Tin roof colors: popular tints



Our metal roof customers have identified these colors below as the most popular choices.

  Traditional red Restoration green Grey Slate grey Black Bronze Williamsburg blue Patina

Most popular color: Traditional Red

Understandably, early residents chose red since rust blended with the roof panels.

Crooked House in Shepherdstown

Two contenders for most popular tint: green and grey

Green selections have dramatically increased in recent years. The reason is the manufacturers have overcome the chalking action associated with green and blue tints.

Grey color selection for tin roofs appear in three variations: light, medium and dark. For embossed tin shingle owners, light grey is popular. The darker version is usually called "slate grey"

Green roof near Washington DC Robin's Nest Restaurant roof by Roof Menders

Virginia means black

Just as red is popular in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, in Virginia, the color black seems to dominate.

Black roof in Ashland, VA

Bronze ranks strong with stone homes

Bronze color roof over stone house

Williamsburg blue and patina

Williamsburg Blue Patina color on old tin roof

Are you looking for a tin roof contractor?

If you are seeking an experienced company to offer an estimate for the purpose of preserving your existing roof, please contact us. You would discover alternatives available, each with pros and cons. If you request a quote, any restoration work would be performed by my crew.