Why buy reclaimed?

Reclaimed roof tiles can dramatically improve the overall look of your project blending in seamlessly with an existing roof or nearby buildings

Reclaimed or second hand slates and roof tiles come in some beautiful varieties, some are actually antiques and in parts of the country certain roof tile types must be used as required by the local planning authority

We have direct access to a number of well stocked reclamation yards and we have founded a reclamation yard partnership with reclamation yards and roof tile suppliers all over the UK

FAQ's

Why use roof tiles?

Roof tiles can add beauty and character, add appeal and resale value to your roofing project. Roof tiles come in various styles and colour finishes, tile roofs compliment nearly every architectural style. In addition to its aesthetics tiles are durable, offer protection from the weather and give you a long lasting roofing solution

How cost effective are roof tiles?

Generally concrete tile roofs cost much less than slate roofs but clay roofs vary in price. Compared to other roofing materials, both concrete and clay tile can outlast the life of the structure, which makes it a cost effective solution long term

How long do tile roofs last?

Clay roof tiles have been used for centuries all around the world. The tiles are durable and offer good protection against the elements

With the correct design and installation, tile roofs can last between 50 to 100 years or
More. The tiles do not rot and there are tiles that are well over 100 years old still on roofs today

Do tile roofs need to be professionally installed?

Not necessarily, although a roofer is recommended anybody that is prepared to learn and give it a try can do it

What types of roof styles are there?

Roof tiles come in many different colours, profiles and sizes. Roof tile manufacturers of clay and concrete tiles produce tiles similar to authentic Spanish and Mediterranean to historic and more contemporary designs

How do buildings support the weight of a tile roof?

The best way to answer this question is to build a roof structure out of timber that will be strong enough to hold the load of tiles that is fixed to it. This would be a subject to research or to consult a roofer to find what the best structure would be

What colours are available?

Roof tiles come in many different colours. They normally represent the colour of the clay or natural earth colours, anything from vivid colours in blues, purples, terracotta to white or pink

Sometimes different coloured tiles are laid in random or uniform patterns across roof surfaces for a different look or style

Are reclaimed tile roofs environmentally friendly?

Absolutely, reclaimed tiles are salvaged from buildings that are being demolished preventing them from ending up in landfill. This recycling process is good for the environment

Are tile roofs easy to maintain?

Under normal conditions, tile roofs require minimal maintenance and sometimes no maintenance for many years. All roofing systems require some maintenance, and certain climates and regions have special issues to address regardless of the type of roofing system. With tile, maintenance is restricted to gutters, protrusion flashings and venting

Are tile roofs fireproof?

Concrete and clay roof tiles are not combustible and have class a fire ratings classing them as fireproof

 
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