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Less expensive than clay tiles, concrete roof tiles are also heavy but can last a long time and are very fire resistant.
Materials: Made from a mixture of Portland cement and sand.
Appearance: Can be made to resemble traditional clay tiles, wood shakes, or slate. Color can be throughout tile or only applied on the surface.
Eco-Friendly: Made from natural materials but requires significant energy to manufacture.
Durability: Long lasting and low maintenance but can break.
Weight: Heavy, require reinforced roof framing to support.
Slope: Can be used on moderate to steeper sloped roofs.
Fire & Wind: Excellent fire resistance, fair to low wind resistance.