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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,...

Metal roofing is durable, eco-friendly, and long-lasting, making it a very convenient building material. Installing a metal roof requires trained experts to do the job perfectly, but some DIY homeowners want to tackle the task themselves. Thankfully, DIY metal roofing isn’t impossible. Below, we’ll discuss what you need to install...