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Facts about clay roof tiles

By Jhon Mathew Subscribe to RSS | March 24th 2012 | Views:
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From the old days till the current time there is a growing demand of good quality roof tiles specially clay roof tiles throughout the world. There are various well known and established companies that manufacture good quality various type of roof tiles. It is more profound in rural places in India but nowadays even in the urban places people tend to build up houses with roof tiles. Though the longevity of these locally made roof tiles is not much so affluent people tend to manufacture good quality terracotta tiles from renowned market in India or from abroad.

Many well known companies in India manufacture modern terracotta clay roof tiles which are inspired by renowned markets from Australia and their longevity and performance is far better than the locally made ones. These tiles can be of various shapes, sizes and of various colors with different profiles thus giving a unique touch to one’s home. Roofing with tile is ideal choice because this makes the temperature inside the house cooler and can withstand even the harshest weather. One must provide good interlocking between two successive tiles at the heads and parts of the side of each roof tile and these must be made salt safe.

Clay roof tiles are traditional type of tiles which are generally made of slate or clay and were mainly used to keep out rain. Nowadays these are also made with concrete and plastic and affluent people can provide a waterproof glaze to these tiles too. These can be of various shapes like flat, imbrex, roman type, barrel type etc. Flat type is the simplest one which is placed in overlapping rows which are in regular pattern. These are very common in Germany and can be of various types like stone, wood, plastic concrete and even solar cells.

Tegula is another pattern of clay roof tile which are inspired by Roman patterns and are mainly curved with flat files giving rain channels to move out rain water through the roof. They can be of concaving end and convex curved too allowing interlocking. There are also S-shaped tiled which are termed as Pantiles helping the adjacent tiles to interlock with each other. Thus ridged patterns are formed looking like a ploughed field.

Some tiles are of semi-cylindrical in shape which are placed in alternating columns and are termed as mission or barrel tiles. These are made up of mainly clay on curved surface and can be also made by metal material or concrete material. These clay roof tiles hung around from a type of roof framework which is fixed permanently with the help of nails. With the help of patterned columns the rainwater’s from the roof can escape easily with the help of this type of tiles. These tiling in the roofs help to shield one’s home from harsh weather and also protect the sides of timber of the frame of the buildings. There can be mathematical type of tiles giving an imitation of brickwork shape and gives a unique decorative brick effect.

Jhon Mathew - About Author:
We are providing these roofing tiles in India from one of the leading manufacturers in the world, Boral of Australia and are committed towards delivering quality clay roof tiles with the backup of Boral. Boral Roof tiles are available in many variants, shapes, profiles and color tones, something quite unique to clay roofing in India.

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