The roof of a home is one of the most important parts! Socorro’s Roofing is a company that is aware of the many necessary handling you need to keep your rooftop from falling over your head. It is the place that protects you in and out during the summer heat, which receive rains in winter and crowning the whole structure of your house. For this entry we would like to talk about what tile roofing can do to your house or commercial property.
For these reasons we are to choose very well the material we want to cover our roof. This post will be dedicated exclusively to tile and the best materials for building roofs since ancient times! Follow the next tips to obtain the best of your installation procedure:
What type of tile roofing should I choose?
They are of different kinds, shapes and materials, classic and modern, heavy and lighter. Choose the one that best suits the design of your home! Socorro’s Roofing contractors will help you the entire way until finishing the installation.
- Asphalt shingles: Asphalt shingles are excellent insulators from moisture thanks to its manufacturing based on asphalt, sand and organic fiber. They are also fire resistant and strong to winds. They also have the ability to absorb heat! They come in various colors, darker recommended for cold areas where better absorption of heat and lighter colors are best in hot areas.
- Fiber cement tile roofing: Other than common tiles, asbestos cement sheets are shaped tiles installed over each other, and they come in different colors and textures. They are among the cheapest on the market but they are a bit light.
- Clay tiles and concrete tile roofing: These are the classic tiles that are in most old houses. There are three typical forms: Colonial, Portuguese, French and Normans. They are heavy and tend to break or moved by earthquakes, heavy rain or hail. These shingles are the most accessible in the market for its easy manufacturing and low cost.
- Slate tile: They are made from rocks. They are always flat and may have curved or straight edges. They are more expensive than clay, but have a much higher durability.
These and many more are available for your tile roofing! And just for you our team at Socorro’s Roofing will be there to execute to detail all your demands and request for your rooftop. Contact our team today and ask for a free estimate and keep coming back for more tips to help you choose your next roofing installation.