More Tips for Choosing the Best Roofing Color for you Home

More Tips for Choosing the Best Roofing Color for you Home

Still undecided which color for your roof? Well, we have more tips that will help you choose one. Here they are.

Complementary color choices add dimension to your roof

Perhaps some of the worst roofing color mistakes are when a homeowner chooses a hue that almost perfectly matches the siding or brick. Why? Because it ended up being a boring, monotone, almost lifeless color scheme. So, instead of matching your colors exactly, always try to complement them.

Tone down your exterior with a simple shingle color

There is a rule of thumb here. That is: if the rest of your home is busy (multiple paint colors and/or multiple brick or stone facades) you will want to choose a toned-down shingle color.

The reason is because too many colors and patterns will overwhelm the eyes. That being said, if your home has a monotone feel to it, using a vivid color can add tremendous curb appeal to it.

View roofing shingles in all types of light

When you are using roofing material samples to match or complement the exterior colors of your home, try to look at the shingle sample in all types of light. Yes, both in the sun and in the shade. Put a sample in a sunny place, where the brick colors meet the paint and siding colors. Wait and check the same sample area when it is shaded. Ensure that all of the exterior house colors work well together in all lighting.

Consider resale value of your home

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A bold, bright roof color may be great for your taste. However, your taste is not the same as everybody else. If you are thinking about selling your home in the near future, you should go with a more neutral roofing material. Doing so will protect your resale value.