Benefit Of Clay Roof Tile – Clay roof tiles have many benefits for a home, among them we can highlight: clay tiles have been used for centuries and can still be seen in the historical buildings in Europe that have really endured the terrible test of time. There is a misconception about clay tiles, and that his weak to be made of clay. The truth is that today, clay tiles that are machine-pressed are very strong. You can walk on them without breaking them. When these have been correctly installed, they withstand the strongest winds without problem.
The clay roof tile is a natural product, made only with clay and water. Due to their durability, they can be reused (recycled), since they are harmless to the environment, so they can be crushed and used to fill road surfaces without any pollution to the environment. Unlike concrete tiles, the color of clay tiles do not fade with time, maintaining its charm and its new appearance for decades. Thanks to its shape, clay shingles provide a barrier to protect the roof lining, and isolate the house from heat or cold. Clay tiles are not destroyed by fire.
Clay roof tile have a charming style to any design: from the Mediterranean, old, contemporary style: there are many styles and color options in clay tiles (Barril, Spanish S, flat, Roman, real, etc.). Clay tiles (especially machine – made) have a very low water absorption (see the manufacturers technical data) which means that do not allow mold growth very easily. They do not need to be washed frequently (maybe for about 7-10 years), and if they are tiles with ceramic finish (enameled or shiny) it is virtually maintenance free (rain and wind do the work for you).