Tiles types and prices

discontinuous coverage systems

roof tiles

The brick tile or other materials through the overlap creates discontinuous roofs for pitched roofs.

The slope should not be less than 30/35% to avoid infiltration.

There are various types of shingles:

  • Portuguese tiles Portuguese tiles, have a flat part and a curved part. Price € 0.70 / each.
  • florentine tiles coppo Florentine tiles called coppo, only have a curved part. Price € 0.60 / each
  • Roman tile roof Roman roof or tile, it is flat with two raised edges, it is used coupled with tile roof tiles. Price € 0.75 / each.
  • canadian tiles Canadian shingles, these are thin sheets made from bitumen and often protected by slate sand. Price around € 10 per square meter.
  • larch wood shingles Wooden shingles, thin wooden planks, are superimposed on staggered courses. The bigger they are, the more precious they are. Larch shingle price 30x10cm 0.85 € / each.
  • chianche pietra Chianche, Chiancarelle, Piura in flint stone, slate, beola and jelly. The stone worked by exploiting the stratification of the stone forms the slats.

Laying of Tegole e Coppi

Some precautions for a correct laying of the roofs.

slope Laying tiles Tile overlay Laying tiles
> 60% Integral fixing 7 cm Necessary fastening
45-60% Fixing the eaves and 2 roof tiles every 5 in the rest of the roof Tile overlay Necessary fastening
35-45% No fixation 7 cm Appropriate fixation
30-35% No fixation 9 cm Appropriate fixation




Roof buildings features


Flues and chimneys


The roof structure

Portaombrelli design Luca Perlini

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