If you’re an ardent Ghanaian hiphop listener, you can’t possibly miss Kwesi Arthur and the inspiring phrase, Ground Up Chale. Ground Up Chale embodies the fact that nothing can be built without a foundation. But once the ground is established, and the walls are up, what happens to the top? What happens to the roof? When do you, for lack of a better term, roof down?

This analogy had me thinking about the roofing stage of buildings and the importance it plays in “completing” a home or office, beautifying said property and the neighborhood it’s in, and showing prestige among house owners and commercial spaces.

Which brings the big question, who are the top roofing companies in Accra and by extension, Ghana? Off the bat, I can think of six. Let’s call these my top 6 roofing companies in Accra. Before we get into that, a list of the top roofing companies to help you navigate this post. Below that, pointers to important things to note about roofing in Ghana.


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  • Aluval Roofing System
  • Manglad Roofing Systems
  • Big Bond Roofing Systems
  • Aluval Roofing Systems
  • Sethcalt Roofing
  • Seddis Roofing Ghana

Top 6 Roofing Companies in Accra

Below are in my opinion, the top 6 roofing companies in Accra based on their track record, word-of-mouth and how pervasive they are around me. These brands immediately come to mind becuase of their track record, testimonials I’ve heard over time and frankly, their marketing savvy.

The descriptions below each are what these companies say about themselves. They are DBS Roofing, Domod Roof Limited, Raincoat Roofing Systems, Iridak Roofing, Dophil Roofing Systems and Rocksters Roofing System.

DBS Roofing

DBS Roofing

DBS Industries Limited is a leading manufacturer of roofing sheets, roofing accessories and Aluzinc trusses. The company’s values are captured in what they stand for, quality, afordability, excellence, and speed. DBS Roofing deals primarily in Aluzinc (aluminium and zinc) roofing solutions.

Their main product offerings are:

  • Eurotiles
  • Modern Strip Lock
  • Industrial Deep Trough
  • Inverted Box Rib
  • Shingles

DBS Roofing also makes and sells roofing accessories such as:

  • PVC Raingutters
  • Ridge Caps
  • Valleys
  • Fascia Boards
  • Raden Shields
  • Light Gauge Steel (LGS)

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DBS Industries Contact Details

  • Telephone: +233 54 328 6633,+233 0302 817 211 (Accra), +233 50 133 2897 (Tamale)
  • Email: info@dbsghana.com
  • Address: DBS Ind. Limited, P.O Box 3639, Kumasi – Ghana
  • Website: dbsghana.com

DBS Roofing Locations

DBS Roofing has offices in Kumasi (Dakodwom & Kwamo), Accra (Spintex), Takoradi (Kojokrom), Tamale (PWD Yard) and Sunyani.

Raincoat Roofing Systems

Raincoat Roofing Systems

Raincoat Roofing Systems Ltd., is the number one roofing solution provider in Ghana. Raincoat provides roofing to individual homeowners, private and public sector property developers, churches, retailers and building merchants.

They go as far as claiming to be the roofing company by which all others are measured. That’s a pretty high standard. Comment your thoughts on this bold declaration. Raincoat Roofing has a chuckle inducing slogan, don’t just roof your property, raincoat it. They believe that the secret to an attractive home or business, starts with a great roof which is the whole point of this post.


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Raincoat manufactures and installs steel trusses and roofing sheets and offer a wide variety of TureCore® Steel Trusses that they claim have excellent corrosion performance.

Their main product offerings are:

  • TureCore® Steel Trusse
  • Roofing Sheets
  • Roofing Gutters
  • Steel Fascia Boards
  • Steel Internal Walling/Partioning
  • Steel Ceiling Noggins/Battens
  • Mineshaft Ventilation Systems

Raincoat Roofing Systems Contact Details

  • Telephone: +233 30 223 4646
  • Email: info@raincoatroofingsystems.com
  • Address: Raincoat Roofing Systems, Post Office Box Os 2090, Osu, Accra
  • Website: raincoatroofingsystems.com

Raincoat Roofing Systems Locations

Raincaot Roofing Systems has offices located throughout Ghana. It has offices in Ho, Accra (North Industrial Area, Shiashie), Takoradi, Kumasi, Tarkwa, Tamale, Wa, Bolgatanga and Koforidua.

Domod Roof Limited

Domod Roof

Domod Roof, sometimes mistakenly referred to as Domond is a subsidiary of Domod Aluminium Limited, known nationwide as the go-to for aluminium products like pots and pans.

