Tile is one of the most attractive and durable materials you can use on your roof. When properly installed, tile roofs can last for decades: up to 30 or 40 years! When compared to the longevity of asphalt shingle and other materials, it’s no wonder that tile is considered to be one of the strongest and most weather-resistant materials you can choose.
Because tile roofing costs more to install than other types of roof, it’s important to choose a contractor who will treat you fairly and honestly. With decades of experience serving the local area, Advosy has built a reputation founded on integrity. We deliver the quality you expect at the price you expect. Throughout the job we will communicate openly and prioritize quality in every step.
If you’re interested in installing a tile roof on your home or property, you’ve come to the right place! At Advosy, we can help repair and replace roofs. To get started, contact us today!
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- Concrete Tile S-profile, flat, or Villa shaped. This can work with almost any style of home. It comes in all kinds of colors and styles, is low maintenance and very durable. This product is heavy and the roof deck must be engineered properly to handle the weight. The tile itself has a life span of 30 – 50 years however the underlayment life expectancy is between 15 – 22 years depending on the type of underlayment installed.
- Clay Tile Mission or barrel tiles – semi-cylindrical tiles laid in alternating columns of convex and concave tiles. Originally they were made by forming clay around a curved surface, often a log or the maker’s thigh. Today barrel tiles are mass-produced from clay, metal, concrete or plastic.
- Light Weight Tile S-Profiles and Flat Lightweight 720 lbs. profiles are a fraction of the weight of conventional roof tiles. Just because they are lighter doesn’t mean that they are any less durable than our conventional concrete roof tiles. Lightweight products are beautiful, enduring and sustainable, making them a sound investment.
HOW DO YOU REPAIR CONCRETE TILE ROOFS?
Concrete tiles are typically, by roofing standards, only nailed three rows up from the eaves, three rows down from the ridge, and in from the edges and/or gable rake ends. All other tiles are floating – that is, they simply interlock and sit on the batten system for proper support. Keeping this in mind will determine how cracked or damaged tiles can be removed and replaced.
The most difficult aspect of replacing concrete tiles is matching a replacement tile to your existing roof tiles. Over the years, roofing tiles will fade and discolor, making it very difficult to match the tiles. In most cases the replacement tiles should be grouped together in a non-conspicuous area of the roof and the older tiles pulled to be used in the noticeable repair areas. Sometimes it even makes sense to paint the new tiles for a closer match to the existing tiles. Keep in mind most tile repairs will never be a perfect match unless your tiles are fairly new. Note: If you can, it’s always a good idea to keep extra tiles on hand for future repairs.
If you’ve noticed your tile roof is in need of a repair, waiting is one of the last things you should do. Often times, with roofs of any materials, visible damage may only be a fraction of the actual structural damage. Waiting can make matters worse. With this in mind, it’s important to get in contact with a trusted roofing company like us to properly inspect & repair your roof.
Tiled roofings are lovely and resilient. They are also expensive and heavy, but that is possibly to be gotten out of a roof material that can last 100 years. Generally, most roofing tiles were made from slate or a fired clay or terra-cotta item, but today’s roofing titles are very typically made from molded, tinted concrete.
Tile roof is a terrific option for roofings that experience hot weather or direct exposure to salt air. This is why you extremely typically see tile roofs in the Southwest, seaside Florida, and California. They can also be perfect for environments in which irregular rains dispose big quantities of water in a brief time, because lots of designs are outstanding at shedding rainfall from cloudbursts.
Your roof structure should be able to deal with the weight of a tile roofing system, which may be as much as 850 pounds per square for clay tile and 950 pounds per square for concrete tile. An asphalt roof, by comparison, weighs just around 225 to 325 pounds per square.
Tiles are fragile: While really long lasting, clay tiles, slate, and concrete tiles can be broken if they suffer a heavy effect, such as from falling tree branches, or even due to the pressure of strolling on them. Repairs, when needed, can be expensive. Not suitable for all roof slopes: Tile roofings appropriate just for roofings with reasonably sharp slopes.
Clay and concrete tiles are offered in numerous styles to match any visual goal. are the classic Southwest roofing, resembling rows of lapping waves with troughs between the rows to carry water away. They are best matched for regions where rains might be irregular however very heavy when they do take place.
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Aesthetically, they provide the appearance of sharp vertical ridges with broad scallop-shaped troughs. This style is common in architecture based on northern European designs. resemble Spanish tiles, but the rows have distinct ribs that are rather noticeable. The water troughs are more regular, though smaller.
Often made from concrete, they are also offered in clay and terra cotta. are typically made from concrete and are made to look like the texture of granulated asphalt shingles or wood shakes. Slate roofs are likewise essentially flat shakes. These roofs have fairly flat surfaces that easily shed frequent light rains, however might not be perfect where heavy “gully-washer” rains are common.
Pantiles are significantly lighter than most other tiles, and likewise cheaper. are also semi-cylindrical tiles like Spanish and Roman, however here the cylinders are somewhat tapered so they are larger at one end. The tapering shape makes these a great option on curved roofing systems.
TRI Alliance is dedicated to building awareness of both clay and concrete roof tile’s benefits, offering technical proficiency, and providing training and certification for code-approved tile roofing setup. We’re the industry’s voice for code development and installation best practices, and our members are the driving force behind progress in the tile roofing system market.