We Are Your Experts in Alabama Tile Roofing SystemsHomeowners in Alabama area enjoy the traditional look, texture and color choices of tile JTC Roofing and Restoration is the roofing contractor Alabama area residents know who has a long-standing and successful tile roof experience.
JTC Roofing and Restoration tile roofing products are a smart choice for homeowners, for three main reasons:
Tile roof styles include mission, rounded and flat. Tile roofing systems can be made of concrete, rubber, or clay and are extremely durable. Although there’s little maintenance necessary, the underpinning for your roof must be able to handle the extra weight that tile carries and replacement costs are high.
Clay and concrete tiles have similar physical properties and installation methods. Concrete is typically cheaper to manufacture than clay and it can be made anywhere. Clay tiles must be made near a clay quarry, so additional freight cost can be an issue, and add to the cost of the roof. A well-constructed clay or concrete tile roof should last more than 50 years.
One feature of a tile roofing system from JTC Roofing and Restoration that will benefit Alabama homes directly is its resistance to high winds. Hurricane winds are something Alabama residents are no strangers to. Due to its resistance to severe weather, concrete and clay tiles continue to be the preferred roofing material among homeowners in the Southeast. With proper installation, tile roofing is one of a few select roofing systems that is proven to withstand sustained winds of 150 miles per hour found in Alabama.
Tile roofing is an expensive type of roof installation as the materials are more expensive and require a strong frame to support the heavy load of the tiles, which may require additional structure work. However, a tile roofing system will last your Alabama area home for years to come, improve the resale value of your home, and is extremely aesthetically pleasing.