Domod Roof prides itself on providing effective roofing solutions across a range of sectors as well as specialist services including Re-roofing, free estimates, rain water harvesting, on-site installations and other sustainable roofing options. The company makes its materials from 100% aluminium and premium Aluzinc AZ150.

The main product offerings are:

  • Industrial Deep Troughs
  • Snaploc Roofs
  • Trusses
  • Wall Panels
  • Light Gauge Steel Frames
  • Roofing Tiles
  • Deep Trough Sheets
  • Floor joists

Domod Roof Limited Contact Details

  • Telephone: +233 244 333 700, +233 24 433 8002 
  • Email: info@domodroof.com
  • Address: B103 Ring Road Industrial Area, Abossey Okai Road Accra, Ghana
  • Website: domodroof.com

Domod Roof Limited Locations


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Domod Roof Limited has offices located in most parts of Ghana. It has offices in Accra (Agblogbloshie, Ofankor, and La), Kasoa, Tema, Wa, Tamale and Takoradi.

Iridak Roofing Systems

Iridak Roofing Systems
Iridak Roofing Systems Facebook post

Iridak Roofing Systems Limited is the number one choice for prospective and existing home builders who want peace of mind. The company provides roofing and steel truss solutions for both residential and commercial projects. Iridak uses premium aluzinc and 1000% pure aluminium to make its products.

Iridak’s main offerings are:

  • Iridak Long Tile
  • Iridak Inverted Box Rib
  • Iridak self-lock
  • Light Steel Frames

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Iridak Roofing Contact Details

  • Telephone: +233 20 362 6592, +233 50 129 1547
  • Email: sales@iridakroof.com
  • Address: Amrahai Baron Junction, off Adenta-Dodowa Highway
  • Website: iridakroof.com

Iridak Roofing Locations

Raincaot Roofing Systems has offices located mainly within Accra. It has offices at Accra (Amrahia & Ashaley Botwe), Takoradi, Gbetsile and Kasoa.

Dophil Roofing Systems

Dophil Roofing Systems

Dophil Roofing Systems is the youngest company in ths group but has earned its place here. Established in 2010, the decade-old company has grown to become one of the leading manufacturers of roofing solutions in Ghana. If their value proposition is anything to go by, a strong focus on customer satisfaction coupled with quality products are responsible for their success.


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Their main product offerings are:

  • Dophhil IBR
  • Dophil Self-lock
  • Dophil Modern Self-Lock
  • Dophil Steptiles
  • Transparent Sheets
  • Metal Trusses
  • Roofing Insulation

Dophil emphasizes its customised manufacturing depending on client needs option. The company also emphasizes its services, namely, installation, roofing estimates and on-site delivery.

Dophil Roofing Systems Contact Details

  • Telephone: +233 54 366 1716
  • Email: info@dophilroofingsystems.com
  • Address: Trinity Avenue, (Behind Allied Petrol Station), East Legon, Accra, Ghana
  • Website: dophilroofingsystems.com

Dophil Roofing Systems Locations

Raincaot Roofing Systems is located in Accra.

Rocksters Roofing System

Rocksters Roofing System

Rocksters Roofing Systems is the market leader in roofing sheets, steel trusses, ceiling joists and plasterboards. Manufacturing in Ghana since 1992, Rocksters has become a major player in the building construction industry.

Rocksters lists some big players in Ghana’s real estate space as its clients such as Lakeside Estate, Rehoboth Properties and Amandi Ghana (builders of Ghana Exim Bank building, one of the tallest buildings in Ghana).


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Their product line includes:

  • Roofing Sheets,
  • Steel Trusses
  • Plasterboards
  • Ceiling Joists

Rocksters Roofing Systems Contact Details

  • Telephone: +233 302 410866, +233 243690402
  • Email: info@rockstersgroup.com
  • Address: Taifa Junction, off Achimota-Nsawam Road, Ga West District. Accra- Ghana
  • Website: rockstersgroup.com

Rocksters Roofing Systems Locations

Raincaot Roofing Systems has offices located in most parts of Ghana but primarily within the Greater Accra region. It has offices in Accra, Weija, Tema, Takoradi, Koforidua, Jachie, Adum, Sunyani and Frafraha.


