Traditional Regional Roof Colors: Northeast

It's probably safe to say that the Northeast has some of the most traditional roof colors in our country.

Synthetic Slate RoofTraditional roof colors in any area usually have something to do with the natural occurring products that are available in an area – such as slate tiles or wood shake shingles from trees.

According to our color expert, Kate Smith, "Homes in the Northeast tend to be clad in traditional colors with deeper or brighter accents. White with black shutters, gray with a red front door, or natural stain with green trim" are the tradition.

If you are looking to match your roofing material and the color of your roof with the architecture of your home, then you will enjoy this simple guide to matching your roofing to the style of your home. Our cedar shake alternative and our synthetic slate roof shingles come in a virtually limitless colors and blends. So whatever color you're trying to match, we can match it for you with one of our 49 standard colors or create a custom color just for you.

If you are interested in learning more about the traditional colors in your area of the country, you might enjoy reading Kate's first color book: 5 Steps for Finding the Perfect Color Hues for Your Home.

Do you live in the Northeast? What color is your roof? What roofing material is currently on your roof?