Your Tampa home’s roof is subjected — even battered at times — to all that nature can throw at it. Taking steps to maximize your home investment starts with the type and style of roofing material you install. Will it stand strong, or buckle under Tampa area’s weather conditions? Will it boost your home’s curb appeal and value? These are important questions to ask your professional tile roofers. You may be surprised to learn how tile roofs may be your best long-term investment.
Stands Up to the Elements
One feature of tile roofs that shocks newcomers is its permanence. In fact, tile roofs have protected people and buildings from the elements for thousands of years. Moreover, the vast number of tile roofs in Florida speaks to their worth as an investment and their ability to resist the harshest elements. Tile roofs:
- Withstand 125 mph winds
- Stand strong against heat, humidity, rain and hail
- Meet Class-A fire rating
- Are impervious to insects
Return On Investment
There are many factors that contribute to the true cost of your roof replacement. The initial cost is only one. So, when weighing the costs of installing a tile roof to other materials, look at the lifetime costs. Tile roofs offer:
- Lower maintenance costs than asphalt, wood and metal roofs
- Less chance of costs due to damage from weather, fire, insects and decay
- Above Sheathing Ventilation (ASV) — the airflow between individual tiles — means greater home efficiency and energy savings
- Service life is double, triple or even longer than that of an asphalt shingle roof
Ask your professional tile roofers to conduct a cost analysis of tile to other roofing materials so you can see the long-term savings of installing tile.
Tile Looks Fabulous!
Tile roofs are diverse roofing materials when it comes to designs and colors. So, if you thought that tiles were only available in red and round styles, take another look. Flat concrete tiles are more popular than ever, and they interlock to offer more resistance to wind and water. So, whether you choose a contemporary or a traditional look, work with your roofing professional for the best investment results.
At Imperial Roofing Contractor, our tile roofers will help you with any questions you have about installing a tile roof for your Tampa area home. Contact us today!