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A Knoxville roofer is a construction worker who specializes in roof construction. Roofers in Knoxville concentrate on the application of materials that waterproof and/or weatherproof buildings, designed material–as a substrate for the roofing materials to be installed on, the rafters, beams, and trusses are the frame or skeleton for the roof to be built upon. Knoxville roofers must be able to work, have good motor skills, and posses general carpentry skills.

In Knoxville, Tennessee this type of carpenter is knows as a roof carpenter, and the term roofer refers to someone who installs the roof cladding (tiles, tin, etc.)

In the US, where a trained roofer is called a journeyman, the most commoi roofing material is asphalt shingles. In the past, 3-tab shingles were used; nowadays, “architectural” or “dimensional” shingles are becoming very popular.

In Knoxville, Tennessee there is legislation in place that requires a roofer to have a license to trade, although some do belong to recognized trade organizations.