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Metal Roofing Resources for Homeowners

Free resources designed to help homeowners make smarter roofing decisions.

Resources to Answer Your Questions about Metal Roofing

Homeowners spend billions re-roofing homes, with metal roofing representing about 15 percent of the overall roofing market in the U.S. and Canada.

Thanks to metal roofing’s benefits which include greater long-term durability and reduced environmental impacts, there is more interest (and questions) than ever before about metal roofing.

Choosing the right roof is an important investment decision, and not one homeowners want to make over and over again, yet the most popular type of roofing material in the U.S. only lasts about half as long as other options.

If you are a homeowner looking to learn more about the roofing process, how various materials compare and arm yourself before embarking on a re-roofing project this year, the following resources are now available:

2019 Residential Metal Roofing Buyer's Guide

This guide will help you:

  • Determine if it's time for a new roof
  • Determine if you're location is right for a metal roof
  • Decide what type of metal roof works for your home
  • Understand the roofing process
  • Understand care and maintenance for a metal roof

"Sustainable Masterpieces - Metal Roofs Deliver When It Matters"

Learn more about:

  • Durability vs. Cost
  • Durability vs. Sustainability
  • 5 Metal Roof Myths
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Toughness & Safety

"Above All Else, You Need A Great Roof" by Dave Yoho and Jim Cory

This book will help you understand:

  • When you should replace your roof
  • Why metal should be used on your next roof
  • What's important in your roofing contract and warranty
  • The most common questions
  • And much more!

"Beating the Heat - Resilient Housing Design Guide"

Learn more about:

  • Flood Preparation
  • ICF Best Practices
  • Defensive Irrigation
  • Metal Roofing Tips
  • Disaster-Ready Products

Metal Roofing Visualizer Tool

Curious about the wide range of designs and colors available with metal roofs and want to see how they might look on your own home?

It’s as easy as uploading an image of your home and trying on different styles with our visualizer.

Ask the Experts in Metal Roofing

Metal Roofing Alliance's forum is one of the most popular areas on its website, and for good reason. Addressing general to highly-detailed questions from both homeowners and tradespeople, the MRA forum is supported by industry experts and MRA members—some of the most respected and knowledgeable manufacturers and installers in the business.

3rd Party Articles

MRA has collected helpful 3rd party news articles to provide website visitors additional credible information.