tile roof


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Noun1.tile roof - a roof made of fired clay tilestile roof - a roof made of fired clay tiles  
roof - a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
tile - a flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces
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It may not be a legal requirement, but it is the only sensible way to flash a tile roof.
The front desk manager at the El Castell Motel says no one heard the 75-pound door crash into the tile roof because the room below was unoccupied.
The front desk manager at the El Castell Motel says no one heard the 75-pound (34-kilogram)door crash into the tile roof because the room below was unoccupied.
It has a timber frame with brick and plaster panels and a mixed slate and tile roof. The interior has been renovated over the last 10 years, interior and exterior made cosy by the use of warming paint colours and varnished wood.
The ladder also finds an echo in the horizontal tile roof that forms the top of the image.
These imported lifetime slates, although heavier than composition shingles, are lighter than a tile roof. We have the first roof of this solar slate technology in northern California's Tuolumne County.
The joints of the large pillars supporting the tile roof of the huge temple absorb the shock of earthquakes and allow the pillars to tilt, but once the shaking is over the pillars return to their upright position.
My clay tile roof was covered with debris from nearby trees, so I set up my ladder to blow the roof clean.
Hand-cut native stone and a clay tile roof had to match the existing building perfectly and create a seamless look.
The crew "had to be exceptionally careful of the landmark property next door that houses a Buddhist temple with a beautiful, detailed tile roof, and other delicate appointments." "Plans were implemented for the protective system which included complex netting in addition to the usual plastic and other roofing protections." Antontucci & Associates was the engineer of record.
Taking his cue from the tile roof, Kaplan played up the house's latent Mediterranean character by treating the new 8-by-8 deck supports as columns in an arcade.