06:12AM | 03/14/04
Member Since: 03/13/04
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I am roofing our cottage this summer and I am wondering which is the safest way. My concern is sliding off the roof. We are using asphalt shingles. One sugestion was to nail some wood across the singles to stand on. This however would create nail holes in the singles that would need to be tarred.


11:59AM | 03/16/04
Member Since: 01/28/03
693 lifetime posts
You need specialty equipment such as roof staging brackets:

Thise brackets are made to fasten underneath shingles and will allow planks of varying widths to be placed between them for holding shingle, equipment and yourself.

You also need to look into roof saftey equipment such as counterweight pully systems to prevent falls.

Search the ABC Catalogue for all your needs.


08:33PM | 03/21/04
Member Since: 11/06/02
1280 lifetime posts
homebuild is right. Halfwaay measures will end you in the hospital. Proper equipment will increase productivity, keep you safer, and leeet your nerves settle down

Excellence is its own reward!

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