The roof can be divided into two types: flat roof and slope roof.For flat roof, cement mortar is directly used for finishing, but for inclined slope roof, roof tiles can be used for finishing. However, there are many types of roof tiles and different decorative effects. Some methods and techniques should be paid attention to when purchasing. The following is an introduction to the types of roof tiles and how to choose roof tiles.

What are the types of roof tiles

1. Cement tiles

Cement tiles are widely used everywhere, especialy in Asian and african countries. Using cement as raw materials, plus appropriate pigments,They are molded by High pressure cement roof sheet molding machine.
The feature of this type of cement tiles is that they can be used for dry hanging construction and overlap up and down. It has very good waterproof performance So it is suitable for ordinary civil houses, high-end villas and other places.

2. Asphalt shingles

Asphalt shingles are made of asphalt as raw materials and proportioned with glass fiber. There are many types of asphalt shingles, and the scope of application is different for different asphalt shingles. As the asphalt shingles are equipped with self-adhesive glue, the construction process is relatively comparative. Simple, strong, fireproof, waterproof, and diverse in colors.

3. Color steel tile

The surface of the color steel tile is finished with colored ceramsite or baking varnish. This color steel tile has the advantages of high strength, rich color, simple construction, fireproof and waterproof, etc., and is widely used in various buildings, warehouses and other roofs and walls. Decoration.

4. Ceramic tile

Ceramic tiles are made of ceramic materials. They are waterproof and will not leak. They are easy to install, light in weight, and diversified in colors. They are ideal roofing materials, but they are not widely used at present.

5. Glazed tiles

Glazed tiles have a smooth and flat surface, good waterproof performance, low water absorption, and high strength. They can be used in villas, hotels, bright houses and other buildings.
However, due to the complexity of the production process, the price of glazed tiles is relatively high.

How to choose roof tiles

1. Color

When choosing a roof tile, you should consider the color of the tile surface. You can choose a roof tile with a uniform and soft tone, not glaring or black. In addition, it should be noted that the roof tiles of the same roof must be uniform in color and not have mottling, otherwise it will reduce the overall aesthetics.

2. Shape

The shapes of roof tiles are square, flat, corrugated, etc. Different roof tiles have different effects. The corrugated roof tiles will show a sense of undulations in the interlacing, which looks more flexible and more flexible. Change, avoid the impression of mechanical rigidity, so it is more widely used.

3. Weather resistance

The weather resistance, corrosion resistance, frost resistance, etc. are very important when purchasingroof tiles.
Please try to choose high-density roof tiles, otherwise the tile surface will peel off and break due to low temperature, thereby shortening the service cycle.