What shoes should I wear on the roof?

Although roofing shoes will vary in the materials they use, a thick rubber sole is best for the tread, arguably the most critical part of a roofing shoe. Rubber is durable so the tread won’t wear out quickly, yet malleable enough to grip shingles, preventing slips.

How do I get more grip on my roof?

3) Wear shoes or boots that provide traction – Boots or shoes with rubber tracked soles will provide better traction than footwear with flat bottoms. If you’ll be walking on a surface that has a moderate or steeper slope, wear rubber soles even if the roof is dry.

What should you not do on a roof?

Never install things directly on your roof. Never ignore debris in valleys and gutters. Never power wash (or use abrasive cleaning techniques). Never pull up shingles. Never install a new roof over an old damaged one.

What to wear while working on a roof?

Durable work pants. Advanced-fabric shirts. Performance t-shirts. Sun protection headgear. Toolbelts. Protective eyewear. Performance briefs. Teamwear/Uniforms.