When it comes to roofing, tile is slowly beginning to take over the roofing industry, and this has many people wondering why? Well, the main reason that tile is taking off is that it has durability beyond compare, reduce energy costs, and offer top notch protection.
Tile roofing is designed for long term performance, comes in many colors and styles, they maintain the color, they provide long lasting protection, they’re economical and can even sustain high winds. Talk about a fantastic roofing material!
With over a century of proper field performance in other areas of the world, tile has the longest track record of success compared to your typical asphalt shingles. Tiles are engineered in a modern space providing a natural water shedding and ventilation feature allowing tiles to work as an excellent roofing option, regardless of the climate. Since tiles weigh more, we can meet more of today’s environmental needs with your roof.
As everyone knows, tile comes in many styles and colors! In fact, with modern tile, concrete and clay roof tile manufacturers can produce tiles to suit any architectural style. Talk about endless possibilities. Roof tiles are made in flat and round variations, and you can choose from a vast array of color options. You can truly customize your home to make it more you.
Speaking of color, tile roofing also keeps it color for a long time. Tiles may experience color softening. However, it is highly unlikely, and most tile manufacturers even guarantee the color to last 50 years! That’s quite a bit of time if you ask us!
The weight of tile is what makes it an excellent choice for your roofing material. Tile roofs are more durable than most and most homes built can handle the extra weight. There are even a variety of lightweight tiles if your roof requires it. Also, when re-roofing your home, tile can be replaced a lot easier, and on a case, by case basis, you can even replace just one tile. Single tiles are super easy to repair, meaning you can make sure that your home is always in the best shape possible.
High Winds? No Problem
Did you know concrete and clay tiles are some of the most severe weather ready roofing materials? With proper installations, tile roofing is one of the few select roofing materials that are proven to withstand winds of 150 miles per hour. How cool is that?
As we all know, no matter what the roofing material is, some maintenance is required. However, under normal climate conditions, tile roofs require minimal maintenance. With tile, you can limit maintenance to key areas such as gutters, protrusions, and venting. With other roofing materials, you may find yourself having to include painting, cleaning, coating, and sealing of the roof surface.
If you’re looking for a fully customizable, minimal maintenance roofing material, contact All Season Roofing today! We can help you transform your home with a tile roof! We are Wilmington’s best roofing provider, and we cannot wait to work with you. Contact us today to begin taking your roof to the next level.