Roofs are subjected to damage due to factors such as extreme weather conditions and poor maintenance. If you don't take care of your roof, mold and mildew can build up. If you don't take care of your roof, mold and mildew can build up. It is important you have the proper tools to take maintain your roof. First you will need a utility knife. They can be used to cut drywall, trim asphalt roof shingles, and slice through fiberglass insulation. They are quite safe to use since the razor-sharp blade can be retracted. Aside from the utility knife, you will 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 metal roofing materials Cheyenne WY recommend the straight claw hammer. To cut wood, shingles or roofing panels, a circular saw would be a worthwhile investment. A circular saw is an electrically-powered tool can cut roof panels and plywood sheathing into various different sizes. To hammer nails in, abandon the manual hammer and opt for a nail gun. Compressed air is used to push the nails from the loaded gun strip unto the sheathing or shingles.