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Question: Are tile roofs fire resistant (non-combustible)?
Top Answer (69% of 33 votes): Typically.

Answer: Typically
Explanation: The tiles themselves, yes. The components underneath? No.
Roofer Mike Inc
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: Tile, clay tile, concrete and slate shingles. These thick noncombustible materials can be manufactured to look like wood shingles. They have a Class A rating and provide the best protection against fire Material Classification: Class A Brick Concrete Tile Slate Clay Asphalt Metal Fiber-cement
Galicia Construction LLC
Answer: Typically
Explanation: Tile is made of either Concrete or Clay and sometimes metal. Unlike shingles that are made of asphalt they are not combustible.
Phoenix Roofing & Construction Inc.
Answer: Typically
Explanation: Tile roof is a Safe and Environmentally Responsible Choice for a Fire Resistant Roof.
Answer: Typically
Explanation: Yes but that is a trick question as most tiles are made of formed concrete as we know will not burn but a few are made of composit materials under the right circumstances and temperature will burn
metal masters
Answer: Typically
Explanation: However, the sheer weight of concrete/clay/stone tile roofing systems pose a threat, if the building catches on fire, of collapse. Shockingly, many buildings that were never intended to have the massive weight of tiles installed on the deck, have them. Without proper structural bracing, tiles can not be an option simply due to weight.
Rampart Roofing
Answer: Typically
Explanation: Tile?
True transformations
Answer: Typically
Explanation: Most tile in the US is made of cement and will not burn.
Sharp Roofing
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: A typical tile roof is made of clay and does not burn
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How long does it typically take to install a 2,000 sf tile roof? (in working days)Top answer: 3-5 days

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