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Roofing Tools Every Homeowner Needs For Their DIY Roofing Job

July 28th, 2021 BY First American Roofing

One of the most expensive repairs a homeowner can make to their home is replacing a roof. That is why so many people are choosing the DIY route. While this may sound plausible with the right expertise, there are some roofing tools that you will need to do it right. These tools include things like tarps, ladders, shingles, shears, nails, and more. Luckily for you, we have done all the work and put together this list of tools every homeowner needs when they decide to do their own roofing job.

Beginner’s Starter Roofing Tool Kit for Homeowners

For homeowners who want to tackle smaller, more amateur roofing repairs and fixes themselves, they can build a starter kit that includes the necessary tools and materials to DIY their roofing project.

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Tools & Materials for Your DIY Roofing Basics Starter Kit:

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Advanced Roofing Tools for Homeowners

The basic starter kit can definitely get you by, but for more experienced DIYers and more complex roofing projects, you can boost your roofing toolkit to include some more tools to make your life even easier.

Professional roofers utilize all of these tools to quickly and efficiently get a roof repaired or replaced in no time. However, homeowners with a bit more experience can level up their DIY roofing project and work like the pros do with these more advanced tools.

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As we’ve said before, it is not always necessary to spend the money on hiring a professional roofer when you can do it yourself. But for some homeowners who don’t have much experience or knowledge in DIY projects, there are tools that they will need to get their project done quickly and efficiently.

However, many of these tools are expensive and require a bit of training to manage, so it isn’t worth owning such pieces of equipment. As nice as it is to have a lot of these tools on hand, the professionals know these like the back of their hand and can use them without fail to give you a roof in half the time you could do yourself.

Between purchasing the tools and the time it takes to install your roof, you might find yourself wanting to hire a professional. That’s where we come in. See more cost comparisons to roofing types and then reach out to us to get started on your new roofing job!