Historically, tile roofs were made of clay. However, with the advancement of modern technology, roofing contractors can install lightweight composite tile roofing materials which are now available. These newer lightweight products, including metal tiles, allow roofers to install them over existing roofs in certain parts of the country.
Want to help do your part in protecting the environment? Our contractors have a solution for you! BoralPure is a smog eating tile made of concrete that helps mitigate air pollution. Claiming that an average 2000 square foot roof can reduce the same amount of nitrogen oxide that a single care driving between 10,000-11,000 miles produces! The tiles are manufactured with a catalyst that is impregnated into the top layer of the roof tile. This catalyst causes an oxidation effect when exposed to sunlight, thus reducing the nitrogen oxide (byproduct produced from cars) in the air.