Driving down different roads in Fort Worth, I always find myself looking at different houses and their roofs. I look at the different designs and try to pick which ones I like the most. For some reason my eyes seem to get naturally locked on to homes with tile roofs. They always add a sophisticated look and make them stand out from the rest. The houses always give a sense of antique beauty, like the house is so precious there would be nothing you would do to change it. The tiled roofing adds a desirable look to any house in DFW. When it comes time to have your roof replaced, keep in mind these advantages of tile roofs:
Tile Roofing will save you money
Tile roofs are a good choice because of the durability they provide. Here in the Fort Worth, this is a must. A tiled roof always seems a bit pricy during the initial stages; however, in the long run it will save you a ton of money. When you compare to how many times a year you would have to change out and replace wood shake or asphalt shingles, the savings with tile roofs is off the charts! Add to that the need to fix any damages caused by the weather and over the long haul the savings are immeasurable with a tile roof. The tile roofs tend to last longer because of the material with which it is made. You can choose from different types of tile. You could choose clay, slate or stone and they would all make your house look better and make your home last longer. This is because the longer your tile is exposed to heat or cool weather the more durable it becomes. Tile roofs can withstand everything from hurricanes, earthquakes, and other extreme weather better than any other roofing material.
Tile Roofs are highly durable
Not only will the tile roof be able to withstand crazy weather but it is also able to avoid being covered with rust, it does not rot, curl or most important of all it will not burn. Tiled roofs are 100% fireproof. Being fireproof allows for more stability for the structures of the house. It also provides a good sense of fire safety. You will never have to worry about it being too hot because it is non-combustible. It’s also safer because of the amazing insulation it provides. The insulation allows for a more climate controlled home. It keeps the house cool with it is hot outside and stays comfortably warm when it is freezing outside. The design of the tiles also helps keep the rain out. The way the tiles are overlapped, allows for virtually no space for the rain to flood the home. The rain hits the tile and is lead to the ground because of the slick almost plastic like surface.
Tile Roofing maintenance tips
Having your roof tiled also adds to the overall value of your house. Of course, with all types of roofing materials it always recommended to get your home inspected after bad weather. It is also important to make sure your roof is well maintained. It is important to have our tile cleaned periodically to avoid moss growth and algae. These do not harm your tile they do cause a damming effect with rain. They can be easily cleaned off by using a power washer. Make sure you have a professional take care of it in case it damage is avoided. You would not want to break your tile and have more installed. If you can’t remember the last time you had a roof inspection or if it has been over 6 months since your last roof inspection, call Old Pro Roofing and we will come by in the next 24 hours to give you a free roof inspection. If at this time you would like to get a roof replacement, just remember the savings that your will gain with choosing tile roofing.