A roof is constantly battling the elements. If you don't take care of your roof, molds, mildew and debris can build up. It is important you have the necessary tools to take maintain your roof. First you will need a utility knife. Utility knives can be used to cut drywall, trim asphalt roof shingles, and slice through fiberglass insulation. Utility knives are relatively safe to use since they have a retractable razor blade. Aside from the utility knife, you'll also need a roofing hammer that will refasten shingles and other roof coverings. A roofing hammer has two different head styles: one has a curved claw and the other has a straight claw. Most steel metal roofing Cheyenne WY recommend the straight claw hammer. Invest in a circular saw to cut singles or panels. This electrically-powered tool can cut roof panels and plywood sheathing into various different sizes. It is crucial your roofing toolbox contains a roofing nail gun. Compressed air is used to push the nails from the loaded gun strip unto the sheathing or shingles.