Metal Tile / September 5, 2018 / FifineAsselin
With the amount of variety available online you can either choose from tiles that have a copper finish or from tiles that are made of pure copper. Tiles that have copper finished are generally available in a mosaic design. The pure copper tiles are made from 99% pure copper and are generally field tiles used to add character to the flooring or wall. These field tiles are available in sizes of 4" x 4" and 6" x 2" and generally have some sort of design or motif embossed on them. The designs can vary from birds animals flowers fruits insects to motifs. The variety is large. Regular copper tiles are also available in a 6" x 6" size. Most of the copper tiles you will find are generally come from Mexico.
Premium modern finishes are acrylic and are guaranteed to last in excess of 50 years. Metal roofing offers a lightweight alternative to the heavier concrete and clay tiles they imitate. Weighing less than a third of the weight of a concrete covering they require a less substantial structure to support the roof. This brings the build cost down and offers more flexibility with structure choice. The installation time of metal roofing is much quicker than that of clay or concrete. This also reduces labour costs and allows the second fix trades to commence earlier. Each roofing manufacturer will provide an installation guide for their product. Here are a few extra installation techniques not normally covered.
The metal tile roofing is highly durable in nature and can last two or three times longer than other types of roofing made of asphalt or wood. Moreover the anticorrosion and anti rust properties make it last longer for over 40 to 60 years. Not only this the material used for making this roof is environment-friendly and can be recycled easily. It also does not require any chemical treatment to save it from rot or insects and helps in protecting the environment. Its available in different colors and shade and can easily find one that can fit with the color scheme of your walls. The metal roof tiling provides a cooling effect to your house thus saving energy.