Quality Roofing Tools, Masonry Tools, Hand Tools and More
John Stortz & Son, Inc. is a fifth generation American family of toolmakers located in “Old City” Philadelphia. Our record of longevity is still based on a commitment to our customer’s needs and their satisfaction. Behind every “Stortz” tool, stands our pledge to offer you superior quality products, competitive pricing and prompt customer service. We manufacture and distribute roofing tools, masonry tools, paint scrapers, other scraping tools, cooperage tools, and gardening tools.
Our well known line of slate tools includes rippers, hammers, cutters, and stakes. As the sheet metal roofing industry continues to grow we supply a line of sheet metal tools that include soldering irons and accessories, snips, standing seam tools, and many tools for general bending purposes. Our masonry tools include our unique Washington Pattern brick hammers, multi-purpose wall scrapers and our full line of brick pointing tools. The exceptional wood handled paint scrapers are preferred by the tradesmen because of the superior blade sharpness, overall strength and durability.
Recent Blog Entries
- Slate Roofing Contractors Association Conference 2015 - Are you aware that there is an organization dedicated to slate roofing contractors? The SRCA is a non-profit organization that aims to promote slate roofing as a trade. This year is the 10 year anniversary of the group and a conference is being held at Joe Jenkins place in Grove City, Pa on the dates Sept … Continue reading Slate Roofing Contractors Association Conference 2015
- Save a Slate Roof in Kenosha, Wi - “We need to take this 125-year-old roof out of service and replace it with a new roof.” Kenoshanews.com reports a story about a slate roof of the historic Southport Beach House that needs repairs. The city council voted 12-4 against spending $316,000 on replacing the slate roof with asphalt shingles. They also voted 13-2 … Continue reading Save a Slate Roof in Kenosha, Wi