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Choosing Your Metal Roof Colour

These days having a new roof installed does not only mean choosing the perfect material, colour also plays a vital role too. With this said, it is important that people do not get too stressed over the topic as painting your roof is quite simple when you know what you are looking for. Here is everything you need to consider when it comes to choosing a metal roof colour…

Paint Quality

When it comes to painting a metal roof it is important to take into consideration the quality of the paint you will be opting for. After all, choosing the cheapest option on the shelf will not guarantee vital aspects like preventing fading, corrosion and rust. The experts advise that an acrylic paint with properties that block ultraviolet light is best when it comes to achieving these aspects.


Another thing to take into consideration when you are looking to paint your metal roof is the style of the property and building as it is important that the colour both matches and is suitable. For example, if your property is one that need to conserve heat then you may benefit from choosing a black colour acrylic paint where are if you are wanting to adhere to aesthetics you may be best matching the roof colour to the exterior of the building.


As mentioned above, the decision to have a roof painted can also be economical because you may be able to limit your bills by having a certain coloured roof. For example, a roof that is painted in a light colour such as white will reflect the rays of the sun in comparison to darker colours like black. If you live in a warm climate, then you may benefit from this reflection as the home will not be as warm and you will be able to limit the use of air condition. Similarly, having a darker coloured roof will absorb the heat and keep the building warm so you don’t have to splash out on heating bills during summer.

Here at Valent Roofing we consider metal roofing quite an important sub category of industrial roofing which is why we wanted to dedicate time to go over the aspects involved in painting one certain colours.

In fact, the trend of painting a metal roof has only just began to increase in popularity here in the UK so it is even more vital that those interested know the correct information! For more information, contact a member of the Valent team today!


Valent Roofing, 500 King’s Rd, Stretford, Manchester, M32 8JT
Telephone: 0161 864 3311
Fax: 0161 864 3322

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