Tile Roof Installation in Afton, Iowa

Tile roof installation in afton, ia (7411)

The Cook Roofing Company Difference:

  • Free Roof Estimate
  • Lifetime Workmanship Warranty
  • Fast Response Time
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About Our Tile Roof Installation Services

Here at Cook Roofing Company, we provide all of our valued customers with the highest quality support and treatment. Whether you already have a tile roof that needs replacement, or you are thinking about upgrading to a new tile roof, don't delay - call 515-305-3253 now!

Cook Roofing Company professionals understand the aspects involved in installing tile roofing. Mark Cook, manager, actually spent several years in the southwest working with tile roofs. While it's unlikely he will be on your roof to physically install it personally, he knows better than perhaps anyone else in Missouri how to properly install tile roofs.

Plus, when it comes to the many other aspects of construction and repairs on your commercial or residential property in Afton, IA, 50830, Cook Roofing Company will make sure that all the work is done right, so that your property looks great and is secure and dry again for years to come. Call today at 515-305-3253 to experience the Cook Roofing Company difference!

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Is Tile Roof Installation Something I Can Do Myself?

Well, yes, in theory. All you have to do is just:

  • verify that your roof structure load capacity can handle the weight of a tile roof (which can be considerable)
  • fortify the roof structure if necessary, and ensure it's solid and sturdy
  • order enough extra tiles ("waste") to account for cuts, and breakage from handling and accidental hits with the hammer while nailing the tiles to the furring strips. 25-40% should be about right, depending on your roof configuration and your skills
  • install the proper underlayment for Afton, which likely differs from what you might see on YouTube, to account for moisture and humidity and temperature range of this region
  • rent a boom lift to get those heavy tiles up to the roof
  • rent a dumpster for the old roofing material and all the tiles you'll drop or break (it happens even to the pros)
  • make sure you properly install the furring strips so that the tiles overlap the correct amount and lay flat and securely nest
  • set up your mortar process if you're using tiles that require mortar
  • make sure you install the proper side wall, end wall, chimney, pipe, vent, and valley flashings
  • conform to local and regional building codes and regulations, including necessary permits and inspections
  • pay special attention to hips and ridges so those tiles don't blow off
  • cut and flash the valleys correctly so water doesn't rush down one side and then back up underneath the tiles on the other side
  • seal up all the ends with "bird stop," which is mortar or other material in the open bottom ends of the tile to keep birds, wasps, and other critters from making homes there
  • have a few Homer buckets on hand for the next thunderstorm, just in case you missed something...

That's pretty much it.

Or you could call the Tile Roof Installation Specialists at Cook Roofing Company and get a new tile roof that comes with a Lifetime Workmanship Warranty and the peace of mind that comes with knowing it was installed professionally, and will be fixed if there are any issues. There's a long way from watching it on YouTube, to the first rain on the new roof. And if it's not done correctly, it could cost a lot more to call someone out to fix it than just getting it done right the first time. In case you missed that number, here it is again: 515-305-3253

Leaking tile roofs are often the result of poor tile roof installation. They're not that common in Afton, Iowa, so it's not hard to understand why many have been installed incorrectly. If you want yours installed right the first time, give us a call. We’d be happy to meet with you personally and take care of your metal roofing questions, concerns, repairs, or installation. Our number is 515-305-3253, and there’s no obligation with a free estimate.

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What Different Types of Tile Roof Installation Are There?

Red Spanish tile roofs on adobe houses are iconic in New Mexico, but this is Iowa and there are styles and colors of tile roof installations to compliment many different styles of home. These include old world, southwest, modern, country cottage, or vintage.  Roof tile materials vary from slate, clay, concrete, stone-coated steel, other metal, and plastic composites. Profiles include S-tile, flat, barrel tile, Roman double roll, blocks, and others. Glazed and natural finishes in uniform or varied colors are available.  Call Cook Roofing Company at 515-305-3253 today to see how a new tile roof might would compliment your roof today!

Pricing of Tile Roofs

A tile roof can cost 2-3 times the cost of a traditional shingle roof. If you plan to stay in your home for many years and financing is available, it may be worth considering even though moving will make recovering 80% of investment difficult at best. However, only use an experienced installer like Cook Roofing Company who knows what they are doing because using inexperienced installers could lead to issues down the road, which would have been avoidable had someone with experience done it right from inception. You can call Cook Roofing Company at 515-305-3253 to get a professional roofer to assess your roofing situation. We'll provide a free assessment of your roof, a quality installation, and a lifetime workmanship warranty.

Tile roof installation in afton, ia (8236)

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FAQ

What's better: tile roofs or shingle?
Of course, the answer to this question depends on your preferences. There are many pros to both tile and shingle roofing, but tile roofing is definitely not for everyone. Shingle roofs are the most common roofs in North America because of their low cost and various styles. Tile roofing is much less common because of its high-end price and unique structural requirements. Tile roofing is much denser than shingle roofing, and it requires your roof to be able to handle much more weight; otherwise, it would collapse. Tile is far longer-lasting, however, because the material doesn't deteriorate; in the right weather, a tile roof can last for up to 100 years. The cost of a tile roof can be more than three times as much as a shingle roof, so if the expense is an issue for you, then tiles may not be as suitable as shingles. If you want something low in cost and is low-maintenance, then shingle is probably the better option for you. But, if you want a long-lasting roof with great style, and you don't mind the extra cost, then tile may be better suited.
What kind of tile roofs are there?
It depends on the style of tile roofing you want, but typically tile roofs can be made from concrete, slate, fired clay, terra cotta. There are many styles of tile roofing, including Spanish tiles, French tiles, Mediterranean, Double Roman tiles, and much more.
What is tile roofing material?
It depends on the style of tile roofing you want, but typically tile roofs can be made from concrete, slate, fired clay, terra cotta.

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