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Corrugated Metal Ceiling Ideas: 5 Ways To Enhance Your Home
Lauren Risotto

By: Lauren Risotto on June 29th, 2020

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Corrugated Metal Ceiling Ideas: 5 Ways To Enhance Your Home

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It’s common to see homes with corrugated metal roofing or siding, but the design possibilities go far beyond that. Corrugated metal can also be used in a variety of ways to enhance the interior design of your home.

Corrugated metal comes in a wide range of colors and finishes which further elevates the design potential. There are so many options to spark your creativity that it’s often overwhelming.

At Western States Metal Roofing, we have been corrugated metal manufacturers for over two decades. We’ve collaborated with hundreds of interior designers to create the one of a kind look that their customers need.

Corrugated metal ceiling in Aged Copper

Corrugated Metal Ceiling In Aged Copper


One increasingly popular way to use corrugated metal inside or around your home is to install a corrugated metal ceiling. The number of color options that you have allows these roofs to be either a key accent feature of the room or blend in more to enhance the overall aesthetic.

Corrugated Metal Ceiling Ideas

Let’s go over some of the best ways to incorporate some corrugated metal ceiling ideas into your home design.

  1. Farmhouse Interior Design
  2. Corrugated Metal Ceiling Ideas For Industrial Interior Design
  3. Corrugated Metal Ceiling For Garage
  4. Corrugated Metal Ceiling For Basement
  5. Corrugated Metal Porch Ceiling
  1. Corrugated Metal In Farmhouse Interior Design

Corrugated metal has a rounded, wavy appearance that you probably associate with barns or agricultural buildings found in the countryside. If you’re designing a modern farmhouse or a mountain home, using corrugated metal on ceilings is a great addition to your home’s rustic aesthetic.

The specific farmhouse style always has a wood element to it. The unique texture of corrugated metal gives off an eye-catching contrast when paired with wood. A corrugated metal ceiling adds to the desired rustic feel of this type of interior design.

corrugated metal ceiling

It’s common to see red and white corrugated metal used in farmhouse designs. You can also use a galvanized corrugated ceiling for a traditional metal look.

2. Corrugated Metal Ceiling Ideas For Industrial Interior Design

Industrial design, also known as industrial chic, purposefully has an unfinished look that is both raw and modern. You can further accent this look with a corrugated metal ceiling. This style is gaining popularity in both commercial settings like bars and restaurants and residential spaces such as lofts.



Rustic Corrugated Metal Ceiling In Streaked RustRustic corrugated metal ceiling in Streaked Rust

This design style is another example where a painted corrugated metal ceiling visually pops against the other materials commonly seen in these spaces such as brick and wood. A corrugated metal ceiling adds an extra edge to this modern look.

3. Corrugated Metal Ceiling For Garage

You may not have given much thought to the style of the ceiling in your garage, but it’s actually a great place to incorporate corrugated metal panels into your design.

Aside from a design perspective, it can also be useful in a garage that will also be used as a workspace. A lighter metal ceiling can brighten up a dark garage making it easier to see when working on projects.

A new metal ceiling is ideal if your garage has open rafters. This is because a corrugated ceiling in these garages will help with insulation by keeping heat in during the winter making your garage less drafty and more comfortable to be in.

4. Corrugated Metal Ceiling For Basement

Another potentially overlooked spot for an added design element is your basement. If you have a finished basement, a corrugated metal ceiling in a light color will brighten the space. It adds an interesting style element that can easily become the focal point of the room.

corrugated metal ceiling


5. Corrugated Metal Porch Ceiling

Your porch is a great opportunity to show some style before anyone even steps foot in your home. A corrugated ceiling for your porch is an easy way to dress up your outdoor space.

Since corrugated metal comes in almost every color and shade you can think of, you can even use corrugated metal to get in on the popular blue porch ceiling trend.

What Will A Corrugated Metal Ceiling Cost?

Corrugated panels for a ceiling cost roughly $1.00 to $3.00 per square foot for materials. Below is a price breakdown based on the gauge and paint finish you choose for your corrugated panels. 

26 Gauge Corrugated (SMP Paint) $1.00- $1.25 per sq. ft.
24 Gauge Corrugated (PVDF Paint) $1.50- $2.00 per sq. ft.
24 Gauge Corrugated (SMP Paint) $1.30- $1.55 per sq. ft.
22 Gauge Corrugated (PVDF Paint) $2.00- $3.00 per sq. ft.

A corrugated ceiling is relatively easy to install. This is why you might be interested in learning how to install corrugated metal on ceilings. By making it a DIY project, you save money by avoiding professional labor costs. Professional installation prices will vary based on your area and ceiling size.


Corrugated Metal Ceiling In Weathered Metallic

Corrugated Metal Ceiling In Weathered Metallic

Benefits Of Metal On Ceilings

There are many benefits to using corrugated metal for a ceiling including:

  • Aesthetics- There is a color or finish to match any interior design.
  • No maintenance- No upkeep after installation.
  • No painting required- Panels come ready to be installed in the color of your choice.
  • Lightweight- Easy to work with if you choose to install it yourself.
  • Easy to install- A favorite with DIY homeowners.

Are you ready to start looking through design possibilities for your ceiling?

Download our color charts to see all of the paint colors and finishes available in corrugated metal.

Watch our video below for more creative ideas on how to use corrugated metal panels:


Corrugated Metal Roofing: The Ultimate Homeowners Guide


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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.