Concrete tile roofs offer the benefits of traditional clay tiles—insulation, durability and long life span, among others—in a more affordable product. However, certain residential roofing styles do not look right with traditional barrel-shaped clay tiles. Halo Roofing Inc. shares a look at how Eagle® fills this niche with their Flat Concrete Roof Tiles.
If you’re transitioning from an old slate roof, or if you want to achieve the same shingled flat look, then Eagle Flat Concrete Roof Tiles are perfect for your roof replacement project. Eagle offers various flat tile profiles that emulate the look of wood shake, shingles and slate, with several color and texture options. They can be installed on most standard roofing structures suitable for slate and tile installation. Homeowners who plan on transitioning from asphalt shingles to concrete tiles need to have their roof inspected to make sure it supports the increased weight.
One of the best qualities of tile roofing is its natural insulation. Combined with proper roof insulation and attic ventilation, tile roofs help reduce the heat that would reach indoor spaces, resulting in lower indoor cooling requirements. This, in turn, results in lower energy bills. As a roof replacement option, Eagle Flat Concrete Roof Tiles offer the same energy efficiency while giving you a wide selection of aesthetic options. Many of Eagle’s options are ENERGY STAR® rated, and can help your home qualify for LEED points.
Wind and Moisture Resistance
Concrete tile is heavier than metal or asphalt shingles, which makes it the ideal roofing material for homes that are often in the path of hurricanes. Eagle Flat Concrete Roof Tiles are rated for wind speeds of up to 180 mph. For comparison, a Category 5 hurricane tops at 157 mph. Modern installation methods protect the roof edges from updrafts. Combined with its corrosion-proof composition, Eagle Flat Concrete Roof Tiles offer the best protection for your home under any weather condition.