How to choose a roof color

How to Choose a Roof Color

When thinking about your roof, you probably think of the utilitarian things first – durability in extreme weather, energy efficiency, installation costs, etc. The color of the roof might not cross your mind at all. If you think the color doesn’t matter at all, you may be in for a surprise.

Spinning roof ventilator on a roof.

The Importance of Proper Roof Ventilation

You might think that having a hole in your roof is a bad thing, but this is not always the case. In fact, local San Antonio building codes actually insist that you have some. Of course we are not talking about the kind where the sun shines down and the rain pours in, but are instead referring to the various bug-and-weather-proof vents that are built into your attic for the purpose of roof ventilation.

Roof of a house

The Difference Between Steep and Low Slope Roofing

The type of roof you have on your home can not only make an impact on how your home looks, but also on how roof repairs and related home improvement jobs can be performed. The two main types of roofs on most residential homes are referred to as a steep-sloped roof and a low-sloped roof respectively, and taking a look at either one can give you a pretty good idea as to why they are described that way.