Facts About Tile Roofs

When it comes to selecting a suitable roof for your building, there are a lot of options to choose from. It doesn’t matter if you are working with a tight or robust budget; there is a type of roof that will match your budget. Expert builders opt for tile roof for a number of reasons. For starters, they work perfectly with any kind of building be it residential or industrial.  

Tile roofing has been a popular method of roofing buildings right from the early Neolithic times and is still widely used in building construction up to date. Real estate developers and contractors prefer to utilize tile roofing in roofing their buildings for a number of reasons including  

 Tile roofs are durable 

When you are looking to select suitable roofing for your building, one factor you need to consider is how durable the roofing is. Tile roofs offer a long lasting solution to your roofing needs. There are century-old tile roofs that are still hanging on top of buildings around the world.  

  They are fire resistant   

Made from concrete and clay, tile roofs are able to withstand Class A fire. Compared to other forms of roofing, tile roofs can withstand a great deal of fire which is one of the main reasons why it is the widely preferred roofing choice by builders and developers.  

  Can withstand adverse weather conditions  

Tiles are mostly designed to be able to withstand high winds. They have an extra layer of shield that is inbuilt in the tiles themselves that provides a strong outer shell which is impenetrable to high winds. Clay and concrete tiles are also designed to be able to withstand damage from hailstones. Before installing tiles on roofs, they are tested to ensure that they meet the industry requirements.  

 They are sustainable  

Compared to other types of roofs, Tile Roofs save you a lot of money in the long run. They require little to no maintenance and as a result, have the lowest life-cycle cost.  


Tile Roofs are made from naturally available materials and as such do not need any form of added chemicals or preservatives that may be harmful to the environment. Usually made from either clay or concrete or a combination of both, they can be easily recycled which also guarantees that reserves of the natural materials used in its manufacture won’t be depleted.  

  Provides natural air ventilation  

 Tile Roofs are designed in such a way that air can pass through which aids in heat transfer between the outside environment and inside the building. This helps in making the building warmer during winter and cooler in the summer.  

  Easy to install  

 When you use a trained professional installer, tile roofs are the easiest roofing system to install compared to the others.  

  Available in a variety of colors 

Clay and concrete tiles are made in a variety of colors. They are available in dark, light or multi-colored which makes it easy to match your roofing with the color on the exterior of your building.  

 Increases the value of a property  

Buildings with Tile roofs sell faster than those with other types of roofs and in addition, they also increase the value of a property due to their outstanding qualities.