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All over the country - and even in our backyard - there are now roofing contractors who are selling and installing exposed-fastener-metal-roofs, or barn-metal-roofs, to unsuspecting homeowners. Strictly speaking, barn metal should never be installed on a home.Why are barn metal roofs not for residential application? First, barn metal roofs...

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...

When it’s time to buy a new roof, what do you think matters most? Of course, the material, color, and style all make a difference, but the installation will make or break a roof. “I’d rather have a well-installed roof with mediocre materials than a poorly-installed roof with great materials.” -Todd Miller,...