Clay is one of the oldest materials used in roofing and the most traditional. Some of the earliest examples found in China date back as far as 10,000 BC. The greatest advantages is their durability and resistance to wear.
Roof Tile Contractors
Tiles for roofs are available in a variety of materials and your choice will depend on the style of your building. The most popular tiles being made in Clay, Concrete and Terracotta but they are also available in metal and plastic. EG Swingler have been supplying and fitting all types of roof tiles for over 50 years. From complete renewal of tiled roofs to the replacement of small areas of damaged tiles.
As well as supplying roof tiles we are able to offer complementary fittings, such as ridge tiles, hips and decorative finials. If necessary we are also able to strengthen your roof to support your new tiles. All our work is carried out to local authority building regulations.
Please contact us today on 01604 833500 or fill in our contact page for a no-obligation quote or friendly advice.
Concrete tiles were introduced to the UK in 1920’s. They are hard wearing and can be used on a lower pitched roof than clay tiles, some as low as 15°. These can be dry fixed or bedded into mortar.
Terracotta, which means ‘baked earth’ in Italian, is a type of clay-based ceramic which is used to create roof tiles. It is one of the most beautiful and a durable option. Though more expensive than other options, they offer unparalleled aesthetics and energy-efficiency advantages.
Ridge Tiles, Hips & Finials
Finish your roof with a traditional or modern hip tile, ridge tile or a decorative finial. Available in classic materials such as clay or terracotta or a reproduction material for a more affordable roof repair.
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Why choose swingler roofing?
• The largest roofing contractor in Northamptonshire.
• Established over 50 years
• Family business
• Trained and experienced staff
• New builds
• Period building specialists
• Stocks of new and reclaimed materials
• Turnkey solutions
• Free quotations and friendly advice
• Public Liability insurance
• Health and Safety Compliance
What our clients say
Great job on my mother’s bungalow. Storm Doris removed a number of tiles that Swingler were able to replace and match perfectly. Thank you.
A complete new tiled roof. It looks amazing and nothing was too much trouble.