When it comes to your home’s landscaping, green is good – from the grass on the ground to the leaves in the trees.
What you might not know is you can (and should!) have green on your roof, too – and not just for the beauty of it! Discover how a green roof can serve you aesthetically, financially and environmentally.
A green roof is the coolest little home trend you’ve probably never heard of. There are countless benefits of adding one to your home, including:
What is a green roof, anyway?
With no prior knowledge, you might assume a “green roof” is one that is environmentally conscious, such as one with solar panels, for example.
However, a green roof is much more literal than that – it’s actually green! Your green roof is built from your existing roof. According to Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC), this “extension” is comprised of:
Why you need one
Green roofs don’t just add something unique to your home. (Although, that’s certainly a perk!) They’ll also save you money and help save the planet. Here are some great reasons to give a green roof a try.
Who says beautiful landscaping is limited to your lawn? Consider these benefits and add some green up above.
At Neighbourly, we’re committed to helping you create a home you love. Explore our family of experts that can help with your green roof or other home maintenance improvement needs.