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Abilene Roofing Contractor

New Roofs - Storm/Hail Damage Repair - Commercial/Residential
(325) 829-0667

2424 Buffalo Gap Road, Abilene, Texas 79605

Service Areas

Abernathy Abilene Ackerly Albany Anson Aspermont Avoca
Baird Buffalo Gap
Clyde Dyess Afb Goldsboro Goree
Hamlin Haskell
Hawley Knox City
Lawn Lueders
Maryneal Merkel Munday Nolan
Novic O'Brien
Old Glory Ovalo Rochester Rule
Stamford Sweetwater Trent Tuscola
Tye Weinert
Wingate Winters

 

Roofing Tiles

Tile Roof Installation ContractorRoofing tiles can be ceramic (e.g., clay fired at a high temperature) or fabricated from cement concrete. Some of the lighter types use fibers (e.g., cellulose) added for strength. The color of a tile may be dispersed throughout, or it may be applied in the form of a coating. Perhaps the most venerable type of roof tile is the Spanish style red barrel tile made from fired clay. The modern version of this tile is sometimes a cement tile with a suitable coating.

The following is a sample listing of a few of the types of tile roofs. Your Abilene roofing contractor has experience with all types of tile roof.

Hollow tile:

Tile with curved drainage part. This type of tile is suitable for roof pitches down to 25.

Hollow interlocking tile:

Tile with curved drainage part and a head interlocking. This type of tile gives an undulating effect to the roof and is suitable for low and high-pitched roofs. Minimum pitch (with underroof) between 22 and 25, depending on the type of tile.

Slightly curved interlocking tile:

Tile with flat interlockings and flat drainage part. The tile has a nosing, which gives a slightly undulating effect to the roof. This type of tile is suitable for low and high-pitched roofs. Minimum pitch between 20 and 25 (with underroof), depending on the type of tile.

Flat tile with interlockings:

The drainage part has a central ridge, which creates a major mechanical resistance. The shape of the tile gives a slightly undulating effect to the roof. This type of tile is suitable for roof pitches down to 25 (with underroof).

Flat interlocking tile:

Flat tile with interlockings and flat drainage part. These tiles make the roof look flat.  This type of tile is suitable for roofs with a minimum pitch in between 24 and 35 (with underroof), depending on the type of tile.

Plain tile:

Plain tiles are small flat tiles that are laid in broken bond. Because of the heavy overlapping, only 1/3 of each tile is visible. These tiles make the roof look flat. This type of tile is only suitable for roofs with a minimum pitch of 35 (with underroof).

Abilene Roofing Contractor is experienced with all types of tile roofing. We can assist you in making the correct choice for your roof project or repair in Abilene Texas area. Please give us a call!