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In another of our series "The Metals in Metal Roofing", McCarty Metal Roofing Systems of North Carolina explores copper metal roofing. Copper Roofing Copper is generally recognized as one of the most attractive metal roofing options. Unfortunately, it carries a pretty hefty price tag. Copper is the most expensive of the three...

Lightweight, durable, and corrosion resistant, aluminum is a good option for almost any residential metal roofing system, including standing seam, shake, shingle, tile and slate profiles. Aluminum will never rust, so it is an ideal metal for coastal applications and other areas where steel might be in danger. Aluminum’s propensity...

Metal roofing is widely respected for its hail resistance. While there can certainly be storms from which no roofing material will escape unscathed, metal roofing offers good protection from leaks even if aesthetic damages do occur. The most widely-accepted test of hail-resistance is Underwriters Lab (U.L.) 2218, a steel-ball drop...