Roofing tiles were made from slate or fired clay product, but more modern types are made from concrete. Roof tiles are designed mainly to keep out rain, and are traditionally made from locally available materials such as terracotta or slate. They are beautiful and durable. They are made from earth minerals, not chemicals and can be ground up and recycled when they are removed. It will never decay. These tiles are fire resistant. They are available in so many colors and designs that they will compliment any house. These tiles help shed solar heat in summer and insulate heat in winter.