Tiles & Slates

  1. When to Use Double Roman Roof Tiles

    When to Use Double Roman Roof Tiles

    Double Roman roof tiles have survived through the ages in various forms. Today, the traditional design is more commonly installed using the concrete version of the tile. Learn more about the history of the tile and their advantages as well as the number required for your building. Read on to learn whether they are suitable for your home or building...
  2. A Guide to Concrete Roofing Tiles

    A Guide to Concrete Roofing Tiles

    Concrete tiles have become the dominant choice of material in the modern roof tile market. Their adaptability and lower costs tick two crucial boxes for developers and property owners alike. Our concrete roof tile guide gives you all the starter information you need. Our intention is to set you on the right track to selecting concrete tiles that will enhance the...
  3. The Best Tiles and Slates to Cover Low Pitched Roofs

    The Best Tiles and Slates to Cover Low Pitched Roofs

    House extensions are now seen as a cheaper alternative to moving home in the UK. This has led to a rise in low pitch roofing to accommodate these changes. Generally, 17.5⁰ and below is considered a low pitch roof. However, this can vary depending on the manufacturer, architect and installation company. It can seem confusing working out whether to go...
  4. A Comprehensive Guide to Slate Roofing

    A Comprehensive Guide to Slate Roofing

    There are a variety of options within slate roofing and sometimes the difference between these options can seem confusing. From cost and durability to how many tiles will be required and how easy they are to install. Read on for more information on the various types of slate roofing available and the things you should consider when deciding on the...
  5. Calculating the Amount of Roof Tiles & Slates Required

    Calculating the Amount of Roof Tiles & Slates Required

    A factor which can vastly change the price of a new roof, or improvements to an existing roof, is the number of tiles used. Before starting work, it's important to know the dimensions of the roof and the type of tile you will be using. Accuracy is key, as the cost can quickly add up if this is planned incorrectly. Read...
  6. Which Type of Roofing Tile Should You Choose?

    Which Type of Roofing Tile Should You Choose?

    Ensuring the right roof tiles are installed on a property is vital. It can affect the aesthetics of the building and can make sure the roof meets the design requirements of your home. The decision about the tile used on your propriety will go on to affect a number of other important decisions. But with so many types of roofing...
  7. A Guide to Plain Roofing Tiles

    A Guide to Plain Roofing Tiles

    Plain roof tiles are the most common style of roof tile found installed on homes within the UK. Their traditional look gives developers and homeowners the versatility required to match a whole host of property styles and roof pitches. Our plain roof tile guide can help you to understand more about their advantages and if they are the right style...
  8. A Guide to Interlocking Roof Tiles

    A Guide to Interlocking Roof Tiles

    Interlocking technology is a relatively new style of roof tile that combines traditional designs with innovative modern techniques. This guide will give you all the basics so you can decide if interlocking tiles match the requirements of your build. Read on for information about the benefits of interlocking roof tiles. This includes the potential costs involved, as well as additional...
  9. The Lifespan of Roofing Tiles & Slates

    The Lifespan of Roofing Tiles & Slates

    Whether you're purchasing a new property or considering re-tiling the roof of your current home, you need to be aware of the lifespan of existing and new tiles. As industry experts, we have put together a list of the most common questions we hear from our customers. Read on for more information about tiles and when to consider replacing them...
  10. A Guide to Pantile Roofing

    A Guide to Pantile Roofing

    Pantiles have a distinctive ‘S’ shape to their design and have retained their popularity in rural areas of the UK. We have put together this guide to for those considering purchasing this historic tile type. This should give you enough starter information to make an informed decision about your purchase. Read on to learn more about their advantages, as well...

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