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With over a century of proper field performance in other parts of the world, tiles provide the longest track record of performance compared to other roofing materials. Its modern engineering design provides a natural water shedding and ventilation feature that allows tiles to be the primary roof covering in warm and cold climates (even reducing ice damming in cold areas). Tile’s higher weight and strength allows it to meet the anticipated loads of today’s design requirements for all of the climatic regions. 

Wide Variety of Options

Roof tiles come in many colors, shapes, and sizes. In fact, with modern innovations, concrete and clay roof tile manufacturers can produce tiles to suit any architectural style. Roof tiles can be flat or round, simulate wood shakes, or seek to replicate century-old roofing materials. The possibilities are virtually endless.

Colors in tile come from natural sources, such as the color and mixture of the clay used or from iron oxide pigments, both of which are extremely durable. Tiles may experience varying degrees of color softening after extended exposure to the elements. However, this occurs to a lesser degree with roof tile than with most other roofing materials. Some clay roof tile manufacturers guarantee their tiles against fading for 50 years.