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SAFETY AND DO-IT-YOURSELF
ROOF REPAIR JOBS
INTRODUCTION

The roof is an essential part of
any standing structure. Being
able to do some types of
roofing jobs yoursel...
INTRODUCTION
With any roofing do-ityourself project, taking the
necessary safety
precautions is important.
Many roofing ta...
SAFETY TIPS

One of the most important things to do prior to
starting on a roofing project is to ensure that the
work area...
SAFETY TIPS

Avoid slippery conditions – wet roofs should never
be worked on.
Wear shoes with grip when working on the roo...
SAFETY TIPS
Other equipment to ensure safety include:
• Eye protection
• Work gloves
• Safety harnesses
• Netting
• Guardr...
SAFETY TIPS

Ladders that you use to reach the roof
should meet standards and must be
thoroughly checked before use.
The l...
SAFETY TIPS
Electricity can jump from nearby wires to your ladder.
If you know you will be working near sources of
electri...
CONCLUSION
Safety is a priority if you will be
completing roof jobs yourself.
This presentation provided some
safety tips ...
This presentation was created on the behalf
of http://www.cherryandclarkroofing.ca/
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Safety & Do-It-Yourself roof Repair Jobs

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Read this helpful guide on advice and guidance for do-it-yourself roof repair jobs. If you would like more information from a professional roofing company, please visit Cherry & Clark at their website http://www.cherryandclarkroofing.ca/index.php/cherry-and-clark-siding-and-eavestroughs

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Safety & Do-It-Yourself roof Repair Jobs

  1. 1. SAFETY AND DO-IT-YOURSELF ROOF REPAIR JOBS
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION The roof is an essential part of any standing structure. Being able to do some types of roofing jobs yourself may prove handy if an unforeseen event affects your roof.
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION With any roofing do-ityourself project, taking the necessary safety precautions is important. Many roofing tasks require the help of experienced professionals and advanced machinery – only carry out projects if you are comfortable doing so.
  4. 4. SAFETY TIPS One of the most important things to do prior to starting on a roofing project is to ensure that the work area is clean and organized. Remove any unnecessary tools and make sure that children, pets and adults who are not involved on the project stay away from the work site.
  5. 5. SAFETY TIPS Avoid slippery conditions – wet roofs should never be worked on. Wear shoes with grip when working on the roof. A helmet that is adjusted to fit your head should also be worn.
  6. 6. SAFETY TIPS Other equipment to ensure safety include: • Eye protection • Work gloves • Safety harnesses • Netting • Guardrails • Ladder Stabilizer
  7. 7. SAFETY TIPS Ladders that you use to reach the roof should meet standards and must be thoroughly checked before use. The ladder should be placed on flat land and be secured at the top. Climb up using precaution, always facing the ladder and using one rung at a time.
  8. 8. SAFETY TIPS Electricity can jump from nearby wires to your ladder. If you know you will be working near sources of electricity, use a non-conductive ladder (wood and fibreglass ladders are good alternatives).
  9. 9. CONCLUSION Safety is a priority if you will be completing roof jobs yourself. This presentation provided some safety tips to consider prior to starting on a task. Evaluate the situation of your roof and ask for help from a roofing professional when necessary.
  10. 10. This presentation was created on the behalf of http://www.cherryandclarkroofing.ca/

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