Metal Roofing Resources for Homeowners

Free resources designed to help homeowners make smarter roofing decisions.

Resources to Answer Your Questions about Metal Roofing

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:

MRA 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

Sustainability: Green Builder Magazine’s Sustainability Guide

Learn more about:

  • Durability vs. Cost
  • Durability vs. Sustainability
  • 5 Metal Roof Myths
  • Wildfire Defense
  • Buyers Beware – How to Choose a Quality Metal Roof

Resiliency: Green Builder Magazine’s Resilient Housing Guide

Learn more about:

  • What Makes a Home Resilient
  • A Net-Zero Home Case Study
  • Building to Survive a Wildfire
  • Not All Metal Roofs are Equal
  • Metal Roofing Over Asphalt Shingles
  • Solar Panel Attachment

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.

"Today's Homeowner" Video Case Studies

Watch these short videos now to see how a new metal roof made a dramatic difference for these happy homeowners.