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Advantages of Investing in a Clay Tile Roof
Incredible durability - A clay tile roof is very durable, and is also resistant to fire, Moderate to small hail, moisture absorption and mold or algae.
Sustainability - Because it's made from all-natural, chemically-inert materials and are fully recyclable at the end of its lifespan; clay tile is an eco-friendly choice.
Energy savings - Clay is a natural insulator, and because air can easily circulate under the installed tiles, your home stays cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter so you can conserve energy.
Distinctive appeal - Clay tiles are available in a range of distinctive profiles, glossy and matte finishes and an array of glorious, earthy color blends to suit any aesthetic and architectural style.
Considerations When Installing Clay Tile Roofing
Installed weight - Clay tiles weight considerably more than other materials like asphalt shingles or metal, so it's important to have your roof structure assessed to ensure it can support the extra weight.
Though clay tiles are very durable, be sure to inspect your roof regularly and replace any cracked or chipped tiles immediately. Never pressure wash your tile roof; instead, it should be washed and buffed by hand. Consider hiring the professionals at Keystone Contracting Group, who are well-versed in how to move around on a clay tile roof and will be able to, quickly and easily, apply primers and paints to keep your roof cool and looking great.
Tile roofs are available in both cement and natural clay tile in a wide range of profiles and styles. These roof systems are designed for longevity and are excellent against, high winds, hail and fire (Class A Fire Rating).
Most roof tiles are LEED certified and are considered environmentally friendly. They provide a natural air flow in the attic, thus providing the homeowner with energy cost savings.
Tile is relatively easy to install, if done by skilled roofing crews. However, the homes weight load integrity should be verified before installation.