Picking the Perfect Roof Color for your Home

You may think “Can a roof really express a homeowner’s personality?” Yes, indeed it can! Based on the style of your home and the color of the roofing shingles you pick, you can establish a warm, welcoming vibe or a bright, dramatic look. You may be looking classy and elegant or modern-day city chic. The right color and style of roofing shingles will help make a great look from the front of your home, which will enhance the curb appeal and possibly boost its sale value. A new roof is a large project that you and your neighbors will live with for many years.

According to studies and research, one of the biggest problems many homeowners come across is how to match shingle colors that will complement their home.
The list below may help you match roof shingle colors based on your homes exterior color:

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House Color

  • Red
  • Light Gray
  • Beige/Cream
  • Brown
  • White
  • Weathered Wood/Log Houses

Perfect Matching Roof Shingle Colors

  • Dark Brown, Black, Gray, Green
  • Gray, Black, Green, Blue, White
  • Brown, Black, Gray, Green, Blue
  • Gray, Brown, Green, Blue
  • Pretty much any color like Brown, Gray, Black, Green, Blue, White
  • Brown, Green, Black, Gray

The higher the angle or the greater the slope of your roof, the more you can see the shingles from street angles. When you are deciding on your asphalt roofing shingles, choose a color and profile that best enhances your building style and draw the eye toward any specific details, like dormers and gables. In previous years, light-colored shingles were not as common in the hot southern areas. Now, however, special algae-resistant substances can help stop the growth of blue-green algae, and reduce the look of light black streaks. If you have lighter-colored shingles on your roof can help to keep your home interior cooler. Depending on how useful the insulation and ventilation in your home’s system are. Construction and building materials style can also change depending on the location you live in. Here are several examples of how they can affect you in picking out colors for your roof. Brick homes are more common in northern areas. In southern areas, frame or stucco homes tend to be more common. Other sidings are commonly used such as masonry, stoning, wood logs, and wood or vinyl siding.

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