Clay-Tile Roofing

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Clay and Concrete Tile

Concrete and clay tiles are popular roofing materials in hot climates. But tile can provide a durable roof in any climate zone, provided steps are taken to deal with the prevailing conditions.  More

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Products

Replacement windows & doors; interior millwork; slate & tile roofing More

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Built-Up Hot-Mop Roofing

A roofing contractor with 30-plus years in the business tells why traditional... More

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Roofing With Concrete Tile

An experienced roofing contractor describes the details that make for a... More

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Practical Engineering: Calculating Loads on Overhanging Floors

Calculating loads on overhanging joists More

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Alternative Roofing Materials

Plastic, metal and fiber-cement shingles and panels make for durable, fire-resistant roofs — without sacrificing good looks. More

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For What It's Worth

Shallow seismic anchor, structural metal roof panels, wrinkleproof roofing felt More

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Roof Tile Fasteners for High-Wind Regions

When it comes to securing roof tiles, minimum code recommendations may not be good enough. A seasoned roofing contractor discusses the right and wrong ways to install roof tiles in high-wind and seismically active areas. More

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Q&A: Heavy Roof Loads From Tile

Q: We are designing a house with heavy clay roofing tiles (which weigh about 800... More

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For What It's Worth

Fiberglass bulkhead, job-site camera, ceramic-coated roof tiles More

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