Roof tiles are popular choices for roof covering in Malaysia. Roof tiles can withstand harsh weather, and they are able to last for 50 to 100 years depending on the type of roof tiles used. Among the major roof tiles in Malaysia are clay tiles and concrete tiles. Clay tiles are lighter and durable, but concrete tiles come in more design varieties and cost cheaper. Fibre cement roof gains popularity for its all-around combination of benefits in durability, style options and cost all wrapped in an environmentally friendly and energy-efficient package.
CLAY ROOF TILES
Clay tiles have been around for centuries proving their long lasting and durability attributes. It is recognized ‘radiators’ with its natural ability to limit penetration of radiant heat during the day, re-emitting heat to the outside at night. In Malaysia, cay tiles is one of the best roofing material for housing construction.
CONCRETE ROOF TILES
Concrete tiles are the most economical and durable roofing material on the market. Just like concrete bridges and the structural elements of buildings, concrete tiles get stronger with age as they continue to harden being baked in the sun. Concrete tiles truly embrace the harsh elements, protecting home from harsh weather conditions with strong materials matched with aesthetic characteristics.
Combines classic and traditional styles to give you high performing and aesthetically perfect roof system. Is a fully complements Malaysia’s historical and cultural richness. Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness
FIBRE CEMENT ROOF
Fibre cement board is fibre reinforced with cement, which contributes to making the material stronger, becoming a strong and long lasting construction materials. Today fibre cement is considered as a material physically suited for construction products such as cladding and roofing. It is primarily due to its function, performance and commercial value.
NATURAL SLATE ROOF
Slate roofing tiles are known for its classic appearance and beauty. Slates are tough and durable built for longevity. Worry not as slates are highly fire resistant and environmental friendly.
Built with layers of premium roofing materials, shingle roofing gives a charming European appeal. The current technology allows easy installation, thus making shingles stronger and more affordable. Layering your outdoor gazebo with shingles gives a fine touch to your exterior scene.
Wood shingles are suitable for customers who like to have a natural wood-like appearance for your roof. Options include reclaimed wood if you want a more environment-friendly option. Usually, wood shingles are more prevalent among resorts that want a more “exotic” look. Wood shingles in Malaysia are usually made from Belian wood, also known as Borneo ironwood, so they are commonly called Belian shingles. On average, they can last at least 30 years. Higher wood quality can even last up to 80 years.
Apart from roof shingles and roof tiles, another popular roofing material in Malaysia is metal roofs.
Although metal roofing sheets are commonly installed on factories, they’ve gained popularity among residential owners in recent years because of their durability, colour choices, and low-level maintenance.
Metal roofing sheets are made from copper, aluminium, steel, or alloy, and are sturdy enough to last up to 50 yearss. They can also withstand high winds, insect attacks, mildew, rot, and fire.
Since metal is made from sustainable materials, they’re recyclable and environmentally-friendly. In fact, at least 30% of all metal roofss are made from recycled materials. Some metal roofs are even constructed from recycled materials.
Additionally, metal roofs are highly reflective. This is a great feature for homeowners who want a roofing material that helps to cool the home’s temperature and one that can also reduce energy bills.
But, metal roofs are expensive to install. However, if you consider how long they can last you, you’re actually saving money for hefty maintenance costs in the future.