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Tile Roof Installation

Clay tile is generally characterized by its shape and composition. It can last up to an average of 50 to 70 years, and depending on the quality of the clay tile, it can even make it through beyond that. This is one reason tile roof installation should be considered. 
 
The clay tiles used for tile roofing are usually produced in two typical shapes, profile and flat. Profile type may be classified into pan and cover, S-tile, and interlocking. Flat tile type can either be just interlocking or non-interlocking.
 
Clay tile manufacturers produce tiles of various quality. Some have resilient and exceptional tile functions; others are made of even undesirable quality at extremely inexpensive price. The tendency of the latter is that it might corrode and wear down after a long time. Unlike wood shakes and other roofing materials, this type does not undergo curing like kiln drying or chemical treatment to amount to its sturdiness. Because clay tile ultimately deteriorates, this is best obtained dry climates where rainy seasons are not consistent. Considering that clay tiles readily soak up water, area ought to be highly considered.
 

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Europeans have been utilizing clay tiles for their roofing system since the 17th century, and likely presented this roof material to the United States. The clay tiles utilized for clay tile roofing are typically produced in 2 common shapes, profile and flat. Clay tile roofs require strong roof support due to its larger size and weight. In cases of leaks or breaks in the tile, most of the time they just need to be fixed. Although clay tiles can be pricey and labor-intensive, the use of the product conveys a distinctive aim to your home or building, that is unmatched by any other roofing system.
 
When choosing clay tile roof installation, seek the professional guidance of the expert roofing contractors at SouthShore Roofing & Exteriors! 
 
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