Metal & Copper Roofing Blog

An MRN Project - Matte Black Steel Panels

Here's a progress shot of a beautiful contemporary home in California. The owner had a very specific vision in mind for the roof. He wanted something that would stand out in the neighborhood but also complement his very modern architectural style.

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Topics: energy star roofing, steel roofing


Aluminum Roofing vs Steel Roofing

Here's another in our Q&A series. Have a question? Post away!

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Topics: steel roofing, aluminum roofing


Beautiful Natural Steel Roofing, California

This is the nearly finished custom home of a client in northern California wine country in between Santa Rosa and St. Helena. They chose the Metal Roof Network patagonia diamond shingle in Natural Steel. After just one winter, it's developing a very beautiful red rust patina. The client was sure to install a good gutter system as this type of roof allows a red rust run-off that can stain masonry and other porous materials nearby. But other than that, there is next to nothing that can go wrong with this type of roof and it will have a lifespan of many decades.

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Topics: metal roof shingles, metal roof materials, metal roof systems, metal roofing, steel roofing, metal roof


Researching a New Metal Roof

So you realized a few months ago it was time for a new roof and like any good consumer, you began researching your options. Considering the expense and the scope of most re-roof projects, it just makes sense to take your time. If you're like many, you've discovered there's a virtually endless well of information and opinion out there - so how do make a final decision when it comes to finally making the big purchase?

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Topics: metal roof systems, metal roofing, metal roof prices, steel roofing