The tiles used for roofing and ridging come in various textures and thickness. A more rustic look can be achieved by laying them in staggered way. The tiles come in various finishes, sizes and colors. The roofing tiles available at Gupta Stone, are fire resistant and do not fade and curl up like rubber and plastic states.
Roof tiles are designed mainly to keep out rain, and are traditionally made from locally available materials such as terracotta or slate. Modern materials such as concrete and plastic are also used and some clay tiles have a waterproof glaze.