tiles come in various shapes and forms and by their very nature
are stronger than thier 'natural' counterparts. However, unlike
clay or slated tiles, concrete tiles are often made from concrete
or a similar base colour. They are finished by bonding a coloured
'Sand Face' to the top surface of the tile. this is purely for
The 'Sand Face' will weather off normally over time, leaving the
tile with a much lighter appearance than when new.
majority of concrete tiles manufactured around the world are surface
treated ... Surface treatment is perceived to be protecting the
tile during the early, critical stages of the products life, and
it is recognized in the roofing industry that the surface coating
of a concrete roof tile is temporary, usually lasting for approximately
Sandtoft Roof Tiles"
in no way detracts from the tiles weather resistance or performance
- providing your roof is kept clean of moss, lichens and other
tiles when treated with our unique system will have different
colour results depending upon:
age of the tile.
direction the roof faces.
Faces' wear off naturally with time.
the contents of your gutters to determine how much 'sand' has
been washed into them already!.