If you are looking for a unique look for your roof, you may find that tile roofing is your best option. Often seen on Spanish-style homes, roofing tiles are a good choice for almost any style of home. The tiles interlock so that your home is protected from the weather. TEMA Roofing has been installing, repairing and replacing tile roofs for decades and they can help you make the best decisions for your roofing project.
Advantages of Tile Roofing
Tile roofs can transform your home into a masterpiece, giving your roof the look of a work of art. There are many options as far as roof tile colors, so you can create the unique look you want no matter what colors you choose. Roofing tiles are also very durable with many tile roofs lasting as long as 50 years, if not longer. They offer protection against insects and will not rot like other types of roofing material. Tile is also more fire resistant than other roofing materials.
Tile Roof Materials
There are several different types of tile available for roofing. Metal tiles are suitable for a variety of climates while ceramic tiles are often used for brick, stone or wooden buildings. They are also common on historic buildings. Concrete tiles are created from cement mortar, which is a mixture of sand, cement and water. It is frost resistant and provides excellent sound and heat insulation. Bituminous tile is fiberglass or canvas with added polymers. The tile is covered with granite or basalt chippings and are often used on roofs with significant slopes. Polymer-sand tile is made of sand bound with polymer. Copper tile is extremely durable and is a good choice for complex roof structures. Composite tile is similar to metal tile. It is a steel sheet that has been coated with zinc and aluminum. Stone chippings are applied to one side to give the look of natural tile.
Concrete and Clay Style Options
There is no question that clay and concrete roof tiles create a unique look to any roof. Both come in a wide variety of colors, finishes and styles. Tile may be glazed or have texture treatments applied. S-Tile options look much like Spanish roofs while flat or slate tile looks more like a roof found on an old English cottage. Shake tile has the look of an old-fashioned cedar shake roof, but with much more durability. The many style options give you a variety to choose from so you can create a roof that looks stunning on your home but that has a unique style from your neighbor.
Why Choose TEMA Roofing
TEMA Roofing has decades of experience installing, repairing and replacing tile roofs. Their knowledgeable technicians have been working with roof tile for many years and are aware of the issues you may face if you have roofing tiles. They can inspect your roof and will make suggestions that will keep your roof protecting your family in the most economical way.
If you are considering installing roof tiles or need tiles repaired, contact TEMA Roofing today. You can speak to their knowledgeable, friendly customer service staff by phone or fill out the easy form online to learn more.