12 roofing options for the exterior of your home – sensational!

On the outside of your house is always a solution to make a roof, to serve as an extension of the social area of the house. When your children are growing up, the need for additional meeting spaces is important, above all that on the outside of the house you can even place a portable grill, which serves the perfect function of that space for informal meals, gathering friends and family, without disturbing or dirtying the interior of the house.


Let’s go through solutions that will give you more ideas on how to make that additional roof, which will serve as an expansion of your home without compromising its structure or its functioning. Come and see for yourself!



  1. The imperdible wooden roof


Supported by the exterior structure of the house, without compromising it, is this roof made entirely of wood, beams belts and roof shade with this noble material, the outside of the house, making under it an additional space to the living room.


  1. Metal structure with translucent cover


A metal structure painted black, is the one that supports between its elements a light and translucent material, this modern structure, with design based on geometric figures, has been used to cover one side of the house, with independent structure completely from the structure of the house. A modern light roof, which takes care of the extremes of the climate, but allows the necessary clarity for the internal functioning of the space.


  1. The design of a tense structure


A tense structure that defines a lightweight outer shell, made up of a metallic structure painted in white and a canvas conditioned for this design, which is supported at fixed points and other tensions from the structure. This type of cover has flourished in recent years, as an easy to install, economical and durable cover in several countries including Mexico.


Tense structures in parking lot roofs for buildings and condominiums are practical, economical and durable.


For a terrace that is destined to an extension of an informal living area of the house, with some good hamacas to enjoy the climate and the sunset this wooden pergola is ordered to make, a light roof with much presence and design specially prepared for that purpose of relaxation and rest.


  1. A canvas roof is ideal in some occasions.


To make of your terrace a zone of party and recreation this cover of canvas of four waters is the ideal thing, you can place it in this area of the patio or in some space next to the living room and dining room. A roof that you can assemble and disassemble is a solution for a moment, or leave it for good, if that is the intention of the homeowner.


  1. A roof with a metallic structure and a wooden pergola roof.


With the wooden slatted roof in view, this outdoor roof allows for a good space underneath for a rotisserie and informal living, which considerably expands the social area of the dwelling. Without having lateral closings this rustic space in the final finishes of the ceiling in metal and wood, has perfect harmony with the function under it.


  1. In wood and transparent cover


The wide spaces of the external social area are covered with roofs that allow the sun to enter freely but restrict the rain, that’s why its furniture.