Clay and Concrete Tile Roofing Systems
Business owners in the Denver Front Range area enjoy the traditional look, texture and color choices of tile. If you’re in the market for a tile roof, look no further than Roof Worx. Roof Worx’s concrete tile roofing products are a smart choice for your business, for three main reasons:
Denver Concrete Tile Roofing is Beauty
Tile gives the unique ability to “custom blend” giving you, the building owner unique options to make your roof stand out. There are also more styles and colors available with tile than you will see with most other other roofing materials.
Durability You Can Count On
Properly installed tile roofs can withstand rain, snow, wind, and hail, which is key in Denver. Our select tiles qualify for the class 4 impact resistance rating which have been tested to resist hail stones up to 2 inches and they are also Class 4 fire resistant. And tiles are known to help lower energy costs because they reduce heat transfer through air circulating under the tiles. Tile roofs require minimal maintenance compared to other roofing materials without degrading from exposure to the elements over time. There’s a reason that tile roofing has been used for centuries – you can rest assured that your investment will hold up over time.
Denver Concrete Tile Roofing is Affordability
While other roofing materials will require re-roofing at some point and most likely while you still own your home,Long term, concrete tile roofing is the an affordable roofing system simply because it is meant to last for the lifetime of the structure, in fact, only clay tile and copper compare to the life expectancy of concrete tile. We highly recommend this type of roof for those that want little maintenance and high end aesthetics to boot. Concrete tile roofing styles include mission, rounded and flat. Tile roofing systems can be made of concrete, rubber, or clay and are extremely durable.
Although there’s little maintenance necessary, the rafter or truss system for your roof must be able to handle the extra weight. There are reimbursements available for the cost of an engineering report from most tile manufacturers. Most homes can withstand the weight of tile without any modifications but due diligence is always best and having the home inspected when switching from any product to tile is required by most jurisdictions.
Clay and concrete tiles have similar physical properties and installation methods. Concrete tile is typically less expensive to manufacture than clay and it can be made anywhere. Clay tiles must be made near a clay quarry, so additional freight cost can drive the price up depending on your home location, and add to the overall cost of the roof. A well-constructed clay or concrete tile roof should last more than 50 years and provide you decades of enjoyment.
One other feature of a concrete tile roofing system from Roof Worx that will benefit our Denver and Front Range clients directly is its resistance to high winds. High winds are something Front Range homeowners are no strangers to. Due to its resistance to severe weather, concrete and clay tiles continue to be a favorite material among homeowners and businesses in the Front Range. With proper installation, tile roofing is one of a few select roofing systems that are proven to withstand sustained winds of 150 miles per hour found in the Front Range periodically.
Investing in Concrete Tile Roofing Denver concrete tile roofing can be a more costly type of roof installation as the materials are more expensive and require a solid home to support the load of the concrete tiles, which may require additional structure work (addressed above). However, a Denver concrete tile roofing system will last on your home for years to come, improve the resale value of your home, and is extremely aesthetically pleasing.