Picking out the perfect color for your new roof should be a fun process, not a stressful one. A lot of times, people find themselves in a situation where it is difficult to decide on a permanent color, but there are a lot of different aspects that should go into your color decision.
The overall style of your home should play an important role in your decision, because you want your roof to be cohesive with the style, not stick out like a sore thumb. It is best to look and go for colors that will complement your home’s style to create a balanced look, and it is also important to keep in mind that a metal roof will keep it’s color for years, so picking a color you will be happy with years down the road is key.
When looking for a color, make sure you test the color at all times of the day, as different rays of light can sometimes cause a color to look different than it is. Stainless steel, galvalume, titanium, aluminum, copper and zinc are all options for metal roofing, and while all of them are excellent choices, they can all help your home to achieve a different look.
When picking out a color for your roof, it is important to keep in mind that darker and lighter colors will have different effects on how your house looks. Darker colors on top of a house can make the home appear smaller, and not as overwhelming, whereas lighter color roofing will make the home appear taller and can be the best option for homes with small, low roofs.
Living in an area with high sun rays and high humidity can help lead you to a decision, as colors such as white, beige or light blue are the best options for homes in areas with high sun and a hotter climate, such as Florida.
If you are looking for a modern touch on your home, a matte black roof would be your way to go, whereas if you are looking for an island looking touch, a fun pop of color such as a peach or blue would be the perfect addition to any home. Lighter colors such as white and beige are far less likely to fade out, whereas the darker and brighter colors such as blues and greys fade much quicker.
Lighter colors on your roofing will allow heat to reflect much quicker and easier than darker roofing colors. Living in Florida, having a roof that will deflect the heat and keep the inside of the home cool is key, so lighter colors such as tans and whites would be your best bet. Having a roof that looks great, accentuates your home’s beautiful exterior and keeps the Florida heat away is what we specialize in, so call today to get started on taking your home to the next level.
Our company, Alliance Group Roofing & Contractors, is based in Port St. Lucie, Florida. We’re considered to be at the top of what’s known as Southern Florida, though we are about an hour and a half southeast of Orlando and two hours north of Miami. Our area is known as the Treasure Coast, which borders the Atlantic Ocean on the eastern side of Florida.
If you’re building a home or business in areas like Tradition or Crosstown, we highly recommend going with a slightly darker but still light blue. This look will fit perfectly with the area’s feeling of new and trendy.
For homes and businesses around Becker, St. Lucie West, and near U.S. 1, we recommend a simple light blue or white. These fit in well with the established look of the area and won’t draw attention from color — although you’ll definitely attract the eyes of neighbors and customers who are impressed by the beautiful reflective metal.