28 Oct True Cost: Metal Roofing vs. Asphalt Roofing
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 roofing vs. asphalt
Reduced Energy Savings
Asphalt roofing offers no energy savings.
- Special reflective finishes on our metal roofing push the sun’s heat away from your roof, reducing heat gain.
- Proper ventilation with a metal roof manages heat and moisture that builds up in your home.
- North Carolina homeowners with a metal roof receive energy cost savings of up to 30% per year.
Asphalt roofing requires frequent repair and upkeep costs, including yearly inspection.
- Our metal roofing is maintenance-free.
- The warranted protection of the largest, most exposed area of your home includes weather resistance and an entire system of durability.
- McCarthy metal roofing products maintain their beauty and strength for a lifetime.
Asphalt roofs need replacement every 10 – 12 years.
- Our metal roofs are warranted to last for a lifetime.
Asphalt roofs begin deteriorating the day of installation. Curling, fading, loss of granules, and streaking all detract from the attractiveness of your home and the performance value of your roof.
- The lasting curb appeal of a beautiful metal roof is unmatched.
- Homeowners know that they have a transferable warranty when they sell, adding value to the home and attractiveness to buyers.
True Cost: Metal Roofing? Lower than asphalt with a lifetime of benefits.
It is a myth that a metal roof is more expensive than an asphalt roof. Asphalt roofs fail. In the long run, you will invest in your home for a lifetime and not simply spend ongoing maintenance and replacement costs.
When you’re ready to talk about a permanent roofing solution for your home, we’re here to help.