Applications

Beautiful curb appeal, extended life-cycle, and sustainability makes ceramic tile an ideal roofing material.

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Advantages

  1. Fire resistant and will not feed flame spread.
  2. Resistant to warping, lifting, rotting, fading, or cracking, keeping maintenance costs low.
  3. Durable against outdoor elements, such as rain, high winds, snow, hail, salt, and freeze/thaw conditions.
  4. Reduces peak cooling and heating for energy efficiency in any climate.
  5. Unique designs that increase property appeal.

ROOM TYPE

Ceramic roof tile provides unequaled versatility, design, and strength, with an extended life cycle. 

Ceramic roofing tiles allow distinctive and unique designs with multiple shape and color variations. Choose between curved tiles, rounded tiles, or even traditional square tiles. Add your own unique touch by installing a multi-colored roof, or go sleek and smooth with a singular color and shape. No matter what combination or design you choose, your roof will look beautiful for generations to come thanks to ceramic tile’s time-tested durability.

Ceramic roofing tile protects your home or business with a unique selection of colors and styles that are fade and stain resistant. Whether your roof is enduring the coldest winter or the hottest summer, ceramic tile roofing is able to withstand the extreme weather of wind, rain, snow, hail, and freeze-thaw cycles, as well as other harsh outdoor conditions such as the salty air of coastal regions. Because of this durability, installing a ceramic tile roof can increase the resale value of your home because tile’s long lifespan saves a future homeowner from the added roof maintenance often required of asphalt or wood shake roofing materials.

Family safety is crucial and investing in a tile roof can help to ease your mind. Tile is non-flammable; it does not burn, feed flame spread, or produce smoke, such as asphalt or wood shake shingles. Additionally, ceramic tile is free of volatile organic compounds (VOC’s) and will not burn off any toxic fumes if a fire were to occur. Created to endure winds up to 150mph, ceramic tile is also a wise choice for areas that are subject to high winds and storms.

A ceramic tile roof also contributes to your indoor lifestyle. Ceramic tile’s inherent thermal mass regulates heating and cooling peaks, which can help keep buildings warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer with less work for your HVAC system and a less expensive energy bill for you.

Because ceramic tile is made from naturally occurring materials, when it is disposed of after a long life cycle, ceramic tile typically qualifies as clean fill. Unlike asphalt shingles, disposing of ceramic tiles does not contribute to the growing landfill issue. Millions of tons of asphalt shingles are dumped into landfills each year and they can take hundred of years to decay. Some cities have even banned the disposal of asphalt shingles in their landfills.

Are you planning to build GREEN? Incorporating a tile roof for a commercial structure may add credits to your green building ceritifcations such as LEED and Energy Star requirements.

 

 

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