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3 Ideas To Improve The Appearance Of Your Home When Doing Roof Replacement Projects

When the time comes to replace the roof of your home, you may want to do a few improvements that help with improving In addition to as well as make your home more attractive. There are several things that can be done to improve the appearance of your home when doing a roof replacement, such as adding details to the roof structure with dormers, gables, or installing cupulas. There are other options like using different roofing materials. Here are some ideas that will help you change the appearance of your home when doing a roof replacement. 

1. Adding Architectural Deal Details With Changes To The Roof Structure

After the old shingles have been torn off your home, changes to the roof structure can be made to improve appearance. You may want to consider options like adding false gable ends, coverings over entrances or patios, and dormers with windows on the roof. There are also options like adding cupulas to the peak of your roof or installing decorative vents at gable ends, which will provide the attic of your home with better ventilation.

2. Adding Accents At Eaves, Gables And Other Areas With Roofing Features

There are also many ways architectural details can be added with accents in areas like it is in Gables of your home. This can be done by adding eyebrows which are small roof returns under gable eaves or skirts that go across the roof line at the bottom of the cable. Other small accents can be added to other areas of the roof structure such as for details around dormers with gable ends on them. You can talk to a roofing contractor about the different options for these accents and choose the best options for the style and appearance you were looking for.

3. Using Premium Roofing Materials That Give Your Home A More Attractive Appearance

Another option you may want to consider when replacing your roof is using more attractive premium roofing materials rather than asphalt shingles. There are options like metal roofing and synthetic slate tiles that are lightweight and can be used to replace conventional composite shingles. Other options that you may want to consider for your roof replacement include cedar shake materials, metal roofing, and synthetic roofing materials.

With just a few improvements, your roof replacement will completely change the appearance of your home for the better. If you were singles are becoming worn and need to be replaced, contact the roofing contractor and talk to them about premium metal roofing materials and some of these improvements to change the look of your home.   

For more information, contact a company like Welty Custom Exteriors, Inc.