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Tile roofing is the most popular roof system in Arizona. Because of the high volume of new homes built in the Valley, tile installations on pitched roofs over the past 25 years have far outpaced the new installations of flat and asphalt shingle roofs.

Tile Material

Tiles are available in many options to both residential homeowner and commercial building owners such as. This type of roofing is made from highly durable materials such as:

 Concrete

 Clay

 Sand Cast

Today, there is a wide range of color and design options to choose from which will be good to enhance the aesthetics of your home. You are free to choose architectural styles of your liking be it Mission, Spanish and Mediterranean.

Lifespan

Tile roofs are expected to have a very long lifespan. Since tile roofing is often made of concrete and clay, it can withstand even the most extreme conditions.

Did you know that tile roofs are expected to last as long as the house stands? That is how unbelievably strong of a roofing it is.

Structure

Most building homeowners get concerned if it would be necessary to reconstruct their homes for them to install a tile roofing. Since the tiles are heavier than other roofing materials, it is normal to think of the maximum load the building can carry. Most well-constructed commercial and residential buildings nowadays are designed to withstand heavy loads so additional support won’t be needed.

Maintenance

Upkeep for tile roofing is generally the same with other roofing types.

Annual inspection by a reputable roofing contractor will ensure your property to be leak-free and in optimum condition.

In cleaning it, you must be aware how clay or concrete tiles can be hotbeds for algae. It is recommended to use low-pressure power washer to rinse all the algae off your roof.

Make sure it also stays free from all kinds of debris, especially the gutters.

Clogged gutters causes a lot of damages to your roof requiring costly repairs.

For more information about tile roofing maintenance and repairs, ways to extend its lifespan, get a consultation with one of RENCO Roofing’s experts and discuss your next successful roofing project.


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