FAQ: Tile Roofing


If you're considering tile roofing you're already one step closer to getting a great roof over your head for your home or business. However, it's understandable that you likely have a few questions that you'll want answered before signing any dotted lines. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about tile roofing.

Are tile roofs expensive?

In the past tile roofing was viewed as expensive compared to other types of roofing. However the cost to install wood shake and asphalt shingle roofing has increased much more drastically than installing tile roofing in the past few years, making them nearly comparable.

How long to tile roofs last?

It is hard to put a definitive number on how many years tile roofing may last. There are actually existing structures that have tile roofing from centuries ago that still stands today. Tile roofing is extremely durable.

Are roof tiles available in many colors?

Yes, tile roofing can be produced in nearly any color in order to accommodate any architectural desires in regards to aesthetics.

What styles of tile roofing are there?

There are many, many styles of tile roofing available. These include New England slate, European roof tile, Spanish tile and tons of others. Be sure to ask your tile roof representative about a certain style you are interested in, as they can be custom-made to replicate nearly any look.

Will I have to reinforce my home to support tile roofing?

Most likely you will not have to provide any additional support for your home in order to hold the weight of your new tile roof. If so it will be a very minor addition to the cost of the project as a whole.

Tile roofing is extremely durable and very attractive, making it a great choice for any home. If you're interested in tile roof installation in Utah contact ProTech Roofing at (801) 691-7720. We utilize Bartile Roofing Materials at each job, allowing for the highest quality tile roof! Contact us today to request a quote or to learn more about our services.

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Written By Brian Corey

Published By MORBiZ