Metal Panels

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Low-Cost Metal Roofing

A metal roof specialist describes how to select the right agricultural-style roof panels for residential use. Read more

Restoring a Standing-Seam Roof
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Restoring a Standing-Seam Roof

Properly maintained, this elastomeric coating can protect a metal roof indefinitely. Read more

Metal Roofing Options
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Metal Roofing Options

Metal roofing is durable, attractive, and available in a wide range of styles,... Read more

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Installing Metal Panel Roofs

A Florida roofing contractor tells how to select and install a screw-down metal roof. Read more

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Metal Panels Instruction Articles

Cutting Metal Roofing
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Cutting Metal Roofing

What tool works best? Read more

Fastening Metal Roofing
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Fastening Metal Roofing

Could fasteners being driven through the valleys of the metal corrugation be the... Read more

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Aluminum Roofing

Q: How common is aluminum standing-seam roofing? It seems that this profile would be better suited for heat-related expansion and contraction than corrugated aluminum panels fastened through their face, but my local suppliers carry only steel standing sea Read more

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Painting Steel Roofing

Q: When installing painted steel roofing, is it necessary to coat the edges of cut panels in order to prevent rust? Read more

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Q&A: Life Expectancy of Metal Roofs

Q. We're working on a 120-year-old house that still has its original standing-seam metal roof. A roof painter told the owner that this roof has 50 years of useful life left. Can a metal roof really last 170 years? Read more

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