Metal roof for house colors. Perhaps they think the color matches the type of metal. Surprisingly many people think of metal roofs as having limited color options. The metal roof can repel or retain heat or cold depending on your climate.
For a lighter color metal roof you may consider off white colors such as beige. Extravagant roof colors in eccentric shades of blue green or yellow may be a fashion trend for a certain period of time and without any doubt will attract the eyes of the passers by. As if those are the extent of the color options.
A cool roof is achieved by choosing metal roof colors that are lighter in color to reflect the sun off the roof and retain less heat. In general dark color roofs retain heat and are well suited to cold weather climates. Conversely light and white roofs which reflect heat are good choices for warmer regions.
While a metal roof is already more energy efficient than asphalt shingles you can maximize its efficiency by choosing the right color. Metal roofing colors in a neutral monochrome color like brown cream black gray and terracotta never go out of fashion. Dark gray for lead.
Silver for steel tin and aluminum. Metallic colors such as silver light gray light blueish tones and yes even white if your homes siding provides a good contrast with the color of the metal roof. Metal roof visualizer roofing siding accent picker.
White beige bronze sand light blue etc reflect the suns rays a lot better than darker ones thus keeping your home cooler in the summer. Please order an actual paint chip from your sales representative before purchasing material. The metal in light colors will reflect up to 75 more heat than its asphalt counterpart.
Youll be living with the roof for a few decades hopefully so spend time reviewing your roofing options and coordinating roof colors with the color of your home.