Metal Roofing Knowledge Center

Steel Roofing Panel Installation Instructions

If you are thinking about installing your own metal roofing panels, please find instructions below.   The installation instructions offered here are designed to help you install some of our most popular steel roofing panels. 1. 5V Crimp Panels 2. GrandRib Panels 3....

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Metal Roofing is just Plain Tough

Having a good, solid roof is a necessity in North America, where weather extremes mean we could face hurricane-force winds, forest fires and extreme cold and heat all in the same year. These weather variables put excessive strain on standard shake and shingle roofs,...

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Save with Energy Star Rated Metal Roofing

Why choose ENERGY STAR reflective roofing for your building? ENERGY STAR qualified metal roof products reflect more of the sun’s rays. This can lower roof surface considerably thereby decreasing the amount of heat transferred into a building. ENERGY STAR qualified...

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Roofing Tools for the Novice

So you have decided to install that metal roofing.  Good for you! If you are in semi-good physical condition and you have enough construction know-how to read a tape measure, remember the three, four, five, square rule (explained later for the complete novice) and...

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Recycled Metal Roofing

Metal Roofing and Steel Siding Provide Homeowners and Designers “Green” Options Metal roofing and metal siding is available in many colors, but it’s the “green” makeup or recycled content of metal that is convincing many homeowners and designers to make use of these...

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Metal Roofing Costs Less than Shingled Roofing

When it comes to roofing material, most homeowners want something that is durable and long lasting, yet affordable. For a long time they had to choose between a high-cost tile or slate roof that lasted a good amount of time but required extra bracing to support its...

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Steel Roofing for a Custom-Built Lodge

Steel roofing was the clear choice for this ruggedly handsome establishment. Its clean, solid lines, bold angles, sound construction and no-nonsense materials are destined to endure for decades. Our metal roofing experts are happy to collaborate with architects and...

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Steel Roof for a Charming Small Home

Steel roofing might not be something you would associate with the word “charming” – but the charm of this beautiful little home is nicely complemented by its wisely-chosen roof. What’s more, that weather-tight, maintenance-free steel roof will help keep the house safe...

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Roofing Metal: Long-Lasting Great Looks, Great Protection

Roofing metal like the kind you see on this handsome home gives you great value and decades of worry-free protection. Replacing a roof that has seen better days? Roofing metal goes up fast, often right over your old roof. And metal roofing means solid, low-maintenance...

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Metal Roofing Supplies for Do-It-Yourselfers and Pros

Metal roofing supplies offer fast, easy installation using common tools. This makes metal roofing the top choice of do-it-yourselfers and professionals alike. We’ll be happy to help you round up the materials and supplies you need for a beautiful roof and decades of...

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Metal Roofing Panels The Obvious Choice

Metal roofing panels were the obvious choice for this southern residence. They’re warm in winter, cool in summer, lovely to look at and durable enough to last for many a year to come. Metal roofing panels can make your home warmer and more inviting.

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Metal Roof Panels as a Design Element

Metal roof panels are skillfully used in crafting a harmonious design for this home. Colors, textures, forms, even the surrounding environment come together to please the senses. We offer metal roof panels in a broad spectrum of colors.  

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Stone Coated Steel Shingles – The Architectural Look

This maintenance-free stone coated steel shingle roof has the look of dimensional shingles, but it's far superior in many important ways. And unless you get tired of the color or style some day, this is likely to be the last roof you’ll ever have to install. Stone...

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Metal Shake and Shingle Roofing Systems

Metal shake roofing like this gives the classic appearance of hand-hewn, hand-laid cedar shakes, but at nowhere near the cost, almost no maintenance and far superior durability. Handsome peace of mind that lasts and lasts. Shake XD Information

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Stone Coated Metal Tile Roof Beautifies Home

Stone-coated metal tile roofing was the choice these homeowners made when it came time to remodel. When the job was complete, the difference in appearance was striking. The reduced maintenance and lasting protection will be striking, too. Close-up of home with...

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Metal Tile Roofing System Brightens Home’s Appearance

The metal tile roofing system chosen for this home’s remodel gave it richer texture and a brighter look. Thanks to the metal roofing’s lighter weight, the roof’s structure has less to bear, too – and that can mean a longer and trouble-free life. Home with conventional...

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Standing Seam Install : Letter from a DIY’er

Here's a letter from a dedicated do-it-yourselfer who installed his own standing seam metal roof: Dear Absolute, You were right about me being able to do my own roof. It was actually pretty easy. Thanks for the great service! By the way, did you know I got a quote...

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Metal Shingle Roof Installation by a Do-It-Yourselfer

Slate-style metal shingle roofing – another example of a great re-roofing job by a handy do-it-yourselfer. He's saved himself a sizeable chunk of cash, and his choice of a metal roof will mean years of maintenance-free protection for his home. Before: Conventional...

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