10 Metal Deck Roof Options We Love

Updated: Dec. 19, 2023

A metal deck roof will add shade and make your deck or patio space more comfortable during the hot summer months. These roofs are usually easy to install over a deck or patio, just make sure you're not breaking any local building codes. Here are 10 options we love.

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Metal Gazebo with Screens

Add shade to your existing deck or patio with this metal gazebo which comes with screens to keep bugs out in the evening. It has a metal frame and canopy. “It was just what I was looking for no more having to worry about the weather. Assembly wasn’t that hard,” said one buyer.

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Metal Deck Roof Gazebo with Mosquito Netting

Add some cover to your outdoor entertaining area with this patio roof for an instant home improvement. It has a galvanized steel roof and comes with mosquito netting and privacy curtain panels. Assembly is required.

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Hard-Top Gazebo

This hard-top gazebo will add shade and comfort over a deck or patio. It features a twin-layer aluminum roof and the entire structure is UV-protected. Anchoring hardware is included. “Love this gazebo. Great price and easier to set up than most. Love that the underneath is white makes it much brighter while enjoying hot tub in the afternoons,” said one buyer.

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Wall-Mounted Gazebo

This slanted metal roof attaches to the wall of your house and will work on an existing deck or patio. It has a galvanized steel roof and a double track system for mosquito netting (included). One buyer noted it stands up to rough weather. “After having this gazebo for 6 months now I still highly recommend it. We had two severe snow storms this winter (one getting more than a foot of snow) and I had absolutely no problems.” Learn how to build a screened porch. Yes, you can do it yourself.

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Wood Pavilion with Aluminum Roof

Get a break from the sun’s rays with this wood pavilion with aluminum roof. The pavilion is built with premium cedar lumber and has a coffee brown-colored aluminum roof. All wood, hardware and metal components are included, including mounts to permanently install the structure to any existing deck or patio. “This looks so great in my backyard. Here in Florida we needed the extra anchors that was already provided due to storm season. A very well put together structure,” said one buyer. Follow these tips when buying a patio umbrella.

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Aluminum Pergola

Designed for the modern outdoor space, this metal pergola adds shade over an existing deck or patio. It’s free-standing and offers a little more than 96 square feet of shade coverage. It comes with a canopy that can be retracted. Check with local codes to make sure this type of metal deck roof is allowed where you live. Add a fabric cover to a pergola for a little extra protection.

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Metal Car Port

Get double-duty out of your metal roof with this free-standing car port. Use it to keep your car protected from the elements, or use it to add some shade to your outdoor living area. It’s made of a sturdy, vinyl-coated, electro-galvanized steel and has a 15-year warranty. “Installation was pretty easy. Used as shade cover on our deck. No more replacing tearing gazebo covers yearly. We’re satisfied,” explained one buyer. Learn how to build a solid and stable umbrella table in just one weekend.

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Curved-Roof Pergola

This pergola offers a metal slanted roof to provide coverage from the hot sun on your deck, porch or patio. The frame is metal and the sunshade is moveable. Hardware and tools are included for assembly. “Extremely happy with this purchase. We put it together in an hour, really easy. The cover is extremely tough, had a hail storm this past Saturday that caused serious damage to one of our cars and roof. The pergola has absolutely no damage anywhere and everything under it survived the storm as well,” said one buyer. Learn how to build a pergola for a low-maintenance retreat.

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Collapsible Gazebo

For those looking for a metal deck roof that is collapsible, this gazebo features a metal frame for sturdiness, yet is easy to set up and take down. Move it when needed to stay in the shade. Enjoy your outdoor space by building this gazebo.

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Steel Pergola with Retractable Top

Add some style over a deck or patio with this steel pergola with retractable top. Installing it is easy, and the retractable canopy allows you to determine how much sun you want to let through. “I love the pergola! It took my husband and I about an hour to assemble. The directions were easy to understand. The pergola is very sturdy and looks great in my backyard. This is a steal of a price too, I would definitely recommend,” said one buyer. Build the perfect outdoor retreat with these screen house plans.

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