Roof Tiling Guide

Introduction

Introduction

Your home is one of your most important assets. The roof protects and defines your home. It’s also the single largest surface area of a house, making it one of the most important architectural features of the structure.

Why Roof Tiles?

Why Roof Tiles?

The are many reasons to choose Roof Tiles over other materials for the roof of your home. Not only do roof tiles provide design flexibility through an extensive range of colours and profiles, they also all suitable in any location including coastal areas.

Types of Roof Tiles

Types of Roof Tiles

Boral has an extensive range of terracotta and concrete roof tiles manufactured in Australia for Australian conditions and we offer roofing solutions to suit almost any style of home.

Construction Planning

Construction Planning

Getting the best roof in terms of both looks and performance requires careful consideration and planning. Here are some tips:

How To Choose A Roof Tile

How To Choose A Roof Tile

Choosing a roof tile can be a difficult process for anyone. Boral helps makes it easier for you by simplfying the process into 5 selection categories.

Roof Tiles Photo Gallery

Roof Tiles Photo Gallery

Browse through the Roof Tiles Photo Gallery to see how Boral roof tiles can enhance the look of your next project.

Boral Roof Tile - BASIX

Boral Roof Tile - BASIX

Roof Tiles have various solar reflection and solar absorption qualities depending on their colour. The following lists all Boral roof tile colours and their BASIX colour result.

Living Energy Wise

Living Energy Wise

An energy-wise home uses the best combination of sustainable building considerations such as site orientation, wall and ceiling insulation, ventilation, and materials to reduce overall energy consumption.

FAQS

FAQS

Want to know how to best maintain your roof? Is sarking recommended when installing roof tiles? Find out the answers to frequently asked questions relating to roof tiles.

Basic Roofing Terms

Basic Roofing Terms

Unsure what a pitch or gable is? Click on the link below for a list of the roofing terms and what they mean.