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Polymer-sand tile

Polymer-sand tile The choice of roofing material in the cottage and low-rise buildings - the problem is not so simple, as it may seem to an outside observer. Like any other material used in this area, the roof should on the one hand to ensure a comfortable stay, in keeping with the structure, emphasizing the individuality of the owner, his social status and values. And on the other - have a high consumer quality such as hydro and sound insulation, corrosion resistance, maintainability and so on. However, we do not say that the entire set of characteristics of a good roof can be reduced to just two - the right roof should be beautiful and strong.

For the answer to the question: how responsible the requirements set relatively young market material - polymer-sand tile - we asked the experts of construction companies.

Polymer-sand tile has appeared in the Urals market of building materials a few years ago and immediately aroused keen interest of builders and customers. With a high similarity with the classic ceramic tile its weight was two times less (which reduced requirements for crate), as well as easy to install and cheaper. Polymer base of the roof, well off the beaten track beats rain and hail, it exhibited in comparison with metal tile in the best light (and reduces the cost of sound insulation). Those polymers are provided, and high resistance of the material to acid (acid rain) and fungi. All these advantages have allowed manufacturers of polymer & shy; sand tiles declare a minimum 15-year warranty with a total useful life of 50-100 years.

However, it soon became clear disadvantages. It turned out that not all domestic dyes used in the manufacture of a tile, are resistant to fading and manufacturing plants can not always provide full and timely sets of additional elements. But since major producers have tried to resolve complaints by going to high-quality imported dyes.

The problem picking Roofers often decide for themselves, buying additional elements imported.

Marina Yasakova Specialist Sales Ltd. " Building Market ":
- Our company sells polymer & shy; sand tiles for about a year, but I will not say that it takes a significant share of total sales. Offhand I can name two buyers & shy; privateers. The problem is that this roof have a complete set of elements, such as side. The only thing that can be found on the market - this series and ridge tiles. The second problem - is that the polymer & shy; sand tiles - a relatively young material is unknown how it will behave in the future.

Andrey Titov, the general director of LLC " StroyKor ":
- We started to work with this tile four years ago, but not for long, as the & shy; it turned out that the interest began to fade. Why did it happen is hard to say: maybe the customers no longer satisfied with the quality or the price compared to other roof began to play. We is not tracked. Just customers began to come to the project, which appear on other roofing materials: metal, corrugated & hellip;

Nikolai Hitrik, private construction:
- Last time I had the opportunity to work with polymer & shy; sand tiles three years ago. She was about 60% cheaper than the " Brasovsky " and although I not fit the gloss, but being new, looked decent. Under a number of objects found a supplier in Ufa, local products did not take. Its main shortcoming manifested itself soon: it turned out that she was beginning to lose color in two years, the sun roof starts to get unattractive shades. Maybe now there are supplements that would remove this problem, and then the & hellip; the roof is in fact the work which is done immediately and permanently. Other complaints were not.

Marseille Gazizov, head of the company " Gazizov ":
- Polymer-sand tile - good stuff is not heated and does not fade in the sun. Enough " ", ukladisty is not required for this public availability & shy; special skills. Another important advantage is that the material " silent ": when a person is under the roof from a metal tile, there is a feeling of being in a tin. Here - silence. In addition, polymer & shy; sand tile is much cheaper than other types of roofing. There are, however, and the problem - the lack of a full set of additional elements, complete tile is only a fad, all the remaining components - imported.

Korzunov Constantine, Director of Construction Ltd. " Provincial Construction Company ":
- I can note the following positive aspects of working with this roof, we used it quite a lot: it has good equipment, does not fade, easy installation. The advantages should include a good and decent snegozaderzhku coefficient of linear stretch, high flexural strength. Minus - the tiles harder than, say, roofing Tegola. Problems with additional elements do not feel, as she quite a lot of interchangeable elements with roofs BRAAS. However, there is a " ": but if some components made in Ramenskoye and another in Kazan, some differences become apparent in size. They are especially noticeable when installing large area of ​​roofs. Therefore, the builders prefer to take the roof complete set, but here there is a problem, because they often have to wait up to three months. Therefore, if any & shy; some parts are missing, the choice can be made in favor of BRAAS. However, the presence of components only partially affects the choice of the roof, as if the roof is purchased kit - roofing materials, boards, insulation, insulation, - it turns out that most of the producers working in the same (average) price range - from 100 to 300 rubles per m2 . Just some manufacturers benefit by the price, the other - due to complete.

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