The Benefits Of Tile Roofing

orange tiled roof with trees

Tile is a popular and universal choice for roofing. Compared to alternative roof materials, tile is a versatile and flexible material that’s available in a variety of colour, shapes and styles. Your tile roofing can be clay, concrete, slate or metal, each with their own unique benefits and price points. You can choose between a multitude of styles, including Pantile, French and Riviera. It can also be modified to synergise with any outdoor aesthetic, such as Medieval and Contemporary imagery. Regardless of your vision, there will be something to suit everyone. For more information on tile roofing and its perks, keep reading.

Long Lasting Tile Roofs

Regardless of your chosen material, tile roofing is designed to stand the test of time. Once installed, chances are you won’t need another in your lifetime. They can last up to 100 years. With proper maintenance and regular cleaning, you can expect your tiling to last its full duration, making it a worth-while expenditure. Tile roofing is generally more expensive than asphalt shingles, but the latter won’t last as long, which results in more expensive replacements down the line. By paying an upfront cost, you’re investing in a guarantee that your roofing will last a lifetime.

Durable & Weather Resistant Tiling

For climates that suffer from unpredictable weather (like South Wales), you want roofing that can withstand harsh environments. Certain materials, like clay and concrete, are particularly effective at resisting unpleasant conditions. Rain, snow, sleet and winds won’t rupture the integrity of your tile roofing, unlike less durable materials that can’t tolerate unpredictable weather. However, a potential drawback to consider is that tile is very heavy. It can crack and break under certain conditions, so it’s crucial that your foundations are primed to carry their demanding weight. It will save you hassle in the long run. It’s always advisable to carry out regular maintenance on your roofing to safeguard against leaks and damages.

Eco-friendly & Efficient Tiling

If you’re conscious of your carbon footprint, then a tile roof is for you. They are composed of natural minerals as opposed to synthetic and man-made products, which means they can be broken down and recycled once they’ve served their purpose. Another unsurprising benefit is that a tile roof will provide insulation for your home; keeping it cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.

Low-maintenance Tile Roofing

Unlike other natural materials, tile roofing isn’t subject to rotting or disintegration. It requires minimal upkeep compared to other roofs, so you don’t have to worry about your tile crumbling under unfavourable circumstances. The weight and durability of the tiles will stave away unpleasant outdoor conditions that would destroy less substantial materials, but it’s important to keep an eye on your roof. Any chips or cracks will need repaired as soon as possible to prevent irrevocable damage. This is particularly noteworthy if anything heavy has fallen off your roof that could shatter the tile.

man power washing red tiled roof

Choose Durseal For Tile Roofing Today

For more information on our range of tile roofing, contact us today on 01685 876818. Our team are qualified experts that operate across Cardiff and South Wales. We provide clay and concrete installation and repairs at affordable prices without reneging on our promise of quality. Get in touch today for a quote. Our team of specialists are always happy to help.

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