A WOMAN is gaining popularity online after sharing videos of her work as a female roofer.
Priscilla Laruffer works on the roofs of new buildings and repairs or re-roofs older structures.
She uses a range of different materials, such as slates, tiles or materials for flat roofs, as well as fitting skylights.
Priscilla is proud to be a hard working female roofer.
She said: “I haven’t gotten no handouts. So yes I stand proud of what I do & who I am, because only I know the sweat and tears it has taken me.”
Priscilla has over 637,000 followers online and her most recent video went viral with over 1.3 million views.
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Many viewers have expressed respect and admiration for the female roofer
One commenter said: “Such a hard worker, one day girl it will pay off.”
A second commenter said: “For me she is a hard worker and the truth is that in these times I think women complain less at work than men and they do it with love.”
Another commenter said: “A beautiful female putting in that work what can we say other than much respect.”
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Not all viewers were impressed with Priscilla; some were quite critical of her work.
One commenter said: “The slowest roofer in da business”
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Another commenter said: “It’s beautiful and everything, but more work for all of us who do repairs.”
But Priscilla ignores her haters.
She said: “When a man earns money he feels that he wants more women but when women earn money she feels that he does not need a man.”
Many viewers said they were also roofers and wanted to work with Priscilla.
One commenter said: “Can I work with you tomorrow dang but I don’t have any tools?”
Another commenter said: Will you marry me? I’m a roofer.”
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Other female roofers have expressed their respect for Priscilla.
One commenter said: “It’s Hard work….I go sometimes with my honey to work and help him and he works in construction, it’s not an easy job! u [you] go girl!”