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Other Top Roofing Companies in Ghana

  • Metalex Group
  • Aluval Roofing System
  • Manglad Roofing Systems
  • Big Bond Roofing Systems
  • Aluval Roofing Systems
  • Sethcalt Roofing
  • Seddis Roofing Ghana

Things to Consider When Choosing A Roofing Company


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Price

Ultimately, getting any product or service boils down to price. Depending on your needs, the price of roofing sheets can either be expensive or just affordable. Great thing however is that, purchasing roofing solutions won’t cost you a fortune as they’re that affordable. You should aslo consider whether they offer installation services and at what cost.

Don’t Be A Cheapskate

While price is perhaps the biggest deciding factor when choosing a roofing company, you shouldn’t be a cheapskate. If it’s too good to be true, it probably is. This is really common sense. Don’t compromise the safety, beauty and quality of your roofing solutions in the name of being a miser. If you can put up a building, you should be ready to invest in only the best. The companies listed here are just that.

After Sales Service

Take a critical look at the company you want to employ. Do they offer after sales and other value added services? These include how customer complaints are handled, technical advice, free estimates and so on.

Color Options

This might be trivial for most people, but for those who care enough about the color of their roof and how it complements their building and the surrounding, this an utmost necessity. Carefully consider what you want and choose a company that offers you the options you desire.

Track Record

It is an excellent idea to listen to what people say about some of these companies. You should especially regard the opinion of contractors since they work with these companies regularly. Don’t shoot yourself in the foot by buying roofing sheets from a company with no solid track record and suffer the consequences like leaky roofs, damaged house structures and ultimately, waste of money. Luckily, many of the companies listed here have been around for more than two decades and have an impressive track record.

Temperature

Ghana is hot! You want a roofing solution that radiates as much heat as possible. Ideally, terracota, slate, clay and shingle roofs are best. But those tend to be more expensive and have more disadvantages. This post by Ghana House Plans explains it further.

Additionally, many of the roofing companies here don’t offer many options ouside of metal roofs and shingles in very few cases. Metal roofs luckily radiate heat, keeping your home relatively cool, are durable, easy to maintain, are fire resistant and more affordable.

Best Type of Roofing in Ghana

World Bank Ghana Living Roof
Perfect example of a living roof in Ghana. World Bank Ghana office.

Based on the point about temperature, I will argue that the best type of roofing in Ghana are green or living roofs. These are simply regular roofs with plants growing on them. This eco-friendly roofing solution is achieved by installing a waterproof membrane over the roof and having plant life grow over it.

The advantages are enormous.

  • It’s pretty and eco-friendly;
  • Reduces heat loss and heat absorption, making it perfect for the rainy season, harmattan and the in-between confused weather of Accra;
  • Reduces heat island effect, temperature increase due to the sun scorching asphalt and exposed urban surfaces like pavements and roofs; and
  • Recycles oxygen in the environment.

The major downside to this however is maintenance. Improper installation and maintenance can damage the structure of your house and ruin your plants. It’s best to get professionals to do this for you.


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Frances Buckle-Thompsons’ roof garden is reported to be the country’ first example of a green rooftop. This garden is perched atop the World Bank Ghana office on the sixth floor. It’s weird that this is the first considering the extremities of our weather. One can only hope that in time, green roofs see increased adoption in order to decrease the nation’s carbon footprint and beautify the city.

…the roof nullifies the heat island effect of the building… absorbing sunlight and cooling (it). It’s also providing insulation for the roof at the same time…

Akosua Obeng (Orthner, Orthner & Associates) explaining the living roof decision to CNN.

Prices of Roofing Sheets in Ghana

How much is a roofing sheet in Ghana? It depends. The roofing companies work on a case-by-case basis and instead offer quotes to clients dependent on their needs.

It’s probably easier to get the cost of galvanized roofing sheets from the market. In 2012, the cost of 20 pieces of galvanized roofing sheets was selling at GH¢140. The same quantity of aluminium sheets however was between GH¢350 and GH¢400.


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20 pieces of galvanized roofing sheets are now going for GH¢140 instead of GH¢130 previously while the same quantity of aluminum roofing sheets is now selling between GH¢350 and GH¢400 instead of GH¢320 a week ago.

“Mortgage” Options for Buying Roofing Sheets

Some roofing companies have partnered with lending institutions and to provide a bespoke, Roof Now, Pay Later financing scheme.

I'm Kadi Tay and I write about different things, real estate is one of them. The plan is to make real estate info fun by kicking out Mr. corporate stiff. So don't be surprised if you see a Kwesi Arthur reference somewhere. I promise it'll make sense. When I'm not working magic here, you'll find me talking geek stuff in Africa, travelling with my buds, or doing random things.

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