Shed Roof Tiles
As property prices skyrocket an increasing number of homeowners are choosing to construct sheds and garden buildings. These do not only provide added storage space for growing families but also provide a spot for family to indulge in the warmer weath...
Frequently Asked Questions
Which Roofing Material is Best for Sheds - Tiles or Sheets?
Both tiles and sheets are fantastic options for anybody looking to reroof a shed. However, whilst sheets are quicker to install, they are not available in as wider variety of styles as tiles. The lifespan provided by tiles and sheets is also similar, although this is largely dependent upon the material.
The cost of both shed roof tiles and sheets is comparable, although this will again depend upon the material. However, roofing sheets will often be more cost-effective with fewer labor hours being necessary to fit them.
Which Type of Shed Roof Tile is Best - Metal or Plastic?
Metal and plastic tiles offer a wealth of benefits. These include a superb life expectancy, incredible aesthetics, and much more. However, the cost-effectiveness of the two materials does different considerably.
This is as whilst metal tiles can cost anything from £16 per square meter plastic alternatives can cost anything from £23 per square meter. Both options provide similar life expectancies and require minimal maintenance.
Can These Tiles Be Fitted Straight Onto Timber?
Whilst many of our roof tiles can be fitted straight onto plywood or other timber, some require a breathable membrane to be laid first. This prevents moisture from building up and rot from occurring. However, each manufacturer will typically confirm whether this is required in their installation guides.
Can Shed Roof Tiles Be Fitted On Top of Felt or Shingles?
We recommend removing any existing roofing materials being fitting new tiles. This will ensure that they can be fitted without hindrance and that any warranties are valid. Whilst it may be more convenient, existing felt or shingles may cause difficulties during installation and ventilation issues in the future.