Clay Tiles Vs Concrete Tile

Currently there are several types of tiles with different sizes, shapes, colors and materials.

But if you know the advantages and where they are recommended, it is easier to choose the right tile for your property.

That is why we have separated some specifications on clay and concrete tiles, which are the most used in residential properties.

clay roof tiles

Clay tiles

It has resistance as its main characteristic. It is the most suitable in relation to durability.

This type of tile has a diversity of appearance, varying in shape, color and style of fall; these aspects influence the chosen decorative segment, ranging from urban to country.

Because of its processing and submission to controlled fires, the ceramics suffers little variation due to expansion phenomena by humidity and temperature.

It is not very resistant to weight, it is necessary to be careful when walking on the roof, but if well cared for it is extremely long lasting, there are cases of roofs of a hundred years old.

This type of material requires a reinforced structure, so that the weight of the tiles does not compromise the property.

The ceramic roof has good temperature control, reducing the action of heat and making the environment more pleasant.

Concrete Tiles

The concrete tile, known as cement tile, is a more current model that has stood out for its thermal control and color variation. This tile model has less water absorption than ceramics, but there are resin options that guarantee better waterproofing of the roof.

They have perfect fittings, with a higher average yield. The variation in tonality contributes to the regulation of the internal temperature, making the environment cooler with the use of light tones and warmer with the use of reddish tones, so that it can adapt to different locations with different climates.

If you want the benefits of both concrete and clay roof tiles than choose CeDUR’s sythetic roofing tiles.