Annuitized Tile Roofs – A Look at Expense and Value
In previous blogs we have talked about the beauty and durability of tile roofs for many types of homeowners. But what about the expense? It is true that these roof tiles can be much more expensive than a traditional shingle-style roof. However, in this context annuitized means that the price […]Read More
Is Your Contractor Equipped to Install Tile?
Many contractors install shingle roofs every day, in fact over 90% of homes in America have shingle roofs. Tile roofs are less common but are growing in popularity, should you trust your tile roof installation to someone based on high quality shingle roofs? The answer is No, shingle roof systems […]Read More
What's in a Roof: Tile System Components
Tile roof systems are very different from shingle systems due to the properties of the material as well as the shape of tiles. Tile systems are designed to help air and water flow while minimizing wind uplift and water damming which can damage underlayment.Read More
History of Tile Roofing
Tile roofs are commonly known for their natural-looking beauty, but what may not be commonly known is tile roofing is an ancient practice dating back thousands and thousands of years. Around 5,000 years ago, ancient records show that the Chinese began creating clay roofing tiles. Also around that time, flat […]Read More