Benefits of Tile Roofing

Need a new roof? There are many benefits to choosing tile for your home. In addition to superb style, tile offers longevity and has some increased fire safety. Focus to improve the product is a current trend, so it is a great time to have tile installed.

If age has worn or natural disaster has destroy your roof or if you just want a change, tile is quick becoming a strong contender among material choices. It instantly gives appeal and character to a home, and there are some added advantages that do not come with traditional roofing materials.

Style, longevity and increased safety features are just a few of the reasons to consider the trend, and though, as with all products, there are a few cons, it is quick becoming competitive with other styles and materials available in the industry.

When making a home improvement, most homeowners must stick to a budget, and while these ceramic like shingles are initially more expensive that asphalt roofing, the lifetime repair costs are likely to compensate. The clay from which the tile is made will last longer than any other type of roofing material. Eventually, if repairs do need to be made it will likely be to the structure underneath; the original materials can be used again and again after repairs. In fact, some companies will estimate the life of the product to over fifty years. How many rounds of asphalt shingles does a home devour in fifty years?

If your homeowner’s association allows it, this decision can really give character to your home. It can make your home instantly distinctive, and because there has been a focus to improve the product in recent years, the terracotta look that you may be imagining, although it’s a great look, need not be your final choice. Continue reading