Far More Durable Than Cement Or Clay Spanish Roof Tiles
Clay tile roof life expectancy is far lower than a Gerard stone coated metal roof, which designed and built to withstand the harshest of elements for a minimum of 50 years guaranteed! Our metal roofing is made from 3/16 galvalume coated steel - the most workable and durable metal roofing material available.
Clay and concrete roof tiles are very heavy and are prone to cracking, and absorbing moisture which further increases their weight, and their tendency to grow unsightly algae, fungus and mold which has to be cleaned. Traditional spanish tile roof repair is Our dimensionally stamped metal tiles do not absorb moisture and are generously coated with a poured-on acrylic resins embedded with poured-on natural stone chips, and baked on acrylic UV coatings to add further protection, and to keep looking like newly installed Spanish tile or Roman tile.
Unlike cement or clay S-shaped Spanish tile or the smaller Roman tiles, Gerard's Barrel Vault metal roof tiles will never crack or break, and will save you a lot of money and time in future cleaning, repairs, and replacement costs! For improved energy efficiency in barrel roof design and barrel roof construction, tiles are mounted on a wood batten under structure. Unlike traditional tiles, Gerard Barrel Vault roofing is a dry-underdeck roofing system and does not rely on a moisture barrier underlayment, offers the best protection and always looks great.
10 Times Lighter, 20 Times More Compact, And 100 Times Stronger Than Traditional Spanish Tile Roofing
When compared with conventional clay and cement barrel Spanish tiles, our roofing is exponentially lighter, more compact and stronger! Our stone coated steel metal roofing is not only the toughest, but also one of the most lightweight roofing materials available, and weighs only 1.5 pounds per square foot. This translates into savings on shipping costs, because 2 pallets of Gerard roofing material is equivalent to more than 20 pallets of conventional clay or cement barrel tile.
In seismic regions, Gerard is the safest roofing and a great alternative to traditional concrete and clay Spanish tiles which can easily weigh over 20 pounds per square foot. In typical barrel roof tile construction, the difference between using Gerard's lightweight stone coated metal roofing over concrete or clay roofing products results in almost 10 times less weight pushing down on your homes structure.
In new building construction Gerard roofing weight savings can translate into significant building cost savings. See what architects say about how Gerard metal roofs can save money on new building construction!