Choosing the right roofing tile for a brand new home or replacing new tiles on your current roof, it is important for you to weigh the pros and cons of the typs and styles of tiles, before deciding on the tile. You should take into consideration your budget, but also what tile will best suit your home and roof.
Slate is natural material that is hard wearing, dense and also water-resistant, this type of material can withstand temperature changes through all seasons, making slates a very popular choice. If you install slates that is of the highest quality, you can expect a roof to last well over 100 years and upwards, slates requires very little or no maintenance. However, slates are usually heavier than tiles.