Metal & Copper Roofing Blog

What's the Best Metal for Diamond Shaped Roofing?

I was asked this question the other day and it made me think of how obvious and conditional the answer would be - but at the same time how mysterious it must be to someone outside the industry. Here's an example of a possible exchange.

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Topics: copper diamond shingles, diamond shingles, diamond shaped roofing, metal diamond roofs


Is It Difficult to Install a Metal Diamond Roof?

We love answering questions, and recently, we were asked a good one. A fellow reached out to express interest in our copper diamonds for a project on his home. He wanted to know if we could recommend an installer capable of installing the diamonds in his ZIP code, and how challenging they would be for the average roofer. Here's what we had to say.

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Topics: copper diamond shingles, diamond shingles, diamond shaped roofing, metal diamond roofs


Which Roof Profile Reduces Roof Maintenance?

This is a really great question! Roof maintenance, like any homeowner chore, can help extend the lifespan and performance of your roof, and it's a must with certain roofing materials. Metal roofing isn't usually one of them, and that's especially true with diamond profiles - which just happens to be signature line at Metal Roof Network. We offer our diamond roofing in several different metals, and every project we've had the pleasure of being involved in has resulted in beautiful roofs. But there's more to diamond roofing than just aesthetics, particularly in terms of roof maintenance.

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Topics: diamond shingles, diamond shaped roofing


How Diamond Roofing Can REDUCE Roof Maintenance - Really!

We’ve made our diamond shaped metal roof products our signature line and we offer diamond shaped products in more types of metals than anyone else in the business. In fact, this photo is shows one of the buildings I saw when traveling in South America a few years ago - it was one of my major inspirations to launch a diamond shaped profile of my own (if you would like a copy of this style for your own job, don’t hesitate to ask!).
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Topics: diamond shingles, diamond shaped roofing


Prices and Styles of Metal Diamond Roof Shingles and Tiles

Diamond shaped roofing is one of Metal Roof Network's signature product lines, and we make a few different types. We make our diamond roofing from steel, aluminum, copper and zinc in different profiles (or shapes) to suit the architectural and technical requirements of our customer's application.

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Topics: diamond shingles, metal diamond roofs


Rustic Roofing - Diamond Tiles in Natural Steel

This client was building a rustic log home in the foothills and wanted   a roofing system that would combine a natural finish with an unusual “old school” design to suit his custom residence. Sounds like a tall order - our favorite!
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Topics: diamond shingles


Rustic Metal Roofing for a Log Home

We had a client who was building a new custom mountain home and wanted a metal roof, but not just any metal roof. This client wanted something more interesting and “Old World” than the usual standing seam panels.

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Topics: diamond shingles, diamond shaped roofing


Metal Diamond Roofs for a Custom Residential Project

Our diamond shingles are one of our favorite profiles - nothing else makes quite the same statement. So have a look at a current project featuring this distinctive roofing style. 

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Topics: diamond shingles, diamond shaped roofing, metal diamond roofs


Custom Home Seeks Custom Roof - And MRN Delivers

It's always interesting to see "during" photos of some of the projects with which we're fortunate enough to be involved. This is one such project - a spectacular custom home in the heart of California wine country. The home is being constructed on the most fabulous lot possible - perched on a hill with unobstructed views for miles and miles of one of the most beautiful valleys in all the world. 

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Topics: diamond shingles


Diamond Shaped Metal Shingles - A Project in Northern California

This is a progress shot of our high profile Patagonia diamond shingle as it's being installed on a custom home in Northern California. See the blue liner? These lovely and unusual shingles are being installed over our thermal liner, which will dramatically improve energy efficiency. Bonus!

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Topics: diamond shingles