GrandeTile from Classic Metal Metal Roofing Systems offers the timeless look of tile, with greatly reduced weight and the exceptional durability of quality aluminum shingle panels. Perfect for residential properties, light commercial, and mansard roofs, this outstanding roofing profile adds beauty, charm, and a lifetime of protection.
Whether the setting is historic, contemporary, or ancient – Mediterranean, Tropic, Desert, or even Savannah, tile roofs provide distinction to highlight buildings and provide memorable charm. GrandeTile provides this look along with the proven and popular benefits of metal roofing.
All panels, including, pre-formed accessories and flashings and matching coil stock are made of .032” 3105 H24 aluminum alloy sheet stock with a yield strength of 26,400 psi. and tensile strength on 27,700 psi.
Grande Tile panels are coated with a baked-on protective primer and a Kynar 500® or Hylar 5000® PVDF topcoat to provide a high-quality finish. Kynar 500® and Hylar 5000® PVDF resin-based finishes are trade names for polyvinylidene fluoride resin. The backs of the panels are finished with a protective clear coat.
Other materials available from the manufacturer include color matching high-temperature silicone sealant, underlayment, touch-up paint, pipe flashings, and stainless steel screws.
Installation of GrandTile
Pitch Grande Tile panels are designed for installations on roofs with a 3:12 or greater pitch.
Decking The panels are applied over minimum 1⁄2” decking. The system may also be applied over existing composition roofing provided the existing roofing is smooth. Any curled or irregular roofing must be removed or replaced.
Underlayment In the case of either a new roofing application or re-roofing, the entire roof must be covered with at least one layer of 30 pound felt underlayment or equivalent.
Panels Grande Tile panels install right to left, and lap, top over bottom and side overside.
Anchorage Grande Tile panels are held in place with to the deck with #9-15 stainless steel screws with stainless steel bonded seal washers. The screws should be of sufficient length to fully penetrate the decking.
A unique design choice for you western Ohio roof, GrandeTile adds charm and superior protection to your historic or contemporary home. With a variety of colors and finishes available, you can enjoy the beauty of tile roofing with the great benefits of metal roofing.
GRANDETILE IS LIGHT WEIGHT, DURABLE AND ENERGY EFFICIENT
Tile roofing can weigh as much as 2000 pounds per 100 square feet. This weight places a strain on your home and poses a significant cave-in threat in the event of an interior fire. GrandeTile weighs less tan 75 pounds per 100 square feet.
Our Ohio weather provides plenty of challenges for traditional tile roofing. Winter’s ice and summer’s heat produce contractions and expansions that cause some materials to become brittle and crack. GrandeTile’s composition can handle these temperature changes with ease. Our outstanding warranty provides additional peace-of-mind for homeowners.
GrandeTile’s industry-leading PVDF coating technology includes reflective pigments for energy efficiency. Our unique design also includes an integral air gap as a thermal break, further helping to prevent warm weather heat transfer into your home and attic.
Classic Metal Roofing Systems offers the industry’s most comprehensive lifetime limited warranty available. Our warranty guarantees your roof will not chip, peel, flake, blister, burn, rust, split, or crack with age. Additionally, our paint systems carry a non-pro-rated 30-Year Limited Warranty ensuring your roof’s finish will resist fade and chalk. And if you sell your home the warranty transfers to all future owners, extending 40 years from the point of installation. If your roof does experience a warranted failure, we will not only cover the cost of materials but workmanship to repair or replace your roof.
We provide a warranty of this level and coverage because our products and technology are proven. In over 30 years of roofing thousands of homes across the world, we have had fewer than ten warranted claims. We are proud of that track record and are committed to set new standards of excellence for years to come.