WOW! Get A Beautiful Tile Roof That Lasts A Lifetime
Expert Tile Roof Installation By A Proven Chicago Roofing Company
If you want a distinctive roof that will stand out for beauty AND durability, a tile roof replacement is an exceptional choice. A tile roof is the perfect way to get a beautiful ‘Mediterranean look’ that draws positive notice to your home and increases its value.
The advantages of tile roofs are significant. They are long-lasting; some brands have a lifespan of over 100 years. They are recyclable. They are naturally energy efficient and some brands have “cool roof rating”. They are made from natural materials, and best of all they are simply gorgeous.
What Some Chicago Roofers Don’t Tell You About Tile Roofs
If you call an area roofer inquiring about a tile roof, some won’t tell you about all the options you have when it comes to the tile material. (Often this is left out of the conversation because the roofer has one brand/material they would prefer to sell you).
The truth is you have three good choices:
Clay or Concrete Tiles
Clay and concrete tiles are very popular in the southern states but not so popular in our area. That’s because high moisture absorption of concrete or clay tiles leads to mold, breakage in case of freeze and salt intrusion. This makes most of clay and concrete tiles not suitable for cold climates unless they are Graded 1.
The bottom line is that any Chicago homeowner should be very careful when choosing a tile product. The important factor to consider is also the structural requirements for tile roofs. Please remember that tiles are very heavy and most buildings in our neighborhood are not able to withstand their weight.
We’ll be happy to provide you with the real facts about what tiles work best in our cold climate.
Synthetic, plastic and rubber roofs are a fantastic choice. If you have a desire for a clay tile roof overhead, that’s terrific. But because of the high price and heavy weight, it is often not the best choice.
Synthetic offers the best of both worlds. Less expensive and lighter than clay tile, you’ll get something that looks exactly like the real thing for less. Most come 50 year/ Lifetime warranties and installation takes much less time.
This is also a popular choice with homeowners because of the wide variety of brands, colors and shapes to choose from. You can get a roof that is truly distinctive and beautiful with synthetic tiles.
Contact Us Now For A Free Consultation & Quote On A Tile Roof.