Buyers Guide To Roofing Tools & Supplies

Roofs are an essential part in a house, office or any construction. In Arizona, roofs are exposed daily to sun, rain, air conditioning and other factors that causes them to wear out. The solar UV radiation is higher, and the roof is subjected to high heat and to thermal shock due to sudden cooling during summer rains. That is why the check-ups, that must done once before the season with the most severe weather and once after, are necessary and, occasionally, a maintenance to lengthen their life. These continuous inspections will make it easier to notice when it is a roof maintenance time and you could have time to prepare for that.

buyers guide to roofing supplies and tools

How To Know It Is Time Of A Roof Maintenance?

Some people think that the lack of any active or visible leaks means that their roof is good enough… they are not always right.

You know It is time to start preparing to do roof maintenance or replacement, when it shows signs of wear and tear. The major indicators of are the following ones:

  • When shingles or tiles are moved out of place: It leaves underlayment exposed to the extreme weathers, so this will lead to wood damage, and further roof damage.
  • Discoloration: If you start to see that your roof have streaks, or takes on a different color.
  • Saggy roof: Rotten framing, sheathing, or decking can result in a sinking roof.
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Roofing Tools That Every Roofer Needs:

All Scottsdale roofers requires certain tools just to get out of the gate. These 5 roofing tools are very important, though this is far from a complete list.

Roofing Nailer: You can get them in several different sizes that accommodate several different nail lengths. They come in handy also if you need to shoot some ring shank nails to put down plywood. This is the primary tool that makes you a roofer, but you need to make sure that you have enough of the accessories required to keep it fully operational.

Roofing Hammer: It will help you remove misplaced tiles, clean the work area and tap down nails on final inspection. When you go to buy a roofing hammer you will notice there are several different hammer shapes that all go under the heading of roofing hammer. It has a variety of looks, but all of them are standard with different types of roofing to choose from. Some look like a hatchet like the Shingler’s with replaceable guage or the Carpenter’s Shock Reduction Grip and the Carpenter’s Leather Grip, others look like a regular hammer with one of the claws missing. This is the hand tool that you will most often need to go along with your nailer. The most used is the shingler’s hammer, recommended because it has a fully polished head and handle neck, molded on nylon vinyl grip and a retractable cutting blade, perfect for a roofing work.

roofing tools buyers guideShingle Remover: There are several versions of a shingle remover that are all used in different applications, some are meant to facilitate one person doing a tear-off and others helps guide the removed old roofing into a roll. It also has wheels and gives you a cart to help carry it to disposal.

Hammer Tracker: This roofing tool let you staple your paper with the same quick motion that you nail the tiles down keeping your crew productive and using techniques familiar to them.

And finally in the list, but not less important, a ladder. You are not going anywhere without a ladder. We recommend an adjustable two fold and three fold ladders, they are very durable, sturdy and can be compacted to a size that fits easily in any vehicle for transportation.

tools and supplies for roofWhere To Find Roofing Tools For Roofers:

Arizona have some interesting places where you can find the roofing tools and supplies that you need to be an excellent roofer. You can choose one of them according to your desires.
Here a list of 5 places where you can find those:

  1. Roofline Supply & Delivery: It offers roofing materials and accessories from a wide array of manufacturers from asphalt composition shingles, commercial roofing products, and metal roofing to wood shakes and slate.
    It has a place located in Phoenix: 5150 N. Tom Murray Ave. Glendale, AZ 85301
    Phone: (602) 688-7464 / (602) 688-7463
  2. Elite Roofing Supply: Independent distributor of roofing materials and supplies.
    Located in 5150 N. Tom Murray Ave, Glendale, AZ 85301.
    Phone: (602) 688-7464 / (602) 688-7463
  3. RWC Building Products: It have 5 locations in Arizona.Phoenix:
    1918 W. Grant St.
    Phoenix, Arizona 85009
    Local: (602) 258-3794
    Fax: (602) 256-0932

    Scottsdale:
    7475 E. Williams Drive
    Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
    Local: (480) 342-7023
    Fax: (480) 342-7051

    Mesa:
    1345 S. Center Street
    Mesa, Arizona 85210
    Local: (480) 833-0703
    Fax: (480) 834-7137

    Tucson:
    2450 W. Poppy Avenue
    Tucson, Arizona 85705
    Local: (520) 887-1181
    Fax: (520) 887-1355

    Prescott Valley:
    773 S. Bennett Drive
    Prescott Valley, Arizona 86327
    Local: (928) 632-8160
    Fax: (928) 632-8164

  4. Roofing Supply Group: They offers high quality roofing and building related products.Mesa:
    235 S Hibbert
    Mesa, AZ 85210
    Phone: (480) 557 6309
    Fax: (480) 557 6283
  5. Pawn Now: If you are looking for second hand products but you still looking for good tools, this is a great option. It has 9 locations placed conveniently around the Valley in Phoenix, Mesa, Chandler, Scottsdale, and Apache Junction.Mesa – 85207:
    8151 E. Apache Trail‎
    Mesa, AZ 85207
    Phone +1 480 964-6666

    Mesa – 85210:
    1145 S. Mesa Dr. #4
    Mesa, AZ 85210
    Phone +1 480 668-1009

    Mesa – 85204
    361 S. Lindsay Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    Phone +1 480 777-7771

    Apache Junction – 85120
    900 W. Apache Trail
    Apache Junction, AZ 85120
    Phone +1 480 288-7296

    Phoenix – 85043
    691 W. Baseline Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85043
    Phone +1 602 276-1664

    Phoenix – 85022
    14601 N Cave Creek Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85022
    Phone +1 602 765-4444

    Phoenix – 85019
    4135 W. Indian School Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85019
    Phone +1 602 442-2160

    Scottsdale – 85257
    7841 E. McDowell Rd.
    Scottsdale, AZ 85257
    Phone +1 480 300-4653

    Chandler – 85225
    1731 N. Arizona Ave.
    Chandler, AZ 85225
    Phone +1 480 821-7296

    Chandler – 85224
    940 N Alma School Rd #13,
    Chandler, AZ 85224
    Phone +1 480 664-2111

Written By:
Jason Swim – Owner


24008 N. 104th Avenue
Peoria, Arizona 85383
Office: 602-348-6559
Website: arizonanativeroofing.com

Category: Roofing
Genre: Home Repair