Tile RoofTiles are a classic roofing product, giving your home a timeless look. They come in both cement and clay formats. The styles are countless, as are the choices in color. They wear a long time and are one of the more expensive choices. When large hail hits, they can be damaged and repairs can be costly. Overall they hold up very well in standard weather. Concrete tiles can be 30% to 50% less expensive than their clay tiles cousins, as far as the cost in materials. With labor costs, concrete tiles are only a little less expensive to install compared to clay ones.
Clay tiles have historically lasted longer than concrete tiles. A high-end clay tile roof can last as long as 75 to 100 years, which is pretty impressive. Concrete tiles will need to be replaced in half that time.