How to Choose the Best Roof Color for Your Home


Choosing the right roof color makes your home look beautiful and increases its curb appeal, but it can be challenging with the many options available today. In this post, Bone Dry Roofing will list the steps to find the best color for your roof.

Exterior Paint Colors

You want to choose a roof color that complements the exterior colors and enhances their appearance. For example, an earthy brown or tan roof may look best if you have a light-colored house with yellow or cream tones. On the other hand, if you have darker-colored siding like navy blue or black, a lighter-colored roof such as gray or white would provide contrast and make the colors stand out more.

Local Climate and Weather Patterns

Darker-colored roofs absorb more heat and lead to higher energy bills when it gets warm. Lighter-colored roofs in hot climates, like white or light gray, can reflect more of the sun’s rays away from your home and stabilize your home temperatures.

Home Style and Neighborhood Standards

If you have a traditional or classic home, neutral colors such as brown, black, gray, or white may look best. On the other hand, a modern or contemporary home can work well with bold colors like red, blue or green can add some interest to your roof. But, before finalizing your choice of color, review your HOA guidelines to keep in line and avoid fines.

Popular Roof Color Choices

There are several popular roof color choices. Neutral colors like brown and black are popular due to their ability to complement most exterior paint colors while contrasting lighter shades. On the other hand, bold colors like blue and green roofs can add an element of surprise and excitement when done correctly.

Also consider Owens Corning’s Color of the Year for 2023. Midnight Plum is an inviting, intriguing and evocative regal violet and silver tone. It is a sophisticated and versatile shingle color that can work for virtually any home!

Bone Dry Roofing can help you choose the best color for your roofs. Our experienced and knowledgeable team has helped many homes improve their exterior and increase curb appeal. Schedule an appointment with Bone Dry by calling 877-266-3379 or filling out our online contact form.




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We had Bone Dry do masonry, roofing & gutter for us. Everyone we dealt with was professional, polite & on time. We were actually amazed how fast they did the roof & it looked great. Actually everything looked great
Debra B.
The experience of working with all of the folks at Bone Dry Roofing was top notch. Detailed photos and videos were provided for the initial inspection of the roof and then multiple photos were provided throughout the installation. I live in another state and was very well pleased working with them long distance. They made it very easy and stress free. The shingle roof - and all new decking - was replaced in less than 7 hours. Other teams of theirs will be back to replace the b pipe and the gutters next week.
Liz B.
AJ Snow and his crew did a fantastic job. I got pictures and text throughout the project until completion. Will always use Bone Dry Roofing. That are very good and do great work!
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