Roof tiles - the sizes of the 5 most important models

Whether the storm-proof Doppelmuldenfalzziegel, a Romanesque brick or the practical reform tile, the roof tiles made of clay, each have different sizes. Here we show the five most important and popular models of roof tiles with their respective sizes.

Observe size differences

If you are planning a new roof, you do not have to pay much attention to the different sizes of different types of tiles. However, if an old roof is covered with new roof tiles, the size is very important.

As you can see quite well in the overview below, the difference in size is not immediately apparent at first glance. But it is calculated on the large roof area very crucial.

Roof tiles - the sizes of the 5 most important models: tiles

The roof battens must be placed at a suitable distance to ensure the roof tiles secure hold.

Strength of each pan

Incidentally, you should pay attention in windy areas, such as at sea, on a very robust strong roof tile. Flat roof tiles, as well as the Romanesque bricks are a bit stronger and therefore tolerate a little more.

In addition, they are not lifted so easily, once underlined a Bindböe. However, they are of course a little heavier and burden the roof construction inevitably stronger. Therefore, one should think quite carefully which aspect is more important in your own house.

Size of the roof tiles in the overview

  • Double hollow folding tile 400 x 255 mm - thickness 50 mm
  • Flat roof tile 430 x 275 mm - thickness 70 mm
  • Hollow folding tile 445 x 243 mm - thickness 60 mm
  • Reform tile 430 x 255 mm - thickness 50 mm
  • Romanesque brick 434 x 258 mm - thickness 65 mm

Tips & Tricks

For a roof renovation, the reform tile is well suited because it can be moved a bit. Most of the time you do not get exactly the right size of roof tiles after decades.

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