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which one best for terrace weathering course or roof tiles?

Tue Jun 18, 2013Total posts : 6
Arun
Arun
Join date: Oct 2012
Topic: which one best for terrace weathering course or roof tiles?

Hi,

Kindle explain which one best for terrace 
weathering course(use lime,brick jalli,oil,etc) or cool roof tiles?

Please check the link http://www.argilcoolrooftiles.com/products.html is it true?
Tue Jun 18, 2013Post  #1
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

Join date: Mar 2008
Dear Murgan
       In my view roof tile terracing is best option.
 
Wed Jun 19, 2013Post  #2
Arun
Arun

Join date: Oct 2012
Dear Gupta,

Could you please explain to me the proper usage of roof tiles?
and best brand laying method?
 
Wed Jun 19, 2013Post  #3
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

Join date: Mar 2008
Dear Murgan
       Tile terracing is a system of waterproofing on roof and brief description is as under
     1. Clean the top surface of roof with wire brush and broom.
2. Apply bitumen on roof i.e. bitumen painting on roof surface @ of 1.7 kg per sqm.
3. There are two ways that
a. Stick the polythene sheet on bitumen surface OR
b. The other option is directly lay the polythene sheet on the clean roof.
4. Apply mud mixed with bhusa 1'' thick on the polythene sheet.
5 Lay earth on the mud laid on roof by giving proper slope to drain rain water.
6. After that lay brick tiles/ clay tiles with mud on the rammed earth.
7. After laying the tiles the joints are grouted with cement mortar 1;3.
8. Clean the roof and tiles should be cement pointed.
 
Sat Jun 29, 2013Post  #4
Purvi Panchal
Purvi Panchal

Join date: Aug 2012
Can we use "Ceramic tiles" in place of brick tiles. is there any harm.
 
Mon Jul 01, 2013Post  #5
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

Join date: Mar 2008
Dear Panchal
              Yes, You can use ceramic tiles instead of brick tiles. These are costly and need much care as if use in rough manner can be damaged. Also take care when tiles surface is wet as it is some what slippery.
 
Sat Feb 08, 2014Post  #6
s.anbukuppusamy
s.anbukuppusamy

Join date: Jul 2013
Abc weather proof. Tiles is best. For terrace..it act as a heat proof and water proof.it reflect the solar rays..white color abc weather proof tile is good for terrace.
 

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