Someone who is a qualified roofer would have been through an exhaustive apprenticeship that involved both theory and practical experience, and having worked for a few years under the supervision of an experienced roofer, he would eventually be able to work without supervision.
Friendly and approachable
A domestic roofer would be dealing the customers on a daily basis, and would therefore be a friendly and approachable sort, and always happy to oblige. He is a master at creating a feeling of confidence within the customer, who can sometimes feel very edgy about the idea of working on the roof. If you prefer to do the work yourself, there are affordable roofing materials in Torquay from an established supplier who also stocks power tools.
Ability to Work in All Weathers
Roofing is not just a fair weather thing, in fact, the roofer is working away in windy and icy conditions, and needs to have a good head for heights. For safety reasons, the roofer would wear:
- A hard hat
- Steel toe capped boots (with exceptional grip)
- Think trousers
- A roofer’s pouch (for the nails and other implements he uses)
Roofing repairs can often be handled by the property owner, and with online tutorials that show you the process step by step and the right tools and materials, a sunny day is all you need. If, on the other hand, you are afraid of heights, it might be best to call up your local roofing company, who can make short work of any repairs.