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Flashing and trim available in steel with coordinating finishes and colors for your residential, commercial, industrial or agricultural metal roofing project.


Use sealant tape at the panel laps for metal roofs to increase weather tightness. Order yours today.


Self drilling metal roofing fasteners, rivets, and clips available. All types. Metal to Wood and Metal to Metal. Painted and Galvanized.


High Quality, Natural Illuminating FRP Panels that match our most popular metal roofing profiles. Immediate Availability - 8 OZ White.


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Galvanized square tube in stock in 14 gauge at many different lengths. Galvanized tube used for metal fence posts, metal carports, deck posts, panic bar gates, or building supports.


Metal Purlins and Cee Channel are in stock. Cee Purlins and Zee Purlins. Galvanized and Red Prime Painted. Immediate availability.


Buy Metal Roof Sealant. Available In A Variety Of Colors And Sizes. NovaFlex Construction Silicone Colored Caulk for Metal Roofing Applications.

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Proper metal roof ventilation is essential for a healthy indoor environment. Our ProfileVent ventilation products are an intelligent solution for your roof.


Find high strength moisture protective covering for the underlayment of your metal roof.


All of S-5!’s snow guard retention systems dramatically reduce these risks associated with rooftop avalanches while maintaining the clean lines of the roof. With multiple options to choose from, you can browse our selection of metal roof snow stops to see which product will work the best for your metal roof.


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Is A Black Metal Roof Right For You? 4 Benefits & A Testimonial
Lauren Risotto

By: Lauren Risotto on April 20th, 2020

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Is A Black Metal Roof Right For You? 4 Benefits & A Testimonial

Metal | Roofing | Homeowner Education | Color Options | Standing Seam | roof

From clothes to cars, black is a classic color because it adds sophistication and style to everything it touches. While the metal roofing industry has historically leaned towards neutral colors, matte black is now the latest growing trend in modern architecture.


Western States Metal Roofing has been manufacturing metal roofing panels for over two decades. In years past, orders for black metal roofing were few and far between. However, they are now some of our most requested colors.


One of those requests came from Jennifer and Quinn of Huntington Beach, CA. The proud owners of a beautiful California craftsmen home were in the market for a new roof and an upgraded style.

They were unsure of what kind of roof they wanted and considered many different options.

They looked into stone and tile roofing, but the structure of their home would have to be upgraded to support the weight of these heavier materials. The additional expense made it an unrealistic choice.

They also considered an upgraded asphalt shingle roofing system, but didn’t like that asphalt would not last as long as the other materials.

Then they came across metal. Metal solved both of the issues they ran into earlier: it’s a lightweight material that often lasts for 50+ years. However, what really sold the couple on a metal roof was it’s curb appeal. You can watch their testimonial in the video below.


Black Metal Roofing Pros 

  • Striking Appearance
  • Unique
  • Highlights Key Features
  • Modern Design
Before and after with a standing seam metal roofBefore and After with a Standing Seam metal roof

Adding A Black Metal Roof On Your House Creates Contrast

The couple chose a standing seam roof in Black Ore Matte. The dark color provides a striking contrast to the natural exposed wood of the home that makes it really stand out in their beach community. “It’s such a gem in this neighborhood,” says Jennifer.



Black Metal Roofing Panels Stand Out From The Rest

The black metal roof is only one of a few in their neighborhood. Today, more homeowners want to stand out rather than fit in when it comes to home design. Black is the perfect eye-catching color choice to help set your home a part from the rest.

Since some homeowners continue to play it safe or haven’t updated their homes, a black roof is undoubtedly going to be among roofing in more neutral colors so it’s sure to stand out.

Black Roofing Panels Highlight Key Features Of Your Roof

Aside from being unique, a black roof also highlights the key features of a home.

The Black Ore Matte roof used on the Craftsmen home highlights the roof’s three different ridge lines and four different valleys. It’s the perfect color choice that won’t hide the unique characteristics of your architectural design.


Black Roofs In Modern Design

Black is perceived as being a modern color in design, especially when used to provide a stark contrast to lighter colors. Traditional wood shake roofs are often seen now as looking tired and outdated.

A sleek black roof can give your home a total modern makeover.


The Different Shades Of Black Metal Roofing Panels

Even with a standard color like black, there is still a variety of panels within the color category.

In the Western States Metal Roofing color catalog, you can get a color like Matte Black, the darkest shade of black available. Or you could choose something like Black Ore Matte, a modern black-gray combination that was used on the California craftsmen home.

It all depends on the aesthetic your project is looking to achieve.

Download Your How To Choose A Metal Roofing Color Guide

Matte v. Glossy Finish

Matte finishes are flat colors that have less of a glare than your standard metal roofing colors. Matte colors have a warm, inviting look that is elegant and not as intense as a glossy finish.

A matte finish can be useful when working with black because it can soften the sometimes harsh appearance that black or other dark colors might give off.

A glossy black will give off a more dramatic, intense appearance than a matte black. You should choose this finish type if you want a roof with a shiny appearance.

Consider the aesthetic you’re looking to achieve when choosing which type of black finish to use.

Designing Your Roof With A Color Visualizer

A color visualizer is a state of the art software program that allows you to quickly visualize different types of roofing, wall materials, and colors on a sample building.

You can even upload a photo of your own home or commercial building to create the ultimate metal roofing design and see how it will look. This is an easy way to see if a black metal roof enhances the aesthetic you want your home to have!


Color & Product Visualizer

Matte Black Metal Roofing

If you’re looking to pack a punch in your curb appeal with a striking, unique color, then using black metal can be the perfect solution.

Like Jennifer and Quinn, you can appreciate your roof for more than its appearance. They not only love the aesthetics of their roof, but also enjoy the other benefits of metal like it’s longevity. “We built this house to live here for the next 50 years, and the roof will outlast us probably.”

If you’re considering a black metal roof, visit our Black Metal Roofing Resource Center to view the variety of black shades available for your roof.


Click here to request a free metal roofing sample in your favorite color!


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About Lauren Risotto

Lauren is the Content Manager at Western States Metal Roofing and provides insight on content creation and product promotions.