Zinc roofing skills in short supply

Thanks to Haussmann, couvreur-zingueurs are in constant demand in Paris

A couvreur (roofer) or restaurateur de toitures (roof restorer), is primarily concerned with the covered – as opposed to the structural – part of a roof.

Their work tends to fall into one of three categories: installation; restoration; and decoration. Many couvreurs work on historic buildings, restoring the roofs of domes and bell towers, as well as domestic properties.

Many roofers use a variety of materials, and consequently techniques, depending on the demands of each particular building, but some ...

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