||Tile and Slate Roofing
As you might expect, tile & slate are
very durable roofing materials. Keep in mind that tile and slate are heavy,
so verify that your roof can support the
Tile, a semi-porous, baked or kiln dried
clay, is available in two popular styles.
Round-topped tiles that are used widely in
the Southwest and Florida to create Mission
and Spanish-style roofs. Flat style tile
is also available to create French and English
Slate, a fine grained rock that
thin flat layers, is available
colors and grades, depending
on its origin.
Considered virtually indestructible,
is, however, more expensive than
materials and requires special
skill to apply.
Many old homes, especially in
still are protected by this long-lasting