There are a lot of color options for asphalt shingles available in the market. However, there are things you have to consider before choosing one. While it’s good to let your personal preferences dictate your choices, it’s also good to know what suits your home the best. The roofing and siding contractor Hunterdon Roofing, Siding and Window Company discusses some of the considerations to keep in mind.
Your shingle color can be affected by the climate in your area. However, it’s not only the color that can be affected, but your chosen shingle color can also help with your home’s energy efficiency. Homes in colder climates can benefit more from black or darker shingles colors since they absorb heat. Those in warmer climates, on the other hand, have light-colored roofs that reflect the sun’s heat away to keep the indoors comfortable.
Use the existing colors of your home as a basis for your roof’s color. You can take your siding color into consideration for the color of your shingles. Make sure that your roof’s color will tie up the look of the entire home and not stand out in a bad way. However, if you’re adamant about a shingle color, you can also have a siding replacement to a color that will match your roof.
This is especially applicable for homes in areas with a homeowner’s association. Make sure to check with your HOA board on what colors your shingles can be. Always be sure that the colors are in compliance with the rules and regulations indicated in the HOA’s covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&Rs).
If there aren’t rules in your neighborhood about a specific shingle color, then you can take the environment into consideration. Take note of the overall landscape. You can draw inspiration from the colors of the rocks around and use the colors for your siding and roofing.
To help you decide which asphalt shingle colors are well-suited for your home, turn to the experts of Hunterdon Roofing, Siding and Window Company. Count on our experienced team of professionals to assist you with your roofing and siding installation needs. Call us now at (908) 735-0809 or fill out our contact form for a free estimate.