Advantages and Benefits of Wienerberger Roof Tiles

Wienerberger roof tiles combine natural tradition and state-of-the-art technology and do come with a lot of advantages

  • By firing the clay roof tiles at high temperatures, this pure natural product achieves a lifespan of over 100 years.
  • Clay roof tiles are a natural and beautiful material with UV-resistant and durable colours.
  • Exclusive range of roof tiles in different colours, finishes and fittings to create the perfect roof. State-of-the-art production techniques enable us to give each product a distinctive look and unique feel.
  • Clay roof tiles are pure natural products that satisfy all requirements on environmentally friendly construction in a way that hardly any other building material can match.
  • No need for maintenance – with the support of the most advanced technologies, our roof tiles enhance the quality of life for anyone living under their protection.
  • After demolition, clay roof tiles are recyclable – re-usable in the material cycle – or can be easily and cost-efficiently deposited as mineral building material without causing environmental pollution.
  • In case of annexes or refurbishments, roof tiles are easily fitted.

Also the pitched roof offers many advantages – besides its function of being the pinnacle of the building

  • Increasing frequencies of extreme weather events challenge building structures. The structural stability of pitched roofs, however, allows the roof to withstand heavy loads resulting from, for example, snow.
  • A pitched roof significantly improves the thermal efficiency of the building thanks to the natural ventilation underneath the top roof layer. This ensures optimal indoor comfort both in winter and summer.
  • Pitched roofs ensure fast water runoff in case of heavy rain, making drainage pipes running through the building unnecessary and allowing easy maintenance of drains.
  • Pitched roofs create particularly high economic values as they provide more living space compared to similarly priced flat-roofed houses. In cities where town planners emphasise the need for spatial compression, attic conversion is a perfect possibility to create additional living space.

All in all, pitched roofs provide a unique combination of cultural expression and technical superiority proven across Europe for hundreds of years.