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Terracotta Tile

Terracotta Tiling

Terracotta tiles are formed from blends of natural clays and shales which are kiln fired to lock in their colour and ensure ultimate durability.Terracotta is a clay-based unglazed ceramic although the term can also be applied to glazed ceramics where the fired body is porous and red in color.  The term is also used to refer to items made out of this material and to its natural, brownish orange color, which varies considerably.

Terracotta roof tiles come in either flat or shaped styles (with variations within these), are available in gloss, matte or natural finishes, and are glazed in dark or light tones. Colours range from the palest ivory to deep reds and blackish hues.

Terracotta roof tiles differ in size and shape. These tiles interlock at the head and sides and can be laid out in either straight- or cross-bond (overlapping) styles. When choosing roof tiles, it’s important to factor in your environment. For instance, in coastal areas, salt in the air tends to erode terracotta roof tiles faster than concrete ones.

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ABIS building and pest inspections are conducted to the highest standard by building inspectors with a minimum of 10 years experience together with the highest professional qualifications in their field. ABIS has been in business over 27 years conducting both building and timber pest inspections.

Our highly recommended home inspectors are all long term trusted employees not here today gone tomorrow sub-contractors. ABIS Inspectors are supported by a unique computer aided inspection system and the latest inspection equipment such as high sensitivity thermal cameras costing thousands of dollars that others don’t often have.

When you book a pre-purchase inspection with ABIS, our friendly local (they know the area and are not in a interstate or overseas call centre) staff will make the whole process easy for you. Our Office team make all the arrangements with you, your agent, the vendor, the tenant (if there is one) and you will be sent an email to confirm the inspection time along with a pre-engagement letter which covers the scope of the inspection. Good communication and local knowledge are key to you getting the most out of your building and pest inspection. We are always happy to answer all your questions and you are most welcome to be on site when we do the inspection. Our technology, systems and processes also mean you get your high quality report shortly after your inspection is completed.

And all this for an incredible low price.

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The Peninsula Moreton Bay Area East Brisbane Redland Bay Area Gold Coast Ipswich Brisbane West Brisbane Northside Brisbane Southside Logan City

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