Enhancing Your Home’s Curb Appeal with the Right Roof

February 23, 2017

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Very rarely will someone do something to their home’s exterior that they do not believe will maintain or enhance their home’s beauty and value. So, let’s talk about how the right roof can enhance your home’s curb appeal.

Roof as Design Element

It’s to understand how much their roof contributes to the overall attractiveness of your home. Many homeowners, while they would never do other things to their homes that make them look like their neighbors’ homes, never even think about how the roof can individualize and characterize their home as well. The fact is, of course, for many homes, 50 – 60% or even more of the home’s visible shell is the roof. The roof is a design element of your home, not just a necessity.

Roof Color Can Pull Your House Together

The right color for the roof can pull together other design elements of your home’s exterior to enhance curb appeal. Be sure to keep this important design element in mind when choosing a new roof. Beyond the traditional temporary roofing material colors of grays, browns, and blacks, metal roofing colors can add depth of detail and finishes to enhance your home’s exterior.

Roofing Products Have 2 Lives

Most roofing products have two lives – an aesthetic life and a functional life. For most roofing materials, they look nice for a few years but, for most of their useful life, they are streaked, stained, and tired looking. A metal roof, though, can immediately add home beauty and then maintain that beauty and value over the test of time.

Curb Appeal and Home Value

All other things being equal, a prospective buyer of your home will be more interested in your home, and hence pay a higher price for that home, if it is more beautiful than other homes.


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Ask the Expert: Todd Miller

Todd Miller, roofing expertTodd Miller is President of Isaiah Industries, an organization that is recognized as one of the world’s leading metal roofing manufacturers, and manufacturer of Classic Metal Roofing Systems.

Todd has over 30 years of experience in residential metal roofing and is internationally recognized as a roofing and ventilation expert. Passionate about using his experience to help homeowners make the best roofing decision for them, he can help you navigate the issues encountered in roofing or reroofing your home or commercial property. Use the form below and you'll receive a response directly from Todd or his team.