moss. Roofers must also be able to diagnose and repair problems with the roofing system, and have the ability to work with a variety of roofing materials.