Metal Roofing and Extreme Weather

 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...

Even in our mild climates of North Carolina, winter roof damage from cold temperatures requires a homeowner's attention. During the winter months, consider the damage cold temperatures can do to your roof. As temperatures drop,  asphalt or other temporary shingles may crack or even fall off. Our quality metal roofs stand up...

Roofing, just like technology, is following Moore’s Law which addresses the ever-increasing speed of change and advancement. We are seeing a rapid succession of product developments, and the inclusion of technology in such roofing areas as measuring, marketing, estimating, visualizing, and sales. These are exciting timesBack in 1996, well-known futurist...