Middlesex County Roofing Contractors

Roof Repair

Sometimes you just need repair of one or two areas with leaks or other problems to be as good as new.

Roof Replacements

When your roof is in total disrepair, we remove your old roof, repair the roof deck, and replace the roof.

Roof Inspections

If you haven't had the roof looked at in the last 5 years, now is the time to do it to prevent problems!

Skylights / Vents

We install skylights to allow natural light into your home, as well as above industry standard vents.

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At Middlesex County Roof Contractor, our goal is your complete satisfaction with our roof work. This means providing you with best-in-industry service and products, at the most competitive prices possible, and providing you with an excellent roofing experience. We have serviced both homeowners and businesses in Middlesex County for more than 20 years, so you can trust that we understand the challenges of your specific roof issue, and can provide the correct solution with the highest quality work. Your roof is a essential part of your home, and our Middlesex County roof repair work ensures that your property value increases and your family is kept safe and secure for years to come. You can have confidence that our team of professionals will do the job right. Contact your local branch 24/7 to discuss your Middlesex County roofer needs and schedule an inspection. We look forward to hearing from you!


Middlesex County Roofing Tip of the Month: Quick Guide to Concrete or Clay Tiles

Clay and concrete roof tiles will add that finishing touch that you need to your house. It comes with a distinctive appearance that improves the aesthetic feature of your property. Roof tiles can be a costly investment but you will soon realize that it is worth it. It offers a range of benefits such as its resistance, maintenance, appeal, efficiency, longevity, and durability.

Comparison of Concrete and Clay Tiles

While concrete and clay tiles shares similarity, they also have differences. Choosing between the two will depend upon your unique requirement and certain limitations. Let us try to compare these two roofing materials to help you find the best material for your roof.


Clay tile is a premium material. It is not surprising why this will cost 30% higher than the concrete tiles. The average cost of the clay tile is at $11-$18/sq ft. There are also more premium clay tiles that will cost more than $30/sq ft. There are differences in price depending on how intricate or fancy the clay tile is. Installation of the clay tile can reach to $40,000.


While both concrete and clay tiles are costly than the conventional roofing material, the benefits that theses material provides should still be considered. Remember that clay tiles can last for more than 60 years if properly installed while the concrete tiles will last 50 years.

Water Absorption

The water absorption of concrete tiles is around 13%. On the contrary, clay tiles absorption is 6%. The higher rate of absorption encourages the growth of mold and moss. For the concrete tiles, staining can also develop. The water that has been absorbed can also increase the overall weight of the material.

What is a Clay Tile?

The clay tiles are originally manufactured using molded clay. The density of this material will rely upon the temperature and time when the clay has been baked. The colors of the clay tiles can range from brown to white and orange to yellow. The most popular type of clay tiles would be Terra Cotta. Clay tiles are known for their strong resistance against wind. It will not be easily destroyed by the fire. The air pocket of the clay tiles adds extra protection to the underlayment of your roof.

What is Concrete Tile?

The concrete tiles are created from the mixture of water, cement, and sand that are exposed through the high pressure and heat. The surface of the concrete tile will be coated with a material similar to paint. There are three types of concrete tiles according to their appearance. There is a concrete tile with no curve that is known as Flat Profile. There are also those with smaller curves and others will have those large curves.

When choosing between the clay and concrete tiles, be sure to consider the differences between the two. Consider their durability, appearance, and the level of maintenance of the material. It also pays to ask the roofer if you need additional information about the roofing material.

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