Will the color of terracotta / Clay Tiles fades or transfer? Top
No, The red / terracotta color of the tile is its natural color and its not a color artificially made to it. You can check it by breaking the tiles in to pieces, You can see the the color in the exterior of the tiles will be in the interiors of the tiles too. The color will not transfer to any surface as it the in natural color of terracotta tiles.
The single groove is used generally to be laid over the RCC roofs, and double groove is used to make the roof over the steel or wooden fabricated structures. Because, the in relocking between and leak proofing is more due to the more perfect interlocking in the double grooves than the single grove.
First and the major difference is clay is a natural product while the cement tile is not. The the thermal resistance for the clay tiles are better than the cement tiles.
There is no any authenticate study conducted on the life of the terracotta products but, the oldest terracotta material found is in china," Terracotta Warriors " which aged back to centuries. So definitely the clay product can last for a life time.
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