Given terra cotta’s long history as a highly mailable material, it’s only a short step to replicating the look of other roofing types.
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Few roofing materials come close to the superlatives earned by terra cotta tile – decades long life, beautifully traditional, fireproof, highly cost-effective over time, inherently sustainable and “green” – but if you’re planning for a new roof, or to expand an existing roof, here’s some other terms and details to consider when specifying tile.

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NIKO Contracting Co., Inc.

Custom fabricator & contractor of sheet metal & roofing: slate, tile & other roofing; storefronts, cornices, cupolas, domes, steeples, snow guards & leader heads; copper, lead-coated copper, zinc & stainless steel; metal ceilings.

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