Roofing nail guns.
Hammer tacker stapler. Roofing hammer or hatchet.
Air compressor. Roofing blade or utility knife. Roofing shovel or shingle tear-off tool.
Flat-roofed houses are very popular in South Africa. They are easy to build, require less material than pitched roofs and are therefore cheaper. You also have more freedom as far as the design of the house is concerned but remember – a flat roof still needs a slight pitch for water drainage.
Different Types of Materials to Consider When Replacing Your Roof
Asphalt Shingles. Asphalt shingles are the most commonly used roofing material. …
Wood Shakes or Shingles. …
Tile Shingles. …
Slate. Slate is hands down the most expensive roofing material on the market. It’s ten times more expensive than the average asphalt shingle as it pairs well in Gothic, Tudor, Chateau or other expensively styled, historic-looking homes.