If you’re looking for ways to improve your roof and boost the value of your home, you may want to take a look at tile.
Contractors say adding a tile roof is one of the most cost-effective construction projects available. The stylish roofs can endure some of nature’s toughest elements (such as wind, hail, rain and fire) and roof tiles usually carry a slightly longer warranty than other roofing surfaces. An added benefit: Tile roofs are an environmentally friendly building choice. Here’s a closer look:
Tile has a life cycle of 50 to 100 years, depending on the tile, making it an economical choice for many homeowners. Additionally, tile roofs reduce direct heat transfer. As a result, a tile roof can lower air-conditioning costs in hotter climates and produce more constant temperatures in colder regions. In addition to cutting heating costs, the constant temperature reduces the odds of ice accumulation on the roof.
Tile roofing offers a number of architectural style choices and they come in a variety of colors and shapes that can help set your home apart. For instance, concrete and clay tile roofs are as...