FAQ: Tile Roofing
If you're considering a new roof for your home you likely have been exploring many options, including shingle and metal. No doubt you have also came across tile roofing. While this may not have been a type of roofing on your radar when you began your research, as you see more and more of it you may have become more interested in the idea of installing tile roofing on your home. These are a few frequently asked questions about tile roofing. If you have any others be sure to ask your local tile roofer.
What is tile roofing made of?
Most tile roofing is cast from slate or clay. These materials are a great choice for roofing because they are fire resistant and extremely durable.
How long does tile roofing last?
There are buildings from hundreds of years ago that still have their original tile roof throughout Europe. This is a testament to this type of roofing. A great tile roofer will provide you with a 75 year guarantee for your tile roof.
Are there many styles of tiles roofing?
There are literally hundreds of styles and colors of tile roofing available. Some of the most popular styles include Cottage tile, Swirl Brushed, Cobbled, Manchester tile, Old Mission Style, Old World Vintage and Newcastle Tile.
Will the extra weight of tile cause issues for my home?
More than likely you will not have to make an alterations to your home's structure in order to install tile roofing.
Does tile roofing perform well in poor weather?
Tile roofing does great in foul weather. It is hail resistant and can withstand winds of up to 120 miles per hour.
What other benefits should I know about?
Tile roofing will help increase the actual value of your home. It is a desirable roofing type and when it comes time to sell, it will be seen as a favorable attribute by many buyers.
Tile roofing is great for all types of homes since there are so many applications available. If you're interested in tile roofing in Wichita Falls or McKinney, TX, reach out to Trifecta Roofing & Construction. We offer high quality residential roofing and we work with all roofing materials, including tiles, shingle and metal. To learn more or to request an estimate for roofing in McKinney give us a call at (469) 620-7672 today.
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