After installing the roof, it won’t cost you much trying to cover it with something that will enhance the aesthetic value of your house in general. Tiles have been used for a long period of time since the Greek civilization and they have become popular to many house owners from then.
Roofing tiles have lots of advantages, not only do they make the house more captivating from far but also help in facilitating proper drainage especially for the people who might need to collect the rain water due and this is due to their unique structures.
Not only asbestos but tiles too are known to have a higher resistance to fires. Their temperatures regulation qualities are amazing thus making the interiors comfortable. This is because they allow circulation of air at the top and bottom because of their porosity.
Tiles are made of different materials, some which are lighter and others are heavier. Cement and ceramic made are heavier compared to clay thus making them costly. Before purchasing any type of tiles, consider all the expenses you will have to incur and their durability.
Roofing tiles are also found in various shapes. The most common are flat, roman, and tower. It’s due to these shapes that when laid on the roof, overlapping and over locking is facilitated.
Colors can also be applied on tiles to beatify their appearance. Choose the right type of hue that will make them look attractive from far. The paint used should also long lasting because the tiles are exposed to excess sunlight or rain that might make the color fades thus losing their good appearance.
Cement, clay and concrete tiles are durable and solar effective. They survive even when subjected to extreme forces of rain and wind. Their installation should be done in the most appropriate manner. These types of tiles are not prone to risks such as burning, neither rusting nor rotting.
Consult roof tillers or qualified products consultants on the various types of roofing tiles that are in the market. They will help you make the right decision when considering purchasing them.