Metal Roofing Blog

 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...

Metal is a popular roofing material with a long lifespan and impressive durability. Of course, there are always questions newcomers have about metal roofs. One prevalent question regarding this material is: does metal roofing rust? After all, your roof will encounter rain and snow, so protection against the elements is...

Homeowners shopping for roofs can choose many different options, from asphalt to metal and beyond. Not only do these materials differ in appearance but also performance. So, if you’re looking for the perfect roof, keep reading to uncover why metal roofs are the superior alternative at home. Resistance to the Elements Heavy...

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...

One of the first questions homeowners should ask themselves when shopping for a new roof is: Can you install metal roofing over existing shingles? Unfortunately, newcomers don’t always realize they should find an answer to this question. Simply put, the type of metal roofing will determine whether you should remove...

Before hiring roofing contractors, homeowners should get key information from the company. However, some homeowners aren’t privy to the key questions to ask service providers. Below, we’ll walk you through several of the most crucial questions to ask your roofing contractor. Dive into these questions to learn how you can...