Metal Roofing and Extreme Weather

Hurricane Ian ravaged Florida, North Carolina, and the rest of the Southern U.S. on September 28, 2022. Many lost their lives, and thousands who were displaced returned to devastated homes and communities. Thankfully, we’ve seen people step up and provide humanitarian aid.Hurricane Ian brought heavy rain and wind to North Carolina...

As temperatures rise, our North Carolina climate has gone to extremes in the last few years. Home heating and cooling have become crucial globally; solutions that work together to move towards an energy-efficient home are increasingly valuable. One change many homeowners should consider is switching out their existing roof for a...

 Though we experience milder winters in the lower elevations of North Carolina, winter forecasts still bring frigid overnight temperatures. If you have an asphalt roof, that can be bad news. Why?Today’s asphalt roofs are more vulnerable to damage from harsh weather, and they don’t last long here in North Carolina, where...

A common myth about metal roofing is that it costs more than common roofing materials, like asphalt. A McCarthy Metal Roof usually costs more than an asphalt roof at installation. However, the total investment is less over time, based on energy savings, low maintenance, long-life, and home value. Compare true cost metal...

Picking the right roof for residential homes requires more than a consideration of its aesthetics. Most importantly, homeowners must consider how their roofs will hold up in the local climate. Whether they manifest as snowfall or rainfall, the elements can wreak havoc on ill-prepared residential roofs. Beyond simple storms, homeowners...