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What is Efflorescence and How It Affects Your Concrete Tile Roof

If you recently had a new concrete tile roof installed, there’s a slight possibility that you may notice chalk-like residue, or what appears to be color softening on your tile. No need to worry! Your concrete tile roof is undergoing a natural process called efflorescence. All concrete products, including sidewalks and bricks, can experience this […]

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What is a tile roof?

With so many roofing products available in the construction industry today, it can be difficult to determine what is considered a tile roofing product and what is not. It is an important concept to understand since tile roofs are so different from other roofing materials like asphalt shingles, metal, and wood shingles and shakes – […]

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Manufacturing Concrete Roof Tiles

For centuries, concrete roof tiles have been one of the most popular sloped roofing products due to their unsurpassed beauty and durability. Before modern technology, these tiles were made primarily by hand, or by semi-hand operated machines. Now, the process has transformed into a strategic, mechanical method that has enabled concrete roof tile manufacturing plants […]

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Eagle Design Corner: Repurposing Your Roof Tiles

If you recently had a new tile roof installed or removed, you may have some extra pieces of tile lying around. Instead of trashing them, give your roof tiles a new purpose! There are dozens of ways to repurpose your tile, no matter the material or profile. Let’s take a [...]

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Spring Roof Maintenance

With the chilly winter months behind us and the warmer, wetter weather approaching, now is the time for spring cleaning.  When creating your to-do list, remember that your exterior is just as important as your interior, especially when it comes to your roof. After weeks of sustaining such climatic elements as harsh winds, strong storms […]

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Ask a TRI Expert: Roof Protection with Tiles & Underlayment

Have you ever wondered what types of questions people “Ask a TRI Expert“? This series, brought to you by the Tile Roofing Institute, allows anyone to ask anything about tile roofing installation, maintenance, etc. The Tile Roofing Institute (TRI) is a non-profit association of producers and associates of concrete and clay tile and is considered […]

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Roof Repair vs. Roof Replacement

Think of your roof as a system; a system derived of different types of barriers that work together to protect you and your home from the outside elements. Because your roof plays such a key role, it’s important to have it inspected from the inside out, at the very minimum once a year – especially […]

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ASK A TRI EXPERT: TITLE 24 AND TILE FASTENING

Have you ever wondered what types of questions people “Ask a TRI Expert“? This series, brought to you by the Tile Roofing Institute, allows anyone to ask anything about tile roofing installation, maintenance, etc. The Tile Roofing Institute (TRI) is a non-profit association of producers and associates of concrete and clay tile and is considered […]

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