Equipment & Tools

Investing in Quality and Safety

The right equipment and tools are essential for safe, efficient, high-quality roof installations and repairs. We continually invest in top-of-the-line equipment that not only meets but exceeds UK industry standards.

Our Essential Toolkit

Our experienced roofers rely on a comprehensive range of specialized tools and equipment, including:

Roofing Hand Tools

  • Hammers (various types, including claw and shingling)
  • Utility knives and blades
  • Tape measures
  • Chalk lines
  • Trowels
  • Levels
  • Squares
  • Pry bars

Power Tools

  • Nail guns (pneumatic and cordless)
  • Drills and saws (circular, reciprocating)
  • Air compressors
  • Power shears
  • Heat guns (for specific roofing materials)

Safety Equipment

  • Harnesses and lanyards
  • Roof anchors and lifelines
  • Hard hats
  • Eye and ear protection
  • High-visibility workwear
  • Protective gloves

Access Equipment

  • Ladders (various types, inspected and secured)
  • Scaffolding (erected in strict accordance with regulations)
  • Roof jacks and staging

Material Handling

  • Hoists and lifts
  • Dumpsters and debris chutes
  • Wheelbarrows

Maintenance and Compliance

We take equipment maintenance seriously to ensure peak performance and safety:

  • Regular Inspections: Tools and equipment undergo rigorous scheduled and pre-use inspections.
  • Cleaning and Repairs: We follow manufacturer guidelines for cleaning and promptly address any repairs or replacements.
  • Training: All team members receive thorough training on the safe and correct use of all tools and equipment.

Client Collaboration

For larger projects, we may require some equipment to be provided by the client or rented from specialized providers. We work closely with our clients to ensure all necessary tools and equipment are available for the safe and efficient completion of jobs.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding our equipment, or procedures, or would like a free consultation and quote, reach out to Astral Roofing and Building Ltd at or contact us at 01 483 323465.