22+ Popular Shingle Colors for Virginia Homes
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22+ Popular Shingle Colors for Virginia Homes

Is there any sight more breathtaking than a drive through the Virginia countryside in fall with all of the lovely homes and rooftops peppered against a backdrop of autumn leaves? But as any Virginian knows, our beautiful state boasts some of the most incredible landscapes throughout the year. As a homeowner, almost any roof you choose is going to look fantastic against such a backdrop, which is part of the reason it can be so tough to make a decision!

In this post from Just Roofing in Virginia Beach, we’re breaking down some of the most popular shingle colors for Virginia homes and offering design inspiration to help. Are you thinking of replacing your roof? Give us a call to check out our many shingle designs and samples from Owens Corning, GAF, and Certainteed.

Types of Roofing Shingles

Before we get into shingle colors, it’s important to understand the types of roofing shingles available for Virginia homes. Many homeowners don’t realize how many options they’ve got on the table until they sit down to start making a decision. These days, the range of shingle options is practically limitless.

Although flat roofs, cedar roofs, slate, and tile roofs can be found throughout Virginia, most residential roofs are either made from three-tab shingles or architectural shingles. Think of three-tab shingles as a basic but beautiful option. Many homeowners prefer three-tab shingles because of their affordability and clean, uniform look.

Think of architectural shingles as more of a premium roof design. Architectural shingles create a more dimensional look and are available in a wide range of styles and designs that often mimic traditional wood shingle looks.

Consider Your Siding

One of the most common considerations when choosing a new roof is what will go well with the existing siding. Although more homeowners and design teams are starting to venture out, many choose to go with the “safe” choices that have dominated the housing market for years or even decades.

These are some of the most common combinations according to siding design:

Vinyl Siding: can vary depending on siding color.

Brick Siding: dark gray, charcoal, or black shingles.

Natural Wood Siding: grays, browns, and black shingles.

Check Out Your Area

Although there’s no single roofing color that dominates the Virginia Beach area, it’s always a good idea to base your roof design on what seems to work in your neighborhood. Take a drive around your block armed with a notebook and a phone, and be sure to (respectfully) snap pictures of any roof and siding combinations you’re interested in trying out for your home.

Shingle Options By CertainTeed

Each of the manufacturers we work with offers its own unique range of styles and designs for Virginia homes. Below, we’ll break down the options available by one of our most popular manufacturers, CertainTeed. CertainTeed is known for two things: Having strict certification standards for their residential roofer partners and offering a staggering number of shingle styles and colors.

CertainTeed Grand Manor

CertainTeed Grand Manor shingles are manufactured to express the grace, depth, dimension, and style of natural slate shingles. These shingles feature randomly placed tabs with shadow lines to add texture and dimension to a roof while creating a design that looks stunning from all angles. For steeply sloped roofs, there is no more attractive shingle.

CertainTeed Carriage House

CertainTeed Carriage House shingles evoke the timeless look of historic homes from Colonials to steeply pitched Victorian roofs. Dark shadow lines, cutaway corners, and dimensional depth come together with heavyweight construction that looks incredible.

Grand Manor and Carriage House are available in these colors:

●        Black Pearl

●        Brownstone

●        Colonial Slate

●        Gatehouse Slate

●        Georgian Brick

●        Sherwood Forest

●        Stonegate Gray

●        Weathered Wood

CertainTeed Belmont

For a more authentic luxury shingle that combines blended color, high contrast lines, rich hues, and layers construction, Belmont is a perfect design. Meant to emulate the look of natural slate, Belmont combines a strong fiberglass mat with high-grade roof asphalt.

Belmont shingles are available in these colors:

●        Black Granite

●        Colonial Slate

●        Gatehouse Slate

●        Shenandoah

●        Stonegate Gray

●        Weathered Wood

CertainTeed Landmark Premium and Landmark Pro

Landmark Premium is CertainTeed’s most popular luxury asphalt shingle. These shingles combine the stunning look of real wood shake shingles with some of the highest manufacturing standards in the industry, multi-layered construction, and gorgeous color. Max Def granule shingles used in Landmark shingles elevate the look of any Virginia home.

Landmark shingles are available in all of these colors:

●        Driftwood

●        Georgetown Gray

●        Moire Black

●        Weathered Wood

●        Burnt Sienna

●        Charcoal Black

●        Cobblestone Gray

●        Colonial Slate

●        Heather Blend

●        Mojave Tan

●        Pewter

●        Resawn Shake

●        Shenandoah

●        Sunrise Cedar

●        Silver Birch

Schedule Your Roof Replacement Services

Are you ready to replace your roof? Let our team of experts help you choose the right shingle design for your home. To connect with a member of our residential roofing team, call us at 757-310-3873 or contact us online today. You’ll love what we can do for your Virginia home.

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