A roof is consistently battling the elements. If you don't take care of your roof, molds, mildew and debris can cause structural damage and costly repairs. Because of this, it is important you have the right tools to take maintain your roof. Make sure you have a utility knife. They can be used to cut drywall, trim asphalt roof shingles, and slice through fiberglass insulation. They are pretty safe to use since they have a retractable razor blade. In addition to 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 repair flat roof Esko, MN 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. It is essential your roofing toolbox contains a roofing nail gun. Compressed air is used to push the nails from the loaded gun.