• Roof tiles are typically made from ceramic and clay
  • There are several different styles (also referred to as shapes or profiles) of roof tiles.
  • The interlocking Roman roof tile is flat in the middle and curves at one end so that it fits with the next roof tile.
  • The rarer S-shape roof tiles, called Pantiles, interlock in a ridged pattern.
  • Mission roof tiles are made of clay, semi-cylindrical in shape and laid in alternating convex and concave rows.
  • With the use of nails, roof tiles are hung from the roof’s framework, typically in parallel rows, in a manner that has them overlapping to keep rainwater out and cover the nails.
  • Depending on the quality of the material, tile roofs can last up to 200 years.
  • With many available choices of style, shape, material, color and proper installation, the homeowner will enjoy many years of aesthetically appealing and highly efficient roofing tiles.

Spanish Tile

  • Spanish tiles historically evolved from the old European buildings and western missions around the world. Their dramatic multi-dimensional and wavy design creates a graceful and bold look that is clean looking and smooth.
  • The most popular Spanish tile is traditionally comprised of two pieces, although it is also available as a single piece.
  • Although the Spanish tile is a classic, modern designs and techniques made its aesthetics versatile. It is available in a wide array of patterns, finishes, color blending options and architectural styles.
  • Durable and long lasting, these tiles are a life-long solution for a sloped roof.
  • Low slope roofs will typically need a waterproofing under layer.
  • These tiles are made of incombustible material; they have a low moisture absorption rate. They are extremely durable and hard to break.
  • Limited maintenance is required when used under normal conditions.


  • Traditionally of the barrel type ceramic roof tiles, what is referred to today as cap and pan roof tiles.
  • Natural and durable roofing product.
  • This natural look may look historical and contemporary at the same time.
  • The building industry has kept using ceramic roof tiles over the years and still does today, as it is a top quality product that keeps a traditional look while giving first rate roof performance.


  • Clay roof tiles are available in a wide range of designs, colors, and textures.
  • Clay roof tiles are able to withstand extreme outdoor conditions because they strengthen with ongoing exposure to the elements, making clay tiles a lasting and a cost-efficient roofing material.
  • The clay roof tile will never fade, and its appearance brings distinguished character to a building.
  • These Clay roof tiles are capable of blending in with architectural heritage and historical products, while also appealing to modern building applications.

  • Clay tiles are heavy so some roofs may need additional support
  • Clay roof tile installation is not very complicated with the current interlocking designs and the tiles are readily available due to high demand.