TILE ROOFSTiled Roofs

GB Roofing offers a several services for tile roofs, from repairs and maintenance to new installations to replace aging and damaged roofs.

A common issue with Tiled Roofs is missing or damaged tiles. In most cases a simply repair job can restore your roof to functionality ensuring it remains water tight and preventing more serious problems.

If, however, large areas of the roof are in disrepair with multiple incidents of broken or damaged tiles, a new installation may be the best way to restore your roof to a good working order.

We offer a free consolation service tailored to each customer’s circumstances to find which option is best suited to your situation.

Tile is the most popular type of roof in the world. This is due to its durability beyond compare, energy cost savings, and protection like no other roofing material.

Other benefits of tile roofs include:

  • Can Sustain High Winds
  • Long Lasting Protection
  • Maintain their Colour
  • Available in a Variety of Colours and Styles
  • Designed for Long Term Performance
  • Economical
  • Require Limited Maintenance

Clay Tile

While brittle and heavy, clay tiles can last a long time and are very fire resistant.

  • Materials: Made from natural clay which is fired in a kiln.
  • Appearance: Traditional Italian or Spanish look, can also be made to resemble wood shakes or slate.
  • Eco-Friendly: Made from natural materials but requires significant energy to manufacture.
  • Durability: Long lasting and low maintenance but brittle and can break.
  • Weight: Heavy, require reinforced roof framing to support.
  • Slope: Can be used on moderate to steeper sloped roofs.
  • Fire & Wind: Excellent fire resistance, fair to low wind resistance.

 

Concrete Tile

Less expensive than clay tiles, concrete roof tiles are also heavy but can last a long time and are very fire resistant.

  • Materials: Made from a mixture of Portland cement and sand.
  • Appearance: Can be made to resemble traditional clay tiles, wood shakes, or slate. Colour can be throughout tile or only applied on the surface.
  • Eco-Friendly: Made from natural materials but requires significant energy to manufacture.
  • Durability: Long lasting and low maintenance but can break.
  • Weight: Heavy, require reinforced roof framing to support.
  • Slope: Can be used on moderate to steeper sloped roofs.
  • Fire & Wind: Excellent fire resistance, fair to low wind resistance.

 

One of the most popular type of roof tile in London and the South East is The Redland 49 roof tile. It is a visually appealing, small interlocking cambered tile that has defined roofscapes of London and the South East for more than 50 years.

 

REPAIRS AND MAINTAINCE

A common issue with Tile Roofs is missing or damaged tiles. In most cases a simply repair job can restore your roof to functionality ensuring it remains water tight and preventing more serious problems.

If, however, large areas of the roof are in disrepair with multiple incidents of broken or damaged tiles, a new installation may be the best way to restore your roof to a good working order.

We offer a free consolation service tailored to each customer’s circumstances to find which option is best suited to your situation.