Business owners in the Chicago suburb of Beverly, Illinois, take pride in maintaining the historic feel of their small community, so it was really no surprise when property owners Ed and Kim Bonk decided to upgrade their downtown building space with a new roof. The surprise came when they were able to achieve the historic look they sought with a man-made polymer slate roof from DaVinci Roofscapes®.
People love the look of natural wood throughout the home. From kitchen cabinets to hardwood flooring to natural cedar shake roofs, wood appeals to almost every homeowner. What doesn’t appeal to people are the inherent problems of having real wood products, such as rotting and decaying of wood, insect infestations, warping and high maintenance needs.
When high winds and severe weather from Hurricane Sandy whipped through New Jersey in October 2012, students at New Residence Hall at The College of New Jersey slept easily. The recently-installed DaVinci Roofscapes® polymer roof overhead helped keep them safe and secure.
In the six months since their introduction to the marketplace, Bellaforté Shake polymer roofing tiles from DaVinci Roofscapes have quadrupled the anticipated sales figures for the new product.
Roofer Mark Bloyer knows how to be competitive in his southern Kansas marketplace. He targets customers interested in quality – and then provides them with top-quality service and authentic-looking polymer roofing tiles boasting long-term warranties.
Tropical Sunset. Beaver Creek. Steely Green. These are just some of the personalized custom color roofing tiles that DaVinci Roofscapes® has created during the past several years. Because the company has the ability to custom create any roofing color or color blend, the options are limitless for builders, architects, roofers and homeowners who wish to create unique colors for their polymer DaVinci slate and shake roofing tiles.
According to national color expert Kate Smith, blue will be the color Americans gravitate toward in 2013.
True copper roof accents have many faces. The newly installed gleam of shiny yellow-orange morphs over time into deep brown, then green, and finally a dullish blue-green color. Due to the oxidizing process of copper, this durable metal ages and changes when exposed to the weather. While fun to watch, the changes in copper presents a challenge when selecting a roof color that will look good with every “face” of the copper in the long term.
Does a green polymer tile roof work with a red brick house? Not likely. Will that same green roof be a better match for a white clapboard home? Absolutely.