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.
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 earthenware roof tiles were also