Color is undoubtedly one of the most critical choices you make when designing your roof as it sets the tone of the overall look of your home. When looking to avoid drastic choices that may quickly go out of style, it’s common to gravitate towards neutral colors. Neutral tones are seen as being a “safe” choice, even though they pose the risk of appearing boring. However, the design trends of recent years have proven that neutral can still be exciting thanks to the popularity of the color gray.
Deciding on a color for your metal roof is a big decision. Metal roofs can last for 40-60 plus years so you will be looking at the panel you choose for years to come. When choosing the right profile and color, you have to consider not only the panel's appearance, but how well (or not) it blends with the other features of your house. Requesting a color sample is a good start to be able to see the color in person. However, it’s hard to visualize how it will look over a 2500 sq ft roof. It’s too difficult to envision how it will blend in and complement the existing architecture and features of your property. Western States Metal Roofing has made the color selection process easier for your metal roofing and siding panels by now offering a color visualizer tool on our website. By using this free tool, you will be able to see what each roofing and siding color will look like on your home. In this article, we will discuss what a color visualizer is and how it works to make your user experience as productive as possible to help in choosing the best panel for your roof.
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