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How to Use a Roofing Nailer Like a Pro

How to Use a Roofing Nailer Like a Pro

With the rare exceptions of Spanish tile or metal, asphalt shingles top off the majority of residential buildings. These shingles are held in place with short, wire-collated, flat-headed roofing nails driven by a roofing nailer. Nailers come in two varieties  – coil and stick – that can be used in different applications. There’s no shortage […]

Review8.7(out of 10)
Hitachi NV65AH2

Hitachi 2-1/2-Inch Coil Siding Nailer Review

Since reviewing the Hitachi’s 8-gallon gas-powered wheelbarrow air compressor, I felt a heavy desire to hook it up to and review the new Hitachi 2-1/2-Inch Coil Siding Nailer immediately afterward. Testing all these great tools is a tough job, but someone has to do it! This nailer is among a fleet of new tools Hitachi recently introduced, […]

Review9.0(out of 10)

DeWalt DW45RN Coil Roofing Nailer

Like its cousin the framing nailer, the roofing nailer is a staple of construction work. Unlike the collated nail stick of a framing nailer, most roofing nailers like the DeWalt DW45RN coil roofing nailer use a coil of wire-collated nails. Whereas the framer is used almost exclusively for framing, these roofing tools are a little […]