DaVinci brings attention to colorful roofscapes

Kansas City, Kan.-based DaVinci Roofscapes, maker of roofing materials including polymer slate and shake roofing, launched a home exterior color contest open to all homeowners.

The “Shake it Up” Exterior Color Contest includes a $5,000 cash grand prize to help the winner add color to the exterior of his or her home.

National color expert Kate Smith will help judge the contest to determine five finalists. She will then work with a professional artist to create renderings and product wish lists of how the five finalists can transform their home’s exteriors by adding color and colorful products by the contest sponsor and partners. The original photo submission and the artist’s renderings for the five finalists will be posted on the contest site for two weeks of online public voting. The finalist with the most votes will receive the $5,000 grand prize.

“This fun contest will show people how easy it can be to add ‘top down’ color to a home’s exterior,” said Smith, president and chief color maven of Sensational Color. “We’re going to help people turn ordinary home exteriors into extraordinary, color-coordinated showstoppers.” 

The contest is being run through the DaVinci Facebook page. 

The contest sponsor, DaVinci Roofscapes, offers polymer slate and shake roofing tiles in 49 standard colors. Each of the product partners for the contest, including Therma-Tru, Fypon and Simonton Windows, offers colorful product options for homeowners to enhance their home’s exterior.