Metal Roofing Blog

Here’s an important consideration for our North Carolina environment: due to their very low weight, many metal roofs can be installed over existing roofing materials. This is particularly the case when going over old composition shingles. Additionally, the formation of many of the heavily profiled shake and tile profiles of metal...

 We at McCarthy Metal Roofing Systems were pleased to receive this letter of thanks from a homeowner about their new metal roof installation in Murfreesboro, NC during warm July.  This valued customer dreamed of adding new metal roofing to their home for beauty and value after reading an article in...

Take advantage of a sunny, North Carolina day to look for some irregularities in your roof.Walk around your home and look closely at your roof. Use binoculars if they are helpful. Don’t get on the roof – leave that to the professionals.As you look at your roof, look for dips...

Take advantage of one our beautiful, North Carolina fall days to inspect your roof for hot spots.Walk around your home and look closely at your roof. Use binoculars if they are helpful. If it makes it easier to understand your roof, imagine an aerial view of your roof and sketch...

All roofing products require a proper surface for installation. In this section, we'll explain why what lies beneath a proper metal roofing installation is important. Roof Deck One of the frequent benefits of a metal roof is that it often be installed over existing shingles. When applicable, this option offers additional ecological...