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This article will help you understand the different types of roof tiles which are available – a key component of your home’s integrity and aesthetic appeal. We are established roofing company that’s based in Cardiff, we provide an array of different roofing options, each with its unique benefits, aesthetics, and durability factors. This article aims to delve into the assortment of roof tiles we offer to help you make an informed decision about the best choice for your home.
In this blog post, we will cover:
The importance of choosing the right roof tiles, for example, would clay roof tile suit your home better? Or natural slate, or man-made roof tiles?
The distinct characteristics of clay tiles- why they vary in cost so much, why so many houses in Penarth Vale of Glamorgan, and Cardiff have clay roofs.
The diverse variations and benefits of concrete tiles- why concrete roof tiles are so affordable, yet because they are so heavy, this type of roof tile is not suited to every type of house.
The unique charm of natural slate roof tiles
The wide range of slate tiles from Spain, Brazil, Argentina, and roof tiles, which are made in North Wales
All information provided in this post is based on reputable sources, industry statistics, and our extensive experience in roofing.
What are the benefits of choosing clay roof tiles?
Our roofing company, can repair or replace your roof using “clay roof tiles”- there’s a huge range of brands to choose from, so will you choose a quality brand like “Dreadnaught” or “Rosemary”. Clay roof have been used for centuries, some Victorian homes in Cardiff, for example in Roath Cardiff will have a roof made from clay, and the roof might be over 100 years old. Clay roof tiles are valued for their classic beauty and longevity, if you buy a quality brand, these roof tiles can last a very long period of time. According to the Tile Roofing Institute, some clay tiles can last up to 100 years with proper installation and maintenance. They are also fire-resistant, eco-friendly. We are roofing contractors that have built many roofs, using clay roof tiles.
What are the benefits of choosing concrete roof tiles?
Our Cardiff roofing company can build a new roof, using concrete roof tiles, which are a popular choice due to their durability and versatility. The National Association of Home Builders states that concrete tiles can last between 30 to 50 years- depending on the brand. They are available in a range of styles including:
Concrete Plain Tiles
Plain concrete tiles offer a smooth, minimalist aesthetic- they are widely used, and many new houses which have been built in Cardiff, have had plain concrete roof tiles added to the roof. They are typically small, rectangular, and flat, making them suitable for a variety of roof shapes.
Characterized by their S-shaped profile, concrete pantiles add texture and dimension to roofs. They are known for their excellent water-shedding capabilities.
Concrete Roman Tiles
Named for their use in ancient Roman architecture, and these are used a lot in South West England, these these tiles are recognised for their unique, curved design, adding a classic touch to homes.
Concrete slate-effect tiles
Slate-effect tiles offer the appeal of slate roofing without the high cost. They mimic the texture and colour of natural slate, providing a cost-effective yet stylish solution.
What are the benefits of choosing natural slate roof tiles?
Natural slate roof tiles, such as Welsh slate, are celebrated for their longevity and aesthetics. If you were to ask a roofing company to build a new roof, using Welsh slate, then this is normally one of the most expensive types of roof they offer, yet, Welsh slate, it last a very long period of time, so offers excellent value for money. According to the National Slate Association, these tiles can last over a century, making them a sustainable choice, and that’s why so many homeowners choose Welsh slate for their roof. Their distinctive look and variety of colour options can enhance the curb appeal of any property.
International Slate Roof Tiles
Spanish slate roof tiles
Spanish slate tiles are renowned for their high-quality, are very durable, and waterproof nature. They offer a dark, refined appearance perfect for modern and traditional homes alike.
Would like a new roof built using Brazilian slate roof tiles?
Brazilian slate tiles are very popular, known for their consistency in thickness and colour. They are typically dark grey and often considered one of the most visually appealing options on the market.
Would you like a new roof built using Argentinian slate roof tiles?
Argentinian slate tiles offer unique colour variations ranging from light greys to deep blues, adding a unique aesthetic appeal to your property.
Welsh slate roof tiles
Here in Wales many buildings have a roof made from natural slate, whether the building is over 100 years old, or it’s a brand new house which has just been built in Cardiff, it might have a Welsh slate roof.
We think Welsh slate is very good quality, offers good value for money, and we have built many roofs, on houses, and many other buildings, which have a Welsh slate roof.
Welsh slate is heralded as the finest slate in the world, Welsh slate tiles are characterised by their longevity, durability, and timeless aesthetic. They provide an investment that will last for generations.
Choosing the right roof tile for your house in Cardiff, as you will want a roof which lasts a long period of time, yet also enhances the appearance of your house.
We are a Cardiff roofing company, which can build your new roof at an affordable price.