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Terracotta Roof Tiles

The very word terracotta is the most earthly product and has a lot of class, aesthetics and peace about itself. Clay when fired takes the name of Terracotta and this very word depicts age, terracotta is the first used product , its called the oldest and yet most ethnic tool of home making.

Centuries ago clay was the oldest basic material widely used and is still widely used but with modern technologies to shape and make better constructions. Terracotta products help in better insulation of both heat and cold, If shaped and fired well  they last forever and it is a fact seen from age old excavations where with the help of terracotta products found we can depict history, "when and how and who lived that time".

Modern day living has become so fast and so stressful that it is a established fact and comparison has been made between  those living in terracotta made homes who have been seen to be more relaxed and at ease than those in very modern  construction materials. Terracotta brings you closer to earth and is seen as a stress reliever. It is now a matter of luxury to have terracotta cover on home on Roof tops in the form of good Terracotta roof tiles. Basically we live under the sun and the heat from the sun from morning to evening is working on the rooftops, well made terracotta roof tiles are a good barrier for this heat because of the fact that terracotta roof tiles are bad conductors of heat thus resulting in being good insulating materials. The thermal lag experienced during this day long heat attack from all angles is a plus point in terracotta roof tiles on the roof tops and is an everyday phenomena and we are experiencing increase in temperatures every year and what better than have a permanent and natural heat barrier over the very homes that we live in. All the heat barred from entering the top of the homes is energy saved and with new technologies the Terracotta Roof Tiles are now made in such a way that their interlocking is excellent and results in a tight fit andn overlappings plus the default installation procedures of these modern terracotta roof tiles result in more energy saving than contemporary low fired roof tiles. Energy saving is the need of the hour and the sooner we reckon to this the better for our planet.

We have now also introduced the stone and woody look in Terracotta Roof tiles, a state of the art production by Australia's, Boral Roof Tiles. These come in 2 variants, the Proshake ( woody and natural looks of cedar ) and the Proslate ( Stone and natural slate looks )

Proshake Roof Tile combines the aesthetics of a traditional wood shake roof with the superior performance, durability, colour-fastness, Class "A" fire rating, and life of natural clay. Proshake was specifically designed for the wood shake replacement market and is the only true lightweight clay shake on the market today. Backed by an unsurpassed lifetime warranty with additional no-fade protection, Proshake can be installed anywhere without concern for freeze-thaw conditions, salt intrusion, or attacks by insects. Proshake is clearly the choice for maintaining the aesthetics of a wood shake roof while delivering the features and benefits only true clay products can offer.

Slate Roofs have always signified grace, beauty, and longevity. A truly aspirational and aesthetic product, Proslate Roof tiles combine the natural beauty and style of slate with the prov en durability and strength of clay. This delivers a true lightweight, easy to install alternative for any project.

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