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Colors & Finishes

Colors & Finishes

All Vicwest metal roofing and steel cladding profiles, as well as coordinating trims, flashings and accessories are available in a broad spectrum of natural, traditional and designer colors to help you complete your design vision.

In fact, Vicwest carries the widest range of in-stock prefinished steel colors in the industry. Please see each product page for available colors for individual profiles.

We take great pride in developing paint and treatment systems that maximize design options while optimizing the life of our products. Unfortunately, not all colors are available in all geographic regions. Download our color availability chart below.

WeatherXL® Silicone Modified Polyester System

Painted Finishes:  WeatherXL®

WeatherXL® has quickly become one of the most popular and longest lasting paint systems in North America. Manufactured by Valspar, this Silicone Modified Polyester (SMP) paint system uses a proprietary resin to create a hard-wearing, no maintenance finish that exhibits remarkable color and gloss retention, superior chalk resistance and resistance to stains, abrasions and metal marking. It is available in a wide range of colors limited only by your imagination and supported by a 40 year limited warranty.

While other Canadian companies may offer WeatherXL®, make sure you get your products from Vicwest:  the only company with a direct from the manufacturer warranty in Canada. Peace of mind comes from knowing that your roof’s finish is backed by two of the largest and most respected companies in the industry:  Vicwest and Valspar.

Download WeatherXL Brochure here


Expressence Architectural Finishes

Expressence Premium Coated Metal

Expressence premium coated metal fuses the timeless beauty of wood with the durability of metal;

  • Unique and realistic emulations of natural woods
  • Consistent, controllable and permanent color and appearance
  • Compliant with traditional metal fabrication and installation methods
  • Significant weight reduction compared to wood
  • Reduced cost of materials, installation and maintenance
  • Improved fire protection over real wood
  • Eliminates environmental ramifications of using scarce or protected woods
  • Virtually maintenance-free with no resealing or re-coating required

Download Expressence Brochure here


BAYCOAT Specialty Systems Colour Card

BAYCOAT Specialty Systems Colour Card

The 10000 Series is a 2-coat system based on the Kynar 500* resin system. 10000 Series is used primarily in architectural and commercial applications of a more prestigious nature. It has superior color retention and formability properties. Barrier is a 2-coat plastisol system which is typically 4, 8 or 12 mils thick depending on its end use. It is used in high performance applications and in environments where corrosion resistance is the primary concern.

It has good weathering and protective properties, plus excellent formability. The Metallic/Elite Series are 4-coat systems used in prestigious applications:  Metallics for flat architectural panels, and Elite for accent applications. They are available in a range of colors and metallic finishes offering very good weathering and protective properties.

Download Baycoat Color Chart here


Solar Reflectance & Emissivity

Solar Reflectance & Emissivity

To assist in the specification process, Vicwest is pleased to provide the following listing identifying the Solar Reflectance and Emissivity test results, as well as the Solar Reflective Index (SRI), for our WeatherXLTM(SMP) colors plus the most popular metallic system and unpainted finishes. These results relate specifically to the Sustainable site section, Credit 7.2 of the LEED®document Heat Island Effect:  Non-Roof and Roof. These colors have been tested in accordance with the methods outlined in the LEED® document and supporting documentation is available upon request. It is important to note that LEED® requires a minimum SRI of 78 for low slope roof applications (≤ 2:12) and of 29 for steep slope roof applications (> 2.12). Vicwest offers 35 colors and 2 unpainted finishes for steep slope applications and 4 color that meets the requirements for low slope application.

Download Solar Reflectance & Emissivity information here



For more than 40 years, ALPOLIC® has delivered premium metal composite materials that are durable, sustainable and truly remarkable.

We offer an extensive selection of rich, vibrant colors and styles for both painted and natural metal surfaces, working with you to bring your design intent to reality. Rigid, lightweight panels that fulfill your vision with a finish of enduring quality – that’s the beauty of ALPOLIC® materials.

Download the Alpolic Color Chart here


Painted Finishes:  Barrier Series

The ultimate in durability! Vicwest’s Barrier Series contains polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and Plasticol resins for extra toughness that is perfect for the harshest of climates and environments making it much more resistant to accidental abrasions such as falling debris.