The Clay Advantage

The Clay Advantage

Discover why clay is the right material for your roofing needs.

A BRIEF HISTORY

Clay in Roofing

Clay has been the most popular roofing material for most of history. Archaeologists have traced the use of clay tiles back to ancient times. Its commercial use in India began in the 1800s, in Mangalore. It quickly became very popular. Clay was ideal for use in construction because it was cheap, very durable and insulated heat superbly.

IN THE MODERN ERA

Clay Tiles Today

In modern times, clay remains the best material for roofing and weathering tiles, especially in India and other tropical countries. The benefits of clay tiles have only increased with the sophistication of the clay production process. Today, clay is even more refined and aesthetic, making it the perfect material for both residential and commercial buildings.

WHY CLAY?

Clay Tile Benefits

Weatherproof Covering

Weatherproof Covering

Clay tiles can withstand any kind of weather with ease and are 100% water-proof. They keep your building cool during the hot summers and warm during chilly winters.

Highly Durable

Highly Durable

Clay tiles fired at high temperatures (in excess of 800°C, like at SPW) are highly durable. They remain unaffected by weather, and can last well for over 50 years.

Extremely Strong

Extremely Strong

Clay tiles are stronger than you think. Our powder-processed clay, cooked in high temperatures, is sturdy, robust and free of any defects. It's sure to stand the test of time.

Aesthetically Appealing

Aesthetically Appealing

Clay roofs have a certain charm and elegance to them. Whether it’s cascading roof tiles, weathering tiles or ceiling tiles, its familiar reddish hue is genuinely comforting.

Energy Saver

Energy Saver

Because of its insulating properties and enhanced air circulation, clay tiles help reduce the energy consumption of the building, thereby helping conserve energy.

Eco-Friendly

Eco-Friendly

Clay manufacturing is a highly sustainable process. It’s made from natural materials and makes a minimal impact on the environment. Clay tiles can also be recycled and reused.