How To Choose The Best Roof Tiles Like A Pro?

by Shailendra Verma Web Content Writer

Before planning to build a house or even plans of renovating it, one needs to consider the type of roof which would be suitable for it.

Be it old or new, choosing an apt roof is quite a decision to be made. Roof acts as a protective umbrella to your house and in turn shields you from the unpredictable changes in the weather. In turn, the roof is exposed to harsh conditions be it the heat or the rains, they go through it all. Apart from it being a protective shell, one also has to consider the aesthetic value of roofs too.

It might feel quite overwhelming to select a perfect roof as there are tons of them in the market. Even if you are planning to sell a property, the eye-pleasing factor becomes quite crucial. What colour it is or what material is it made of or if it’s waterproof and weatherproof, all have to be kept in mind before installing a roof.

Roof tiles are available in different kinds such as clay or slate, concrete, plastic and so on. Other roofing materials available are metal, asphalt and plastic polymer. Well, let us tell you a proven fact. Though the former roofing tiles might be expensive as compared to their latter competitors, they never fail when it comes to durability and appearance.

Some important pointers to ponder upon before selecting a roof tile are:

·         Budget

·         Geography of the area

·         Appearance and aesthetic value

·         Design of your roof

·         Long-term performance

Clay roof tiles which are composed of natural clay has been gaining prominence due to its natural properties and sophisticated look. These roof tiles can withstand the fire and adverse weather conditions. It is considered one of the modern roof material and is being used almost everywhere ranging from single family homes to apartment buildings.

If you are looking for a sustainable option then clay roof tile is perfect for your homes as its 100% natural and can also be recycled. Impressive right?

Ever noticed the roofs of British and English homes. Majority of them have clay roof tiles because of its sophisticated finish. Clay roof tiles are available in a wide range of colours and thus gives a classy traditional look. So, aesthetically it's a big thumbs up for them. As compared to concrete roof tiles, though they are more on the costlier side they have proven to be lightweight and best material for the application.

Though roofing and selecting a perfect material may seem like a task but being aware of these intricate details will save you from a wrong judgment. When looking to buy tiles for roofing, always prefer hard and durable natural stone tiles. But who to buy from? I would say, alway prefer a vendor or supplier that has some credibility and positive reviews.


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