What are Tettogres roof tile benefits’ over concrete alternatives?
- Tettogres Ceramic Roof Tiles have much lower water absorption (~ 6%) than concrete tiles, which have absorption rates of roughly 13%. The absorption rate greatly impacts the visual appearance of your roof since humidity and rain absorbed by the roof tiles enable the formation of mildew and fungus, which consequently require maintenance. Higher absorption rates in concrete tiles compromise the visual aspects of your roof, and its functionality, since they exhibit considerable weight increase with rain, further compounding the naturally heavier material weight.
- Tettogres Ceramic Roof Tiles are highly impermeable due to the nonporous ceramic finish. This enables us to offer you a virtually maintenance-free roof. Concrete tiles, on the other hand, must be pressure washed frequently to look good.
- Tettogres Ceramic Roof Tiles are very resistant to cracking and fading due to the high-performance of the minerals we use, as well as our advanced, single-firing baking process. Slurry concrete roof tiles are widely known to crack and fade, due to their higher water absorption rates and exposure to the Sun, weather and other natural elements.
- Tettogres Ceramic Roof Tiles weigh much less than concrete tiles. Depending on the tile profile,
- Concrete Spanish-S equivalent tiles weigh about 1,100 lbs/square.
- Tettogres Spanish-S tiles counterparts, weigh only 660 lbs/square.
- Tettogres tiles’ reduced weight bears a significantly lower load on your building and roofing structure.
- Tettogres’ advanced production process enables us to offer you a wide variety of different colors and finishes – at the same price. Across the U.S. roofing industry, this value-feature is only available with Tettogres roof tiles. Manufactures of concrete and clay alternatives, charge varying, and often premium prices, for the option to select a color.
- Tettogres guarantees our roof tiles for a SIXTY-YEAR LIFETIME. Concrete roof tiles are typically guaranteed for only 25% of the time or 15 years.
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