We’ve put together a quick guide for you, based on our own experience.
If you’re looking to buy a new roof for your house, we’ve put up a few recommendations for each roof type.
We’ll explain how we tested each tile type in our article, and how to choose the right tile for your specific needs.
If you have a roof tile that needs to be changed or repaired, we recommend contacting the manufacturer to get an estimate on the price.
If your roof tiles are covered in a coating that’s not suitable for your particular roof, you can buy paint that can be used to cover the tiles and apply a coating to them.
This can be a worthwhile investment if you have to remove a damaged tile for a while.
The most common roof tiles used in Australia are the following:Our testing of the two types of roof tiles has yielded these results.
If using a standard Australian roof, use the tile with the same height and width as your house.
If using a newer, Australian roof that includes an atlas roof, choose the higher-quality tiles with the highest quality coatings.
For most Australians, this means a minimum of 1.8 metres tall.
We recommend you buy tiles with a minimum height of at least 1.5 metres for any roof you’re planning to install.
This article was originally published on December 5, 2018, and has been updated to reflect the latest roofing advice.