Spanish tile is a unique roofing material that is equally beautiful and durable. Most spanish tiles are made from slate, fired clay, terracotta, or tinted concrete. As a result, they come in many different shapes, such as curved, flat, fluted or interlocking, styles and colors. Spanish tiles are most commonly used in warm climates and areas that are exposed to salt air.
Advantages of Spanish Tile
- They can last up to 100 years
- Resistant to rotting and insect damage
- Environmentally friendly
- Energy efficient
- Low maintenance
Disadvantages of Spanish Tile
- Requires roof framing to support the weight
- Difficult to install
- Tiles are brittle
While spanish tiles are very attractive and aesthetically pleasing, it is important to determine whether or not they are the right choice for your home. At Cross Country Construction we can help you understand the advantages and disadvantages associated with spanish tiles and fully evaluate your options.
Other roofing materials Cross Country Construction specializes in include: