Concrete Roof Tiles: How to Choose the Right Tiles for Your Project

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Concrete roof tiles have not got a great reputation amongst self builders and renovators. Often seen as inferior to clay roof tiles in terms of their appearance and performance and something to be replaced as swiftly as possible when renovating a house

However, what many people don't realise is just how far they have come in the last decade or two. Their durability has been improved and, in some cases, their appearance is a strong contender to their clay counterparts too. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.