Roof replacement accounts for 75% of all the roofing materials installed annually in the US. This is due to relatively short life-cycles of most roofing products that have been used over the past 20 to 30 years like wood shakes and asphalt shingles. When considering a roofing product for a reroof, life-cycle costs and other factors should be taken into account. US Tile, a Boral Roofing Companies full portfolio of products can be used in reroof situations.
Weight is one of the primary considerations when reroofing. Most structures that were built over the past 50 years were designed to support roofing systems that do not weigh over 750 pounds per square (100 sq. ft.). Most building code agencies call for engineering reports and possible structural modifications if the roofing product in the system weighs more than 600 lbs. per sq. US Tile produces a full line of lightweight products that are specially design for the reroof market that weigh under 600 lbs per sq., making them ideal for any reroof project.
Lightweight Reroof Products
US Tile, a Boral Roofing Company, has a full line of products that are designed to weigh less than 600 pounds per square (100 sq. ft.) so they comply with reroof standards in most areas of the nation. The lightweight portfolio covers all sloped architectural styles that include Spanish Mission, Slate and Wood Shake aesthetics.
Our 1-Piece "S" Tile ClayLite profile is the same as our standard "S" Tile but weighs only 590 lbs. per square. Featuring a traditional 1-Piece "S" Mission profile and color palette, ClayLite enables you to enhance the curb appeal and beauty of any project without the need for structural re-enforcement of changes typically need for these type of highly desirable clay tile roofing products.
Featuring a small double barrel profile, lightweight ClayMax is ideal for reroof applications. The profile is smaller than traditional Mission Tile, making it aesthetically pleasing on smaller projects where large profiles sometimes seems out of place. ClayLite also weighs 590 lbs. per square and is available in variety of colors.
Slate roofscapes have always signified grace, beauty, and longevity. A truly aspirational aesthetic, slate is one of the most desirable roofing products available today. US Tile combines the natural beauty and style of slate with the proven durability and strength of clay. This delivers a true lightweight, easy to install alternative for any project. ProShake:
ProShake combines the esthetics of a traditional wood shake roof with the superior performance, durability, color-fastness, Class “A” fire rating, and life of natural clay. Weighing less than 600 pounds per square, 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 that includes 20 years 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 esthetics of a wood shake roof while delivering the features and benefits only true clay products can offer.